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TripActions Bags $275 Million to Grow Expense Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week

A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool? $1.3 billion in funding to date.

TripActions Bags $275 Million to Grow Expense Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Travel Technology

Where’s the Fintech for Hoteliers and Vacation Rental Managers?

The consumer side of travel has recently seen a lot of change in financial technology, or "fintech." Adam Harris, the CEO of travel startup Cloudbeds, is wise to ask why there isn't more fintech for the operational side of travel.

Where’s the Fintech for Hoteliers and Vacation Rental Managers?

Travel Technology

Full Video: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at Skift Global Forum 2021

Uber in recent years has been offloading operations in geographies where it can't compete. Its CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who is an Expedia board member, knows that Expedia's Vrbo, too, can't launch a frontal assault against the larger Airbnb, but has to invest into its strength. That's worked to a degree.

Full Video: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at Skift Global Forum 2021

Travel Technology

Kyte Raises $30 Million for Rental Cars: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, travel startups, including rental car service Kyte, collectively announced more than $41 million in funding.

Kyte Raises $30 Million for Rental Cars: Travel Startup Funding This Week
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Travel Technology

The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific

AWS and Skift’s 2021 Digital Transformation Report offers an important guide for the travel and hospitality industry as it embraces emerging digital realities and opportunities. This article takes a closer look at the report’s findings regarding strategies for digital transformation among travel companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific

Travel Technology

Why Some Hotels Are Rethinking Software to Price Rooms and Extras

"Software is eating the world." That's the catchphrase of Silicon Valley. It took time for "software" to dine on the hotel sector, but it's now devouring hospitality operations for breakfast.

Why Some Hotels Are Rethinking Software to Price Rooms and Extras

Hotels

The Lasting Tech Trends That Fad-Averse Hoteliers Are Pursuing Now

It's never been easy for hoteliers to decide which tech investments to make. The pandemic has tightened budgets and workforces, making the choices even tougher.

The Lasting Tech Trends That Fad-Averse Hoteliers Are Pursuing Now

Travel Technology

Ayenda Raises $10 Million for Branded Budget Lodging: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week travel startups, including Latin America's Ayenda and Turismocity, have collectively raised more than $30 million in funding.

Ayenda Raises $10 Million for Branded Budget Lodging: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Hotels

How Oracle Hospitality Plans to Sustain Its Comeback Momentum

Oracle Hospitality is best known for providing full-service hotels with operational software. But this fall it has begun to go after the limited-service segment, too. Its surprise for next year will involve hotel distribution.

How Oracle Hospitality Plans to Sustain Its Comeback Momentum

Hotels

Amadeus Signs Another Hotel Giant to Its Enterprise Software Platform

Amadeus has waited for years for a global hotel company to buy into its next-gen central reservation system. A win could signal sales momentum among enterprise clients.

Amadeus Signs Another Hotel Giant to Its Enterprise Software Platform

Travel Technology

RateGain Buys Hotel Marketing Tech Ahead of Its IPO

Skift has recently covered the rise of fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) in travel. We predict you'll also be hearing more about martech, or marketing technology, in the coming year, too.

RateGain Buys Hotel Marketing Tech Ahead of Its IPO

Travel Technology

Ukio Raises $9 Million for Lodging in the Hybrid Work Era: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, several travel startups collectively announced they had raised more than $195 million in funding. Concepts included rental apartments for corporate workers in the hybrid era as well as enterprise software for airline business intelligence and corporate travel technology.

Ukio Raises $9 Million for Lodging in the Hybrid Work Era: Travel Startup Funding This Week