Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Follow the Money: Traxo Raises $499K, HM Dunn Nets $35M, Primoris Acquires Willbros

Posted by Lance Murray

TRAXO RAISES $499K IN EQUITY FUNDING ROUND

Dallas-based Traxo Inc. raised $499,995 of a $2.7 million equity funding round, the company reported in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Traxo founder and CEO Andres Fabris told Dallas

Sabre Labs: Automation, Authenticity, Blockchain Top Travel Industry’s Future

Posted by Lance Murray

Southlake-based travel technology company Sabre Corp. has identified three technologies and trends that it expects will have the most significant impact on travel over the coming decade.

In its The Sabre Labs 2018 Emerging Technology Report, the company identified automation, …

From Trip Itineraries To Navigable Maps, Dallas Startup Puts Cruise Planning In One Platform

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Alex and Marina Shumaiev love to take cruises, including the one they took for their honeymoon. But they found many pain points in the industry that were screaming for innovation.

Cruise lines make it easy to book a cruise, but …

Denton’s Upventur to Launch New Outdoor Social Platform

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Denton-based Upventur will launch a new social media platform Tuesday that focuses on the outdoor industry from fishing and paddle boarding to snow skiing and ice climbing.

It’s part Facebook and part Expedia, connecting users with friends, retailers, service providers, …

Sabre Corp. Travel Chatbot Ready for Testing

Posted by Lance Murray

Sabre Corp., the Southlake-based travel technology company, announced this week that it has developed an AI-powered chatbot that gives users a tool to add intelligent and conversational features to their apps.

A chatbot is a computer program designed to simulate …

Dallas Startup Weaves Colombian Culture, Texas Tradition

Posted by Julia Batlle

Some people have the travel bug, an insatiable desire to learn more about the world and the different cultures and beliefs that exist in it. 

Such is the case for East Dallas resident Kate Garrett. She traveled or lived in …

Dallas Companies Make ‘Most Interesting’ Travel Startups List

Posted by Julia Batlle

With the constant advancement of technology and the growing efficiency of our world, the nature of corporate travel is changing, and new startup companies are emerging to meet the needs of that transformation. 

Skift, an online news site that …

Airline Booking Data Shows Most Americans Still Opt for Split-Routes to Cuba

Posted by Nick Vivion

First, we had a surge in shopping when President Obama became the first U.S. president in modern times to visit Cuba.

Next, we considered what the relaxation of trade restrictions might mean for business travel in the Caribbean.…

Traxo Lands $5.2M in Series B Funding

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startup Traxo took off this week with a $5.2 million Series B funding round led by TripAdvisor.

Traxo specializes in data aggregation and tracking passenger loyalty and behaviors. It lists German airline Lufthansa and other travel companies as its …

Sabre Shares 5 Concepts Poised to Move From Idea to Execution

Posted by Nick Vivion

In its current iteration, a quarterly release cycle provides loose structure to the initiative. Innovation never happens neatly, so the cycle expands and contracts to accommodate.

There’s really something to be said about having a home for a company’s …