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Selina Nabs Remote Year in Bet on Subscription Travel for Digital Nomads

People on the Remote Year program talk with each other at a New Orleans co-working space in 2019. Selina has acquired Remote Year. Remote Year Skift Take: This deal between the lodging brand and the co-working program could not have come at a better time. Selina has the real estate that Remote Year needed to […]

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Hostel Provider Selina’s New Funding Will Allow It to Survive Crisis: CEO

Selina Playa Venao, one of the hotel and co-working company’s properties in its home country of Panama. Selina Skift Take: Selina grew up in a time when private market investors were willing to fund millions in early losses. Money papered over missteps. But managers now face an era that requires strict management discipline. Can it […]

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Selina Raises $100 Million for Its Millennial-Focused Lodging

Selina co-founder and CEO Rafael Museri, shown here, is speaking at Skift Forum Europe on 30 April 2019. The startup has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round. Selina Skift Take: Selina is riding a wave of venture capital investment like a dreadlocked surfer with remarkable poise. Come to Skift Forum Europe to […]

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Hospitality Startup Selina Follows Hipsters to New York City’s Hotspots for U.S. Debut

Granada, Nicaragua. Selina, the hospitality startup, has revealed details on its first New York properties, three of which it plans to have open by August 2019. Selina Skift Take: “Everything is converging in hospitality,” according to one Skift 2019 Megatrend. Selina embodies this Megatrend perfectly in how it pushes the bounds of co-living and co-working. […]