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Before we head off for the weekend, let’s dive into this week’s overview of the top news on travel innovation, trends and startups. Here we go:

  • FlixMobility¬†has¬†acquired US-based Greyhound, the largest provider of long-distance bus transportation in the US. Great to see the growth and expansion
  • Australia-based¬†Rezdy¬†landed $5.6 million in funding¬†this week. The startup is specialized in tours and activities booking technology and will be using the money to grow, specially in North America.
  • The long hours¬†wearing a mask while traveling¬†are still a down side for many people, but now it seems like it won‚Äôt be a requirement anymore in some flights –¬†at least within Scandinavia. Amen.
  • Zeus Living, the short term San Francisco-based rental company, raised¬†$55 million in their latest funding round. Their plan is to use the money to grow its portfolio and add new features and services.