A startup incubator catering specifically to local travel tech startups has been announced by the promotional office of Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
Finding venture capital funding has not been easy for Brazilian start-ups because of recent economic turbulence.
The annual over-stimulation of SXSW is a ritual for many in the startup and technology worlds, and even though tens of thousands of techies saddle up to Austin, there are plenty of people far far away from Texas.
A new analysis on airline responsiveness on Twitter by the team at Conversocial shows the top performers as far as speed of customer service on the platform.
For some insight on how travel companies might shape products and services for up and coming generations, it’s worth looking at numbers on children’s current online behaviour.
More moves in the vacation rental marketplace with news that VacationRoost Group has acquired LeisureLink.
Hotel technology usually comes at a cost – but OneTwoTrip has developed a slightly Utopian attitude to it all and created what it says is a “Google Analytics for rates”.
eDreams Odigeo has announced its intention to list on the stock exchanges in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia.
With mobile offering an on-the-go experience and travellers increasingly becoming dependent on devices for travel-related tasks, Guiddoo wants to be part of the equation.
Findery is a new app that allows users to create place-based notes – a user writes a note, adds an optional picture, video or audio file, and attaches it to a specific address in the world.
Collaborative consumption has been a buzzword since Airbnb exploded in popularity alongside other services, such as Zipcar and Uber, that re-think the travel and transportation experience.
Yahoo will be shutting down Trip Planner and My Travel features effective March 21, 2014, the company has announced on its site.
In an effort to offer travellers more localized content, TripAdvisor has launched new local domains for South Africa and the Philippines.
Germany-based tours and activities marketplace Rent-a-guide has acquired its local competitor LocalGuiding.
Onboard, the consumer website for planning luxury cruise travel, has set sail at last. Tnooz broke the news of the planned site a year ago.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel DISTRIBUTION in tourism and hospitality for March 2014.
Digital customer experience agency MCD Partners has queried 1,000 American travelers about their views on the average hotel digital experience.
Travel big data specialist Boxever eyeing Asia Pacific for expansion as it announces $6 million in funding led by Polaris Partners.
Tours and activities startup Peek has added $5 million in investment, bringing its total haul to $6.4 million.
Destination information startup TagTagCity has raised EURO 1.5 million in funding from Holland-based Javest Investment Fund and others.