Online travel

‘Digital window’ closing fast for hotels: FastBooking chief
Online travel agencies are sniffing, and hoteliers need to step up or lose the race for the digital traveller.
Indonesian online travel agency Traveloka to use CyberSource payment solutions
E-commerce payment management services provider CyberSource, a Visa Inc company, has announced a partnership with Indonesian online travel agency (OTA) Traveloka.
Singapore’s Easybook close to finalising US$3mil Series A: Sources Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based company that operates what it claims is the largest land, sea travel and tours booking website in South-East Asia, is believed to be in the final stages of closing a Series A round worth US$3 million.
Skyscanner to ride on Asia’s travel growth, digital trends
Skyscanner, a search engine for flights, hotels and car rentals, aims to ride on growth in Asia, as well as changing traveller behaviour.
HotelQuickly app now on the Apple Watch
Asia Pacific last-minute hotel booking startup HotelQuickly’s app is now available on Apple Watch, the company said in a statement.
Huge shift to online bookings in APAC travel industry
Although online travel penetration is increasing at a slower pace than in prior years, a new PhoCusWright study shows that Asia Pacific’s online bookings are increasing at twice the rate of the overall market.
With US$2.8mil in the bank, In2nite eyes regional dominance
Last minute hotel booking app In2nite announced the successful conclusion of a US$2.8 million investment round led by IDG Ventures and a number of other regional strategic corporate parties.
Burufly hits 1mil users, eyes mobile push
Having hit one million registered users and over 600,000 monthly visitors, Indonesian-based startup Burufly is celebrating with a contest. Gabey Goh speaks to the founder for the story behind the celebrations.
DiGi launches its own travel portal
DiGi Telecommunication Sdn Bhd has tossed its hat into the crowded online travel ring by launching, together with Asia Web Direct, a new online travel portal called
Singapore’s BeMyGuest secures S$500,000 angel funding
Singapore-based travel site BeMyGuest, which specialises in niche travel experiences around Asia, said it has secured S$500,000 in angel funding from private investors in the travel, financial and property sectors.
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