Articles tagged “travelstart”

South Africa’s Travelstart to Buy Corporate Travel Agency Club Travel

South Africa’s Travelstart to Buy Corporate Travel Agency Club Travel

Richard Holmes, Skift

Travelstart is taking a logical next step in expanding from its core leisure travel business into corporate travel through an acquisition.

2 months ago

Beyond Bookings: South Africa’s Travelstart Expands Into Media Space

Beyond Bookings: South Africa’s Travelstart Expands Into Media Space

Richard Holmes, Skift

Brands love an audience, and Travelstart boasts the best online travel booking numbers in Africa. Little wonder this leading online travel agency has expanded into the media space, offering brands and destination marketing organizations access to its audience. For a fee, of course.

4 months ago

Pan-African Booking Player Travelstart Buys SafariNow in Lodging Play

Pan-African Booking Player Travelstart Buys SafariNow in Lodging Play

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Regionally focused online travel success stories are as rare as rhinos in the wild these days. But this merger of two South African players may help an endangered species — independent-booking players — keep thriving in a market where so much is dominated by the global duopoly, the Priceline Group and Expedia.

2 years ago

Pan-African Booking Site Travelstart Attracts $40 Million in Funding

Pan-African Booking Site Travelstart Attracts $40 Million in Funding

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Whether hospitality or booking, Africa presents an enormous opportunity for first-movers right now.

4 years ago

Travel Brands Big and Small Experiment on Yo to Reach Next-Gen Travelers

Travel Brands Big and Small Experiment on Yo to Reach Next-Gen Travelers

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Publishers control how many push notifications they can send, but they can't control how many publishers users subscribe to. Over-subscription will make push notifications less effective and annoying.

4 years ago