Articles tagged “hotel technology”

Startups

HotelRunner Raises $6.5 Million for Low-Cost Hospitality Software Offerings

Funding announced this week went to a wide variety of travel tech startups, with involvement in hotels, cruises, messaging, and sustainability.

HotelRunner Raises $6.5 Million for Low-Cost Hospitality Software Offerings

News Blog

South Korean Hospitality Tech Firm Onda Raises $10 Million

South Korean hospitality tech company Onda, announced on Thursday that it has raised $10 million in its Series-B funding round. Led by South Korea-based private equity firm TS Investment, the investors in this round included Industrial Bank of Korea as well as other South Korean investment companies like NAU IB Capital, Square Ventures, K Bridge…

Travel Technology

Marriott and Other Hotel Brands Start 2023 With New Tech Partnerships

You can't even stream Netflix in most hotel rooms. That's changing at some IHG Hotel and Resorts hotels, one of several industry upgrades announced in the last few weeks.

Marriott and Other Hotel Brands Start 2023 With New Tech Partnerships

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Oyo Still Keen to Pursue IPO Setting Mid-February Deadline for Refiling

Keen to pursue its long-anticipated initial public offering (IPO), hospitality tech company Oyo has said it would be refiling its draft red herring prospectus with the Indian stock market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) by mid-February. While the company refused to offer any estimation of the time it expects SEBI to take for…

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Private Equity-Backed Cendyn Names New CEO to Lead Hotel Tech Company

Cendyn, a software company that offers customer relationship management, digital marketing, and operations tools to hotels, has hired a new chief executive.  The company said Monday that Jack Blaha has taken the role for the Florida-based company. He replaces Tim Sullivan, who had started as CEO in June 2020, a year after the company gained…

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Pandemic Truce Between Hotel Owners and Operators Is Tested by Recovery

The relationship between the owners and operators of hotels has traditionally been fraught because the two sides often have goals and philosophies that don't fully overlap. The pandemic forced operators to align closely with operators in a battle to survive the plunge in demand. Working closely together, ties between the two sides warmed up. The…

Travel Technology

5 Travel Tech Trends Worth Watching in 2023

Travel technology has been turned on its head over the past couple of years. Just about every major trend listed was caused, directly or indirectly, by issues related to the pandemic.

5 Travel Tech Trends Worth Watching in 2023

Travel Technology

RateGain Acquires Travel Martech Firm Adara for Mere $16 Million

With three of its four recent acquisitions based in the U.S., RateGain is making gains to acquire scale and dominance in that critical market.

RateGain Acquires Travel Martech Firm Adara for Mere $16 Million

Travel Technology

Hotels Are Still Too Slow to Adopt Tech Post-Pandemic

Even after the pandemic decimated the hotel industry, operators are still shy about adopting new technologies — and they’re inevitably losing precious dollars because of it.

Hotels Are Still Too Slow to Adopt Tech Post-Pandemic

Startups

Welcome Pickups Raises $5.6 Million for Personalized Taxi Rides

The taxi drivers of Welcome Pickups double as tour guides, while Cabana is offering vacation rentals in high-tech camper vans and Customcells wants to create a next-generation battery for airplanes.

Welcome Pickups Raises $5.6 Million for Personalized Taxi Rides