omio News of 07/11/20
Three Travel Startups Tell Us How They’Re Responding To The Coronavirus Crisis
With the globalized world going into partial or complete lock down over the Covid-19 pandemic, startups in the travel sector are facing a huge stress test and immediate disruption to business as usual as public health concern spirals and entire ...
Oyo Layoffs, Airbnb’S Delayed IPO And The Long-Term Quandary Of Investing In Travel Startups
It’s the best and worst of times for travel startups. Massive growth over the past few decades has made tourism one of the big global industries, covering everything from recreation to business conferences to shopping sprees. But doubts about ...
Travel Aggregator Omio Hops Over The Pond To Launch In North America
Travel aggregator Omio , which operates a multimodal transport planning and booking platform for intercity and long distance tips, has hopped over the pond to launch in North America — its first market outside its home base of Europe. From ...
Domio Raises $100m In Equity And Debt To Take On Airbnb And Hotels With Its Curated Apartments
Airbnb has well and truly disrupted the world of travel accommodation, changing the conversation not just around how people discover and book places to stay, but what they expect when they get there, and what they expect to pay. Today, one of the ...
Airbnb Invests As Zeus Corporate Housing Raises $55m At $205m
As Airbnb absorbs more and more of the demand for housing, it’s exploring how to monetize opportunities beyond vacation rentals. A marketplace for longer term corporate housing could be a huge business, but rather than build that itself, ...
Omio Buys rome2rio To Build Out Its Global Travel Aggregator Business
Omio ( née GoEuro ) has acquired multimodal travel veteran Rome2rio as it works on building out a global travel aggregator business, having taken the decision to zoom out from its home market of Europe earlier this year . Financial details of ...
GoEuro Rebrands As Omio To Take Its Travel Aggregator Business Global
European multimodal travel booking platform GoEuro has announced a change of name and destination: Its new ambition is to go global, scaling beyond its regional grounding to tackle the challenge of intercity travel internationally — hence ...