Reimagined: Travel Smarter, Better Experiences with TravelAI

Did you know that 8 out of 10 travelers prioritize seamless, tech-driven accommodations? Travel-tech leader TravelAI relaunches to set a new benchmark for smart travel, ensuring your global journeys become unparalleled experiences that suit your unique and discerning tastes. Travel is being redefined through the lens of technology and innovation as evident in today’s […]

Did you know that 8 out of 10 travelers prioritize seamless, tech-driven accommodations? Travel-tech leader TravelAI relaunches to set a new benchmark for smart travel, ensuring your global journeys become unparalleled experiences that suit your unique and discerning tastes.

A woman sitting on a couch in a smart living room adorned with plants
A woman sitting on a couch in a living room adorned with plants

Travel is being redefined through the lens of technology and innovation as evident in today’s digital age. But the concept of “travel smarter” is more than just a trend. It has become a transformative movement that enhances how we explore the world with efficiency, luxury, and cultural depth. 

Marking a pivotal moment in this evolution,’s intelligent and beautiful living spaces signify a strong belief in the potential of tech-driven hospitality to offer more enriching and personalized travel experiences. This milestone not only underscores the industry’s faith in Casai’s vision but also sets a new standard for what it means to travel smarter in the 21st century.

The Rise Of Smart Tourism: Harnessing Technology For Smart Travels with

The travel landscape continues to evolve and along with it, the emergence of smart tourism marks a significant transformation. One that is driven by the integration of cutting-edge technology previously beyond our imagination. The all-new dives right at the heart of this revolution, redefining the essence of travel experiences for everyone. 

By leveraging advancements such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning (ML), and efficient data analytics, we offer travelers highly personalized, reliable, and immersive journeys. At the same time, such technologies enable the creation of smart accommodations that not only promise convenience and comfort but also foster a deep connection with the local cultures you visit.

That’s because we believe that smart tourism transcends finding you traditional lodging. For the most part, it encapsulates a holistic travel experience that includes streamlined transportation, digitized services, and interactive experiences. By focusing on these facets of smart accommodations, our aim leans toward presenting spaces that not only cater to comfort and luxury but also enrich your entire travel experience through innovative tech. After all, travel is all about making every journey unforgettable and uniquely personalized.’s Commitment to Promoting Smarter Travels

Our commitment to smart tourism underscores a broader shift towards what’s truly important to humans— more sustainable and responsible travel. We achieve this by inspiring everyone to be more conscious in the conservation of our natural resources and engaging local communities in our efforts. We want to make sure that the benefits of tourism are shared widely, preserving cultural and natural heritage for both people and the planet.

As we move forward, the complementing roles of technology and sustainability to enhance each travel experience continue to expand, and is leading the charge. Our carefully thought-out approach is optimistic in realizing a thriving future for smarter travel and more meaningful connections. There’s nothing like envisioning a world where each trip is a meaningful exploration that leaves a lasting impact on both the traveler and the destination.’s pioneering efforts in smart tourism are slowly paving the way for these endless possibilities that can enrich our travels, marking the dawn of a new era in the entire industry.

How It All Started:’s Vision for Smarter, Tech-Driven Hospitality

The inception of Casai in 2020 was a fusion of personal travel desires and professional expertise. Co-founders Nico Barawid and Maricarmen Herrerias, inspired by their experiences, sought to create a hospitality brand that marries luxury with local culture and cutting-edge technology. 

Their journey from concept to startup with a significant Series A funding of $48M, and additional financial backing, underscores a vision to revolutionize hospitality. This is where TravelAI anchors the new, staying true to the aim of rapidly expanding services and bolstering the commitment to local economic development and environmental sustainability. We would like to reflect the foundational ethos that Casai was known for, only this time, with a more focused approach to enhancing guest experiences while making a positive community impact.

A smart dining room of a loft with a sizable pendant light suspended from the ceiling
A smart dining room of a loft with a sizable pendant light suspended from the ceiling | Photo credit: Trendy Loft in La Roma

The Relaunch of A New Chapter for Traveling Smarter

As we pivot from Casai’s foundational story of addressing the need to travel smarter through innovative hospitality, we enter a transformative era with TravelAI

A part of UpNext Company, TravelAI has ventured on a transformative journey with the acquisition of the domain, heralding a new chapter in the realm of luxury travel. Reimagining the essence of Casai— a blend of home (‘Casa’) and artificial intelligence (‘AI’)— this site relaunch signifies the fusion of exquisite accommodations with the forefront of technology. 

Under TravelAI‘s stewardship, evolved into a portal that offers uniquely personalized experiences, connecting travelers with the cultural richness and natural beauty of the Mediterranean, Europe, and the Caribbean. This venture leverages TravelAI‘s technological prowess and extensive network, setting a novel standard in personalized and intelligent hospitality.

TravelAI‘s expertise in digital solutions and its portfolio of over 350 consumer travel websites provided a robust foundation for reimagining The synergy between TravelAI‘s tech capabilities and Casai’s founded commitment to innovative living spaces promises to create a unique value proposition for every type of traveler. Such collaboration is poised to harness the power of smart technology and deliver more tailor-fit, seamless, and enriched travel experiences like never before.

Looking Ahead: and TravelAI‘s Joint Vision of Traveling Smarter

In this new chapter, the relaunched, under the technological guidance and vision of TravelAI, is enhancing the travel landscape with features that embody the essence of luxury and efficiency. The offerings extend beyond the convenience of keyless entries and the allure of high-speed WiFi to embrace smart home devices that redefine the comfort and sophistication of travel accommodations. 

Without a doubt, this transformative move aims to elevate the way people travel, with a keen emphasis on sustainability and the enrichment of local economies. The new’s curated listings now spotlight luxury and boutique rentals in Latin America, such as Mexico City’s artistic enclaves, the beachfront paradises of Tulum, and the lush landscapes of Puerto Libertad. Each accommodation is carefully selected to ensure it not only offers an exceptional stay but also contributes positively to its local surroundings.

By featuring accommodations like this designer loft in the heart of Mexico City’s Roma Norte or this upscale apartment in Sao Paulo, demonstrates its commitment to blending luxury with locality. These efforts ensure travelers not only enjoy their stay but also feel a deep connection to the culture and community around them.

Forging ahead, and TravelAI‘s shared vision for the future of travel is one of relentless innovation, personalization, and respect for the environment. This partnership is setting new benchmarks for what it means to travel in the 21st century, offering experiences that cater to the evolving expectations of travelers who seek not just a place to stay, but a place that stays with them long after their journey ends. This approach not only anticipates the future of hospitality but actively shapes it, promising a smarter, more thoughtful way to explore the world.

A smart bedroom with an artwork hanging above the headboard
A smart bedroom with artwork hanging above the headboard | Photo credit: Flat No Jardins in Sao Paulo

Experience Better and Smarter Travels with

Looking forward to a future where travel is smarter and more enriching, continues to shine as a beacon of travel innovation. The site promises not just to revive the ideals of a beloved brand but to also fundamentally transform everyone’s travel experiences. With leading the way under TravelAI’s lead, alongside brands like Rent by Owner, Hotala, Vacation Cottages, and Cabinns, among many others, the commitment to seamless, innovative, and memorable journeys is clear.

These brands collectively offer a spectrum of travel experiences, ensuring there’s something for every traveler, from luxury apartments in bustling city centers to cozy cottages in serene locales to treehouses on hillsides. 

As we embrace this new era of travel, invites you to explore the world in ways that prioritize sustainability, comfort, and personalized experiences.

Travel smarter now with!

Author: Katie

Katie strikes the balance between luxury and adventure, with a taste for the finer things and a spirit for solo travel. For her, indulging in the plush and posh isn't just a whim—it's the main event. Her stories are all about sharing those "treat yourself" moments, wrapped in witty banter and a keen eye for that next lavish escape that’s as unique as a secret handshake.

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