Articles tagged “lola”

Business Travel

Lola Exits Travel With Acquisition by Capital One

After buying Freebird and onboarding Hopper as its travel platform for credit card members, Capital One is building up a significant travel portfolio with this latest acquisition.

Lola Exits Travel With Acquisition by Capital One

Business Travel

Amex GBT Breaks Out of Its Partnership With Lola

The pandemic has taken its toll on many businesses, but relationships also falter in times of stress.

Amex GBT Breaks Out of Its Partnership With Lola

Online Travel

Certares Founder on the Ease of Investing in Travel During a Pandemic

It is certainly an attractive time for private equity firms to invest in travel companies under pressure, but picking winners is never a slam dunk.

Certares Founder on the Ease of Investing in Travel During a Pandemic

Business Travel

Enterprise Wants to Save Car Rentals Through Travel Tech

New acquisition Deem is well placed in the current climate, helping corporate travel agencies develop booking tools to navigate complex Covid-era trips. But can it keep up with demand?

Enterprise Wants to Save Car Rentals Through Travel Tech

Business Travel

A Superapp Betting on Corporate Travel During a Pandemic

Latin America's Rappi now offers business travel alongside things like takeaways, pet food and furniture. It doesn’t sound like a winning combination, but different parts of the world have different appetites for digitization.

A Superapp Betting on Corporate Travel During a Pandemic

Business Travel

Biz Travel Booker Lola Fills Void by Following Rivals With New Expense Tool Breakout

Merging travel and expense will appeal to those corporations wanting to save money by streamlining operations, but with so many platforms now moving into budgeting tech, how will it stand out?

Biz Travel Booker Lola Fills Void by Following Rivals With New Expense Tool Breakout

Business Travel

Amex GBT Pushes Ahead Into Automated Bookings With a Chatbot Acquisition

This deal makes sense. With fewer consultants on the horizon, use some tried-and-tested artificial intelligence to take the strain and help employees book their own tickets.

Amex GBT Pushes Ahead Into Automated Bookings With a Chatbot Acquisition

Online Travel

Trivago CEO and Kayak Co-Founder Possess Skewed Views on the Best Way to Innovate

When it comes to brainstorming, there's no substitute for a Skift reporter ambling over to a Skift Research analyst's desk, and shooting the breeze about Oyo's model, or looking over a shoulder to view on screen how Expedia's marketing spend is trending. That dynamic is really tough to replicate on Zoom.

Trivago CEO and Kayak Co-Founder Possess Skewed Views on the Best Way to Innovate

Business Travel

Lola Navigates Big Growth a Year After Amex GBT Deal

Lola clearly made a good choice with this partnership, but it raises some questions. As the startup works with increasingly larger companies, in locations all around the world, how will its core product change?

Lola Navigates Big Growth a Year After Amex GBT Deal

Business Travel

What Lola’s Big Deal Means for Business Travel

It will be interesting to see if Lola's fortunes change as its partnership with American Express Global Business Travel ramps up. We're quickly finding out how big a market there is for the variety of apps catering to business travelers from small- to medium-sized companies.

What Lola’s Big Deal Means for Business Travel