Google’s Outsize Impact on the Travel Industry and 7 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Google’s influence on the rest of the travel industry cannot be understated. Russell Harper / Skift Skift Take: In digital news this week, Google is so omnipresent that even a small tweak to the way that its searches work can have an impact on the rest of the travel industry. Plus, Skift talks with Booking.com’s … [Read more…]

Loyalty Prime Raises Funding for Subscription-Based Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

An image of The Sagamore, a property that belongs to Sagamore Preferred Hotels Group. Loyalty Prime, a startup that creates enterprise software to run loyalty programs, has raised $5.4 million (€5 million) in Series B funding, and the service is used by Preferred Hotels Group. Preferred Hotels Group Skift Take: Several travel companies, such as … [Read more…]