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Triptap, RoomChecking and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Triptap, RoomChecking and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Dan Peltier, Skift

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

2 days ago

Capstay, Ava and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Capstay, Ava and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Dan Peltier, Skift

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

4 days ago

EasyJet Hopes Its Plan to Invest in Start-Ups Will Help It Stay Ahead of Competition

EasyJet Hopes Its Plan to Invest in Start-Ups Will Help It Stay Ahead of Competition

Patrick Whyte, Skift

For a relatively small outlay, EasyJet will effectively have an interest in 35 companies. Many of these will likely come to nothing but even if only a couple succeed the initial investment will seem like a bargain.

6 days ago

CoCharter, GlobeDoctor and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

CoCharter, GlobeDoctor and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Dan Peltier, Skift

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

1 week ago

BagsAway, Well Traveled and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

BagsAway, Well Traveled and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Dan Peltier, Skift

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

2 weeks ago

Video: Lola CEO Paul English Says Innovation Comes in Small Teams

Video: Lola CEO Paul English Says Innovation Comes in Small Teams

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There's a lot of wisdom in this video. Find out why Lola CEO Paul English believes travel startups should get as close as possible to the booking instead of going out and trying to create what he calls the "blah blah blah of travel."

2 weeks ago

Marriott Is the Latest Travel Brand to Launch Its Own Startup Accelerator

Marriott Is the Latest Travel Brand to Launch Its Own Startup Accelerator

Dan Peltier, Skift

Having an accelerator program lets a brand have more of a say in the future of startups that they're interested in rather than merely investing and stepping back. Especially now that Marriott is the world's largest hotel company, Marriott Hotels' accelerator program is an opportunity for it to glean all of the smart ideas it can get its hands on to help improve the guest experience.

2 weeks ago

Rival Multi-Modal Booking Sites See Their Once-Distinct Strategies Increasingly Merging

Rival Multi-Modal Booking Sites See Their Once-Distinct Strategies Increasingly Merging

Dave Montali, Skift

GoEuro and Rome2rio have two totally different approaches to multi-modal, but share the same goal -- to capture the European multi-modal market share. Given the complexity of searching for and booking very diverse forms of transportation, it makes sense for companies in a mobile era to lean toward becoming booking sites.

2 weeks ago

Room 77 Investors Lost Half of Their Investment, Employees Got Nothing

Room 77 Investors Lost Half of Their Investment, Employees Got Nothing

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Like Hipmunk, Room 77 had an innovative product and talented team but ran into a buzz saw: the marketing clout of Google preferencing its own products, and Expedia, Booking.com and Kayak. Don't feel sorry for the venture capital firms receiving just 53 cents on the dollar. That's the game they play. The real losers are the angel investor and employees, although we're sure for many it was quite a ride nonetheless.

2 weeks ago

Yestudent, MadeComfy and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Yestudent, MadeComfy and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Dan Peltier, Skift

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

2 weeks ago

The State of Travel Startup Investment in 2016

The State of Travel Startup Investment in 2016

Dave Montali, Skift

While travel funding saw a decline compared to last year, investments are still flowing into the industry.

2 weeks ago

Cloud Tribe, Nesiato and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Cloud Tribe, Nesiato and More in Today’s Travel Startup Watch

Dan Peltier, Skift

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

3 weeks ago