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TravelLocal Raises $3 Million in Play on Tailored Trips: Travel Startup Funding This Week

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This week TravelLocal and Trip.me raised funding for using digital tools to make travel agents more efficient, XOKind raised for its travel booking app Una, and MyBeezBox raised to help hospitality companies with online cross-sells.

This week, travel startups announced more than $7 million in funding.

>>TravelLocal, a travel startup based in Bristol, UK, merged with Berlin-based Trip.me and raised a $3.4 million (£2.5 million) Series A extension. The two startups have together raised $18 million (£13 million) to date.

A stop on a TravelLocal arranged tour of Cuba. Source: TravelLocal.

Active Partners and Gresham House Ventures led the extension.

The combined company will be an online travel agency focused on “tailor-made” vacation packages. Consumers fill out an online form about their vacation wishes and the combined company’s local experts put together a suggested itinerary personalized to their budget.

>>Una, a travel app from the…

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