UK: The Home Office is no longer considering housing asylum seekers in a Pontins holiday park in north west England, according to a report by the BBC.
Author: Paul Stevens
US: Members-only home swapping network Kindred has announced the acquihire of intentional dating app Mango and its founder, Bryan Li, who joins the company as chief technology officer [CTO].
France: Campsite franchise Les Vacances Camping Paradis has secured investment to fund its expansion across France.
Worldwide: Ahead of the 2023 Shortyz Awards on Wednesday 26 April, we hear from the winners from the 2022 Awards, what it meant to them to win and how it has enhanced their business, and their hopes and aspirations for the 2023 Shortyz.
Netherlands: Amsterdam-based travel tech startup Stippl has secured €400,000 in a pre-seed funding round.
US / Israel: Property management platform Guesty has launched its direct reservations solutions to coincide with international #BookDirect Day [1 February 2023].
US: Flexible living residential brand Sentral has announced the acquisition of Align Residential, a management firm specialising in innovative residential experiences.
Canada: Vacation rental management software Hostaway has partnered with global travel technology provider Amadeus to distribute short-term rental properties worldwide.