What’s going on at Russia-based Travelmenu, a startup which specialises in online package holidays?
Moscow-based hotel site Ostrovok has struck its most significant funding deal to date with the $25m round led by General Catalyst Partners
Venture capital firms participating in this round include VTB Capital, Mangrove Capital Partners and Ventech, while the angel investors are Javier Perez-Tenessa, Fabrice Grinda, and Jose Marin, says a report.
Flatora is Russiaâ€™s answer to Airbnb â€“itâ€™s an online service for short-term accommodation rental in the region with its founders dubbing it the booking.com of the apartments rental market
We started this business by investing our own money. You donâ€™t need a lot of money to create a prototype online
The Scan: Russia OTA funding, airport self-service stats, movers and shakers and more travel tech news
Odigeo, Oktogo, Travelata, Hudson Crossing, GraysEscape, iV Platform, CarTrawler, Expedia, Lufthansa Systems, LateRooms and SITA self-service all make the cut for our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on December 4.
More developments in Russian online travel with Yandex dropping a flight search box into its results pages for travellers searching using some of the most frequently used terms
There is a revolution of sorts (if you pardon the expression) taking place around the development of travel distribution in Russia.