Articles tagged “zozi”

Peek Acquires Zozi’s Assets in Further Consolidation of Tours and Activities Tech Sector

Peek Acquires Zozi’s Assets in Further Consolidation of Tours and Activities Tech Sector

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The market for software to tour merchants is fragmented without a single clear leader. Yet Peek now has an advantageous position, thanks to the acquisition of the assets of one of its chief rivals.

1 year ago

Tours Platform Zozi Parts Ways With Founder and CEO, Lays Off Some Staff

Tours Platform Zozi Parts Ways With Founder and CEO, Lays Off Some Staff

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The once lavishly funded tours startup Zozi says it is still healthy, though it had to lay off many employees. The restructuring will have Zozi de-emphasizing its consumer product to "double down" on its B2B reservation service unless another player swoops in for its assets.

1 year ago

Tour Platform Zozi Offered to Acquire Zerve for $6 Million After Shutdown Announcement

Tour Platform Zozi Offered to Acquire Zerve for $6 Million After Shutdown Announcement

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Zerve investors obviously determined that any acquisition offers that emerged weren't in their best interests but at least now it's certain that there was at least one concrete buyout offer, if not others, out there.

2 years ago

Tours Land Grab Under Way as FareHarbor Gives Temporary Lifeline to Zerve

Tours Land Grab Under Way as FareHarbor Gives Temporary Lifeline to Zerve

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It is a war zone in tours and activities this week as all of the platform players are scrambling to pick up the pieces of Zerve.

2 years ago

Locals Are an Untapped Market for Tours and Activities Companies

Locals Are an Untapped Market for Tours and Activities Companies

Jeremy Kressman, Skift

Taking advantage of locals to improve the frequency of use for travel services is simply smart. Why more companies don't do this is beyond us.

2 years ago

The Top 31 Most Heavily Venture-Funded Startups In Travel

The Top 31 Most Heavily Venture-Funded Startups In Travel

Rafat Ali, Skift

The global travel industry is going through a lot of disruption, and the biggest sectors include the sharing economy and ground transportation, as well as one large potential winner in the hotel booking sector.

4 years ago

Zozi gets in gear with $10 million in financing for new tours and activities model

Zozi gets in gear with $10 million in financing for new tours and activities model

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Zozi is more Gilt Groupe than Viator, and it will be interesting to see if its gear-first, tours-and-activities-second model will work.

5 years ago