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3 06, 2021

New Normal….reality or mumbo jumbo

By | June 3rd, 2021|Tags: |

We have been hearing many voices, from politicians to consultants, talking about the "New Normal" in Travel. Lately, also some relevant businessmen have joined the choir, like Bill Gates or Brian Chesky. Clearly, we should not waste too much time analyzing the predictions of the politicians -especially if they are related to the dystopic world [...]

3 06, 2021

La Experiencia del Viajero en el Futuro

By | June 3rd, 2021|Tags: |

En el universo paralelo de los que no viven la realidad turística desde dentro se nos trata de convencer de que el turismo después de la pandemia será radicalmente diferente a lo que conocíamos, como si se hubiera producido una catarsis mágica imbuida por ese peligrosísimo “buenismo” que todo confunde en estos días. Pero la [...]

3 06, 2021

Beonprice cierra una ronda de inversión de 2M€ junto a los socios actuales y el CDTI

By | June 3rd, 2021|Tags: |

Esta ronda de financiación de serie A, liderada por Adara Ventures y el CDTI (a través de su programa INNVIERTE) cuenta con el apoyo de la Sociedad de Capital Riesgo Travel Tech 1, KFund y The IBH, que refuerzan su inversión en la compañía como socios ya existentes. Beonprice, una de las soluciones más innovadoras [...]

2 06, 2021

Javier Arévalo, nuevo CEO de Servantrip

By | June 2nd, 2021|Tags: |

La plataforma de inteligencia artificial Servantrip, especializada en productos auxiliares para el sector turístico, ha anunciado hoy el nombramiento de Javier Arévalo como nuevo Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Como resultado de dicho movimiento, Manuel Núñez – actual CEO y fundador de la compañía – continuará activamente dentro de la misma como Chief Operating Officer (COO). [...]

2 06, 2021

IATA warns of “chaotic” airport scenes if governments fail to adopt digital COVID checks

By | June 2nd, 2021|Tags: |

The airport experience risks becoming severely chaotic if governments don’t act swiftly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials, the International Air Transport Association warns. Pre-COVID-19, passengers spent an average of about 1.5 hours in travel processes - including check-in, security, border control, customs and baggage claim - for each trip. According to [...]

2 06, 2021

As the US SPAC boom cools, Europe’s is just heating up

By | June 2nd, 2021|Tags: |

Europe has been slow to catch on to the boom in blank-check companies, but signs of oversaturation in the US suggest the continent's turn is coming. So far this year, 293 SPACs have gone public in the US, raising a total of €15.8 billion (around $19.2 billion), according to PitchBook data. Europe has logged 17 listings [...]

29 05, 2021

FITUR 21 nos ha dado esperanzas, pero….

By | May 29th, 2021|Tags: |

La celebración de FITUR 2021, precedido por el imprescindible FORO HOTUSA (kudos a Marina López por su impresionante labor), nos da la esperanza de que una cierta normalización en la industria turística esté próxima. Sin embargo, no debieramos ponernos la venda en los ojos y recordar que aún existen mucho "peros" en España para que se [...]

21 04, 2021

Los SPACs tienen importantes riesgos

By | April 21st, 2021|Tags: |

El mercado de SPAC se ha enfriado considerablemente en las últimas semanas, con empresas que cotizaron en bolsa al fusionarse con una blank-check entity negociando muy por encima de sus máximos, y un número creciente de obstáculos regulatorios emergentes para una estrategia de inversión que ha dominado los titulares de las noticias financieras en 2020. [...]

21 04, 2021

European Venture Reaches All-Time High In The First Quarter Of 2021

By | April 21st, 2021|Tags: |

2021 is shaping up to be a stellar year for startups in Europe. Investment in Europe startups tracked at $21.4 billion in the first quarter, more than double funding amounts year over year and close to double over the last quarter of 2020. Funding at every stage was up with late-stage funding growing the most. [...]

21 04, 2021

Jet2 cancels all flights and holidays until June 23 due to travel ‘uncertainty’

By | April 21st, 2021|Tags: |

Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays up to and including 23 June due to uncertainty caused by the the UK government’s travel proposals, the CEO has announced. The firm is one of the UK’s biggest holiday companies. Affected customers would have their bookings automatically cancelled and refunded, the Jet2 has said. The decision to cancel [...]