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Hipmunk Co-Founders Spurned by SAP Concur in Attempt to Buy Back the Company

Hipmunk co-founders Adam Goldstein (left) and Steve Huffman tired to buy back the company from Concur. Hipmunk Skift Take: It isn’t very unusual for a company like Hipmunk to get acquired and then to fade into oblivion in the clutches of a much larger corporation. That’s the way it goes in the heartless mergers-and-acquisitions game. […]

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Latin America’s Despegar Wants to Double Bookings by 2025: How Realistic Is That?

Despegar CEO Damián Scokin spoke at a company town hall in Buenos Aires in December 2019. Despegar Skift Take: Despegar doesn’t follow the same playbook as the global online travel players. Charting its own path has worked for the Latin American agency. Expect Despegar to make a strategic acquisition this year to support its heady […]

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Best glampsites in Texas

They say the stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of Texas. But if you’re visiting Dallas, Austin, Houston, or any of the other big cities in the state, their bright lights can make those stars kinda hard to see. That’s why any trip to Texas should involve getting out into […]

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Best LGBTQ events in Europe in 2020

Europe, famous for its liberal and welcoming attitude towards the LGBTQ community, attracts a vast number of queer travelers from all over the world each year. The continent is one of the safest and most rewarding locations worth traveling to for members of the LGBTQ community, with anti-discrimination laws present in all of the 28 […]