CellPoint Mobile Raises $14 Million for App Services: Travel Startup Funding This Week

The Emirates mobile app, which is partly powered by tech from CellPoint Mobile, which has just announced that it has received financing. Emirates Skift Take: CellPoint Mobile, which helps airlines and other travel companies run their mobile apps more effectively, has received $14 million in investment. The move underscores the ongoing venture capital interest in … [Read more…]

Anthony Bourdain travel list

Anthony Bourdain did what many of us aspire to do — travel the world for a living. In an October 2015 post on the now-defunct listicle site Li.st, Bourdain noted five places around the world with, as he so eloquently put it, “No high fiving bros, oligarchs in Speedos, binge drinking soccer fans, (or) tour … [Read more…]

Anthony Bourdain’s favorite hotels

If there’s one thing to learn from Anthony Bourdain’s hit CNN travel docuseries, Parts Unknown, it’s that good travel experiences should be anything but cookie-cutter. He taught us to seek out hand-crafted meals and throw any notion of a comfort zone to wind, showed us and that there are few occasions not improved by a … [Read more…]