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CNET

Yeti hunting in a Skoda Yeti - Roadshow

Driving
TechCrunch

Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are waging war over the hotel room

Tnooz

Facebook and its new battle for the attention of travelers in a destination

Travel People
TechMoran

Jumia Travel Set To Hold Tourism Submit

PE Hub

Seaya Ventures leads funding round for Hundredrooms

Data leaks Funding
Tnooz

Concur explores virtual reality for the corporate travel market

Virtual Reality Tech News

3D property tours could be about to change the real estate business

Tnooz

Where consumers start their flight search and factors driving the booking decision

TNW , The Guardian

Uber's culture woes continue as employee's complaint about escort bar visit surfaces

Diversity
VentureBeat

Game pioneers Jason Rubin and Ted Price discuss the lessons of early VR games

@LanceUlanoff via Mashable , The Verge

It's official: Uber's Travis Kalanick and Emil Michael are actually the worst

SiliconANGLE Media

Report: Southeast Asian Uber rival Grab raising new $1.5B round - SiliconANGLE

Asia Funding Taxis
e27

Grab reportedly raising US$1.5B, racing to beat Go-Jek and Uber for market dominance

Xconomy

Placester Gets $50M from NEA to Expand Real Estate Software Tools

Funding Travel Apps & Services
Product Hunt

Splish

EU-Startups

Startup Jobs of the Week: Join Dealini, Project A, Xpenditure, Wimdu or IconPeak

€675,000 Seed fund
EU-Startups

Copenhagen-based Boatflex raises about €675K with the goal to turn all of you into sailors

Apps & Services Travel
Xconomy

Kayak Expands to New Platforms as A.I. Assistants Proliferate

Travel Apps & Services
Bloomberg

Uber Rival Grab Raising $1.5 Billion in New Funding Round

Funding Asia
Tech in Asia

Front End Senior Developer at MetroResidences

TechCrunch

Tour and activities marketplace Zozi lays off 30% of staff

Travel Apps & Services
TechCrunch

Alaska Airlines is killing off Virgin America and Richard Branson says it’s okay to cry

Wired UK

Here are all the new cloud types added to the Cloud Atlas for 2017

Physics Materials
$18,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
TechCrunch , PE Hub

Years after crashing on Travis Kalanick’s couch, this founder has raised $18M for his startup, Mashape

TechCrunch

Zently provides a better way for renters to connect with their landlords

$21,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
Tnooz

TurnKey raises $21 million for ongoing expansion and tech push

Funding Travel
Tnooz

Instant booking becomes the big metric for Airbnb and vacation rentals

Seed fund
IndianWeb2.com

Healthcare Startup Oxa Raises Seed Funding from UAE Based Idein Ventures

$15,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
Tnooz

Ixigo confirms $15 million Series B, Paytm partners with booking.com

Asia
ChinaMoneyNetwork

American Airlines Reportedly Acquiring Stake In China Southern For $200M

Asia