Officials in the French capital have announced the launch of a startup incubator focused on “urban tourism”, named Welcome City Lab.
Following initial announcements about a “killer app” and pilot testing last year, travel and expense management software house KDS has officially launched its door-to-door corporate booking tool Neo.
Airbnb, the most talked about travel startup of 2012, is taking a close look at adding local activities to run alongside the home booking service.
The sizzle in Paris has continued for a few more days this week. And despite the sense that travel is perhaps not as enticing as it was a few years back, some startups still want to give it a go.
The annual LeWeb conference has quickly become THE fixture on the European calendar in recent years for startups, industry folk and digital celebrities (not least its founder Loic Le Meur).
The combined company will earn one billion euro in annual revenue.
The travel industry has a tendency to enjoy bashing itself for everything poor and bad its sees happening, sometimes looking outside to bring a fresh perspective.
Cloud-based applications over the past decade have introduced a shift in development processes, moving away from long spec > dev > QA phases, into very short release cycles, or sprints.
The World Wide Wait was a common term used in the late 90′s to vent the frustration of being unable to access the huge potential of the internet.
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring France-based MobilyTrip, a multi-media trip and experience sharing platform for mobile devices.