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31 12, 2018

Joymode raises $14.4m led by Naspers

By | December 31st, 2018|

Joymode, an innovator in the movement from ownership to access, today announced the closing of a $14.4 million Series A investment led by Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division with participation from previous investors. Also announced today, Mike Katz of Naspers Ventures, has joined Joymode’s Board of Directors. Joymode members can access thousands of products [...]

31 12, 2018

Blacklane Raises $40 Million

By | December 31st, 2018|

Blacklane, a chauffeured car service, received “the largest investment round” it has ever received. Given that its last round was $20 million, we estimate that this Series D round was at least $40 million. The Berlin-based company said investors included the Al Fahim family business in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Daimler Mobility Services, and [...]

31 12, 2018

TurnKey secures $31M to expand its tech-driven management company

By | December 31st, 2018|

An Austin, Texas-based property management company that differentiates itself by using smart-home technology and local customer service teams has raised $31 million in Series D funding to expand. Current investor Adams Street Partners led the funding of TurnKey Vacation Rentals with participation from existing investor Altos Ventures and two new institutional investors. Since the company launched in [...]

31 12, 2018

Egyptian Bus Booking Startup Swvl Raises Tens Of Millions In Series-B Funding Round

By | December 31st, 2018|

Swvl, an Egyptian startup that is disrupting the way commuters travel in the MENA region, has raised series B funding of “tens of millions of dollars” to enable the company to solidify its position as a global leader in building tech-enabled public transportation and finance the launch of its R&D facility in Berlin, Germany. read [...]

20 04, 2018

PHOCUSWRIGHT ANNOUNCES THE NEXT GENERATION OF GROUNDBREAKING TRAVEL INNOVATORS

By | April 20th, 2018|

The winners of Summit and Launch, held November 7 and 8 during The Phocuswright Conference, have been announced. During Summit, 24 innovative startup and emerging companies and the winners of Battleground: The Americas, APAC and EMEA demonstrated groundbreaking applications and solutions set to change the travel industry. Launch featured nine established companies unveiling their travel innovations. [...]

21 07, 2017

The traveller Journey and VR/AR

By | July 21st, 2017|

Terry Kane, Head of Travel, Facebook, explains at the Phocuswright Conference in Amsterdam that Facebook platforms are ready to accommodate virtual and augmented reality as part of a full traveler journey concept.

21 07, 2017

Raul Gonzalez y Ovidio de Andres hablan de la venta directa

By | July 21st, 2017|

Ovidio de Andrés, el Presidente de Logitravel, y Raúl González, el CEO de Barceló Hoteles, hablan de la venta directa e indirecta de los hoteles y de la conveniencia de las diferentes estrategias, en el marco del Foro de Hosteltur celebrado en Madrid

21 07, 2017

José Angel Preciados, CEO, Ilunion Hoteles

By | July 21st, 2017|

El CEO de ilunion hoteles, la cadena hotelera perteneciente al grupo de la ONCE, explica las características que la hacen única a nivel mundial y que hacen que nos sintamos orgullosos de que sea una empresa española la que se caracterice por los valores que defiende.

29 05, 2017

Matilde Asián, Secretaria de Estado de Turismo

By | May 29th, 2017|

Inauguración de la Jornada sobre los "Cosmopolitas", la nueva categoría de viajeros, con un potencial de 90 millones de viajes al año, en la que centrará en 2017 sus esfuerzos de promoción Turespaña.

29 05, 2017

Manuel Butler, Director General de Tourespaña

By | May 29th, 2017|

El Director General de Turespaña explica cómo se ha gestado la actual apuesta de captación de viajeros cualificados a España, categorizados como "Cosmopolitas", siendo el resultado de un profundo y cuidado estudio de mercado que ha permitido segmentar adecuadamente los mercados para encontrar las opciones con volumen más interesantes para España en términos de calidad [...]