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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 …

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% …

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 …

Hotels and resorts celebrate a season of giving with epic deals on stays around the globe. Many properties are offering flexible cancelation policies, steep discounts and safe stay programs to ensure that guests feel welcome and secure traveling abroad. *Note, this piece will be updated as new offers come in so be sure to check …

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 …

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 …

How to score the best luxury hotel deals: 5 expert tips We asked industry insiders for the best tips for getting a discount at upscale hotels. Two thousand dollars a night for a hotel room with a king-size bed in Nantucket. Over $ 4000 a night for a “Desert View Suite” in Utah. Travelers impatient …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The global travel industry has come to a halt after governments around the world announced strict closures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. At Unitize’s Virtual Blockchain conference on July 6, Juan Otero, co-founder and CEO of online crypto travel agency Travala, backed by Binance, said the platform has seen a sharp drop in volumes. …

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 …

LAS VEGAS, March 20, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Anurag Kaushik, CEO of Riwigo, in partnership with Krishnendu Chatterjee, native Calcutta, announced the expansion of the Riwigo Holistic Health Platform in India, starting from Calcutta. Riwigo is a popular platform for discounted bookings at hotels and spa centers. Their unique and modern system currently offers …

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 …

Veabor socializes trips so groups can simultaneously plan, share, edit and book their trips online in one app MIAMI, Aug 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Veabor, the first and only travel platform that allows groups of travelers to simultaneously plan, modify and book their trips online, has announced the launch of its travel app. Now, …

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. …

Skift grip BridgeStreet is bringing shared flats and hostels to its platform to provide more variety for business travelers. The key will be to find success with travel managers by making it easier for them to book stays outside of traditional extended-stay hotels. Andrew Sheivachman, Skift When extended-stay booking provider BridgeStreet Global Hospitality relaunched its …

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for bargain hunters! Savvy shoppers know that Black Friday through Cyber ​​Monday is THE weekend to pick up gifts at a fraction of their usual price. But did you know that trips are also reduced to unbeatable prices? We’ve rounded up some top hotel deals, so …

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 …

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sam’s Club Travel, a savings-focused travel booking portal exclusive to Sam’s Club members, is now offering deals of up to 75% off “Internet Price*” for select hotels booked for stays from July 2 to 5. Starting at $33 per night, Independence Day travelers can find hotel deals in Orlando, Miami, San Diego, Las …

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, …