Ebix to Acquire India’s Corporate Travel Player Yatra for $338 Million

Ebix chairman and CEO Robin Raina talks at Ebix Presents TV18 India Rising Summit 2019, a pan-India thought leadership effort sponsored by Raina’s U.S.-based software company. Ebix, an Atlanta-based tech company, is buying Indian-based travel services provider, is acquiring India’s online travel company Yatra for about $380 million. Ebix Skift Take: Corporate travel and event … [Read more…]

Go-Jek Gets Investment From Visa to Expand Digital Payments in Southeast Asia

Go-Jek drivers in Jakarta Dimas Ardian / Bloomberg Skift Take: It’s no secret that Go-Jek is keen to be Southeast Asia’s answer to China’s WeChat. Its move to expand digital payments will be a key step to gain dominance in the region. — Rosie Spinks Slim Leather Travel Passport Wallet Holder RFID Blocking ID Card … [Read more…]

Best day hikes in Kyoto

Kyoto is best known for its wealth of temples, shrines, and tea houses. It’s a place where traditional culture blends seamlessly with modern life. What’s less well-advertised is the fact that the city also has some areas of breathtaking natural beauty, and it’s not just meticulously sculpted Zen gardens and tourist-filled bamboo groves. The rugged, … [Read more…]

Coolest parking lots in the US

Parking garages are generally the antithesis of art. At best, they are functional slabs of concrete that allow you to avoid circling the streets looking for a space. At worst, they’re underground dungeons of exhaust where every floor looks the same and you spend hours looking for your car. But in the 21st century, many … [Read more…]