Chengjia Raises $300 Million for Short-Term Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week

A two-bedroom “aparthotel” from Citadines in Xi’an, China. Citadines Aparthotel is one of the brands of Chengjia, a company that raised $300 million in Series B investment this week. Citadines Aparthotel Aparthotel Skift Take: This week, travel startups announced more than $433 million in funding. Companies included Chengjia, Holidu, AvantStay, WanderJaunt, Lavanda, Kambr, Amenitiz, and … [Read more…]

Most popular Groupon in every state

Figuring out what to do on vacation is tough. We get it. That’s presumably why you read travel stories and peruse websites to spark ideas. Or, at the very least, see who bought the most ad space on Yelp! But you might also want to look at the activities people are choosing to spend their … [Read more…]

Best New England islands to visit

When it comes to New England island vacations, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket dominate the discussion. But unless you’re willing to shell out an exorbitant amount of money for a rental, they’re relatively inaccessible. The good news is that there are hundreds of islands are scattered throughout the coast of New England — and plenty of … [Read more…]