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‘Welcome to the World’ wins first ATM tech startup competition

‘Welcome to the World’ wins first ATM tech startup competition

‘Welcome to the World’ has been named the first ever winner of the ATM Draper-Aladdin Startup Competition, which saw a selection of the region’s most innovative travel and tourism start-ups deliver pitches on the ATM Travel Tech Stage for the chance to secure up to $500,000.

Investment in new ideas and tech poised to drive Middle East tourism

Investment in new ideas and tech poised to drive Middle East tourism

Tourism ministers from across the world convened at ATM's Middle East Tourism Investment Summit 2022 to spotlight opportunities for Arabian tourism and the role of technology in elevating tourism experiences. Speakers included Nayef Al Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan and Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica.

See the future before it happens at the Financial Times Future of the Car Summit 2022

See the future before it happens at the Financial Times Future of the Car Summit 2022

The Financial Times Future of the Car summit is where visionary OEMs, industry shakers and challenger brands come together to scrutinize the technology, consumer and business model trends forever changing the way cars are made and sold. In its 8th year, one of the most highly anticipated global gatherings of automakers and their technology partners returns live (and digital) to The Brewery London.

Vueling becomes the first airline to sell flights in the metaverse

Vueling becomes the first airline to sell flights in the metaverse

Vueling is teaming up with Next Earth, the third platform in the metaverse, and IoMob, a shared mobility services startup to be the first airline to sell in the metaverse. The new sales channel will be launched this year, and every item purchased on the Vueling app in the metaverse will be usable in the real world

Hotel start-up Mint House raises $35 million

Hotel start-up Mint House raises $35 million

Mint House, the New York-based start-up which offers apartment-style accommodation with hotel-like amenities to business travellers, has raised an additional $35 million in funding, bringing total investment to $80 million.