Travel tech updates from TripZilla, Travelmob, LoveHolidays, Southwest Airlines, Cathay Pacific, PT Telkom, Zomato, Avis, Thomas Cook and more.
The SCAN – HomeAway’s Asia expansion, Thomas Cook North America sold, Cathay mobile pass and more travel tech news
Qiito, Singapore-based travel inspiration portal has launched its first revenue generating feature – the ability to book bed and breakfast accommodation (aka minsu)
The Scan – Groupon CEO quits, Google business photos in India, Travelmob deals and more travel tech news
Groupon CEO quits, Google Business Photos in India, JetAirways and Carzonrent, AirChina’s self service kiosk, Lonely Planet hitting million fans, Zipcar survey results, and more – make our shortlist in the Scan for March 1, 2013.
Travelmob is a peer-to-peer rental site for distinctive lodging in the Asia Pacific region. It’s similar to US peer-to-peer accommodation site Airbnb, and has received $1 million in funding.
Iâ€™ve been covering Asiaâ€™s travel and tourism industry for more years than I care to remember and I can honestly say this is currently the most intense time of change.