Arrivalist signs $2M debt financing investment round

Lighter Capital handed over location data platform upstart a $2 million investment round.

The non-dilutive debt financing program is the fifth round of support the US-based company has received to date from Lighter Capital.

Ten-year-old Arrivalist provides data and services to hotels, airports, tours, activities and attractions, resorts and entertainment centers.

The business intelligence platform is used by businesses to understand tourism trends and analytics to strategize for media campaigns, operations and destination development.

The company was founded by Cree Lawson (In The Big Chair interview here) in 2012 after stints at Rough Guides and Travel Ad Network.

Companies on the list include Tripadvisor, VisitFlorida and Sojern.