It's been a rocky year for travel startups looking to raise funds with funding down 44 percent during the first half of 2016 and hospitality tech taking a hit. Although travel startups have raised $2.5 billion so far this year - with $1 billon coming from the third quarter alone - Airbnb's $850 million Series F round in August is to thank for the uptick.
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