New unicorn Klook raises $200M to expand its travel activities platform worldwide

August 8, 2018

Klook, a Hong Kong-based startup developing a travel activities platform, has pulled in $200 million in new capital to fuel a major expansion into the U.S. and Europe. A spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that the round values the company at more than $1 billion, although the company didn’t provide an exact figure. Klook sets out to make booking travel activities as easy as arranging flights and hotels. That could mean…


Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room Now Open

July 27, 2018

With its plethora of outstanding drinking and dining options, exciting music scene, temperate & enjoyable weather, it is no wonder Austin tourism is on the rise. Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room Bar According to the Downtown Austin Alliance, the city sees over 25 million tourists a year, a number which is on a steady incline. Airbnb listings have increased by 80% year-over-year from a supply standpoint, CBRE Hotels senior vice president Michael Yu…