Registration has become much cheaper. Black Friday is almost underway and we’ve rounded up our favorite accommodation deals that have popped up so far. Read on to find out exactly why we love these deals in particular. 1. Booking.com: get at least 30% off accommodation Booking.com makes sure you get the most out of your …

BIG hotel companies are desperate to fill their rooms in 2021, after a year of uncertainty thanks to the Covid. Here are the best Black Friday hotel deals you can get right now, so you won’t have to wait for the big day to arrive. 2 We expect to see plenty of great hotel deals …

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) [India], November 15 (ANI): With the government of Maharashtra allowing the reopening of religious places, the Sai Baba temple in Shirdi is expected to welcome worshipers on Monday after seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Temple management told ANI that visitors would only be allowed after making an online reservation for …

Exotic will use an additional € 5 million funding round to an earlier Series B investment to position the company for the industry’s post-pandemic recovery. The Spain-based company previously secured the first phase of the Serie B round of funding, for a total amount of € 11 million, in July 2019. Once again, Exoticca’s investment …

The Melburnians are currently celebrating the end of one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world. Many will mark the occasion with a visit to their favorite cafe or a catch-up with friends and family. But for hundreds of Melburnians, the best way to celebrate their new-found freedom was to visit their favorite …

Slowly more and more amenities are coming back to Walt Disney World Resort. Over the summer months, experiences like Droid Depot, Capture Your Moment Photo Experience and a few more started to return to Disney theme parks and hotels in Orlando. Customers who canceled pre-existing reservations were able to start booking their experiences over the …

Klook has moved from travel and leisure bookings to direct shopping for merchants. Getty Images The pandemic has limited travel restrictions around the world, putting many travel-related businesses out of work, slowing the tourist city of Hong Kong with a 99% drop in international visits. Klook, a unicorn travel and leisure booking platform backed by …

Get great hotel deals nationwide or head to Queenstown to enjoy a pavlova at the top. These are two of the amazing experiences Stuff Travel has handpicked to share with you this week. Whether you’re looking to have fun on a budget or splurge for a special occasion, there’s something for everyone in New Zealand …

Macau groups, flight-hotel deals still pending for mainlanders October 22, 2020 news desk Latest news, Macau, Top of the deck, World   China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism confirmed on Wednesday that companies normally involved in, respectively, “inbound and outbound” package tours involving the mainland market; and the bundling of “flights and hotels” are …

Discounted rates, free parking and free nights are among the incentives that San Diego hotels are now offering as part of a tourism marketing campaign to increase overnight stays during the much less busy week periods that suffer as a result. of the pandemic. With summer now in the rearview mirror and meeting and convention …

Karachi-headquartered travel platform FindMyAdventure has raised $ 600,000 in a pre-series A round from a local Pakistani and expatriate consortium, she announced today in a press release to MENBytes. Founded in 2016 by four young Pakistanis passionate about travel, FindMyAdventure started out as an online platform for users to book travel experiences (from different travel …

Fred. Olsen Cruise has updated its easy navigation guarantee with two new features, including flexible deposits New ship Borealis joins Fred Olsen fleet ( Picture: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines) Fred. Olsen Cruise has unveiled a new flexible booking policy for its cruise vacation in 2021. The river cruise company has updated its “Simple Navigation Guarantee” …

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo has suggested an increase in violent crime in Las Vegas may be due to cheap hotel deals, which he says are attracting visitors interested in “creating chaos.” The Las Vegas Strip has seen an increase in violent crime in recent months, with hotel prices falling an average of $ 10 …

Photo: VGstockstudio (Shutterstock) Airbnb definitely doesn’t want people renting properties on their site for the purpose of having parties. First they dated a worldwide ban on parties in August. Then they put in place a policy that prevents people from making last minute reservations in their hometown. Now Airbnb has issued new guidelines for Halloween …

WELD COUNTY, Colorado (CBS4) – Two men arrested after a shooting in a Walmart parking lot Friday morning have been released. The suspects were never held in the Weld County Jail due to a new policy that prioritizes arrests for high-level crimes. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: “Very Undercompensated”: Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse Helps Alleviate Emotional …

Feeling low on bandwidth? Die for a break? Desperate for a change of scenery, and more fantasy? Well, we don’t blame you. Now that the country has moved into Tier 3 lockdown, our options for a fall getaway seem more limited than ever. and all is not lost. With hotel occupancy rates exceptionally low, several …

Content of the article Due to a surge in demand recently, appointments for COVID-19 testing at the drive-through assessment center at Stratford General Hospital can now be booked online. Content of the article The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance on Thursday launched a new booking tool on its website. Anyone wishing to have a test can …

According to Agoda.com, Filipinos want to travel to local destinations again once it is safe to do so. In a press release, Agoda said Manila, Boracay, Cebu, Palawan and Batangas featured prominently in different demographics for Filipinos, which include couples, solo travelers, families and groups based on the the platform’s most wanted data for trips …

Evolve from a ticketing platform for AirAsia flights, AirAsia.com is emerging as one of the leading one-stop travel and lifestyle e-commerce platforms in Asean, offering products from flights, hotels, travel activities, shopping and more. Under difficult operating conditions, AirAsia.com has achieved significant growth through diversification and digital innovation. Karen Chan, CEO of AirAsia.com, shares her …

Image source: Pixabay MakeMyTrip announced the launch of a dedicated platform, myPartner, for travel agents to help and assist them in providing a seamless and enhanced travel booking experience for travelers. The intuitive and user-friendly platform was designed to provide local offline travel agents with access to one of the largest selections of travel inventory …

– Available on the Android and iOS application – Can be used to book motorcycles and service appointments – Integrated payment options available in the app Royal Enfield announced an app for Android and iOS platforms. The smartphone app can be used to book Royal Enfield motorcycles online. Potential buyers can select the product of …

Victory Cruise Lines (VCL) introduced the Risk Free Reservation Policy: Come Home to America, which “allows travelers to cancel reservations 121 days prior to departure and receive a full refund. As part of the policy, the $ 250 administration fee that applies to VCL cruise bookings will be waived for all 2021 bookings made prior …

Casino hotels have started running mid-week promotions to attract customers during off-peak hours. The offers come as traffic to the Las Vegas trade show and convention has halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of those offers, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. by Bally Visitors can book a three-night …

A coastal Georgia clothing store apologizes for a date policy that some customers say is discriminatory. Civvies on Broughton in Savannah sparked a firestorm on social media this week after announcing it would do so charge white customers only a $ 20 out of pocket fee for shopping at the vintage clothing store, WJCL reported. …

British Airways has extended its flexible booking policy, which means Britons can change their vacations and flights for free British Airways planes ( Image: Unknown Internet) British Airways has announced that it will extend its flexible booking policy until September 2020. Unsurprisingly, the coronavirus pandemic has left vacationers unsure of whether to book a trip. …

Flight Center has acquired a San Francisco-based business travel platform specializing in personalization through artificial intelligence (AI). The platform, WhereTo, pulls content from dozens of sources and uses AI-based algorithms to show users the best travel options within their company’s policy, taking into account criteria such as traffic conditions, travel offers and personal preferences. This …

Written by: Emma Lunn 08/10/2020 British Airways is expanding its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy for customers booking flights and vacations in September 2020, to cover travel through August 31, 2021. The policy allows customers to change the dates and destination of their reservation without incurring a change fee, or to cancel their reservation and receive …

BathMinus the usual hordes of tourists, the town is all growing and proper, and a joy to walk around. L’Oiseau, ten minutes from the centre, is a civilized base. There’s free cream tea on arrival and views of Bath Abbey from its peaceful garden and quirky bedrooms. Three night stays from £230, B&B, a 33% …

A Middlesbrough buffet restaurant has aroused the ire of some patrons after announcing it would only accept reservations of six or more people. The move was introduced at the W2 World Buffet on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays after the new “Eat to Help” program proved so popular. Those not in groups of six or more …

This great American tradition, the road trip, has come back in force. And California hotels have special offers to help you out: free nights, food and beverage credits, and room upgrades. One even offers guests a $300 case of wine and spirits for a two-night stay. To seal the deal, the facilities are pairing the …

Are you planning a trip to the island nation? When you sit down to plan an itinerary, keep in mind that many hotels and resorts offer great deals and packages to entice tourists to come visit the country. While it has already started to open its borders, India is said to have established an air …

Package travel company TUI has announced changes to its policy, which could save travelers who have to reschedule their trips hundreds of pounds. It comes as TUI prepares to resume its vacation at Cardiff Airport on August 1. As travel uncertainty persists amid the coronavirus pandemic, TUI now allows customers to change their hotel and …

The Morrison, Dublin: HSee you at the great smoke (less polluted since confinement), for one night from €100 in a guest room per shared person (pps) including snack, with the Morrison’s Shop and Stay package – morrison hotel.ie Nesbitt WeaponsArdara and Ballyliffin Townhouse, Donegal: the beaches around here are glorious. Stay three nights in B&B …

A few painful months for travelers, with a raging pandemic that refuses to budge. But, those who want to travel always find a way. While lockdown restrictions have eased a bit over the past few weeks, some people have finally started looking for places to travel, even for a quick weekend. As such, many hotels, …

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Corona has long been synonymous with the beach and the natural world. After months of confinement, the brand wants to reconnect people with the outdoors, which is now more beautiful than ever. To get out of the world and explore nature with care, Corona is launching a travel platform called “Rediscover Paradise”. …

Honda Motorcycle And Scooter India (HMSI) announced its new online booking platform on the company’s website. Interested customers can now book Honda scooters and motorcycles online. Honda says the online booking platform is secure and provides convenience to its customers during the current coronavirus pandemic. Customers can book the desired two-wheeler, select the color and …

An extraordinary cabinet meeting held in the middle of last month ruled that hotels would be allowed to host gatherings, meetings and conferences. The meeting also enabled national and international tourism for visitors traveling on charter flights. In order to facilitate recovery after the covid-19 pandemic, two young entrepreneurs, Nghombombong Minuifuong, a Cameroonian citizen, alongside …

Indianapolis, Ind. – Visit Indy announced their new “You deserved it!” campaign, offering Indiana residents deals on hotel stays in the capital through Labor Day. From July 3 through September 7, in-state visitors with a valid Indiana license can take advantage of up to 50% off hotel stays at nearly 30 properties across the city. …

The global travel industry has come to a halt after governments around the world announced strict closures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. At Unitize’s Virtual Blockchain conference on July 6, Juan Otero, co-founder and CEO of online crypto travel agency Travala, backed by Binance, said the platform has seen a sharp drop in volumes. …

According to a announcement As of June 30, 2020, EMURGO, a founding member of the Cardano Protocol (ADA), has partnered with the leading blockchain-based travel booking platform Travala.com to allow users to pay for their travel with ADA altcoin. Travala.com now accepts ADA EMURGO, a global blockchain solutions provider has reached an agreement with online …

Adventure center specialist Peak has seen a surge in new bookings during the lockdown – despite its centers being closed. The Audley-based company, which offers outdoor activities for the whole family as well as tailor-made adventure packages, has six locations across the UK, including Trentham Estate and Astbury near Congleton. Its centers were forced to …

APT has launched a new reservation policy for agents wishing to book 2021 cruises and river tours. Customers who book vacations in 2021 by September 30, 2020 will receive coverage and protection on new bookings at no charge. Additionally, customers can guarantee their booking for just £ 250 per person. APT will also allow customers …

If the COVID-19 pandemic makes you want to stay closer to home this year, you are not alone. The Arizona Tourist Board predicts the Arizonans will take a driving vacation in the state this summer instead of hopping on planes and flying to faraway destinations. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends …

American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC), which plans to resume operations in July, will offer a new flexible change policy. Customers can now have peace of mind when making reservations thanks to AQSC’s flexible change policy, allowing passengers to change their reservation for any personal reason up to 24 hours before boarding. THE ADVERTISEMENT This new …

BCG People New Katherine Ryan / Make fun of the week Thursday June 25, 2020, 5:27 p.m. by Jay Richardson Katherine Ryan no longer appears on Mock The Week due to her reservation policy towards female comics Speaking on her podcast, she says she decided not to appear anymore to resist “pedestal feminism” To date, …

Intrepid guests in Egypt-Credit: Intrepid TORONTO – Intrepid allows travelers to change their travel plans three weeks before their departure with its new flexible booking policy. Designed to provide customers with greater peace of mind during the COVID-19 pandemic, the new “flexible bookings” policy allows travel plans to be changed 21 days before a scheduled …

Newly launched start-up Envirotels has partnered with travel technology specialists Traveltek to launch a new website, giving customers the ability to search and book hotels and flights and offset their carbon emissions. For each reservation made on the site, they plant trees in the Amazon rainforest to offset the associated CO2 emissions. In addition to …

From pre-menu online reservations over the phone, from in-car dining to minimal contactless service, restaurants across the city are designing new ways to serve customers while stopping the spread of Covid-19, as they reopen their stores from June 8. Many outlets occupying 120 square feet, which are bound to be crowded even with half their …

Tourism is one of the sectors most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Many countries have closed their borders in an attempt to mitigate the spread of infections, effectively cutting off international tourism while even within countries, lockdowns have kept people from straying too far from their doors. But all is not pessimistic. Faeez Fadhlillah, co-founder …

The COVID-19 gloom has forced the auto industry to take a sharp turn towards online car reservations to keep their engines running. Here are the brands that do. The final quarter of an already gloomy year was the biggest slump the auto industry has seen in the past decade. All business departments are concerned: Research …

According to the latest reports, a few airlines have started taking passenger bookings for domestic travel from June, with commercial flight services remaining on hold until May 31 (lockdown 4.0). All commercial flight activities in the country were suspended in March, when the first nationwide lockdown was imposed to stop the spread of the deadly …

Qatar Airways has made several changes to its booking policies, which it says will give customers “even greater choice and peace of mind for passengers when planning their trip.” Some of the improvements in light of Covid-19 include the ability to make unlimited date changes, as well as the ability to make multiple changes to …

Update: Qatar Airways has changed its reservation change policy. See here for everything you need to know. Yesterday I wrote about a Qatar Airways policy that sounded too good to be true, but it actually appears to be the policy, so I wanted to update this post to reflect what we know. Qatar Airways recently …

It’s been seven long weeks since the National Trust closed its properties, parks and gardens to the public. But, for anyone missing their dose of quaint greenery and opulent stately homes, good news is on the horizon. As of today (Wednesday May 13), the National Trust says it will be ‘work on reopening plans ”. …

LONDON — UK-based HalalBooking has secured a £1.6 million ($2 million) Coronavirus Business Interruption (CBILS) loan, a UK government-backed facility for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to cope with the economic disruption of the crisis. “This loan is purely a short-term measure to ensure that we are fully prepared, even in the worst case scenario, …

Warren Buffett is monitoring some of the businesses hammered by the novel coronavirus, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The billionaire investor “circles the hardest hit companies in the travel, hospitality and entertainment sectors”, sources told the newspaper. Airlines, hotels, casinos, cinemas and other businesses are suffering as people stay home and authorities close …

LAS VEGAS, March 20, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Anurag Kaushik, CEO of Riwigo, in partnership with Krishnendu Chatterjee, native Calcutta, announced the expansion of the Riwigo Holistic Health Platform in India, starting from Calcutta. Riwigo is a popular platform for discounted bookings at hotels and spa centers. Their unique and modern system currently offers …

Many travelers are worried about the Covid-19 issues currently plaguing the world. As a result, Universal Orlando is temporarily changing its normal policies to help alleviate some of these concerns, calling it their “Stress-free booking policy. “ Here is a list of changes: Ticket Policy Updates: New ticket purchases, excluding Annual Passes, from 20/04 to …

Carnival Cruise Line has updated its reservation and cancellation policy for customers who wish to postpone their cruise due to COVID-19. Note: This article may contain links to our partners. Cruise Fever may be compensated for sales through these links. Carnival Cruise Line’s new policy updates provide options and flexibility if you wish to reschedule …

Customers booking a Windstar cruise vacation from June 1, 2020 can rest easy knowing they can cancel up to 15 days before their cruise departs without incurring a cancellation fee, a statement said. Windstar’s travel insurance reservation policy automatically applies to new and existing cruises from June 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021 or after. …

Click to enlarge king of the hill performs on Lonesome Rose TV as St. Mary’s Strip bar fills with patrons waiting for Tex-Mex rockers Michael Guerra and The Nights Calling to kick off a concert on Friday night. Tattooed bartenders serve the packed hall of 30s and 40s, a crowd slightly older than the Hi-Tones …

Leap year brings an extra day – and extra perks for travelers. Like the US presidential election, the leap year occurs once every four years. And 2020, that’s it. Adding an extra day – February 29 – to this month not only helps synchronize our calendars with the astronomical seasons, but also creates an excuse …

Let me start this article with a confession, but please don’t judge me. As someone who travels a lot and always works to try to optimize my travel experience, I’ve never really spent more than two seconds thinking about what it must be like to travel for a person with a disability. I mean sure, …

Marriott International says it signed a record number of hotel deals last year, with 815 deals representing more than 136,000 rooms. The group now has around 515,000 rooms in the pipeline, to add to its existing portfolio of around 1.38 million rooms across more than 7,300 properties in 134 countries. Marriott opened its 7,000th hotel …

Travala, a service that allows its users to pay for their hotel stays with digital currency, has expanded its crypto payment options by adding support for NEM (XEM) tokens. The NEM Foundation and Travala.com announced the integration of XEM with the travel agency’s platform, according to a blog post published by Travala on January 22. …

Icelolly, the UK travel and holiday comparison platform, has secured a £2 million debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) to support growth and increase brand recognition. Icelolly’s platform collects vacation deals and travel inspiration to help vacationers book the cheapest and most suitable package, from flights to car rental to accommodation. Founded in West …

The Holiable platform Holiable The UN estimates that around 1.4 billion people travel abroad each year. Although citizens of the world have been warned to reduce their carbon footprint, this figure shows no signs of slowing down. The UN’s global tourism arm expects that number to reach 1.8 billion by 2030. The Lille resident Sophie …

Chinese travel platform Mafengwo could lay off 40% of its employees, our sister site TechNode Chinese reported on Friday. Why is this important: Mafengwo, backed by Tencent, once a top travel site in China known for its user-generated reviews and other travel-based content, is losing to bigger rivals after a number of scandals this year …

News Roundup: More than a million hotel listings and trip planning on the new integrated travel platform BlackBook, Wirecard’s partnership with Chinese Yeepay to “internationalize” payments, extension of Grab routes in Japan and in the Middle-East Hospitality: Book rooms and plan trips on the new BlackBook travel platform BlackBook for booking rooms and planning trips …

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Agency (TNBTS) to implement a online reservation system from December 1 for visitors using the services provided by travel agencies, tour operators and event organizers. Meanwhile, domestic and foreign travelers who visit the destination without using such services, alone or in groups, can choose to book online or purchase tickets …

The Singapore-developed BlackBook integrated travel management platform, which “seeks to solve travelers’ problems”, will be available worldwide by December 2019. Offering the largest hotel inventory of over 1.8 million hotel listings, BlackBook will offer travel planning and management features and a host of travel-related services that will be available soon. BlackBook Offers Largest Hotel Inventory …

On November 6, Ctrip Group, a Chinese online travel service provider, announced a strategic partnership with US travel site TripAdvisor, expanding their global cooperation. The partnership includes the creation of a joint venture, global content agreements and corporate governance agreements. Ctrip Group’s subsidiary, Ctrip Investment Holdings, and TripAdvisor Singapore Private Limited have formed a new …

Airbnb is putting more emphasis on experiential travel by investing $ 20 million in distant travel and exploration specialist Atlas Obscura, which offers experiences such as night photography in the California desert and the chance to see the gates of hell in Turkmenistan. Emily Eastman Reports When Joshua Foer and Dylan Thuras founded Dark Atlas …

If you don’t have Thanksgiving plans yet, now is the time to make them: the holidays are the perfect time to take advantage of some epic travel deals. Make sure the Top 10 Cities With Cheap Hotel Deals for Thanksgiving 2019 are on your radar because if you decide to plan a turkey day vacation, …

The Vancouver Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a revised policy for individuals or groups who wish to reserve its rooms and facilities. The policy states that the VPL will not block loudspeakers, even those deemed “offensive or harmful,” as long as they do not violate the Criminal Code of Canada or the British …

The online travel platform has received overseas investment from OS Ventures and local investment from BRAC Osiris Impact Ventures, which will enable Go Zayaan to expand its services and invest in its in-house developed technology platform. Online travel aggregator (OTA) Go Zayaan, launched in 2017, has received local and foreign investment. The online travel platform …

Advertising and media veteran Jason Kelly co-founded a new startup called Kambr that wants to change the way airline analysts handle flight prices and inventory. The startup plans to create revenue management software that major airlines can use to monitor how people buy airline flights and help them compete with online travel agents. Ultimately, Kelly …

Hotel deals: tips, advice and tools to save on your next stay News Sports Entertainment Life Money Technology To travel Opinion Travelers often spend a large portion of their travel budget on accommodation. But there are ways to reduce these costs – sometimes by planning ahead and other times by doing the exact opposite. To …

SANDY SPRINGS, GA – As the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center completes its first year of operation, the Public Facilities Authority has approved updates to the venue’s reservation and rental policies. The Public Facilities Authority adopted the changes at its August 20 meeting. Among the changes, presenting partners, formerly known as “affiliates,” can now begin …

Every year, it seems Labor Day weekend is coming earlier and earlier — and if you take a look at your calendar, you’ll notice that the 2019 holiday weekend is just days away. Instead of accepting your fate of staying home for the weekend, you can take advantage of these amazing last-minute hotel deals that …

Looking for inspiration for a Labor Day weekend getaway? Think of Las Vegas. There are plenty of daily flights from Phoenix and if you can’t find a cheap flight in the short term, it’s a manageable 300 mile ride (or an affordable bus ride). This makes for a great last minute getaway. With so much …

Shutterstock Know the price trends of the region The best price for your city depends on where you’re staying, Meitis explains. “Business cities like New York and Washington tend to have higher rates during the week when business travelers are more likely to stay than on weekends when leisure travelers can come to town,” he …

Veabor socializes trips so groups can simultaneously plan, share, edit and book their trips online in one app MIAMI, Aug 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Veabor, the first and only travel platform that allows groups of travelers to simultaneously plan, modify and book their trips online, has announced the launch of its travel app. Now, …

Marengo Holiday Park in Apollo Bay, Australia Australian holiday parks are gradually regaining control of their online sales distribution channels and reclaiming market share from major OTAs such as Booking.com and Expedia, according to the first RMS Cloud Holiday Park Performance Index. The results were based on more than two million online bookings made through …

Lonely Planet, home to one of the largest collections of organized travel experiences online, recently revamped its digital platform to enable highly personalized travel content and related travel deals and offers. According to CEO and President Luis Cabrera, the company was looking to serve the travel needs of users, rather than specific broad-spectrum groups. The …

If you’ve been waiting until the last moment and are now looking for a way to put some extra sparkle into your 4th of July celebration, we have good news for you. Hotels in the Phoenix metro area offer plenty of activities to entice you. Some have a full list of activities to commemorate the …

How did a gay travel site come up with the most successful idea of help hoteliers reach quality travelers and become one of the most promising travel platforms in the global hotel industry? A few years ago, two Greeks (one Greek and one Cypriot) Nikos and Zenios decided to create a modern gay travel website, …

The focus will first be on today’s news: Google will shut down its Google Trips app in August of this year. The search giant quietly updated the app’s help page this week to reveal that support for the product will end after nearly three years in the market. The app was available for iOS and …

It is the traveller’s nightmare. You book a trip online and use the wrong dates. Spotting the error quickly, you assume you can change the reservation. To your horror, you find the reservation to be firm and final. No refund allowed. Mary Lennon found herself in this trap by booking a three-night stay at the …

Mafengwo, a Chinese travel website, today announced that it has raised a $250 million Series E led by Tencent Holdings. Subscribe to the Daily Crunchbase General Atlantic, Qiming Venture Partners and others also participated in the round, bringing the total raised by the Beijing-based company to just over $500 million, according to its Crunchbase profile. …

Mafengwo, a Chinese travel website, today announced that it has raised a $250 million Series E led by Tencent Holdings. Subscribe to the Daily Crunchbase General Atlantic, Qiming Venture Partners and others also participated in the round, bringing the total raised by the Beijing-based company to just over $500 million, according to its Crunchbase profile. …

The 2019 ICC World Cup boosted online ticket and hotel bookings in the UK by 50% this summer. Bookings for the third week of June are the highest when India plays the mother of all cricket battles – against Pakistan on June 16 at Old Trafford, Manchester. Electronic travel companies receive bookings from the corporate …

China’s largest online travel agency, Ctrip, has removed products offering travel and accommodation services in Arunachal Pradesh from its platform following objections from Chinese netizens. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet while India firmly maintains that the state is an integral and inalienable part of the country. Ctrip.com International Limited, a Chinese …

The May Day holiday is approaching, and what better way to spend the long four-day holiday than with a bit of relaxation and luxury? Amara Signature Shanghai have three fantastic May Day packages perfect for spending and celebrating the holidays with friends, colleagues and loved ones. These offers are all available on thMart right now …

Hotel tonight If you want something fancy or fancy, try HotelTonight. The list of properties is small – think of it as a curated list of the best available – and broken down into different categories: Trendy, Charming, Luxurious, Solid, and Basic, the latter two being reserved for more common stays (think DoubleTree). A search …

MIT’s new travel platform finds you cheaper flights around the world To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/914292/mits-new-travel-platform-finds-you-cheaper-flights-around-the-world MIT’s Senseable City Lab, led by architect Carlo Ratti, has launched Escape, an interactive air transport data visualization platform. “Escape” serves as a search engine that helps users find the cheapest flights …

Advance reservations are generally made up to 120 days in advance for all classes and trains. Indian Railways offers online ticket reservation through its electronic ticketing branch, IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, as well as rail booking offices and authorized travel agencies (offline reservations). The Indian Railways Administration reserves seats, bunks, compartments …

Airbnb has signed an agreement to acquire HotelTonight, the San Francisco-based company that uses an app to sell unused last-minute inventory at boutique and independent hotels. The negotiation talks were first reported by the the Wall Street newspaper, although at the time, history suggested that the discussions were “cold.” The purchase shows how Airbnb, which …

Egencia, Expedia Groupthe business travel arm of, is rolling out updates to its platform that benefit both business travelers and companies. In what it touts as an “industry first feature,” Egencia launched Hotel Conversations, which enables two-way conversations between travelers and hoteliers. Using the Egencia app, travelers can ask questions about hotels, confirm plans or …

Skift take It turns out that TUI is not immune to the challenges facing the rest of the European travel market. Patrick Whyte, Skift European travel company TUI Group has spent the last few years moving away from its past as a tour operator, and looking at its latest financial results, it’s easy to see …