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Cloudbeds Raises $82 Million for Hospitality Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Guests relax at Hostal Nacional, a hostel in Guadalajara, Mexico, that uses Cloudbeds software. Cloudbeds Skift Take: Cloudbeds’ ability to raise $82 million validates both its strategy and the broader hospitality tech sector. Other notable fundings this week include Checkfront, which helps tours-and-activities operators handle bookings and payments, and SuitePad, which supplies digital tablets to […]

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Getting Lost On Burano: Italy’s Rainbow Island

Tips For Visiting Burano Island near Venice Burano, Italy Hidden away just 40 minutes North of Venice Italy is the small fishing island of Burano, with houses painted in bright colors like a beautiful rainbow. A magical place to explore! While traveling through Venice last year, Anna and I decided to take a public water-taxi […]