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Second Life Targets Corporate Sector as Travel Lockdown Bites

A virtual meeting in Second Life. Second Life Linden Lab Skift Take: Second Life has every right to reach out to businesses figuring out new ways to work remotely and to better engage potential customers, but there’s a lot of competition right now. — Matthew Parsons Read the Complete Story On Skift

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What Is Going to Happen to All Postponed Events?

Join the editors of EventMB for Pivot to Virtual, a two-hour online summit on Wednesday, March 8, at 12 p.m. ET. GioRez / Adobe Skift Take: The events industry is living through one of the most difficult times of its existence. The coronavirus outbreak has forced an incredible number of events to be postponed. But […]

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Ebix to Acquire India’s Corporate Travel Player Yatra for $338 Million

Ebix chairman and CEO Robin Raina talks at Ebix Presents TV18 India Rising Summit 2019, a pan-India thought leadership effort sponsored by Raina’s U.S.-based software company. Ebix, an Atlanta-based tech company, is buying Indian-based travel services provider, is acquiring India’s online travel company Yatra for about $380 million. Ebix Skift Take: Corporate travel and event […]

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Private Equity Takes Control of Cendyn in a Bet on Hotel Tech

A view of a junior suite at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel, which is a customer of Cendyn, a travel tech firm that has received additional investment from private equity. Fontainebleau Miami Beach Skift Take: Many hoteliers will be watching what Cendyn’s new president, Tim Sullivan, does to grow his company’s software suite, which offers […]