5 New Travel Startups Responding to Brands’ Biggest Challenges in 2016

Last week we had a flurry of coverage from hospitality conferences that highlighted how divided the travel industry remains about the sharing economy, direct bookings, and loyalty to name a few of the biggest topics of conversation. For this week’s startup roundup, we decided to look at five companies riding on the backs of these debates that have lessons to teach the industry as a whole, even if the startups themselves don’t last in the long-term. These companies have built their businesses on the future of artificial intelligence, short-term rental experiences, co-living, and the hope that more consumers turn to the boutique hotel-type stay. Hostfully helps short-term rental hosts create digital guidebooks for their guests. >>SkiftTake: Plenty of Airbnb hosts don’t have interest in holding their guests’ hands and simply aren’t interested…


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