Articles tagged “investors”

Business Travel

What Makes Corporate Travel a Worthy Investment Now?

Behind the investor appetite as American Express Global Business Travel prepares to go public.

What Makes Corporate Travel a Worthy Investment Now?

Business Travel

7 Amex GBT Takeaways Revealed in Its $5.3 Billion SPAC Deal

Ahead of going public, Amex GBT has provided a compelling argument for growth in its 53-page document, with a string of acquisitions and partnerships already under its belt. But does its enormous size now line it up for success, or weigh it down?

7 Amex GBT Takeaways Revealed in Its $5.3 Billion SPAC Deal

Hotels

New England Hotel Chain Purchase Underscores Reach of Leisure Travel Trends

South Florida and California aren’t the only durable U.S. leisure hotel markets. Expect more investors like EOS to look for opportunities outside the traditional destinations most popular with hotel funds.

New England Hotel Chain Purchase Underscores Reach of Leisure Travel Trends

Online Travel

Will User Reviews Impact Sonder’s and Vacasa’s Debuts as Public Companies?

Both Sonder and Vacasa need to clean up customer service issues, but they are probably not so acute as to give investors much pause.

Will User Reviews Impact Sonder’s and Vacasa’s Debuts as Public Companies?

Online Travel

Certares Founder on the Ease of Investing in Travel During a Pandemic

It is certainly an attractive time for private equity firms to invest in travel companies under pressure, but picking winners is never a slam dunk.

Certares Founder on the Ease of Investing in Travel During a Pandemic

Coronavirus

Why 2021 Is the Year of the Travel IPO

So far this year, a dozen travel companies went public or made plans to do so. A couple of them may shine. But the odds are stacked against this year's IPOs, on average, over the long term. Find out why.

Why 2021 Is the Year of the Travel IPO

Coronavirus

Trio of Investors Make $16.7 Billion Bid for Sydney Airport

The so-called Sydney Aviation Alliance is playing a very long game with its proposed buyout, but it's not a done deal as their offer falls short of the airport's pre-pandemic valuation. Who will blink first?

Trio of Investors Make $16.7 Billion Bid for Sydney Airport

Hotels

Revenge Investing in Hotels Could Be the Next Big Thing

For those hotel owners who managed to survive the pandemic by their wits or the U.S. paycheck protection program and need cash infusions, the investors are coming. The investors are coming.

Revenge Investing in Hotels Could Be the Next Big Thing

Business Travel

Bankers Dive Back Into In-Person Meetings as Travel Restrictions Ease

Don't underestimate the fear of missing out, in the investing space at least, as dealmakers jostle for those all-important first meetings in the flesh.

Bankers Dive Back Into In-Person Meetings as Travel Restrictions Ease

Online Travel

What This New Dublin Venture Fund Sees as Opportunities in Travel During a Pandemic

To quote venture capitalist Alexia Bonatsos, "Travel startups are about to have a moment."

What This New Dublin Venture Fund Sees as Opportunities in Travel During a Pandemic