GetYourGuide, Omio, Other Travel Tech Startups Hunker Down

A January 2020, photo of Johannes Reck, Managing Director and co-founder of GetYourGuide, sits in front of the company logo after a panel discussion on the occasion of the visit of Federal Minister of Economics Altmaier to GetYourGuide’s office in Berlin. GetYourGuide is an online travel agency. Christoph Soeder / BloombergSkift Take: GetYourGuide top boss…… Continue reading GetYourGuide, Omio, Other Travel Tech Startups Hunker Down

Venice canals clear amid coronavirus

There aren’t too many silver linings to the coronavirus pandemic, but in Venice, a lack of tourists and boat traffic along the canals is actually having some positive effects. All of Italy is under lockdown due to the coronavirus, meaning Venice, one of the country’s largest tourist attractions, is seeing far less foot and boat…… Continue reading Venice canals clear amid coronavirus

Hotel-hospitals during coronavirus

The hospital-room shortage during the coronavirus spread might be solved by an unlikely savior: hotels. As hospitals in the US and Europe gear up for an increasing number of coronavirus cases, there is a very real fear that there won’t be enough beds to accommodate the new patients. This potential shortage requires a creative and…… Continue reading Hotel-hospitals during coronavirus