The pain experienced in his personal life was enough to convince Fazal Bahardeen that there was significant opportunity for his venture.
My first trip abroad alone was to Paris. I had just turned 20 and was excited about discovering a new city all on my own. I had read up about Paris before I lef...
One month after launching operations in June, budget stay aggregator Wudstay bagged US$3 million in funding. Now, it has gobbled up a much older rival Awesome S...
ConfirmTkt uses machine-learning to help travelers in India nab a confirmed train ticket.
China’s top Airbnb-like site today secured its biggest ever round of VC funding – to the tune of US$300 million.
The spread of mobile apps and rise in online hotel bookings are the main drivers of this surge.
Rakuten paid more than US$3.48 million for the tour marketplace. Expect more of such deals in the online travel space in the future.
Hi TIA community, I am James Tan, managing partner at QuestVC (we have invested in 99.co, Burpple, Carousell, Oddle, VulcanPost, WatchOverMe, and check out more...
The US$6 million fundraiser was co-led by Matrix Partners India and SAIF Partners.
Guiddoo, the app, offers audio/video tour guides or walking tours of major historical, cultural, and art destinations in the world.
China Eastern Airlines has been given approval to start operating in-flight internet, the first time such approval has been granted on a broad scale.
Silver Lake led a $500M investment in Qunar. Qunar says Ctrip acquisition still on the table.
Valadoo was an early mover in Indonesia’s online travel sector, yet it could not gain the traction it needed. There was one major stumbling block along the way.
Lvmama, a Chinese tourism booking site, has received RMB 500 million (US$80 million) in series E funding from Jinjiang International Group.
Klook, which is based in Hong Kong, focuses on selling travel experiences and packages in Southeast Asian tourist hotspots.
Expedia has sold off its entire 62.4 percent stake in eLong, worth US$671 million. US$400 million of it was picked up by China's Ctrip.
HolidayIQ aims to create a more robust engine enabling easier and seamless sharing of travel reviews, ratings, images, and video on mobile.