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Venturing forth: GlobalTravelWallet

A digital alternative to cash – that's the idea behind GlobalTravelWallet, a startup that is supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School. Founder and CEO Segun Oni…

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How to find the road less travelled

Traffic study shows real-time travel information has less of an impact on speeding up our journeys that you might expect. Those of us who travel on busy roads every day face the same enemy - traffic. Sources of real time…

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‘Travel’ing the road of business and philanthropy

We asked entrepreneur and philanthropist Lloyd Dorfman, founder of currency exchange company Travelex and Chairman of the Prince's Trust, about how young entrepreneurs can get started and the complementary roles of business and charity. The entrepreneurial bug is largely instinctive.…

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At home abroad: in tourism, there’s a big world beyond hotels

Nicola D'Elia of Airbnb seeks to open up many more areas to visitors in developing countries. Most tourists around the world, says Nicola D'Elia (Cambridge MBA 2009), tend to visit the same cities or districts because that's where most hotels…

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At home abroad: in tourism, there’s a big world beyond hotels.

Navigation lessons for Uber? How Victorian upstart Thomas Cook grew mainstream

Turning stigma into acceptance: the Victorian story of the Thomas Cook travel agency holds parallels for modern-day disruptive companies such as Uber, finds new study at Cambridge Judge Business School. A new academic study sounds topically familiar: a brash upstart offers…

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Chara Georgiadou, Country Manager at trivago

What do you need to survive and thrive at a start-up? For Chara Georgiadou it was flexibility, commitment… and two weeks on the Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education General Management Programme. Joining a new company is always a gamble,…

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Julia Fintz (MBA 2008), Co-Founder of Lekker Adventures

What do you do when you can't find the sort of specific travel experience you're looking for? For MBA alumnus Julia Fintz the answer was obvious - she started her own company. Having visited more than 70 countries between them, life-long…

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