The pandemic has ravaged the travel industry; with travel decimated globally overnight. The industry’s ability to successfully recover will be rooted in the industry’s ability to adapt to new circumstances and adopt new technologies. Reposite, is an all-in-one-workspace tool for travel industry professionals, that’s hoping to accelerate the rebound. At its core, it’s a collaboration tool and marketplace that connects travel agents and event planners to suppliers and centralizes all their interactions from discovery to transactions. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder Jaime Getto to learn more about how the founding team’s experience at Vettery led to the formation of Reposite, the company’s experience helping a segment reliant on offline interactions transition into digital, and the company’s latest funding round led by Liberty City Ventures.
Cadence is a cross-market brand that touches the lifestyle, beauty, wellness, fitness, and travel spheres. The mass-market potential comes from the fact that we aren’t asking consumers to change their existing habits: we’re providing a solution that fits into their daily lives. CEO and Cofounder Steph Hon shares how Cadence is taking plastic from beaches and turning into one of the most pragmatic purchases you’ll buy.
Lonely Planet has agreed to acquire TRILL Travel, the visual technology that makes photographs on Instagram instant bookable travel experiences. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Lonely Planet is the perfect platform to fully realize the potential of TRILL. I’m extremely excited to be part of this new chapter at Lonely Planet and look […]
While there is no greater joy than getting off the airplane with all your bags and bypassing baggage claim, not every trip is fit for packing light so Luggage Free is a great solution for any traveler who wants to ship their luggage ahead to any destination. This headache-free service allows travelers to avoid carrying, […]
It’s become something of a tradition for me to look at the year ahead and predict where the industry is headed. Part of that process involves looking back at the trends that dominated last year and looking to see how much of that momentum will continue into the New Year. And, what a year it […]
It’s vacation protocol: you finally get to your destination after a long journey but you can’t check into your hotel until later in the day, so you’re stuck killing time with your luggage in tow. Or you have a long layover but you don’t get to leave the airport and explore because you don’t want to […]
When you get bitten by the travel bug, it’s difficult to balance the desire for adventure with the rigors and schedule your everyday life. That changes with recent Techstars NYC graduate FlyThere, an immersive way to experience the world all through the eyes of a drone. The entertainment company currently has 8 flight locations in Thailand and […]
The common denominator between airlines and customer service is waiting. Airline customer service is notoriously horrendous in this regard and people can be put on hold for hours for simple questions. Looking to change this, ICM Hub has launched an AI-driven customer service platform that is built on their unique and proprietary airline industry data […]
As postcards become obsolete, they have been replaced by sending pictures from your phone’s photo library with an impersonal “miss you” attached, and via text. While this may be more convenient, the personal touch has dissipated. MyPostcard ushers in the age of the digital postcard. Now available in 10+ languages with thousands of templates. the app […]
For consumers, there’s nothing quite as painful as slogging through a bunch of websites in search of reliable content, especially when they’re planning their next vacation-cum-ski trip. Often, booking is a slow, convoluted process that wastes their time and taxes their patience. Even if their mission to book their trip in under an hour is […]
Business travel is expensive and businesses spend in excess of $1 Trillion per year on corporate travel. Most employees are not checking costs closely as their employers are the ones that are footing the bill. Changing the culture around business travel, Rocketrip incentivizes employees to save money on booking their next business trip. The company’s platform […]