Smartvel on the Media

PhocusWire

Smartvel gets funding boost for its destination content technology

Smartvel, a specialist in destination content technology, has announced funding of just over $1 million. Investors in the round for the Spain-based company included Caixa Capital Risc and Alsa, which have both invested in the startup before. The are joined by Fides Capital and Faraday Venture Partners.

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Press Release

International Investors Boost Smartvel's Capital to Increase its Growth

The Spanish startup, developer of its own tourist content technology, closes its second round of investment worth 1.05 million dollars. The operation has been led by top-tier investors participating in companies such as Cabify, MásMóvil, Signaturit, Next, Pangea, Weplan and Mr Jeff.

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Hosteltur

What do Singapore Airlines, The City of Buenos Aires, Iberostar Hotels and Mahou have in common?

More and more innovative companies are betting on technologies such as Smartvel to offer their customers useful, attractive, relevant and personalized content thanks to a customized solution for each brand that improves communication with its users and attracts new clients in the inspirational phase.

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Press Release

Smartvel will integrate content marketing activities of competitor Pearlshare Limited.

Madrid, Spain (July 2nd, 2018) - Smartvel, one of the leading destination content providers, has agreed to integrate the content marketing activities of London-based Pearlshare Limited. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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Business Insider

Smartvel, the AI Spanish startup that will help you plan your next holidays

Smartvel has designed a technology that is capable of generating up-to-date content in any destination for Airlines, Hotel chains, Travel agencies, and Tourism Bureaus. The technology, which uses AI, Big Data and Machine Learning techniques, has been fully developed by Spanish engineers.

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Diario Perspectiva

"The data is the new oil. The real challenge is not to obtain it but to know how to use it"

Smartvel’s CEO, Íñigo Valenzuela, participated in the Aviation Data Symposium & AI Lab of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which brought together the main airlines of the world and the tourism sector in Berlin.

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Hosteltur

Users spend 60 minutes planning their trip after choosing their destination

Users spend an average of 60 minutes to plan their trip once they have decided the destination to which they will travel and, when selecting it, analyze for more than 160 minutes the possibilities offered by the destination before making a purchase decision, according to the analysis of the Smartvel content tool.

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Diario Perspectiva

How to avoid the disruption of your business model

Research, trial and error learning; the monitoring of new trends, informed decision-making, or the study of competition and the evolution of more mature markets are key to achieving the objective of all management teams: the long-term survival of the company.

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Tnooz.com

Smartvel on live destination guides and technological differentiation

Spanish start-up Smartvel specializes in providing “live” online destination guides to travel companies that can be embedded within their clients’ websites and apps. Founder and CEO Iñigo Valenzuela talks to tnooz about the company’s latest client wins and future plans.

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Tnooz.com

Rethinking touchpoints in the travel industry

With the digital transformation, the number of touchpoints has increased substantially since the concept was formed. In today’s era, there are even more moments of truth for travel companies to concentrate on. Smartvel helps companies to enrich their current customer interactions and create new ones, helping to add value throughout the entire traveler journey.

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Preferente

Air Europa Planner powered by Smartvel

The commitment of the Globalia group on offering amazing touristic experiences is highlighted in this article. The example used was the new Air Europa Planner which is powered by Smartvel.

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ABC

Smartvel, the changing world at your fingertips

Smartvel, a Spanish startup has developed a technology that offers a constantly updated "live agenda" of any destination in the world. Singapore Airlines is the last addition to the client portfolio of the company.

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Hosteltur

Singapore Airlines offers its users Smartvel's dynamic content solutions

Singapore Airlines is now offering to its customers dynamic content of the 20 most important destinations of the company to provide its users with the "live agenda" of the cities they visit thanks to the Smartvel technology solution.

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Europa Press

Smartvel, provider of Singapore Airlines' travel guides

Smartvel has signed an agreement with Singapore Airlines to offer its customers "dynamic destination guides" that the Spanish startup has developed for more than 20 destinations. The guides that Smartvel design will be integrated into the airline's website. The company has highlighted that they are a "customized solution" and will propose to users "content" that is useful, attractive and relevant ".

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Diario Perspectiva

Smartvel at BTS 2018: How technology helps to improve the tourist experience

Diario Perspectiva dedicates this article to Smartvel due to our presence at the Barcelona Tourism Summit on April 20th. Elena Navares, our Senior Business Developer, highlighted the impact of technology and the change in consumer habits, which has led to the digital transformation of the tourism sector.

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Barcelona Tourism Summit 2018

Smartvel, one of the speakers at Barcelona Tourism Summit 2018

One more year the Barcelona Tourism Summit arrives at the Caixaforum Barcelona as the knowledge and innovation hub of the tourism sector. Elena Navares, Business Development Manager, will be one of the speakers on April 20th where we will be able to find out the latest relevant news and start-ups of the sector.

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Sintetia Blog

Big data or how tourism is reinvented thanks to data management

Big Data is revolutionizing the tourism industry not only in digital terms but it is also one of the main players when it comes to effective personalization. As a big data company, Smartvel helps its clients through this immense world of content data.

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Gestiona Radio Interview

Startup & Entrepreneurship

Smartvel's CEO & Founder Iñigo Valenzuela was invited by the team of Gestiona Radio to talk about, among other things, the first steps of the start up and the technology.

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Diario Perspectiva

Buenos Aires sells its tourist offer with a "Spanish" chatbot

Smartvel's newest creation has allowed the City of Buenos Aires to be one of the first public Tourism Boards to launch a Chatbot with up-to-date information on what there is to experience in their destination.

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SmartTravel News

Buenos Aires will show its tourist offer thanks to Smartvel chatbot

After helping the City of Buenos Aires to develop it's BA Planner, Smartvel now presents the innovation that will put the Argentinian capital on a different level when it comes to digital innovation.

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eTurbonews

PATA explores the SDGs in the context of youth and tourism in the Asia Pacific

Our VP Sales APAC partner was invited to talk about how Smartvel plays a role in the sustainable tourism at the PATA Asia-Pacific Youth and Sustainable Tourism Workshop.

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Talento Digital El País

All the plans you need in your vacation

What's our technology all about? How did this start? Our CEO Iñigo Valenzuela talk a bit about the gap he saw in the industry back in the day and how Smartvel came to provide a solution for it.

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Nexotur

Finalist in the ITH Smart Destinations Awards at Fitur 2018

During Fitur 2018 , ITH and Segitur were delivering the ITH Smart Destinations Awards, which recognize the five best technological solutions for smart tourism destinations.

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Hosteltur

ITH Hospitality Design Conference: the transformation of hotels from technology and new spaces

Our CEO had the pleasure to participate in the Hospitality Conference among other experts from the industry.

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Hosteltur

Smartvel, South Summit 2017 Finalist

South Summit already has its 100 finalist startups for its next edition and among the selected startups is Smartvel. The chosen projects correspond to innovative and disruptive initiatives of the main industries such as Smart Mobility, Travel & Tourism and Content & Channels, to name a few.

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Hosteltur

ITH Hospitality Conference 2017

For the first time, Madrid will receive one of the most important global events around the latest transformation trends in the hotel sector, based on spaces, technology and people, as levers of change: the Hospitality Design Conference. Smartvel is going to be there among other great names from the industry.

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La Vanguardia

South Summit 2017 has twenty-four finalists startups from Madrid

Smartvel is part of the twenty-four Madrid startups among the 100 finalists of South Summit 2017. The event will bring together will bring together the most important actors of the entrepreneurial ecosystem: investors, startups and corporations.

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HospitalityNet

Smartvel wins the first prize to the Best Travel Tech Startup 2017 in Spain

Smartvel won the Emprendetur Award to the Best Big Data & Tourism Project in 2014, and is currently expanding internationally thank to operations in Buenos Aires, London, Zurich, Bangkok and Spain.

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El Mundo

Co-creation with the key customer in the tourism sector

Esade, Deloitte and ITH present the report that shows the situation of innovation in the tourism sector. Improve investment data, innovation grows by projects and reveals that customers are the main source of information or that what is most bet is on new services and products.

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El País Cinco Días

How to meet the guest before they arrive to the hotel?

Travel agencies and hotel chains create tools to anticipate the tastes and preferences of their customers and improve their experience in the destination

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Hosteltur

Artificial intelligence will soon become the best friend of the tourist

Spain has the potential to become an international leader in innovation in tourism , as has been confirmed in the III International Conference on Innovation in the Tourism Industry

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Preferente

Digital transformation will create opportunities for the more agile

The new technologies will allow the hotelier to personalize the offers or packages and interact with the client based on the exact place and moment in which they are located.

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Hosteltur

Smartvel, technology focused on improving the tourism sector

Companies from the world of tourism, such as hotels, integrate a digital agenda into their websites, with geolocation and a selection of contents of interest. The main objective is to improve the experience of the final travelers, both in the inspirational phase and in the destination.

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