Articles tagged “startup”

New Skift Research Report: Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel 2018

New Skift Research Report: Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel 2018

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Venture capitalists invested a record amount in travel startups in 2017. The industry is no stranger to disruption, but we may be seeing some of the greatest changes of the last two decades. Our latest research report is a deep dive into these emerging trends with insights for founders, incumbents, and investors.

2 months ago

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How Mergers and Acquisitions Are Accelerating Innovation in Travel

How Mergers and Acquisitions Are Accelerating Innovation in Travel

Cambon Partners + Skift

The travel industry has witnessed a number of successful mergers and acquisitions of major brands over the last few years. However, the deals that are truly driving innovation in the space are those that involve forward-thinking startups.

5 months ago

An Airbnb-Like Startup for Campsites Has Signed Up Several Thousand Hosts

An Airbnb-Like Startup for Campsites Has Signed Up Several Thousand Hosts

Dan Kraker, Associated Press

There really is an Airbnb — or a sharing-economy service, that is — for almost everything these days.

6 months ago

Startup Tentrr Brings Sharing Economy to Private Campsites

Startup Tentrr Brings Sharing Economy to Private Campsites

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

There really is an Uber (or Airbnb) for everything.

9 months ago

The Hospitality Startup That Wants to Make a Business Out of Luxury Pop-Up Hotels

The Hospitality Startup That Wants to Make a Business Out of Luxury Pop-Up Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Is glamping really more than a fad? Collective Retreats and its investors seem to think so, but will that be enough?

12 months ago

The State of Travel Startup Investment in 2016

The State of Travel Startup Investment in 2016

Dave Montali, Skift

While travel funding saw a decline compared to last year, investments are still flowing into the industry.

1 year ago

Bluesmart’s Diego Saez-Gil on Building a Travel Company Using Crowd Funding at Skift Forum

Bluesmart’s Diego Saez-Gil on Building a Travel Company Using Crowd Funding at Skift Forum

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Saez-Gil knows the ways in which companies, which once could get away with bad customer service and bad design, are realizing that the Internet has made open innovation possible.

2 years ago

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Dronestagram, Festcatcher And More

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Dronestagram, Festcatcher And More

Dan Peltier, Skift

3 years ago

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Zoom, TourStreak and More

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Zoom, TourStreak and More

Skift

4 years ago