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Articles tagged “events”

Online Travel

Red Tricycle, a local travel startup focused on parents, gets $1.5 million funding

Local travel+events focused on different niches is a growth opportunity, and Red Tricycle has done a great job growing it organically for a long time, and then raising money now.

Red Tricycle, a local travel startup focused on parents, gets $1.5 million funding

Hotels

Super Bowl fans will pay at least three times the normal cost for a hotel room in New Orleans

Unlike other major urban areas, the quality of hotels in the towns surrounding New Orleans make it more difficult for the region to absorb overflow from the event.

Tourism

New York City Marathon is cancelled after public outcry

Even though power is due to be restored in lower Manhattan, recovery resources would still have been diverted to handle the race.

New York City Marathon is cancelled after public outcry

Online Travel

New destination activity startup Peek takes baby steps into California and Hawaii

Having $1.4 million in funding from SV Angel, Khosla Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, and Jack Dorsey is a nice start, but the activities market is incredibly tough to crack -- even with nice design and big ambitions.

Tourism

Singapore thinks Formula One racing will continue to pull in tourists

Singapore has found the best way to keep tourists coming, even in a tough economy, is to host and market unique events that visitors are willing to save up and splurge on.

Tourism

GOP convention isn’t helping small businesses in host city Tampa

It's not just the weather that's scaring off customers. Intense security and free food and drink from corporate sponsors are keeping delegates at private events rather than in the streets.

Online Travel

So you’re a travel startup with lots of questions …

Not a bad idea by OpenTravel, although it would be ironic if co-sponsor Sabre imparts advice to startups when it has tried to crush at least a couple that stood in its way.