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The Rise of Travel Startups

The travel/hospitality industry has long been underestimated by investors mainly due to the reluctance of many leading players to adopt technology approaches similar to other sectors in order to improve margins or customer service. Indeed the travel/hospitality sector is considerably lagging behind other sectors where technology adoption and innovation is key to long-term success.

However, this is about to change. Actually, it seems it is already changing – in a good way, of course. According to a research by CBInsights travel startups have experienced 106% in exit growth on a yoy basis during the last 2 years – ranking 4th among other sectors such as Health & Wellness, Data Storage & Security etc.

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Conichi is going to make your hotel stay even more enjoyable

Ever felt as if you were just another guest at the hotel? Want a more personalized and exclusive experience? Then, you should be looking forward to staying at a hotel that uses Conichi.

Conichi is a CRM SaaS that helps hotels and restaurants better interact with their customers. Its aim is to revolutionize the hospitality industry, which from a technological perspective is significantly lagging behind other sectors. Conichi uses the Beacon technology, which is becoming widely popular as a contextual awareness solution for the retail domain.

I sat down with Max Waldmann, founder & CEO of Conichi, to discuss the product and the team’s plans ahead.

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