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About Javier González-Soria

Dr. Javier Gonzalez-Soria y Moreno de la Santa is an international expert in online travel, eCommerce, eMarketing, mCommerce, connectivity and digital transformation.
18 10, 2021

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO

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SoftBank Group-backed Indian hospitality startup Oyo Hotels and Rooms is expected to file for an initial public offering (IPO) next week to raise around $1 billion, a source told Reuters on Thursday. The hotel aggregator is looking to list in India’s financial capital of Mumbai and its IPO is tentatively pegged at between $1 billion [...]

18 10, 2021

The 2021 Digital Transformation Report

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

Skift and Amazon Web Services (AWS) collaborated in summer 2021 on a global research study of global travel leaders to produce the 2021 Digital Transformation Report. Building on the insights from a survey of over a thousand travel industry leaders across a diverse range of sectors in North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific, and Latin America, [...]

18 10, 2021

RateGain enters into agreement to acquire myhotelshop

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

RateGain Technologies Limited, a provider of SaaS solutions for travel and hospitality, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of myhotelshop, a company incorporated in Germany, which provides a platform to help hotels improve direct guest acquisition. Together, myhotelshop and RateGain will now offer hotels the ability to reach [...]

18 10, 2021

Spotnana is launching this week with $41 million

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After operating in stealth mode since late 2019, a new corporate travel platform called Spotnana is launching this week with $41 million already raised and several industry veterans involved as investors, advisors and executives. Spotnana co-founder and CEO Sarosh Waghmar, founder of travel management company WTMC, says the cloud-native, API-friendly platform is “not just a [...]

18 10, 2021

Flyr has secured $150 million from a string of high-profile venture capital organizations

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

A Series C round of $150 million from a string of high-profile venture capital organizations has been secured by Flyr. The U.S.-based company has won the backing from lead investor and growth equity company WestCap. Others participating in the round include Silver Lake Waterman, WindrCo, Peter Thiel, Streamlined Ventures, JetBlue Technology Ventures and Gopher Asset Management. It [...]

18 10, 2021

Phocuswright Conference, November 15-17, 2021. Fort Laudardale-Hollywood

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

At a time when the industry confronts extraordinary challenges, The Phocuswright Conference "Travel's Reinassance" promises to be the platform that inspires innovative and smart thinking for global travel leaders and innovators. They will host industry leaders in person this year. Expect valuable face-to-face networking opportunities, cocktail receptions, opportunities to collaborate and catch up, and the [...]

18 10, 2021

Beonprice organizes REV_OLUTION

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

Beonprice has been cooking something great for a long time. Thanks to their relationship with travel industry players like you, in recent months they have been able to listen carefully and work hard to evolve with them. They are going to share their new and refreshing recipe on REV_OLUTION - an international hybrid event broadcast [...]

18 10, 2021

How the UK’s new regulations may reshape the European SPAC landscape

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

The UK has made long-awaited changes to its listing rules for SPACs, loosening regulations to more closely mimic major global markets in hopes of luring blank-check companies to London. But will it work? The bulk of European SPAC vehicles this year have opted for Amsterdam, and the UK may face an uphill battle to pitch itself [...]

18 10, 2021

30 Edición del Foro Preferente: una cita imprescindible

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

El Foro Preferente acoge el mayor encuentro de líderes de la industria turística para debatir sobre los principales temas que copan la agenda del Sector que sustenta la economía española y mundial. El Foro Preferente abordará en Madrid el horizonte de las agencias y los turoperadores, el vigor y flaqueza del sector turístico, y la [...]

18 10, 2021

Futuro y personas: los grandes protagonistas del ITH Innovation Summit

By | October 18th, 2021|Tags: |

Se ha celebrado la IV edición del congreso de referencia en el sector turístico español, ITH Innovation Summit, con una inmensa acogida. La bienvenida e inauguración ha corrido a cargo de Víctor Badorrey, director de relaciones institucionales de SEGITTUR; Natalia Bayona, Director of Innovation, Education, and Investments de World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); y Javier García [...]