Articles tagged “bikes”

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TourRadar and Lastminute.com Partner on Bike Tours in Tandem With Tour de France Sponsorship

Just in time for next month's Tour de France, where it is the official travel sponsor, Switzerland-based Lastminute.com debuted multi-day bike holidays powered by adventure-booking platform TourRadar. City bike tour in Amsterdam "Travel like the locals do on a bicycle adventure," a promo on Lastminute.com reads. "Ride off-the-beaten-track through the hills of Northern Thailand, glide past…

Startups

Rapido Raises $180 Million for Bike Taxis: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, Indian online food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy is backing Rapido to help its expand its fleet, while VC firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a program called a16z START to fund, and nurture, the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Rapido Raises $180 Million for Bike Taxis: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Rail

Europeans Could Make Bikes a Commuting Choice as Businesses Reopen

Biking to work could be a nice stop-gap measure as commuters seek to avoid mass transit while coronavirus is in the air. But the term mass transit has the word "mass" in it for a reason, so will it all scale?

Europeans Could Make Bikes a Commuting Choice as Businesses Reopen

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Lime Goes Beyond Scooters to Transit Pods for Streamlining Urban Mobility

This sounds like a good idea, an electricity-powered car-like vehicle that shuttles people about town that's one-third the size of a parking space. And yet those parking spaces are paved with the skeletons of failed urban transit experiments.

Lime Goes Beyond Scooters to Transit Pods for Streamlining Urban Mobility

Business Travel

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

These four entrepreneurs took the first steps toward what would become modern adventure and luxury travel, and their first-hand accounts hold lessons — and entertainment — for all those who followed in their wake.

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

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Skift Podcast: How Bikes Are Changing the Way We Experience Cities

Biking is healthier, more enjoyable and more reliable than most other forms of public transportation; it is also changing people's relationship with their busy urban cities.

Skift Podcast: How Bikes Are Changing the Way We Experience Cities

SkiftX

The Top 16 Stats to Start Your New Week in Travel

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The Top 16 Stats to Start Your New Week in Travel

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The Majority of Americans Drive to Work Alone Every Day

Millennials, here's your chance to change the world.

The Majority of Americans Drive to Work Alone Every Day

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Sportswear Brand Embraces Content Marketing With 8 European City Guides

Even as print travel guides give way to mobile apps and reviews websites, the demand for beautifully designed niche travel content is strong.

Sportswear Brand Embraces Content Marketing With 8 European City Guides

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After Delays, Bay Area Bike Share to Launch August 29

Bay Area bicyclists can finally boast they're part of the sharing club, but may still have a bit of an inferiority complex until the program expands beyond this very modest first fleet.

After Delays, Bay Area Bike Share to Launch August 29