Domio Raises $50 Million for Apartment-Style Hotels: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Shown here is an interior unit at Domio Downtown Miami, a collection of apartments furnished, managed, and rented out by Domio. The hospitality brand disclosed this week that it has raised $50 million in Series B equity funding. Domio Skift Take: This week, travel startups, including TravelFlan, Beachy, HalalBooking, and GuruWalk, announced more than $63 … [Read more…]

What Barry Diller Told Anxious Expedia Workers About the Future

Barry Diller, shown here in an earlier photo, addressed Expedia workers at the Seattle headquarters on Dec. 19, 2019. JD Lascia / Flickr Skift Take: Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller flew to Seattle to rally the troops. His message to all the employees around the world was, in essence, the sun will rise tomorrow at … [Read more…]

Best places to travel this February

February can be a tough month. You’re far removed from the holidays but still a long way from spring. Your New Year’s resolution is probably starting to fizzle out, and Valentine’s Day reminds you that you either have no valentine, or have no idea what to do for your valentine. So, how to take your … [Read more…]

Alcohol is the perfect travel gift

This is the Travel Take, where Matador’s writers and editors make the case for their favorite travel hacks, tips, and personal tics. In 2015, President Barack Obama received 15 bottles of liquor from the president of the Philippines and 12 bottles of Champagne from the president of Benin. Fourteen senators were gifted bottles of Chivas … [Read more…]