Articles tagged “startup”

Airlines

Norway’s New Low-Cost Airline Aims to Crack Transatlantic Market

A new Nordic airline is positioning itself to take over some of the gaps left by Norwegian Air's long-haul exits. By importing some of the old leadership to this new venture, is Norse Atlantic setting itself up to repeat history or turn a new leaf?

Norway’s New Low-Cost Airline Aims to Crack Transatlantic Market

Online Travel

Mexican Short-Term Rental Startup Casai Raises $48 Million Led by Andreessen Horowitz

Venture capitalists rarely bet on Mexico's travel startups. But Casai's 80 percent average occupancy rates in August and September must've helped it woo top-tier investor Andreessen Horowitz.

Mexican Short-Term Rental Startup Casai Raises $48 Million Led by Andreessen Horowitz
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Online Travel

Last Day to Apply to Skift’s 2018 Air Pitch Startup Competition

Don’t miss your chance! There’s still time to apply to our 2018 startup competition.

Last Day to Apply to Skift’s 2018 Air Pitch Startup Competition

Startups

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

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.

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

How Mergers and Acquisitions Are Accelerating Innovation in Travel

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.

How Mergers and Acquisitions Are Accelerating Innovation in Travel

Hotels

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

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

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

Hotels

Startup Tentrr Brings Sharing Economy to Private Campsites

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

Startup Tentrr Brings Sharing Economy to Private Campsites

Hotels

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

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

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

Online Travel

The State of Travel Startup Investment in 2016

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

The State of Travel Startup Investment in 2016

Online Travel

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

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.

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