Articles tagged “IPOs”

Travel Technology

Travel Tech Rollup Mondee’s Public Debut Sets Stage for New Organic Growth

They did it. Despite the cratering of the stock market, Mondee went public on Nasdaq. Sure, most investors vetoed the blank check merger. But still, a win is a win — for now.

Travel Tech Rollup Mondee’s Public Debut Sets Stage for New Organic Growth

Startups

The Problems in Mondee’s Plan to Go Public

The air travel aggregator is likely to get a $1 billion valuation in a merger with a special purpose acquisition company. But its disclosures are thin, and paint something less than a picture of certain success.

The Problems in Mondee’s Plan to Go Public

Online Travel

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Keen to Split Company in Dual New York Listings

Capital A is keen to push ahead with its "Hollywood" debut on the New York Stock Exchange, according to full-of-gusto CEO Tony Fernandes. Traveloka is also keen for an IPO debut in the U.S. The New York Stock Exchange is surely the place to be for Asian superapps.

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Keen to Split Company in Dual New York Listings

Business Travel

Amex GBT to Start Trading as a Public Company on May 31

One of travel's most-anticipated SPACs, Amex GBT made it official Friday. It will start trading as a public company on the Tuesday after Memorial Day, smack into a volatile market. But signs of a fast-improving business travel recovery may be what investors choose to focus on.

Amex GBT to Start Trading as a Public Company on May 31

Airlines

Surf Air to Go Public in $1.4 Billion SPAC Deal

Surf Air's debut on the public markets will put to the test two big questions in travel: the validity of electric planes and subscription membership models.

Surf Air to Go Public in $1.4 Billion SPAC Deal

Travel Technology

Mondee Reportedly Gets $20 Million From Travelport Owners to Support Going Public

Some recent efforts by businesses to go public via mergers with blank check companies have stalled or fizzled. But it's a vote of confidence in Mondee that Travelport's financial sponsors, Elliott Management and Siris Capital, are reportedly putting up money to support the travel tech company in going public.

Mondee Reportedly Gets $20 Million From Travelport Owners to Support Going Public

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Oyo’s Bumpy Road to an IPO

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, March 18, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Oyo’s Bumpy Road to an IPO

Online Travel

Oyo’s Pending IPO Could Be Halved or Even Scuttled

Oyo's potential IPO has likely run head-on into the collapse of several recent public market debuts in India with a couple of lawsuits potentially figuring into the regulator's delayed decision. Oyo will eventually go public, but that maiden public appearance likely won't resemble the initial vision.

Oyo’s Pending IPO Could Be Halved or Even Scuttled

Short-Term Rentals

Mystery Software Firm Sparked Launch of an Inspirato Corp Rewards Plan

Hey, when opportunity knocks, answer the door if you think there is an ample addressable market. That's what Inspirato did as it develops a corporate rewards or incentive program and seeks to broaden its products into flights and adverture travel, as well.

Mystery Software Firm Sparked Launch of an Inspirato Corp Rewards Plan

Online Travel

Podcast: Viator Spinoff Pros and Cons

Another quarterly earnings call, another round of debates about how Tripadvisor could find more value from its Viator brand. Listen as our in-house experts break down the plusses and minuses of the situation.

Podcast: Viator Spinoff Pros and Cons