Articles tagged “RateGain”

Travel Technology

RateGain Buys Hotel Marketing Tech Ahead of Its IPO

Skift has recently covered the rise of fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) in travel. We predict you'll also be hearing more about martech, or marketing technology, in the coming year, too.

RateGain Buys Hotel Marketing Tech Ahead of Its IPO

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

Online Travel

Expedia and Airbnb Split on Travel’s Future and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered the Expedia CEO's take on Airbnb, the Hyatt-Apple Leisure deal, two online travel veterans launching a hotel distribution network, the unpaid fines of unruly flyers, among other topics.

Expedia and Airbnb Split on Travel’s Future and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

RateGain, a 15-year-old travel tech firm, wants to position itself for growth post-pandemic by raising capital. Its private equity sponsor TA Associates also wants a payday, and no wonder.

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

Online Travel

RateGain Acquires BCV, Gains Momentum in Hotel Tech Consolidation

RateGain, a travel tech company backed by private equity, said it has begun a roll-up of hotel tech vendors. It joins a party led by Shiji, Amadeus, Accel-KKR-backed Travel Tripper, Sabre, and Jonas Software.

RateGain Acquires BCV, Gains Momentum in Hotel Tech Consolidation

Online Travel

Hotels Tap New Tech to Clamp Down on Rogue Rates

Hotels are hiring companies to clamp down on online travel sites displaying cheap rates against their wishes. One of those startups, Fornova, has just bought smaller rival HotelsBI to broaden its rate-detection service. The deal is partly justified by the increasing tech spending on a cat-and-mouse-game between hoteliers and providers of rogue rates.

Hotels Tap New Tech to Clamp Down on Rogue Rates

Online Travel

RateGain Buys DHISCO to Expand Its Hospitality Distribution

DHISCO is not a barn burner of a hot internet company. But its acquirer RateGain has the hallmarks of becoming one in travel tech. DHISCO CEO Toni Portmann deserves praise for rescuing a company born from a troubled private equity carveout.

RateGain Buys DHISCO to Expand Its Hospitality Distribution