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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 …

The NEXT time you book a vacation, you should pick up the phone instead of heading to your laptop. Hotels may offer you additional discounts if you call them directly – with some deals they can’t offer online. 2 You might end up with a room upgrade, but not if you book onlineCredit: © Bevan …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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,” …

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% …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The company behind a travel booking platform has accused Trip.com of exercising monopoly control over online travel services. In a WeChat article published on September 29, hotel reservation portal Zhoumo Jiudian (“Weekend Hotel”) said it had received notifications from several hotels that they would remove their listings from the platform. The hotels specifically cited possible …

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 …

DUBA, WATER and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cleartrip, the premier online travel and leisure aggregator in the Middle East, signed a multi-year agreement with Saber Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry. The extended long-term agreement makes Saber a partner in Cleartrip’s …

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 …

BEFORE you book your next hotel stay, it may be best to call them first. Many are now offering deals and discounts to encourage people to stay, some of whom are not able to advertise online. 2 You could end up with a room upgrade, but only if you callCredit: © Bevan Cockerill. All rights …

Discounted rates, free parking and free nights are among the incentives that San Diego hotels are now offering as part of a tourism marketing campaign to increase overnight stays during the much less busy week periods that suffer as a result. of the pandemic. With summer now in the rearview mirror and meeting and convention …

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 …

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 …

According to a announcement As of June 30, 2020, EMURGO, a founding member of the Cardano Protocol (ADA), has partnered with the leading blockchain-based travel booking platform Travala.com to allow users to pay for their travel with ADA altcoin. Travala.com now accepts ADA EMURGO, a global blockchain solutions provider has reached an agreement with online …

Tourism is one of the sectors most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Many countries have closed their borders in an attempt to mitigate the spread of infections, effectively cutting off international tourism while even within countries, lockdowns have kept people from straying too far from their doors. But all is not pessimistic. Faeez Fadhlillah, co-founder …

LONDON — UK-based HalalBooking has secured a £1.6 million ($2 million) Coronavirus Business Interruption (CBILS) loan, a UK government-backed facility for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to cope with the economic disruption of the crisis. “This loan is purely a short-term measure to ensure that we are fully prepared, even in the worst case scenario, …

The Holiable platform Holiable The UN estimates that around 1.4 billion people travel abroad each year. Although citizens of the world have been warned to reduce their carbon footprint, this figure shows no signs of slowing down. The UN’s global tourism arm expects that number to reach 1.8 billion by 2030. The Lille resident Sophie …

Chinese travel platform Mafengwo could lay off 40% of its employees, our sister site TechNode Chinese reported on Friday. Why is this important: Mafengwo, backed by Tencent, once a top travel site in China known for its user-generated reviews and other travel-based content, is losing to bigger rivals after a number of scandals this year …

On November 6, Ctrip Group, a Chinese online travel service provider, announced a strategic partnership with US travel site TripAdvisor, expanding their global cooperation. The partnership includes the creation of a joint venture, global content agreements and corporate governance agreements. Ctrip Group’s subsidiary, Ctrip Investment Holdings, and TripAdvisor Singapore Private Limited have formed a new …

The online travel platform has received overseas investment from OS Ventures and local investment from BRAC Osiris Impact Ventures, which will enable Go Zayaan to expand its services and invest in its in-house developed technology platform. Online travel aggregator (OTA) Go Zayaan, launched in 2017, has received local and foreign investment. The online travel platform …

Advertising and media veteran Jason Kelly co-founded a new startup called Kambr that wants to change the way airline analysts handle flight prices and inventory. The startup plans to create revenue management software that major airlines can use to monitor how people buy airline flights and help them compete with online travel agents. Ultimately, Kelly …

Mafengwo, a Chinese travel website, today announced that it has raised a $250 million Series E led by Tencent Holdings. Subscribe to the Daily Crunchbase General Atlantic, Qiming Venture Partners and others also participated in the round, bringing the total raised by the Beijing-based company to just over $500 million, according to its Crunchbase profile. …

The 2019 ICC World Cup boosted online ticket and hotel bookings in the UK by 50% this summer. Bookings for the third week of June are the highest when India plays the mother of all cricket battles – against Pakistan on June 16 at Old Trafford, Manchester. Electronic travel companies receive bookings from the corporate …

Hotel tonight If you want something fancy or fancy, try HotelTonight. The list of properties is small – think of it as a curated list of the best available – and broken down into different categories: Trendy, Charming, Luxurious, Solid, and Basic, the latter two being reserved for more common stays (think DoubleTree). A search …

Airbnb has signed an agreement to acquire HotelTonight, the San Francisco-based company that uses an app to sell unused last-minute inventory at boutique and independent hotels. The negotiation talks were first reported by the the Wall Street newspaper, although at the time, history suggested that the discussions were “cold.” The purchase shows how Airbnb, which …

Ah, the cheeky. Since Expedia changed its name from Expedia Inc. to Expedia Group in March, it has marketed itself as “the world’s travel platform”. At the company’s partner conference in December, executives took to the stage in Las Vegas and variously described the company as either already “the world’s travel platform” or aspiring to …

Are you tired of missing out on those hotel and airline deals that everyone seems to grab before they even know they exist? While there are many resources to help expose pricing and offer errors, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are some of the best sites that could increase your …

Skift take It is so rare to see anything new in online travel. The added benefit of Expedia appears to be a new wrinkle, and HotelTonight’s Today’s Daily Drop is a flash sale variant that wears off in 15 minutes. Both offer hoteliers new ways to target travelers, who can find great deals. Dennis Schaal, …

News Office (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Sun 22 October 2017 2017-10-22 08:07 1489 1f87594453bb792833e1ece3a2577118 1 Tips end-of-year-vacations, promotions-end-of-year-vacations, vacations, # vacations, trips, # trips, trips, # trips To free The end of the year is generally considered the perfect time to go on vacation. Online hotel reservation service by Pegipegi.com Devi Agustina, Head of …

US online travel agencies (OTAs) continue to rise and have increased their share of the total travel market. Driven mainly by the hotel and mobile industries, OTA online reservations are now growing faster than those of suppliers, which are on the decline. Photo: Phocuswright The share of OTAs in the online travel market reached 39% …

When you book a hotel room, do you book directly with the hotel or through an online booking site like Expedia or Priceline? If you answered that last question, hotels are trying to change that. And you could win it. A few weeks ago, Hyatt Hotels began offering discounts to members of its loyalty program …

Big hotel chains are becoming aware of competition from online travel portals as more and more travelers choose to book online. Online travel agencies or OTAs like MakeMyTrip and Yatra typically charge a 10-12% hotel commission on each accommodation booked. “We want more online bookings to go through our own channels, where the cost is …

Online travel agencies (OTAs) which were instrumental in sustaining occupancy rates during the difficult years of the 1990s have been accused of exploiting their position of strength in a way that violates the rules of fair competition. Following a number of actions and investigations in the UK (Med Hotels, Skoosh, IHG), class actions in California …

The Middle East travel market is poised to experience significant growth over the next few years, according to a new study from travel industry research authority Phocuswright. Jeff Strachan: Growing Middle Eastern Online Channel. As internet penetration increases, so does the population of young adults ready to travel, and as the region’s technological infrastructure improves …

Qunar, one of China’s largest online travel booking platforms, plans to expand its mobile business with a new $500 million investment led by Silver Lake. Silver Lake’s share of the investment totals $330 million in convertible bond purchases, while $170 million will come from another undisclosed investor. Other Qunar backers include Chinese search giant Baidu, …

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No wonder people are still turning to travel agencies to book their trips. When things go wrong for travelers, they expect someone to help them. It’s frustrating to wade through electronic phone prompts to reach an airline reservation agent or online travel agency customer service. Companies like Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Quikbook, and Hotels.com (and, to …