Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Airbnb Expands to Luxury Travel
Press Release

The hospitality marketplace announced that it’s launching Airbnb Luxe, a new tier that offers over 2,000 select luxury homes around the globe.

The company stated that the homes available through the new offering are evaluated by over 300 criteria including location, surroundings, and services associated with each location.

According to a company press release, “Airbnb Luxe is built on the deep expertise in luxury travel Airbnb gained from its acquisition of Luxury Retreats in 2017”.

Cameo Raises New Funds

The celebrity engagement app that enables customers to book celebrities, athletes, or influencers for personalized video messages, stated that it has raised $50 million in a Series B round, which was led by venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins.

According to Crunchbase, the Chicago-based marketplace, which was founded in 2017, has raised over $65 million.

Boeing Teams up with Kitty Hawk
Press Release

The aerospace company announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Kitty Hawk, an electric transportation solutions company, to collaborate on safe urban air mobility.

According to a Boeing press release, the move looks to bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk’s air taxi division with Boeing’s aerospace expertise and scale.