Articles tagged “microsoft”

Hotels

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Yes, 2021 really is the year of the travel IPO. But in Oyo's case, there's a sense of urgency after being hit harder than most by the pandemic.

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Plus Offers Plenty of Chain Hotels Even If It Is Short on Brand Agreements

Consider Tripadvisor's excruciating marketing decisions: It wants to shout to the world that travelers can save hundreds of dollars on a Hilton or Marriott booking for their next trip when enrolled in the subscription program, Tripadvisor Plus. But that's going to piss off Hilton and Marriott.

Tripadvisor Plus Offers Plenty of Chain Hotels Even If It Is Short on Brand Agreements

Hotels

Microsoft Pumps $5 Million Into India’s Oyo Ahead of Its Planned Public Listing

A drop-in-the-ocean investment for the technology giant, but still a vote of confidence ahead of Oyo's IPO.

Microsoft Pumps $5 Million Into India’s Oyo Ahead of Its Planned Public Listing

Business Travel

Zoom Diversifies From Video Conferencing With Record $15 Billion Call Center Acquisition

Zoom's been riding the video conferencing wave for a while now, so can easily afford to look elsewhere. But who would have thought there's a future in phone calls?

Zoom Diversifies From Video Conferencing With Record $15 Billion Call Center Acquisition

Business Travel

The Austrian Bank With a Very Non-Bank Approach to Remote Work

Raiffeisen Bank International offers a textbook way to go hybrid, travel smarter, and have some fun along the way.

The Austrian Bank With a Very Non-Bank Approach to Remote Work

Business Travel

Airlines Unlikely to Play a Big Role Slowing Climate Change: New Report

In terms of saving the planet, the next best thing to not flying long-haul could be flying on a plane that uses sustainable fuel. Many companies are buying into this now, but it's still early days.

Airlines Unlikely to Play a Big Role Slowing Climate Change: New Report

Business Travel

How Corporate Travel Agencies Are Saying No to Travel

The idea seems counterintuitive, but yes, there is actually scope for agencies to be guiding lights in a virtual world.

How Corporate Travel Agencies Are Saying No to Travel

Business Travel

Convene Is Counting on Hybrid Meetings Sticking Around to Fuel Its Recovery

Convene CEO Ryan Simonetti thinks his new digital venture could morph into a $100 million-a-year business. His competitors may have something to say about that.

Convene Is Counting on Hybrid Meetings Sticking Around to Fuel Its Recovery

Coronavirus

Amadeus Teams With Microsoft: Take That Sabre and Google

Battling huge losses, and ongoing travel restrictions in Europe, Amadeus' decision to team up with the technology titan could pay off — but the race is on to deliver something tangible as rival Sabre gets to work with Google.

Amadeus Teams With Microsoft: Take That Sabre and Google

Business Travel

Will This Be the Year Corp Travel Agencies Finally Follow Customers Into Chat?

Messaging and collaboration tools help businesses run smoothly in these pandemic times, but not all travel agencies have their finger on the pulse.

Will This Be the Year Corp Travel Agencies Finally Follow Customers Into Chat?