This week's roundup of travel startup funding, all in one place.
Here are four companies that announced they raised funding this week, listed in order by the highest amount raised. See previous roundups here.
>>LeisureLink raised a $17 million Series D round from new investors Kinderhook Industries and Escalate Ventures and existing investor Clearstone Venture Parters bringing the Pasadena, California-based company’s total funding to $34.1 million.
LeisureLink connects hotels and resorts with travelers and provides digital advisory and management services such as revenue management. It works with more than 1,500 independent vacation rental properties, timeshares, villas, bed and breakfasts, condo hotels and boutique resorts throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and the Caribbean. LeisureLink said it’s delivered more than $1 billion in bookings since it was founded.
>>TravelersBox raised a $10 million Series A round from new investor Arbor Ventures and existing investors include Pitango Venture Capital, IPE Ventures, Pereg Ventures, iAngels, Global Blue and several angel investors bringing the Istanbul, Turkey-based startup’s total funding to $14.5 million.
TravelersBox was launched in 2012 and operates kiosks at several European airports allowing international passengers to deposit their leftover currency when leaving a destination. Travelers can deposit the currency into their PayPal accounts or redeem it for various gift cards. The company says it operates 75 kiosks in Canada, Italy, Turkey, Georgia, Israel and the Philippines and plans on deploying an additional 300 kiosks globally this year and opening an office in Asia.
>>Boxever raised a $12 million Series B round from new investor Silicon Valley Bank and existing investors Polaris Partners and Frontline Ventures bringing the Dublin, Ireland-based startup’s total funding to $22 million.
Founded in 2011, Boxever is a big data and marketing company for travel brands offering personalized solutions to travel marketers to give them a 360-degree view of travelers. Boxever works with brands including Emirates, Air New Zealand, Alitalia and AeroMexico and has offices in Dublin and Boston. The company has analyzed more than 550 million traveler data points since it was founded.
>>Medigo raised a $2.5 million Series A round from new investor CL Ventures bringing the Berlin, Germany-based startup’s total funding to $11.8 million.
Medigo helps travelers book travel for medical tourism. The company was founded in 2013 and lists about 400 hospitals and clinics on its platform in more than 15 countries.
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Photo credit: TravelersBox lets travelers deposit foreign currency into their PayPal accounts to redeem it for various gift cards at airport kiosks around the world. TravelersBox