A new entrant to the likes of Google Ads, Facebook Ads and various other ad platforms is none other than Asia’s metasearch engine Wego.
With China emerging as the biggest travel spending country and around 1,800 hotels in the construction pipeline in the wider region alone for 2013, Asia is a key focus market for many global travel companies.
The Scan: Eurostar web revamp, Finnair social check-in, Bhutan-Street View and other travel tech stories
Eurostar, redBus, Finnair, Air Asia, IFE Services, Air Tahiti, FCm Travel Solutions, Bhutan-Google Street View, SocialBakers, Wego, BookAssist, Babbel and Monarch Airlines all make it into our roundup of stories and news items
Iberostar, Hotelbeds, Egencia, Wego, eRevMax, GetYourGuide, Etihad- Jet Airways, JetBlue, SITA, mobile in China, Viator, TradeDoubler, 3rd Planet, Amazon Redshift, Southwest Airlines, Sweetbeam and Center Parcs all get a mention in our roundup of news and hot topics on Wednesday February 20
China-based vacation rental service startup Tujia secured its Series B funding from GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, CDH Ventures, Qiming Venture Partners, Ctrip and HomeAway.
Today’s roundup of travel trade news briefs includes Frontier Airlines, Priceline, Foursquare, Digital Spring, Mr & Mrs Smith, Visit Finland, Navigate Media Group, Travel Supermarket, Sunshine, Booking.com, Go Pro Travelling, Drive.sg, Target Rooms, Waymate, Wego, Webjet, Onyx, RateGain, LocalUncle, mTrip, Babbel, and Interhome.
This month, 2,000 HomeAway listings have been translated to Mandarin and posted on TuJia, China’s leading vacation rental portal. It’s the first part of an Asia expansion.
Wego, Pegasus Solutions, Southwest Airlines, Points.com, Priceline, ARC, IATA, SITA, EasyJet, MyTaxi, Blynk, Now app, Angola, Tripomatic, Onyx, SiteMinder, Thistle Hotels, Gulf Air, and Fuel Monitor all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 29 November.