Articles tagged “lime”

News Blog

Paris Bans E-Scooter Rentals

Residents of Paris have voted to ban the use of rental electric scooters throughout the city, hindering scooter operators while signaling a victory for proponents of road safety. Two Parisians riding their electric scooters through the city. Source: Unsplash/Vlad B. The ban on the battery-powered devices, which will be in place September 1, was supported…

Business Travel

Does Donald Trump Have Any Real Future in the Hotels Business?

After Trump's departure from the White House, expect the political polarizations and divisiveness to seep back into the former president's marquee business and future deals. How bad will it be for the bottom line?

Does Donald Trump Have Any Real Future in the Hotels Business?

Online Travel

Airbnb Rolled Up $809 Million in Acquisitions in 3 Years on Way to IPO

If Airbnb hasn't already devoted resources anew to HotelTonight and expanding its hotel business, the short-term rental giant assuredly will once it goes public. After all, in addition to Google, Airbnb sees online travel agencies, with their wide breadth of accommodations' offerings, as its most significant set of competitors. 

Airbnb Rolled Up $809 Million in Acquisitions in 3 Years on Way to IPO

Ground Transport

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