Tag: Tourism

Meet the city where life is just 15 minutes away

The most famous city in the world, Paris, is renowned for its iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, exquisite croissants, rich art and culture, and now, it is also at the forefront of sustainable practices that will shape the future of tourism and travel. Embracing a profound commitment to environmental consciousness, the French, particularly the […]

New paradise for startups

Smooth security at the airport. Passengers flying from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport can now enjoy a smoother security process, thanks to introduction of a new tech system. Using computed tomography (CT) technology means passengers can leave electronics and liquids in bags, improving security effectiveness and waiting times. High-resolution volumetric 3D images enable quicker and deeper baggage assessment, automatic explosives […]

Tunnels scanning cars

Meet the city that’s leaving cars behind. A capital city recently announced its plans to build 350 km bike lanes by 2025 to promote sustainable transportation. With a well-established public transportation system in place, these bike lanes are expected to further reduce congestion and improve air quality in the city. But the benefits of smart transport […]

Meet the city that’s leaving cars behind

There is a big project in the works for the future of Tel Aviv: the city is planning on building 350 km of bike lanes until 2025. Israel’s capital is one of the cities that faces the worst traffic car jams in the world and is now actively working to improve its transportation system, including […]

Travel marketplaces you should know

Travel marketplaces you should know. World-known VC firm a16z has just launched the 2023 Marketplace 100, which ranks the largest consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies based on their annual gross merchandise volume. This year’s list features nearly three dozen newcomers, including marketplaces for refurbished electronics, precious metals, and sustainably raised meat. Interestingly, 13 of the 100 marketplaces […]

Holograms at the front desk

Holograms at the front desk. CIC Hospitality is set to launch 30 boutique hotels in Scandinavia, each equipped with a unique feature: hologram receptionists at the front desk. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by a pre-recorded hologram video and will have access to several options on the display, including pre-recorded hotel information. If the guest needs […]

Your inside scoop on travel innovation, trends, and startups 🚀

Making it easier for hotels to get paid. RoomRaccoon, a hotel management system, has teamed up with Adyen, a global fintech platform, to improve its payment capabilities, making it easier, cheaper, and more secure for hotels to get paid. They’re automating the payment process through RoomRaccoon’s booking engine, channel manager, and front desk, which means real-time tracking […]

Meet the city that has robots as guides

Have you ever imagined a city having robots as tour guides?  The capital of Hungary, the 9th largest city in Europe known for their majestic architecture, Budapest presents interesting news for its visitors: the possibility of having a customized travel itinerary created by artificial intelligence. Well, it’s not a humanoid robot as much as a […]

Your Crystal Ball for the Travel Industry

Dine like a local, anywhere in the world. Madrid-based startup Velada, founded in 2021, has raised €1 million for its next-gen restaurant guide and booking app that aims to provide global food lovers with the best local, authentic experiences. Curated by food critics and local tastemakers, Velada’s app offers travelers a dedicated local guide to […]