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Rydoo, a Belgian expense management software provider, is selling its travel platform to French hotel reservation technology company CDS Groupe, according to a May 12 PhocusWire report. CDS Groupe aims to become the European leader in hotel reservation solutions for business travel. The company’s solution can handle payments, custom billing and reporting, and reservations. Rydoo’s …

The Belgian company Rydoo, which provides expense report management software to companies, has sold its travel platform to CDS Groupe, a French company which provides a hotel reservation solution. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Rydoo’s travel team will join CDS Groupe, and Rydoo Travel’s Vice President of Sales and Operations, Pierre Mesnage, will …

Virtual travel platform market NEW YORK, NY, USA, May 10, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — This report studies the Virtual Travel Platform market with numerous industry aspects such as market size, market status , market trends and forecasts, the report also provides brief information on competitors and specific growth opportunities with key market drivers. Find comprehensive analysis …

Lufthansa Group Airlines and TripActions, a provider of all-in-one travel, corporate card and expense management solutions, announced an innovative, all-in-one business travel platform for small and medium enterprises. The pioneering and user-friendly solution offers direct access to flight, accommodation, train and car rental content enhanced by a fast and personalized booking process that leverages state-of-the-art …

B2B global travel platform TravClan has announced that it has raised $4.7m in its extended pre-Series A funding round, having raised $2.2m in July 2021 from of TheVentures and Leo Capital. The new investment was led by Hashed Emergent Fund and world-renowned angel investors. Leading angel investors in TravClan include Nick Talwar (CEO of Circle …

SOUTHLAKE, TX, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Saber Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading provider of software and technology powering the global travel industry, today announced a new agreement with Japan-specific luxury travel platform and B2B membership portal Bear Luxe Japan, to better connect its hoteliers to global markets while creating quality experiences for travelers. Inspired …

SOUTHLAKE, TX, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Saber Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading provider of software and technology powering the global travel industry, today announced a new agreement with Japan-specific luxury travel platform and B2B membership portal Bear Luxe Japan, to better connect its hoteliers to global markets while creating quality experiences for travelers. Inspired …

As part of the airline’s growth strategy in Latin America, JetSMART and Amadeus announced an agreement to distribute the airline’s content through the Amadeus travel platform, increasing the sales channels and distribution reach of the airline company. Through this agreement, the company will benefit from greater flexibility and purchasing options for travelers who purchase tickets …

Group travel booking platform Groups360 has raised $35 million in new funding. The investment was led by Zigg Capital and included Blackstone Innovations Investments and Fir Tree Partners. US-based Group360, which launched in 2014, received a $50 million investment from Accor, Hilton, IHG and Marriott International in 2019. The company provides instant availability and booking …

Live guided tour in Amsterdam with expert guide Stephan van der Meer on Viewpal. A virtual travel platform creates a great community and helps people during crises UNITED STATES, March 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — It’s been almost four months since Viewpal was born into this global “meta” reality. Alexandros Frydas, one of the co-founders of …

AUSTIN, TX and Akron, Ohio, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RVsharelargest peer-to-peer motorhome rental marketplace, hosts Fritz Demopoulosco-founder of Qunar, one of China the largest online travel platforms, and Reetu Gupta, former Chief Marketing Officer of Dentalcorp (DNTL.TO) to its Board of Directors. The two new board members will join existing members, including the company’s …

Nha Trang’s travel platform, NHA Trang TRAVEL COIN (NTC), will be officially listed on Dexorca, the global dex hybrid exchange market. The Singapore-based NTC is a coin used in a travel platform optimized for various leisure such as resorts, hotels, casinos, golf and yachts, in Nha Trang which is the best vacation spot from Vietnam …

Dexorca, a Dex hybrid global exchange, has officially announced that the NHA TRANG TRAVEL COIN (NHA TRANG TRAVEL COIN) coin will be listed on March 18th. NTC has a foundation in Singapore, and it is a coin that can be paid on an optimized travel platform where you can enjoy various leisure activities such as …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Express Global Business Travel (“Amex GBT” or the “Company”), the world’s leading B2B travel platform, today announced that the Company will participate in the following upcoming conferences virtually. Wolfe Research FinTech Forum Dated: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 1×1 meetings only Morgan Stanley Tech, Media & Telecom Conference Dated: Thursday, March 10, 2022 …

Crypto-friendly travel platform Travala adds HBAR token as payment option Announcements, news, acceptance now | February 28, 2022 br> By: David Pimentel Cryptocurrency-enabled travel service Travala.com has announced the addition of Hedera’s native HBAR token as a payment option to seamlessly book travel. Travala.com is a cryptocurrency-enabled travel booking service with over 2,200,000 properties, over …

Monday, February 28, 2022, 11:15 a.m.Press release: Tripwell Social media has become the go-to destination for travel-related decision-making Tripwell connected content creators to consumers to provide a one-stop shop for travel discovery and planning Platform will power contextual e-commerce experiences for travelers worldwide Gen Z and Millennials want their travel recommendations from people they know …

Wego, the MENA region’s leading online travel marketplace, has announced that it will acquire Cleartrip’s Middle East business in a deal expected to close in the second half of 2022. The deal is the latest in ‘a series of entrepreneurial successes that reinforce Dubai’s reputation as a global hub for business, tech talent and companies …

Wego, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) online travel marketplace, has announced that it will acquire Cleartrip’s Middle East business in a deal expected to close in the second half of the year. 2022. With around nine million app downloads recorded in 2021, Wego has become the region’s largest online travel marketplace, according to …

The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2022. Provided Published: Mon 21 Feb 2022, 11:55 Dubai-based online travel marketplace Wego has acquired Cleartrip’s Middle East business from Indian group Flipkart. A press release on Monday said the transaction also includes the sale of Flyin.com and a technology cooperation agreement between Wego …

UAE-based ExploreTECH, a marketplace designed to connect hospitality and travel professionals with technology providers, is now available in the Middle East and Africa. The platform enables professionals to get advice from subject matter experts on managing issues and developing long-term strategies to improve business procedures and profitability. Companies that took advantage of the pre-launch subscription …

Roomex is seeking hybrid and remote workers globally as it plans an ambitious expansion into the United States. Dublin-based business travel platform Roomex plans to double its workforce by more than 70 employees this year after seeing record growth in 2021. New roles will be in product management, finance, marketing, software engineering and systems administration, …

Hospals, a cross-border health and travel benefits platform, announced a $3.5 million round of funding in its pre-Series A investment from Inflection Point Ventures, 9Unicorns, Singapore-based Wavemaker and eminent angels like Kunal Shah, Sanjeev Mishra and the founders of Razorpay. Existing investor Venture Catalysts also participated in the current round. Funds raised will be used …

Travel benefits, a European travel management company, raised $ 115 million in a new round of funding, bringing the startup’s value to $ 1.3 billion. According to a blog post published on Tuesday January 11 by the Barcelona and London-based company, TravelPerk will use the funding to expand its offering focused on small and medium-sized …

Online travel platform EaseMyTrip said on Wednesday that its board had approved the free share issue with a view to allowing its shareholders to increase their equity and be better exposed to its future growth. The company’s board of directors, at its meeting on January 12, 2022, approved and recommended the issuance of free shares …

Previous story: Mitigate Bribery, Corruption and Business Risk with Automated Compliance The Ixigo travel platform is well positioned to capitalize on the “next billion users” segment Posted on January 5, 2022 ixigo (Le Travenues Technology Limited), India’s Leading OTA for the Next Billion User (NBU) Segment, Aims to Accelerate the Growth of the NBU Travel …

Travelers are looking for new experiences to celebrate the start of 2022. Famous cities remain popular destinations, but the trend of trips to “get away” to more quirky nature or beach destinations dominates New Year’s Eve plans. Year of this year, according to data from the digital travel platform. , Agoda. Travelers choose luxury to …

The IPO will consist of an issue of new shares with a value of 750 Cr INR and an OFS of 850 Cr INR ixigo had filed its DRHP in August 2021 It plans to use INR 640 Cr of the net proceeds to fund organic and inorganic growth initiatives The Securities and Exchange Board …

Mondee, which works to match travel agents with airlines, is set to close a deal with a PSPC to go public for around $ 1 billion, the Wall Street Journal writes. Mondee could potentially merge with ITHAX Acquisition Group, according to the report, and the deal could be announced by Monday (December 20). Founded in …

EaseMyTrip, the country’s second largest online travel booking portal, has acquired the brand and technology platform of bus and intercity travel ticket provider YoloBus for an undisclosed amount. “The company enters into a definitive agreement subject to closing conditions to acquire the brand, technology, business expertise, data and team of Yolo Traveltech, operating as YoloBus,” …

IDEMIA I&S North America announced the launch of a new travel platform, ID2Travel, in North America. ID2Travel is an interoperable traveler identity platform spanning the entire passenger facilitation ecosystem. Based on identity management and biometric identification, ID2Travel is a passenger facilitation solution designed to enhance the traveler’s experience to deliver efficient, secure and frictionless travel. …

Deliveredme, Pakistan’s leading e-ticketing platform with over 4.6 million registered customers in the transportation and entertainment industry has raised around $ 7.5 million in Series A funding round . Travel platform and ticket office similar to Traveloka in Indonesia, Deliveredme.package provides customers with online reservations for intercity buses, airlines, hotels and events in Pakistan. The …

The solution allows users to protect their personal identity information (PII). Credit: IDEMIA/PRNewswire. Identity security and authentication solution provider Idemia is set to deploy the ID2Travel travel solution in North America to enable “frictionless” travel. ID2Travel is considered the only “interoperable” traveler identity platform capable of supporting the entire passenger facilitation ecosystem. This capability relies …

Trip.com Group, China’s largest value-based online travel platform, will remain focused on the domestic market as Covid-19 travel restrictions continue to block virtually all Chinese overseas tours , announced the co-founder and president of the company. James Liang told the South China Morning Post that the platform’s domestic travel booking volume this year was 70-80% …

A new train ticketing platform launched today promises to plant a tree for every booking, which it hopes will appeal to climate-conscious passengers. Trainhugger says he will use 50 pence of every £ 1.50 booking fee to pay for a sapling, in partnership with the Royal Forest Society and Royal Scottish Forestry Society. The website …

– Junction creates a new travel ecosystem where personalization, convenience and flexibility are just a click away LONDON, December 2, 2021 / CNW / – Snowfall, the travel technology company, today announced the launch of Junction, the next-generation travel platform that enables suppliers, resellers and partners to deliver the next generation of travel. Junction gives …

The island of Impalila, at the eastern tip of Namibia, has been officially added to the Trusted Travel Platform, a system designed to verify and authenticate Covid-19 test results. The government through the Ministry of Health recently announced the launch of the Trusted Travel System in the country, which means that passengers intending to travel …

Impalila Island, at the eastern tip of Namibia, has been officially added to the Trusted Travel Platform, a system designed to verify and authenticate Covid-19 test results. The Government, through the Ministry of Health, recently announced the launch of the Trusted Travel System in the country, which means that passengers intending to travel to Namibia …

Corporate hospitality platform HRS has launched a partnership with Citi that will integrate the bank’s virtual payment product into HRS’s reservation process, Business Travel News reported on Tuesday (November 16th). The deal will see HRS integrate Citi’s virtual card account into its booking process in 46 markets, including China, India, Russia and Brazil, helping customers …

Skift take Banks see integrating travel and spending products as an effective way to improve their own credit card offering to customers, businesses and others. Expect more deals before the end of the year. Matthew Parsons Banks are rushing to take over travel and spending platforms, as the rate of payments digitization accelerates. Now Travel …

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200 aircraft takes off from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, United States, March 28, 2018. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – American Airlines (AAL.O) and Swiss travel platform Winding …

To make travel a secure and transparent experience, the insurtech start-up Riskcovry has partnered with the B2B travel platform TravClan to enable it to distribute travel insurance throughout its network of agents. The partnership will help Riskcovry distribute insurance to TravClan’s huge user base of more than 10,000 travel agents, as well as provide travelers …

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – American Airlines and Swiss travel platform Winding Tree said on Tuesday they have formed a partnership that will give corporate buyers direct access to the U.S. airline’s flight data, without the need for intermediaries. Winding Tree is an Ethereum-based decentralized travel marketplace launched in 2017 that says it …

New Delhi: The online travel platform on Thursday declared an interim dividend of Re. 1 (50%) per share of the face value of Rs 2 each for fiscal year 2021-22. The company said the total interim dividend payment is Rs 10.86 crore. This is the second dividend announced by EaseMyTrip since its IPO in March. …

SINGAPORE, November 9, 2021: Global travel management company FCM invites business travel managers to preview its new proprietary platform. The latest initiative reflects the company’s accelerated investment in next-generation technology to meet the future needs of a multinational customer base that spans more than 100 countries. After a successful and productive test phase, demos are …

Adani Group, one of India’s largest business conglomerates, has acquired what it says is a “significant” minority stake in online travel aggregator ClearTrip, which is owned by Flipkart. The Adani Group is owned and led by Gautam Adani, one of the richest on the planet, and someone who has invested heavily in new-age technology over …

To share Tweeter To share E-mail Australian geography, who for over 36 years has shared the essence and spirit of Australia through stories and photographs, acquired 50% of the travel company Insight Australia Travel to launch Australian Geographic Travel. Australian geography travelers will now be able to immerse themselves in the landscapes, bird watching, treks …

International Airlines Group (IAG) has extended its partnership with Amadeus to promote advanced travel retailing through NDC. Through the agreement, content from IAG operators including British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling will be made available to travel sellers, agents and businesses through the Amadeus travel platform via NDC solutions. from Amadeus. British Airways and …

InsuraGuest Technologies (TSXV: ISGI) this morning had an important announcement related to its recently developed travel insurance product. The company has signed a contract with Centred, an online travel and wellness platform. Centered is a vertically integrated platform that seeks to connect travel to wellness brands in 1,000 cities around the world. The company, thanks …

Yanolja, Good Choice partners with travel agenciesBy Yi Whan-woo The country’s two leading startups in the online travel market – Yanolja and Good Choice – are capitalizing on their strengths as platform operators to expand their businesses before the government launches its “Living with COVID-19” policy. This decision is based on the confidence-based success of …

Yanolja, Good Choice is preparing to work with travel agenciesBy Yi Whan Woo The country’s two leading startups in the online travel market ― Yanolja and Good Choice ― are capitalizing on their strengths as platform operators to grow their businesses before the government launches its “Living with COVID-19” policy . This decision is based …

Yanolja, Good Choice is preparing to work with travel agenciesBy Yi Whan Woo The country’s two leading startups in the online travel market ― Yanolja and Good Choice ― are capitalizing on their strengths as platform operators to grow their businesses before the government launches its “Living with COVID-19” policy . This decision is based …

Allianz Partners has partnered with online travel agency (OTA) Jettzy to provide travel insurance integrated into the latter’s flight booking process. This is Allianz Partners’ first partnership with an OTA based in New Zealand. Travel insurance issued and managed by Allianz Partners will be integrated with Jettzy’s online booking platform, simplifying the process of obtaining …

Garmin India has launched a virtual travel platform with the digital campaign ‘Open the Door to the World’, with the aim of promoting the spirit of outdoor travel and connecting travel enthusiasts to create travel experiences most memorable across the country. This initiative comes against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has largely restricted …

BANGKOK (The Nation / Asia News Network): “Locanation,” the first online travel agency that does not collect commissions from hotels, was launched to provide more choice for Thai travelers. This platform, which looks like other online travel agencies like Agoda or Traveloka, was launched on October 1 as part of the Tourism Authority of Thailand …

An open hospitality commerce platform, Siteminder revealed a pre-IPO funding round of over A$100 million in mid-September, comprised of both primary and secondary capital. The company says this represents an evolution of its shareholder base with Fidelity International, a leading investment and asset management firm joining the register. Existing shareholders include AustralianSuper, equity funds managed …

An open hotel trading platform, Siteminder revealed a pre-IPO round of more than A $ 100 million in mid-September, consisting of both primary and secondary capital. The company says this represents an evolution of its shareholder base with Fidelity International, a leading investment and asset management firm that has joined the registry. Existing shareholders include …

New Delhi, 5e October’2021: In a unique initiative, Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), is delighted to announce the launch of an Ultimate Virtual travel platform with the digital campaign ‘Open the door to the world ‘, with the aim of promoting the spirit of outdoor travel and connecting travel enthusiasts to …

New Delhi, 5and October’2021: In a unique initiative, Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), is thrilled to announce the launch of an ultimate Virtual travel platform with the digital campaign ‘Open the door to the world’, with the aim of promoting the spirit of outdoor travel and connecting travel enthusiasts to create …

Search by city or event to book hotels and restaurants, split payments, and enjoy 24/7 customer service in the app Tweet this Launchtrip is the first app to tackle a long-standing challenge for consumers and the hospitality industry: the need to facilitate group bookings in a single app, including payment processing and soon, with an …

BSAC introduced a new travel partner, ZuBlu – specializing in eco-friendly resorts, cruises and dive centers, ZuBlu strives to offer divers and snorkelers the best ocean adventures across the world . Founded in 2017 by Adam Broadbent and BSAC diver Matthew Oldfield, ZuBlu offers a fully hand-picked selection of resorts and cruises, aimed at delivering …

Argentina based travel search engine Tourism raised $ 6 million and made its second acquisition in less than a year, acquiring the Brazilian company Quanto Custa Viajar. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Turismocity acquired Dallas-based FareCompare in December 2020, allowing it to expand beyond its original focus on Latin America in the United …

Reading time: minute A global travel platform, Vegvisits competes with vacation giant Airbnb in an effort to connect vegan and vegetarian travelers. The company, founded by two longtime vegans, has just relaunched a brand new site and is considering further expansion. Vegvisits vs. Airbnb The platform invites guests from all over the world to list …

The accessible and nomadic travel management solution help US businesses prepare for and return to travel NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With the expected increase in demand for business travel, Corporate traveler, the only global TMC that caters exclusively to start-ups and mid-market companies, unveiled Melon – its new proprietary travel …

New Delhi [India], Aug. 27 (ANI / PNN): With the concept of bringing together social and travel at its heart, BidWings connects travelers directly with hotels. Travelers can choose from the many destination-specific hotels and book direct or connect with hotels for a personalized booking with just a few clicks and get the best deal. …

Bombay: The ixigo travel booking app seeks to raise Rs 750 crore through a main fundraiser and rupee 850 crore through an Offer to Sell (OFS) from existing investors as part of its initial public offering, according to the company’s draft prospectus on red herring (DRHP) filed with the capital markets regulator. The DRHP for …

Gurugram-based Travenues Technology Ltd, which operates the ixigo travel booking app, has filed the Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to raise 1,600 crore of Rupees through its Initial Public Offering (IPO). According to the initial prospectus submitted to SEBI, the IPO of ixigo would include a …

SEATTLE, August 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Social bee adventures, an application presenting augmented reality in tourism and travel spaces, takes advantage of technology to offer self-guided guided tours. While the underlying technology is complex, the idea is simple. The app allows creators to create step-by-step tours, treasure hunts and full augmented reality adventures …

The future of travel has arrived with the launch of Tourist trip, a one-of-a-kind connected travel platform. The technology-based, user-driven site features a hand-picked collection of the world’s most engaging, high-quality travel experiences. Aiming to change the way consumers book their trips, Tourist Journey provides a central and seamless platform offering highly organized, personalized and …

Before the internet opened up the world of travel, LGBTQ travelers had few options to explore on their terms. Men should get their hands on the big guys Spartacus guide and I hope all establishments listed were still there on arrival. The Damron Ladies Traveler was one of the options available to lesbians. (Just hide …

Our bikes allow us to cross a lot. From mundane daily commutes to tight turns on weekends, crossing a new trail or tackling tough off-road terrain, it’s all better in the saddle. If you think so too, chances are you also think this is the best way to travel. German travel startup Motourismo thinks so …

The government of Zimbabwe has taken note of the growing prospect of another wave of the COVID-19 cycle in the region. Such a wave could be made worse by the circulation of dangerous new variants from overseas. Zimbabwe, like most countries, has tried to minimize the risk of importing disease early in the pandemic by …

Skift take In what could be the launch of the travel industry’s longest-running booking tool, the final version will appeal to many small businesses, but it could have offered a lot more. Matthew Parsons, Skift Travel search engine Kayak finally launched its business travel booking tool, after nearly two years of preparation. But during this …

South Korea Yanolja Received a $ 1.7 billion capital injection from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 to scale its cloud-based travel and leisure platform. Founded in 2005, Yanolja’s “super app” travel service includes accommodation, recreation, transportation and dining. The platform uses technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT, big data and blockchain to accelerate digital transformation in …

SEOUL, 15 July (Yonnhap) – Yanolja, one of South Korea’s leading travel platform operators, announced on Thursday that it has received a 2,000 billion won ($ 1.75 billion) investment from Softbank’s Vision Fund, the second largest investment in a South Korean company. after $ 3 billion for e-commerce giant Coupang Inc. Yanolja, who has sought …

Seek Sophie, a Singapore-based experience booking platform, has launched a campaign to support small local travel businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, inviting Singapore-based creatives to help these businesses grow and to make themselves known through the creation of content. Seek Sophie said she has been offering free photography and content marketing to their partners …

LONDON, July 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Travel benefits, the world’s largest travel management platform, today announced the acquisition of UK business travel company Click on Travel. The Baupost Group, a Boston investment manager based with around $ 31 billion in assets under management, provided capital to TravelPerk to fund the acquisition, which will …

AppWatch Traveling can be a hassle. Flights, luggage, hotels, car rentals, it’s all a puzzle. Using an online travel agency is your best bet if you want to travel in style and with peace of mind. JustFly was designed to do just that. Becoming one of the top air travel agencies in the United States …

Dubai: Etihad Airways of Abu Dhabi announced on Wednesday that it would expand “Verified To Fly” on the routes of its global network after the travel platform proved “extremely popular” with customers. The platform, which allows travelers to validate their Covid-19 travel documents before arriving at the airport, is currently available for a large majority …

Guy van der Westhuizen, founder of Smarter More intelligent More intelligent is a new market for short stays featuring many of London’s most notable homes. Founded by Guy van der Westhuizen to challenge the status quo established by traditional booking platforms, the brand aims to distil quality from quantity and free customers from high booking …

Vacayou, a new online platform for discovering and booking wellness travel experiences, raised $ 3.3 million in combined investor and seed rounds to support its launch. The funding is led by investor and owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jeff Vinik, Relevance Ventures and other angel investors. Vacayou is launching in beta with over 100 …

A new platform, Lovu, hopes to connect romantic travelers with travel advisors when it launches this fall. Lovu was founded by Shri Lildharrie, who recognized the need to connect consumers directly to hotels and travel agents for romantic travel after working on wedding website The Knot. Although wedding-related websites provide consumers with a wealth of …

An earlier version of this report did not state that American Express Global Business Travel is a joint venture 50% owned by American Express. It has been updated. American Express Global Business Travel, a joint venture 50% owned by American Express Co. AXP, -0.29%, has made a firm offer to purchase the Egencia business travel …

Yaa Birago is banking on pandemic fatigue to get women on the road again. (Courtesy Femmebnb) Airbnb has revolutionized the way people travel. Femmebnb wants to revolutionize what this experience looks like for women. Yaa Birago, a Ghana-born, Toronto-based mother of two, came up with the idea of ​​starting her business after being subjected to …

Image credit: TravelPerk Barcelona-based TravelPerk, a travel management platform, raised $160 million (about €131.9 million) in its Series D equity and debt funding round. The company has now raised a total of $294 million (around €m) in funding to date. The round was led by Greyhound Capital, with participation from existing investors. The company is …

CHINA. Collinson announced a strategic partnership with Fliggy, the travel platform owned by the Alibaba group. It gives Fliggy premium members free access to more than 190 lounges at 60 major airports in China through Collinson’s airport experience program, LoungeKey by Priority Pass. Under the terms of the agreement, Fliggy F3 members will be able …

Business travel platform Pana is now part of the Cut expense management service. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The deal is the second in the travel industry in recent years for U.S. company Coupa after its agreement to buy Yatra in January 2020. Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn said the Pana acquisition agreement “will …

In major payments news around the world, Klook closed an E-Series round of funding led by Aspex Management, while Gojek aims to expand its ridesharing and online payments business. Additionally, artificial intelligence (AI) company Ariel AI was acquired by Snap. Outside of pandemic, SoftBank-backed travel platform Klook raises $ 200 million Hong Kong travel and …

Hong Kong travel and leisure booking platform Klook has closed a $200m Series E funding round led by Aspex Management, with participation from Sequoia Capital China, SoftBank Vision Fund 1, Matrix Partners China and Boyu Capital, according to a press release. “Despite a difficult 2020, we showed our courage, turning challenges into growth opportunities with …

TripActions raised $155 million in Series E growth funding, bringing the company’s valuation to $5 billion. This is the travel agency’s second round of massive funding during the pandemic, adding to the $125 million convertible financing in IPO from June 2020. The company, founded in the United States by two Israeli entrepreneurs, says its rapid …

Performers are seen during the ceremony marking the reopening of Shanghai Disneyland following a shutdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, on May 11, 2020. REUTERS / Aly Song / File photo SHANGHAI, Jan.18 (Reuters) – The Walt Disney Resort (DIS.N) in the Chinese city of …

Singapore Airlines’ new distribution capacity offerings will be available next year through the Amadeus travel platform and its corporate travel and spending tool, Cytric, Amadeus announced. Amadeus will make content available through Singapore’s KrisConnect ‘NDC Gateway’, which allows third parties to access the sale and service of ancillary products, including seat selection, baggage fees and …

Beeyonder.com “As a bilateral amputee myself, I am aware of the challenges that people with disabilities can face when it comes to travel. Although I have been lucky enough to travel the world, we have developed Beeyonder to the 40 million Americans who want to travel but can’t.” BOSTON (PRWEB) December 07, 2020 Beeyonder, a …

December 5, 2020 – A German online platform for train, bus and plane travel has named Zagreb Airport the worst of 30 capital city airports in Europe. Index.hr reports that OMNIO, a German online platform for train, bus and air travel, has named Zagreb – Franjo Tudjman International Airport the worst of 30 in Europe. …

Exotic will use an additional € 5 million funding round to an earlier Series B investment to position the company for the industry’s post-pandemic recovery. The Spain-based company previously secured the first phase of the Serie B round of funding, for a total amount of € 11 million, in July 2019. Once again, Exoticca’s investment …

Klook has moved from travel and leisure bookings to direct shopping for merchants. Getty Images The pandemic has limited travel restrictions around the world, putting many travel-related businesses out of work, slowing the tourist city of Hong Kong with a 99% drop in international visits. Klook, a unicorn travel and leisure booking platform backed by …

Karachi-headquartered travel platform FindMyAdventure has raised $ 600,000 in a pre-series A round from a local Pakistani and expatriate consortium, she announced today in a press release to MENBytes. Founded in 2016 by four young Pakistanis passionate about travel, FindMyAdventure started out as an online platform for users to book travel experiences (from different travel …

According to Agoda.com, Filipinos want to travel to local destinations again once it is safe to do so. In a press release, Agoda said Manila, Boracay, Cebu, Palawan and Batangas featured prominently in different demographics for Filipinos, which include couples, solo travelers, families and groups based on the the platform’s most wanted data for trips …

Evolve from a ticketing platform for AirAsia flights, AirAsia.com is emerging as one of the leading one-stop travel and lifestyle e-commerce platforms in Asean, offering products from flights, hotels, travel activities, shopping and more. Under difficult operating conditions, AirAsia.com has achieved significant growth through diversification and digital innovation. Karen Chan, CEO of AirAsia.com, shares her …

Flight Center has acquired a San Francisco-based business travel platform specializing in personalization through artificial intelligence (AI). The platform, WhereTo, pulls content from dozens of sources and uses AI-based algorithms to show users the best travel options within their company’s policy, taking into account criteria such as traffic conditions, travel offers and personal preferences. This …

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Corona has long been synonymous with the beach and the natural world. After months of confinement, the brand wants to reconnect people with the outdoors, which is now more beautiful than ever. To get out of the world and explore nature with care, Corona is launching a travel platform called “Rediscover Paradise”. …