Book­ing startup call

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BOOK­ING.COM has an­nounced the open­ing of ap­pli­ca­tions for its third an­nual Book­ing Booster ac­cel­er­a­tor pro­gram, a fund­ing op­por­tu­nity for star­tups in sus­tain­able tourism of­fer­ing a por­tion of a €2 mil­lion fund.

The travel tech com­pany be­lieves the press­ing so­cial is­sues fac­ing the tourism in­dus­try in­clude over­crowd­ing, gen­der equal­ity, grow­ing un­der­re­sourced lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties, and pro­tect­ing the nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment.

“We are look­ing for­ward to sup­port­ing the next wave of change-mak­ers who are seek­ing to have a last­ing, sus­tain­able im­pact on the travel in­dus­try,” said Book­ing.com Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer Gil­lian Tans.

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