Travelport teams up with taxi booking platform Cabforce

Travelport Hotelzon, the hotel distribution technology provider for the B2B travel industry, today announced its partnership with Cabforce, a Finnish taxi booking solutions provider, and part of CarTrawler. The new partnership enables customers of, a hotel booking solution designed and built for business travellers, to pre-book airport transfers once they have completed their hotel[…]

Exclusive: Cyberagent Ventures leads series A funding in Vietnam’s bus ticket platform

  Tokyo-headquartered CyberAgent Ventures, a venture capital arm of Internet firm CyberAgent Inc, has announced its second round of funding in Vexere Corporation, a Vietnam-based startup which operates, an online bus ticket booking portal. was officially launched in July 2013. It has since listed information of more than 1,000 bus operators and attracted[…]

When public transit is too limited, charter bus startup wants to step in!

NEW YORK – Owning a car in New York is often more trouble than it’s worth. But even the most happily car-free people occasionally find themselves trying to get somewhere with terrible public transportation options and prohibitive taxi costs. That’s where charter bus booking startup Skedaddle hopes to find its niche. The Boston-based company recently launched[…]

Traveling in Europe? A New Search Engine Wants to Show You Every Transportation Option.

The airline industry has changed dramatically in the past 15 years, with most reservations now being processed online. But for other modes of transit—rail, bus and ferry—booking and purchasing are still brick-and-mortar operations. Even in Europe, where train travel is prevalent, online sales account for less than 25 percent of orders, according to an estimate[…]

Busbud for iOS brings its international bus booking service literally on-the-go.

Traveling by bus in foreign countries is not only one of the more authentic ways to experience the local landscape, it’s almost one of the most economical. Busbud, a Web service that lets you book bus tickets in cities around the world, today is bringing its service on mobile platform with its new iOS app. The app[…]

Bus Tickets to Be Available for Purchase Online by 2016 – Ministry of Transport, China.

China’s Ministry of Transport says all bus tickets will be available for purchase online by the end of 2016. A national online ticketing system is to be set up, through which passengers can book bus tickets, similar to booking a train ticket on the website The ministry says passengers have to book a bus ticket with[…]