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New tech start-up seeks to disrupt OTAs and promote direct hotel bookings

A new travel tech platform is taking on booking websites to change the way the accommodation industry manages its online presence and, hopefully, save hotels thousands in the process.

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Volkswagen acquires travel start-up

Despite it being a very turbulent time in the travel industry right now, the automotive giant has ventured on in.

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Aussie-based travel start-up Rome2Rio acquired by rival

As the saying goes, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, and that’s exactly the case here.

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Hostelworld announces multi-million-dollar investment in Aussie start-up

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is looking for investors to fund his new beer drinking venture at the local pub.

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Tourism

Your furry friends can now earn you Frequent Flyer points

Qantas’ new partnership with a pet sitting start-up comes with a few extra perks and it’s about time our office dog started paying his own way.

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Travel Agents

Tech start-up reimagines role of travel agent

by Anne Majumdar

Travel agents will play a significant role in new travel start-up Lola – the latest venture from Kayak co-founder Paul English.

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