• Rocketrip raises $15 million to reward cost-saving employees

    One year ago - By Tech Crunch

    If your company lets you expense the nicest hotel when you travel, why wouldn't you?
    But what if you got to split the savings with your employer by selecting a less expensive hotel?
    A New York-based startup called Rocketrip believes most employees will opt to save companies money if they are incentivized to do so. It's built an enterprise platform that rewards employees with gift cards if they go under budget on travel and transportation.
    After five years of signing up business clients like Twitter and Pandora, Rocketrip is raising $15 million in Series C funding led by GV to keep...
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  • Select-Service Hotel Projects Account for 369,367 Rooms 0r 63 Percent in the Total U.S. Development Pipeline

    One year ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Select-service projects account for 369,367 rooms or 63% of the total U.S. hotel development pipeline, according to STR's AM:PM platform. While the select-service label can be placed on projects within a number of chain scales, STR focused its analysis of growth in the sector on the Upper Midscale and Upscale chain scales.
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