Full year 2020 results for 10 publicly traded online travel companies: Booking, Expedia, Airbnb, Trip.com, eDreams Odigeo, Despegar, Lastminute, MakeMyTrip, TripAdvisor, Trivago


A conversation with xCheck’s founder Tim Underwood


Talent, capital and opportunities are no longer concentrated in the usual suspects. This trend will accelerate in a world with an increasingly distributed workforce.

1. Distribution of the 878 travel and mobility startups


A look at the the most active investors in travel companies around the world


A look at the opportunities and challenges ahead for various travel subcategories (products, players and trends)


This company will triple its marketshare and double its revenues in 2020 after posting sales of north of $1 billion in 2019. Around 75% of its revenues do not come from travel transactions. They come from financial products that help customers make better travel decisions. Oh, and it doesn’t rely on Google for traffic.



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1. The future doesn’t happen to us; it happens because of us

2. Suspend reality and buy despite Airbnb’s objective challenges


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Suspend reality and buy despite Airbnb’s objective challenges

Mauricio Prieto

Entrepreneur, technology consultant, startup advisor, digital transformation. eDreams cofounder, former CMO

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