According to a survey of more than 28,000 travelers across 28 markets, most would rather go on a vacation in 2021 than find true love, and 68% would ra…
Many candidates in the B2B, outdoor travel, tours & activities, booking engines and corporate travel categories
The Travel Tech Essentialist community is growing. This week, I have a couple of requests to leverage the power of this community. First, I’d like for …
With 1/3 of the US population partially vaccinated, it is refreshing to see how fast things are going back to the old but better normal, based on my ex…
A conversation with xCheck's founder Tim Underwood
In newsletter #37 last May, I wrote that anybody betting against the travel industry will be in the wrong side of history in the long run. A few storie…
If you notice a change in branding in this newsletter (I hope you like it), it's thanks to Sensa, a strategy, design and technology studio with clients…
The travel surge, that is. Holiday bookings are reacting very positively to any hints of travel restrictions removals (story #2). And those for whom ea…
Talent, capital and opportunities are no longer concentrated in the usual suspects. This trend will accelerate in a world with an increasingly distribu…
Travel companies that survived 2020/2021, in the toughest environment they will ever have to face, will be very well positioned to excel and take off b…
A look at the the most active investors in travel companies around the world
In this newsletter, you can see that there has been a flurry of M&A and funding activity in business travel in recent days, reflecting the tectonic shi…