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Articles tagged “startups”

Online Travel

5 New Travel Startups Creating Industry and Consumer Connections Online

The trouble today's most innovative services come up against is balancing the desire to deliver personalized benefits with individuals' desire for privacy. It's a fine line and companies must make easy for consumers to select.

5 New Travel Startups Creating Industry and Consumer Connections Online

Online Travel

AudioCompass to Use $400K in Seed Funding For Tour Guide Expansion

AudioCompass is certainly off to a strong start in India, and importantly its audio tour guide apps work offline. A challenge for the startup going forward is that it seems like there would be little barrier to entry among would-be competitors.

AudioCompass to Use $400K in Seed Funding For Tour Guide Expansion

Online Travel

Is Room 77 Pivoting or Is It Just Changing Its Marketing Strategy?

Competing against the likes of Priceline's Kayak, Expedia's Trivago and even Google will be very tough going for Room 77. Is Room 77 giving up on the challenge or playing possum while it hones its mobile skills?

Is Room 77 Pivoting or Is It Just Changing Its Marketing Strategy?

SkiftX

TripAdvisor Spent $34.8 Million on 6 Acquisitions in 2013

TripAdvisor has plenty of cash on hand, but if it is true to historical form, it will likely be seeking to continue making smallish acquisitions of struggling travel startups, such as it did with Oyster.com, on the cheap in 2014.

TripAdvisor Spent $34.8 Million on 6 Acquisitions in 2013

Online Travel

VerbalizeIt Partners With Itinerary App For Translation Services

The TripCase-VerbalizeIt marketing partnership is a natural fit, although in-destination roaming charges are always an issue when Wi-Fi is unavailable.

VerbalizeIt Partners With Itinerary App For Translation Services

Airlines

Turkish Airlines Caters to Investors with In-Flight Startup Pitches

If frequently flying businesspeople can answer emails in the air, why not take pitches as well?

Turkish Airlines Caters to Investors with In-Flight Startup Pitches

Online Travel

The First 50 Travel Startups Publicly Raising Money on AngelList

Airbnbs of this and Ubers of that which promise to disrupt are a dime a dozen. Here's hoping for a mix of startups that solve real travel pain points.

The First 50 Travel Startups Publicly Raising Money on AngelList