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RocketRez Raises $15 Million for Tours and Attractions Operator Software

Tours and attractions companies are the most behind technologically in the travel industry, and RocketRez wants to change that.

RocketRez Raises $15 Million for Tours and Attractions Operator Software

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Grazzy Raises $4.3 Million for Hotel Digital Tipping Fintech Platform

MyInterview wants to help the hospitality industry recruit employees, and Grazzy wants to help retain them.

Grazzy Raises $4.3 Million for Hotel Digital Tipping Fintech Platform

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HotelRunner Raises $6.5 Million for Low-Cost Hospitality Software Offerings

Funding announced this week went to a wide variety of travel tech startups, with involvement in hotels, cruises, messaging, and sustainability.

HotelRunner Raises $6.5 Million for Low-Cost Hospitality Software Offerings

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Patriot Family Homes Raises $60 Million for Short-Term Rentals in Underserved Areas

There is a reference to artificial intelligence by nearly all the startups listed. It is being used to strengthen the services for even the seemingly most basic types of consumer apps.

Patriot Family Homes Raises $60 Million for Short-Term Rentals in Underserved Areas

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7 of the Most Interesting Travel Tech Startups Raising Capital in 2022

Despite an increasingly negative economic forecast, travel tech startups raised billions of dollars in 2022.

7 of the Most Interesting Travel Tech Startups Raising Capital in 2022

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Welcome Pickups Raises $5.6 Million for Personalized Taxi Rides

The taxi drivers of Welcome Pickups double as tour guides, while Cabana is offering vacation rentals in high-tech camper vans and Customcells wants to create a next-generation battery for airplanes.

Welcome Pickups Raises $5.6 Million for Personalized Taxi Rides

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Le Collectionist Raises $63 Million for Luxury Vacation Rentals

It seems like there's a short-term rental platform for everyone. Le Collectionist's niche is people who want to rent top-tier houses for tens of thousands of dollars per week.

Le Collectionist Raises $63 Million for Luxury Vacation Rentals

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Ukio Raises $28 Million for Short-Term Rentals for Remote Workers

Almost every week, a short-term rental platform or ancillary software service reports that it has raised millions. It’s almost like there’s a growing demand for their services. There were two this week, and the star is Barcelona-based Ukio.

Ukio Raises $28 Million for Short-Term Rentals for Remote Workers

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Deal Engine Raises $5.3 Million to Help Airlines Save Post-Booking

There weren't big numbers this week, but there were investments from some big-name venture capital firms: F-Prime Capital, JetBlue Ventures, Thayer Ventures, and Plug and Play.

Deal Engine Raises $5.3 Million to Help Airlines Save Post-Booking

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Car Rental App Kyte Raises $60 Million

Kyte wants to simplify car rentals, while yet another short-term rental platform, this time in Germany, raises millions.

Car Rental App Kyte Raises $60 Million