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In major payments news around the world, Klook closed an E-Series round of funding led by Aspex Management, while Gojek aims to expand its ridesharing and online payments business. Additionally, artificial intelligence (AI) company Ariel AI was acquired by Snap. Outside of pandemic, SoftBank-backed travel platform Klook raises $ 200 million Hong Kong travel and …

Hong Kong travel and leisure booking platform Klook has closed a $200m Series E funding round led by Aspex Management, with participation from Sequoia Capital China, SoftBank Vision Fund 1, Matrix Partners China and Boyu Capital, according to a press release. “Despite a difficult 2020, we showed our courage, turning challenges into growth opportunities with …

January 21, 2021 Aptera, the solar-powered car that can reach 0-60 acceleration in 3.5 seconds and travel 1,600 km (1,000 miles) on a single charge, is now on sale with manufacturers announcing the start of pre-bookings . Aptera is the first ever-charged solar electric vehicle that requires no charging for most daily use and recharges …

Performers are seen during the ceremony marking the reopening of Shanghai Disneyland following a shutdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, on May 11, 2020. REUTERS / Aly Song / File photo SHANGHAI, Jan.18 (Reuters) – The Walt Disney Resort (DIS.N) in the Chinese city of …

Book with confidence Aer Lingus has extended its flexible booking policy until September 30, 2021. The airline’s Book with Confidence option allows customers to change their travel dates for free. Rome Airline ticket holders can change their dates as often as they like up to two hours before take-off. However, in the fine print, Aer …

Feel like a resident of Beacon Hill (if only for the night) with The Whitney’s “Beacon Hill Shopping Package”. Its location on Charles Street is ideal for long walks, and this 65-room AAA Four-Diamond rated hotel has an excellent bonus: the Peregrine Restaurant, serving Sardinian cuisine with a touch of Sicily, Corsica and Catalonia. (Your …

Irish airline Aer Lingus is expected to continue its flexible booking option for people planning to book a vacation abroad this summer. The pandemic has meant that vacations have become a thing of the past as all overseas travel has been discouraged. With the increase in cases across the world, people have decided to stay …