Articles tagged “skiftseedlings”

5 New Travel Startups Helping Brands Work With a Universe of Influencers

5 New Travel Startups Helping Brands Work With a Universe of Influencers

Dan Peltier, Skift

While influencers help many brands break into communities they want to reach, travel brands shouldn't forget that ordinary travelers also post millions of photos and videos that help people decide where to book their trips.

5 days ago

5 New Travel Startups Knocking Out Winter Blues With Boat Rentals

5 New Travel Startups Knocking Out Winter Blues With Boat Rentals

Dan Peltier, Skift

Boating holidays have always been popular for the rich and famous, but with the rise of platforms to connect boat owners with consumers who want a quick weekend getaway, boat rentals have become even more serious business and are more accessible to travelers.

2 weeks ago

5 New Travel Startups Saying Hello to 2017 With Some Momentum

5 New Travel Startups Saying Hello to 2017 With Some Momentum

Dan Peltier, Skift

Another year of travel startup trials and tribulations is about to come to a close. Here's a look at a few companies that survived that are heading into the new year with some momentum.

3 weeks ago

5 New Travel Startups Making Iconic Attractions More Appealing

5 New Travel Startups Making Iconic Attractions More Appealing

Dan Peltier, Skift

Adding new attractions in a destination is a great start to attract new and repeat visitors. But making sure travelers can digitally engage with those attractions is often the most important step that comes next.

1 month ago

5 New Travel Startups Keeping Convenience at the Core of Every Trip

5 New Travel Startups Keeping Convenience at the Core of Every Trip

Dan Peltier, Skift

These five startups take problems that reduce the convenience factor and show how simplifying the small details of a trip goes a long way.

1 month ago

5 Travel Startups Speeding Up Inter-City Trips and Transfers

5 Travel Startups Speeding Up Inter-City Trips and Transfers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Travelers need more affordable ways to travel between cities. As urban cores continue to expand and cities become more interconnected, these startups' ideas will be analyzed more closely.

2 months ago

5 New Travel Startups Creating Disruption on Fault Lines of the Travel Industry

5 New Travel Startups Creating Disruption on Fault Lines of the Travel Industry

Dan Peltier, Skift

While many of the challengers to legacy brands and systems have gained legitimacy and formed partnerships this year, we're still in the early stages of the eruptions along the fault lines of travel. Here are a few startups placing their bets in the midst of this.

2 months ago

5 New Travel Startups Creating a Smarter Future For Digital Payments

5 New Travel Startups Creating a Smarter Future For Digital Payments

Dan Peltier, Skift

Peer-to-peer payment platforms, digital wallets and cryptocurrencies are no longer the things of science fiction. These are the platforms travelers are using to pay for their basic purchases every day. Data show that brands that have adopted these platforms have seen the benefits and returns.

2 months ago

5 New Travel Startups Creating Common Sense Solutions for Navigating Cities

5 New Travel Startups Creating Common Sense Solutions for Navigating Cities

Dan Peltier, Skift

The future of the world is in cities and these startups want to play a part in that and help travelers get the most out of their urban destinations.

3 months ago

5 New Travel Startups That Really Want to Disrupt Crowded Fields

5 New Travel Startups That Really Want to Disrupt Crowded Fields

Dan Peltier, Skift

Startup fever gives rise to new entrants that believe they have a chance to compete and while some do, most have to fight hard to wrestle any market share away from major travel companies.

3 months ago

5 New Travel Startups Where Tourism Is a Dirty Word

5 New Travel Startups Where Tourism Is a Dirty Word

Dan Peltier, Skift

More companies want to own the entire travel journey and that means getting into the weeds of what travelers do while they're traveling. But tours and activities is hardly an easy sector to enter; throw in so-called expert locals with little tourism training and you're in murky waters.

3 months ago

5 New Travel Startups Creating Solutions for Brands’ Digital Challenges

5 New Travel Startups Creating Solutions for Brands’ Digital Challenges

Dan Peltier, Skift

The travel industry has moved forward on several fronts this year with plenty of obstacles in the way and startups are often a key ingredient in that perseverance and problem-solving.

3 months ago