About us

TravelTech Lab is the Innovation Lab of Hotelbeds, powered by Wayra

Our mission is to re-imagine the World of Travel, and that gives us a lot of room to play. We spend most of our time innovating in product development, finding new ways to use technology to help our customers succeed, and helping our business partners exceed their goals.

About us

What do we do?

We explore the intersection of emerging technology and travel to build innovative products and consumer experiences, whilst engineering solutions that advance Hotelbeds’ innovation agenda and better the lives of our customers.
We co-innovate with start-ups partners to deliver high-impact, customer-centric experiences, creating breakthrough products, platforms and services.
In a collaborative environment, it’s all about exploring new horizons, designing solutions, and testing, to help future-proof our business and drive digital transformation.


Life at the hub

Check out the latest activities in our innovation labs
It’s just over a month since the launch of TravelTech Lab by hotelbeds followed by the presentation at 4YFN. We are proud to have held the first innovation event in our brand-new Innovation Hub in Palma. We will be holding events with TravelTech ecosystem players and stakeholders on a monthly basis in our innovation hubs so stay tuned! In the meantime, we are happy to share the video of the event on innovation & Strategy. Click play to relive the event!

Over the past year, Hotelbeds has undergone a transformation evolving from a bedbank to a leading B2B TravelTech company. Its ethos of reshaping the travel ecosystem has driven its partnership with Wayra. See how this partnership was born in the link.

Looking for


TravelTech Lab launches its first open innovation challenge with the aim of finding the best start-ups to connect B2B global travel ecosystem stakeholders and create a frictionless E2E experience for the traveller.

Join the challenge

Programme Stages


We are looking for start-ups that can respond to the challenges proposed by the Lab, the first of which is to achieve a frictionless experience for travellers.

Join the Lab

We will select four start-ups that will join the TravelTech Lab, Hotelbeds’ innovation hub, and enjoy access to its benefits and network of experts.


From the projects that join the Lab, we will select one per challenge that will be able to test its technology in a real environment with Hotelbeds.


For start-ups

TravelTech Lab will allow you to dive deep into the travel ecosystem. You’ll have access to a wide range of customers, you’ll be able to analyse their needs and test your product while being on top of the latest TravelTech trends.

Office Space
Access to office space in an entrepreneurial environment in Madrid or Palma de Mallorca.

Funded Pilot – 40K
One of the selected companies will develop a pilot with Hotelbeds to validate their solution.

Access to Hotelbeds’ experts in TravelTech.

Business Opportunities
Relation with Hotelbeds business units to validate the solution and the business model.

Comms & Events Presence
Presence in social media, press releases and ecosystem events.

Hotelbeds’ extensive network with more than 300K hotels and partners.