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WIT Start-Up: Journeyful – a rewards based hotel-booking engine
26/05/2015, by

Q: Describe the business, core products and services in one paragraph Journeyful operates in the double-sided market of travel. On one side, we service travellers with our online travel agency, and offer them the best prices in the market with a robust rewards program. On the... Read more

eLong gears up for new avatar, set for sharper focus on lodging
25/05/2015, by

This is an article by Ritesh Gupta, ChinaTravelNews. Post Expedia’s decision to sell its equity stake in eLong, it is expected that the operations of eLong would solely focus on the online hotel booking segment. The plan from here on may be to replicate the model of priceline group’s booking.... Read more

In travel, mobile-ready “micro-moments” mean business
20/05/2015, by

Increasingly impatient travel consumers in the middle of a "micro-moment" expect mobile friendly websites. If you don’t have one, you’ll lose business, says Bronwyn White, co-founder of, a market research and marketing firm specializing in the travel, tourism and aviation in... Read more

It’s in-car WiFi over crash proof cars for rental customers
20/05/2015, by

Driverless cars, in-car coffee machines, solar-powered, and amphibious motors are all very tempting for car rental customers, but for them the lure of staying connected comes first. Despite attractive technological advances, safety and connectivity received the top billing from all nationalit... Read more