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Investors Bet More Than $210 Million on Sector: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Each week we round up travel startups that have recently received or announced funding. Please email Senior Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill at so@skift.com if you have funding news.

This week, travel startups announced more than $212 million in funding.

>>TravelPerk, a Barcelona-based travel booker and management company, has closed a $160 million funding round. That nearly doubles its previous rounds combined since it was founded in 2015. Skift’s Corporate Travel Editor Matt Parsons had the story: TravelPerk Will Wade Even Further Into U.S. Territory With $160 Million Funding Boost.

>>Guesty, a maker of software for for managers of short-term rentals, has raised $50 million in a Series D round of funding. Apax Digital Fund led the round in the startup, with AMI Opportunities Fund and others also taking part.

The Tel Aviv-based startup has raised $110 million since it participated in the Y Combinator startup accelerator. It is the best-funded of its peer set. See Skift’s…

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