PassKit, Hong Kong-based mobile wallet platform startup has secured $1.2 million series A funding. The investor details were undisclosed.
After receiving an avalanche of tweets to both @AirAsia and @tonyfernandes (AirAsia’s co-founder), the airline has announced that Lombok, Indonesia will be their next Indonesian destination.
Digital marketing specialist Mobikon has received $1.7 million in funding to see it through its next phase of development
Wotif has cornered the online accommodation booking space in Australia and New Zealand, turning over $1.1 billion worth of bookings per year for over 17,000 accommodation provides in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
Abacus International, the Asia GDS owned by Sabre and a consortium of airlines, believes Asia is poised to become dominant in the global travel industry.
Consumers in Asia are wielding more power than ever before, triggering the biggest change in the regional travel market over the last decade.
In putting WIT-Web In Travel 2009 together, I have been traveling across the region and getting a taste of whatâ€™s unfolding in the online travel landscape.
From Kuala Lumpur to Taipei to Bangkok, a similar story seems to be unfolding â€“ that the convergence of several things happening is moving more and more consumers online and onto mobile in this biggest, and fastest growing market in the world.
First, thereâ€™s the crisis thatâ€™s made 2009 The Year of the Deal in Asia, and many of these deals are being pushed online by suppliers.