booking

SnapTravel raises $8 million for a hotel booking service that works over chat

Chatbots – automated bots that let you interact with a service or brand via messaging apps or SMS – haven’t yet become breakout hits, as a group. But that hasn’t stopped invest

The company behind Standard Hotels is launching One Night, a same-day booking app to rival Hotel Tonight

Anyone interested in the intersection of travel and technology knows that Hotel Tonight basically revolutionize the same-day hotel booking industry. Launched in 2011, Hotel Tonight’s app let yo

With $1.8M From Angels, Xola Launches A Booking And Marketing Engine For Local Activity Providers

While software is improving the efficiency and day-to-day operations of many businesses, those that offer bookable experiences — from back-country outfitters and urban tour guides and helicopter

Facebook + Kayak: Flights With Friends Launches To Take The Pain Out Of Group Travel Planning

Over the last few years, the travel industry has begun to undergo significant change, as startups and incumbents have fought to bring the disparate parts of a highly regulated industry online. Much of

Follow The Money: Why Priceline Bought Kayak

Last week, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/08/priceline-com-acquires-kayak-for-1-8-billion/">Priceline.com acquired Kayak for $1.8 billion</a>. That's more than twice <a href="https://bet