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78 Companies
Cloud5 Communications
Software • Travel
Cloud5 Communications connects hotel guests and staff using fast, reliable, user-friendly data and voice communications. The unique combination of hospitality expertise and a holistic technology platform is what sets us apart.

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+8
Chicago
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Rocketmiles
Consumer Web • Travel
Rocketmiles encourages travelers to vacation faster, by incentivizing hotel bookings with magnificent rewards. Founded in 2012, and acquired by Booking Holdings (BKNG) in 2015, our small team continues to grow in Chicago’s West Loop and Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood, and we encourage applicants with wanderlust to apply.

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Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
85
Local Employees
Chicago
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ParkWhiz
Consumer Web • Mobile
ParkWhiz brings drivers, parking operators, and enterprise partners together through the power of mobility technology, offering amazing savings on bookable parking. We’re modernizing our industry by instantly connecting thousands of drivers with our massive network of spaces and investing heavily in the future of connected cars and cities.

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401(K)
+15
113
Local Employees
Chicago
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VacayHome Connect, LLC
Travel
VacayHome Connect, the leading full-service distribution solution for the vacation rental industry, delivers property managers of both homes and resorts increased bookings across a variety of global travel sites like HomeAway, VRBO and Booking.com, as well as a network of exclusive membership and loyalty channels and branded websites.
Chicago
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Yelp
Consumer Web • Travel
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across 32 countries.
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BCV
Social Media • Travel
BCV is the premier social media provider in the hospitality industry. BCV has deep expertise in social media coupled with a robust arsenal of cutting-edge tools and analytics. We are a provider that manages and monitors the social spaces in real time 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our team works with clients to build a strong and effective so
125
Local Employees
Chicago
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Ignite
HR Tech • Travel
We exist to provide experiences that benefit humanity & the planet. These experiences combine personal & professional development with cultural immersion and community engagement to inspire and motivate individuals. Our journeys naturally facilitate team building, leadership skills and global citizenship while delivering a positive social impact.
Chicago
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BOUNTE, LLC
eCommerce • On-Demand
BOUNTE™, LLC is an intelligent mobile app that links people who lost a valuable item with good Samaritans turned Bounty Hunters who are willing to find it. By combining geolocation technology with proactive messaging and notification to social media sites, BOUNTE offers a unique mobile phone platform to pinpoint the area where an item is lost.

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2
Local Employees
Lake Forest
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Options Away
eCommerce • Travel

Find your perfect airfare and hold the best price while you decide if you want to purchase the ticket. Airline options are a cheap and convenient way to buy yourself some time while you finalize your travel plans. Lock in your flights at www.optionsaway.com. Now relax and keep your options open!

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Local Employees
Chicago
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Airplus
Travel
Search engine for Peer to Peer rental providers.
Journera
Big Data • Travel
Journera is a travel technology company developing the first Experience Management Platform for the travel industry. Through its Global Experience Record (GXR), which takes a 360° view of the traveler’s journey, the Journera platform is helping travel providers and application developers unify the travel experience across a customer's entire trip.
13
Local Employees
Chicago
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RoomIt by CWT
Travel
RoomIt by CWT helps business travelers find the right room, right now. Our intelligent app serves up hotels rooms based on travelers preferences and behaviors making it easy to find a hotel with the price and amenities travelers crave. Plus, you can track your spending and locate travelers in an emergency - a must-have for fast-growing businesses.
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Local Employees
Chicago
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Sugr
Travel • Machine Learning
Through Sugr, the importance of trust and value of convenience have been reintroduced. Traditional technology robs users of their time, simultaneously, hijacking their sense of free will. Sugr's natural technology disrupts the "scrolling" effect ingrained into the new generation; with machine learning catering to a new input: emotion.
8
Local Employees
Chicago
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When in ROAM
Travel
When in ROAM is a tool that connects travelers with local concierges who provide customized trip itineraries, based on your interests & personality; helping people save time & have amazing trips. Instead of spending hours trip researching, travelers can use ROAM to connect with a local for insider tips & info. ROAM is available in 24+ US cities.
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Local Employees
Chicago
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Hostly
Real Estate • Travel
We’re Hostly Chicago, your team of expert hosts for Airbnb property management! Our property rental management services in the Chicago area include: marketing, booking and payments, guest vetting, enhanced pricing, guest support & concierge, on-site staffing coordination, cleaning service, and key delivery, and guest check-in and check-out.
4
Local Employees
Chicago
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Dubai Wala
Travel
Looking for Dubai Honeymoon Packages from India? Dubaiwala provides best packages for Dubai at best price. Get Dubai packages from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bangalore, Chennai and other cities in India. We are proud to offer Dubai packages for honeymooners, families and holiday plans without charging a single cost extra. What you see is what you...
10
Local Employees
Jaipur
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Project Nande
Travel
Project Nande is an online membership community that produces and delivers a new city guide to members each week and provides members a text message based concierge to plan all their outings. Our mission is to help members discover every corner of Chicago, cross neighborhood lines, and make the most out of their Chicago experience.
Wanderful
Travel
Wanderful is an international community of adventurous, independent, globally minded women who travel. Their mission is to connect women travelers together by empowering them with the tools they need to go abroad and facilitating a trusted network that can help guide them in their journeys.Online at sheswanderful.com, the Wanderful community...
1
Local Employees
Mazza Travels
Enterprise Web • Travel
Is website created to help travelers connect with each other and to assist in their search for activities within the city in which they are living or traveling – with focus on low cost and free events.
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Local Employees
chicago
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Of Miles and Memories
Healthtech • Travel
Of Miles and Memories is a newly-launched travel company based out of Chicago, Illinois. We help families imagine and create memories that they can cherish forever as the only travel company to provide medically supported trips across the United States for aging, chronically or terminally ill patients and their families.
Chicago
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TRYTN
eCommerce • Marketing Tech
TRYTN is an online booking and central reservation management system for tour and activity companies. Businesses increase their direct sales while reducing costs by utilizing TRYTN's state of the art booking system, subsidized web development and customized marketing services.

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+18
6
Local Employees
Chicago
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Airfordable
Payments • Travel
Airfordable is travel and financial technology platform that allows anymore to book a flight for a fraction of the cost upfront and rest in recurring payments before their departure date.
3
Local Employees
Chicago
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Trablr (now live!)
Travel • Transportation
Trablr is the first global booking agent for peer-to-peer travel. Also referred to as the Kayak.com of the sharing economy. Our goal is to promote organizations in the sharing economy, please contact us if you’d like to be one of the partners included on our site!  Trabling is a great way to meet people and other Trablr’s around the world!
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Local Employees

Travel Jobs in Chicago

UX Designer

ParkWhiz
Chicago
1 day ago
+16
We are looking to add a User Experience Designer to our growing Product Development team. A User Experience Designer at ParkWhiz will work directly with other UX designers, researchers, interaction designers, product managers, and developers. Since design plays a role in every stage of development within our business, we’re specifically looking for a UXer who is willing to help facilitate research, concept until the problem is solved, and work with visual designers to see your vision through development.

Bilingual Concierge (English/Portuguese/Spanish),…

Rocketmiles
Chicago
2 days ago
Rocket Travel, Inc., a subsidiary of Booking Holdings (formerly The Priceline Group) seeks bilingual English/Portuguese candidates for our full-time Portuguese/Spanish/English-speaking position. Join our team of experienced travel and loyalty entrepreneurs and assist with the daily concierge operations in our downtown Chicago office. Secondary opportunities to showcase talent or develop professionally in other fields (such as analytics, graphic

Front End Developers

ParkWhiz
Chicago
6 days ago
+16
ParkWhiz is looking for a Front End Developer with an interest in front end technologies and a passion for optimizing user experiences. On the web front we are looking for someone to help internationalize and contribute to our white-label websites. This person will be a key contributor to both the desktop and mobile web UI and UX. We're in an exciting and rapidly evolving industry that requires constant innovation, evaluation, and iteration. Help us perfect the parking experience.

Product Marketing Manager

RoomIt by CWT
Chicago
6 days ago
RoomIt is Carlson Wagonlit Travel's (CWT) newly created hotel distribution system. RoomIt provides travelers with the rooms, rate, amenities and loyalty programs they want, while helping organizations control their budget and improve travel oversight. CWT is one of the largest travel management companies in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The company employs approximately 18,000 people in nearly 150 countries and over 100

Market Research Analyst

RoomIt by CWT
Chicago
6 days ago
The Market Research Analyst is responsible for conducting qualitative market research, transforming external information and data into actionable intelligence. This role is critical to understanding market trends and behaviors to support the Director Strategy and provide recommendations that will support the business unit’s strategy. Carlson Wagonlit Travel is looking for talented and enthusiastic people. People who want to realize their
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