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Sabre Abandons Bid to Buy Farelogix After Antitrust Battles Take a Toll

A view of a conference room at the headquarters of travel technology company Sabre in Southlake, Texas. Sabre Skift Take: This decision is no surprise. The world has changed a lot since November 2018, when Sabre first proposed buying travel tech vendor Farelogix. Actions by antitrust watchdogs in the UK and the U.S. delayed the […]

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Frontdesk Raises About $6 Million for Short-Term Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Frontdesk, a short-term apartment rental manager, has closed a $6.8 million Series A round in a mix of debt and equity. Frontdesk Skift Take: This week, travel startups announced about $9 million in funding. Lucky companies include Frontdesk, a short-term apartment rental manager, ZuBlu, a booking service for underwater adventures, Arcis Tours, which runs BLive-branded […]