Articles tagged “yanolja”

Travel Technology

Decoding Yanolja Cloud and Its Hotel Software Strategy

Yanolja Cloud is the world's largest seller of hotel software whose strategy you don't understand. Here are a few "cheat codes," courtesy of the brand's chief strategy officer.

Decoding Yanolja Cloud and Its Hotel Software Strategy

Online Travel

Softbank’s $1.7 Billion Bet on Yanolja Is Largest Investment in a Travel Startup Since Pandemic Began

It's official and improbable. The South Korean startup Yanolja considers itself a triple threat to hotel tech sellers like Oracle Hospitality, online agencies like Hopper, and mid-market hospitality brands like Sonder. Can it really succeed in all three?

Softbank’s $1.7 Billion Bet on Yanolja Is Largest Investment in a Travel Startup Since Pandemic Began

Online Travel

Softbank to Buy Stake in South Korean Travel Startup Yanolja

Yanolja means “Hey, let’s play” in Korean. If Softbank agrees to play, the travel startup will have the capital to go on an acquisitions spree to bolster its global reach. That way it will be more likely to have a successful public listing in the U.S. later.

Softbank to Buy Stake in South Korean Travel Startup Yanolja

Online Travel

Travel IPOs to Watch for in 2021

Enthusiasm for IPOs is booming in the wake of Airbnb's sensational debut as a public company. But only a handful of startups, possibly including Turo, Traveloka, Yanolja, Gett, Tujia, SiteMinder, Sonder, and Vacasa, may have enough positive growth in 2021 to woo investors.

Travel IPOs to Watch for in 2021

Online Travel

South Korea’s Travel App Yanolja Backed by Booking Holdings Invests in Data Startup Ahead of IPO

Yanolja may seek a $4 billion valuation in its planned IPO next year. Its investment in Triple underscores its ambition to go beyond South Korea and become a global superapp and a hotel services provider.

South Korea’s Travel App Yanolja Backed by Booking Holdings Invests in Data Startup Ahead of IPO

Online Travel

Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Holds Big Ambitions to Dethrone Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Bold words from eZee, an Indian subsidiary of South Korean travel unicorn Yanolja, which is backed by Booking Holdings.

Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Holds Big Ambitions to Dethrone Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Coronavirus

Asia’s Hotels Warming Up to Automation Thanks to Growing Social Distancing Norms

Raising productivity and easing a manpower crunch had been the original triggers behind the deployment of service robots and contactless technology in Asia’s hospitality sector, but the coronavirus pandemic will catalyze the automation trends already on the horizon.

Asia’s Hotels Warming Up to Automation Thanks to Growing Social Distancing Norms

Hotels

Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Acquires Indian Hotel Tech Firm eZee

Yanolja, which means "hey let’s play," wants to move away from its love motels reputation to accommodate families and business travelers. Buying eZee Technosys is a good step towards that goal.

Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Acquires Indian Hotel Tech Firm eZee

Hotels

Startup Wants to Change Reputation of Pay-by-the-Hour Hotels

The South Korean Good Will Hunting of love hotels is definitely onto something here: There’s plenty of opportunity in this part of the lodging market, and removing the stigma might lead to more revenue for hotel partners.

Startup Wants to Change Reputation of Pay-by-the-Hour Hotels