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TravelPerk grabs $21M to make booking business trips suck less

TravelPerk, a Barcelona-based SaaS startup that’s built an end-to-end business travel platform, has closed a $21 million Series B round, led by Berlin-based Target Global and London’s Felix Capital. Earlier investors Spark Capital and Sunstone also...

Louis Vuitton’s luggage tracker tells you if it’s landed in a different country

Louis Vuitton’s luggage tracker tells you if it’s landed in a different country

Louis Vuitton says that its new Echo luggage tracker will let you know “whether your luggage has arrived in the right airport or not,” which will certainly save you some time at the carousel...

A.I. helps Oscar the chatbot answer 75 percent of travel questions

A.I. helps Oscar the chatbot answer 75 percent of travel questions

Need to know how many bags you can bring? Just ask Oscar, the travel chatbot for Air New Zealand. The chatbot recently expanded to the U.S. and Canada after accuracy improved from seven percent...

Skyscanner travel app now lets you book train tickets, too

Skyscanner travel app now lets you book train tickets, too

Skyscanner now lets travelers in the U.K. search for and book train tickets, without the addition of booking fees. The popular app already helps out with flights, accommodation, and car rentals. The post Skyscanner...

Skyscanner adds train travel booking, starting in UK

Skyscanner adds train travel booking, starting in UK

UK-based travel search engine Skyscanner has expanding its offering with a train ticket booking feature that lets users of its iOS app book UK train journeys. The feature is slated as coming to UK Android users shortly....