The Rest of the World Is Finally Noticing the Touristic Charms of Central Asia

The glorious natural beauty of Central Asia is breathing some fresh air into the region’s international reputation, so often sullied by the authoritarian rulers who hold power there. Tajikistan ranked second on the list of fastest growing tourist destinations that the United Nations World Travel Organisation released recently, registering a whopping 94% increase in […]

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Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Holds Big Ambitions to Dethrone Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Yanolja got its start selling stays at love hotels in Korea. But the travel startup last year raised $180 million in a funding round led by Booking Holdings and wealth fund GIC. The Seoul-based company has since expanded its ambitions from being an online travel agency and hotel operator to also selling software to help hotels run […]

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