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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The website idea is a clever one, but hotel employees — especially at lightly staffed properties — need an easier way to report suspicious activities in ways that don’t put them in danger from the perpetrators.
— Jason Clampet
These airlines excel at digital customer service by not only answering questions as quickly as customers would expect them in person, but by adding a human touch to a 140-character message.
— Samantha Shankman
Geolocation is everything to travel now. From the smartphone in your hand to recommendations based on location coming to you on your desktop, information is tied to real-world locations now in ways that have revolutionized travel.
— Rafat Ali
Make sure you’re part of the conversation with KAWO, a Shanghai-based startup whose technology takes your existing Facebook and Twitter social media content, translates and localizes it before putting it on Chinese social media.
The next phase of travel investment will focus a lot more on B2B than disrupting the consumer, helping existing large travel brands on the backend and also helping them reach customers more efficiently.
Feb. 20, 2014 — Tencent Takes Minority Stake in the Yelp of China
Feb. 13, 2014 — Sharing Site Acqui-Hired by Yahoo
Feb. 10, 2014 — Corporate Booking Tool Raises $2.6 M Series A
Jan. 30, 2014 — 'Significant' but Undisclosed Raise from Starwood Founder
— Dennis Schaal