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closed 4/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired VeryChic SAS

synopsis: AccorHotels, a French hotel group, has acquired VeryChic, a members only travel agency dedicated to extraordinary hotels. They are the fastest growing online travel agency in the French market with 3,150 hotels partnerships across Europe, 6 million members and 12,000 bookings per month.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: VeryChic SAS
VeryChic is a members only travel agency dedicated to extraordinary hotels. They are the fastest growing online travel agency in the French market with 3,150 hotels partnerships across Europe, 6 million members and 12,000 bookings per month.
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closed 2/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple World, Inc., acquired TRAVELIST

synopsis: Apple World, one of Japan’s largest online hotel booking services, has acquired TRAVELIST from Crooz, a leading provider of mobile games in Japan. TRAVELIST is an online travel agency in Japan that helps travelers to find and book cheap flights and hotels.
buyer parent: ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
buyer: Apple World, Inc.
Apple World operates one of Japan’s largest online hotel booking services. Apple World provides access to 110,000 hotels in 150 countries around the world through its B2B “Apple World” and B2C “hotelista.jp” platforms. "
target parent: Crooz
target: TRAVELIST
TRAVELIST is an online travel agency in Japan that helps travelers to find and book cheap flights and hotels. TRAVELIST allows users to compare flights from 11 domestic airlines to help them find the cheapest ticket. The agency also offers discounted hotel bundles.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Travelstart Online Travel Operations Pty LTD, acquired Jumia Travel

synopsis: Travelstart, a South African online travel agency, has acquired Jumia Travel from Jumia, the leading pan-African e-commerce platform. Jumia Travel is Africa's number one online travel agency. Jumia Travel simplifies the hotel booking experience by allowing users to compare prices and accommodations in a fast, easy and transparent way.
buyer: Travelstart Online Travel Operations Pty LTD
Travelstart is a South African online travel agency. Travelstart makes travel booking simple and more affordable in Africa and the Middle East. Their platform helps travelers search, compare and book the best flight, hotel and car options with all their favorite airline and accommodation suppliers. "
target parent: Jumia
target: Jumia Travel
Jumia Travel is Africa's number one online travel agency. Jumia Travel simplifies the hotel booking experience by allowing users to compare prices and accommodations in a fast, easy and transparent way. Their platform offers over 25,000 hotel listings across 40 African countries.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Secret Escapes, acquired Laterooms.com

synopsis: Travel deals service Secret Escapes has acquired the intellectual property of LateRooms which includes the LateRooms.com and LateLuxury.com websites. LateRooms.com is the UK’s leading online accommodation site, offering hotel deals in every corner of the UK along with over 200,000 properties worldwide.
buyer: Secret Escapes
Secret Escapes is a members-only online travel deals company, offering inspiring travel experiences and hand-picked offers to over 62 million users worldwide across its Secret Escapes, Travelist and Slevomat brands. It is operating in 21 countries across Europe, Asia and the US. "
target: Laterooms.com
LateRooms.com is the UK’s leading online accommodation site, offering hotel deals in every corner of the UK along with over 200,000 properties worldwide. LateRooms.com enables customers to get more out life by living late and embracing spontaneity.
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closed 12/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Michelin, acquired Tablet Inc.

synopsis: Michelin, the France-based tire company that publishes Michelin guides for restaurants and tours, has acquired Tablet, the first online travel agency specializing in boutique and luxury hotels. Tablet provides an effortless booking experience. Their platform allows people to find and book luxury hotels at the lowest available prices.
buyer: Michelin (ENXTPA:ML:$25,747.25)
Michelin, headquartered in France, is dedicated to enhancing its clients' mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions; providing digital services, maps and guides; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry. "
target: Tablet Inc.
Tablet is the first online travel agency specializing in boutique and luxury hotels. Tablet provides an effortless booking experience and dependable customer service. Their platform allows people to find and book luxury hotels at the lowest available prices.
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closed 7/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

itravel Individual Travel GmbH, acquired Inspiring Travel GmbH

synopsis: itravel, an online travel agency in Germany, has acquired Inspiring Travel, a German company that operates various travel portals. Inspiring Travel's portals offers hotels, cruises, and holiday packages for family vacations and honeymoons. The company's portals include Club Family, Sentamo, KUF Reisen, and Familienschiff.
buyer: itravel Individual Travel GmbH
Founded in 2004, itravel is an online travel agency in Germany that allows users to easily book a holiday or vacation destination tailored for them. Their trips take travelers to the most beautiful holiday destinations worldwide, including Germany, Europe, Namibia, Vietnam, Brazil, and more. "
target: Inspiring Travel GmbH
Founded in 2010, Inspiring Travel is a German company that operates various travel portals. Their leading travel portals offers hotels, cruises, and holiday packages for family vacations and honeymoons. The company's portals include Club Family, Sentamo, KUF Reisen, and Familienschiff.
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announced 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Szallas.hu Kft., will acquire Spanie.pl

synopsis: Hungaryʼs Szallas.hu, an online service for booking commercial accommodation, will acquire Polish peer Spanie.pl. Founded in 2002, Spanie.pl is an online destination for accommodation reservations in Poland, with approximately 5 million users and almost 52,000 accommodation offers available.
buyer: Szallas.hu Kft.
Szallas.hu is an online accommodation provider based in Hungary. Szallas.hu has over 192,000 accommodation offers, with over 366,200 real guest reviews. From small guest houses to the largest hotels, Szallas.hu can help travelers find everything. "
target: Spanie.pl
Spanie.pl is an online destination for accommodation reservations in Poland. Founded in 2002, Spanie.pl is a major player in the online accommodation market, with approximately 5 million users and almost 52,000 accommodation offers available.
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closed 2/28/2017 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired InternetHotels.com

synopsis: HotelPlanner announces it has acquired InternetHotels.com and Hotelsatanywhere.com which specialize in search engine optimization to book hotel rooms. InternetHotels.com, along with its sister site Hotelsanywhere.com, provide a large selection of discount hotels and bookings worldwide.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 3,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. The company’s group hotel booking service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. "
target: InternetHotels.com
InternetHotels.com has the largest selection of discount hotels and bookings worldwide. They provide cheap hotel reservations for over 100,00 properties from in thousands of destinations. HotelsAtAnywhere.com is an online hotel reservation system that aims to offer 5 star hotels at 3 star prices.
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announced 2/8/2017 via Company Press Release

KDDI Corporation, will acquire Loco Partners Inc.

synopsis: KDDI Corporation, Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer, is acquiring Loco Partners, Inc., a company that provides an online marketplace for Japanese inns. The company’s marketplace allows clients to search and book hotels online. It also offers social media marketing services, and media content and consulting services for hotels.
buyer: KDDI Corporation (TSE:9433:$43,688.49)
KDDI Corporation are Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer and a Global Fortune 500 company providing their international customer base with data centers, networks, content delivery, system integration, and more around the world. "
target: Loco Partners Inc.
Loco Partners, Inc. provides an online marketplace for Japanese inns. The company’s marketplace allows clients to search and book hotels online. It also offers social media marketing services, and media content and consulting services for hotels.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Simasindo, acquired RoomToday

synopsis: Northcliff Capital, a Singapore-based private equity company affiliated with Jakarta-based investment holding company Simasindo Intitama, has acquired Jakarta startup RoomToday. RoomToday provides last minute online hotel bookings and promotions in Jakarta and Bandung.
buyer: Simasindo
Simasindo is a Jakarta based Investment Holding, investing in Asset Management, Hotel Development, Property & Housing Development, Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Capital Market Investments. They develop and integrate hotel networking throughout the region to support Indonesian tourism development. "
target: RoomToday
RoomToday provides online last minute hotel booking in Indonesia. RoomToday selects the best hotels and amenities to make sure their valued clients get the best deals available.
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closed 5/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Voyage Privé, acquired Splendia Ltd.

synopsis: VPG Group, the French company behind popular private travel sales website Voyage Privé, has acquired Splendia, its Barcelona-based peer. By buying Splendia, VPG is adding an online booking system for luxury hotels and villas to its platforms. Spendia has a portfolio of 3,500 luxury hotels and villas, and more than 400,000 registered members.
buyer: Voyage Privé
Voyage Privé is a luxury online travel agency and the world's leading subscription-only travel site with over 16 million members in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Switzerland and Belgium. Each week they carefully hand select and negotiate the most exclusive, high-end travel deals. "
target: Splendia Ltd.
Splendia was founded in 2004 as a website dedicated to exceptional hotels. Based in Barcelona, Splendia now has an international team of 40+ and a portfolio of around 3,000 hotels worldwide. Already serving more than half a million customers, they have become a leader in online luxury hotel booking.
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$29
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announced 3/30/2016 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, will acquire Hotel Hotline LLC

synopsis: HotelPlanner, the leading source of online services to the global group hotel sales market, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Hotel Hotline, LLC an online hotel reservations provider specializing in finding affordable hotel rates for travelers worldwide.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 2,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. HotelPlanner allows customers to book hotels for business meetings, conferences, conventions, reunions, weddings, extended stays, tours, church events, and group travels. "
target: Hotel Hotline LLC
Founded in 1999 as a travel intermediary that facilitated bookings between hotel operators and guests, Hotel Hotline has evolved into a merchant hotel wholesaler and travel comparison network that has become one of the foremost providers of hotel information available on the Web.
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closed 1/21/2016 via Company Press Release

MairDumont, acquired Escapio

synopsis: Mairdumont, the leading company for tourist information in Europe, has acquired Escapio. Escapio is an online platform for booking luxury, boutique and design hotels for independent travelers in the German market.
buyer: MairDumont
Mairdumont operates as market leader for tourist information. The Company offers product range for printed and electronic media. Mairdumont provides printed publications including travel guides, city plans, city atlases, and cartography. "
target: Escapio
Escapio operates an Internet booking portal for independent travelers with a selection of hotels in the German market. It categorizes hotels according to lifestyle criteria and accommodation types; and allows travelers to find and book hotels.
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closed 10/15/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Oyster.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc. announced that it has acquired Oyster.com, the Internet's top destination to research and book hotels. The website publishes objective, in-depth hotel reviews written by trained journalists who document their visits through thousands of photographs, and provide expert editorial opinions.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Oyster.com
Oyster.com is the Internet's top destination to research and book hotels. The website publishes objective, in-depth hotel reviews written by trained journalists who document their visits through thousands of photographs, and provide expert editorial opinions.
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closed 8/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

OneTwoTrip, acquired DealAngel, Inc.

synopsis: OneTwoTrip, the leading online travel agency in Russia has purchased young hotel analytics startup DealAngel for its team and tech. DealAngel analyzes historical hotel pricing data and uses that to help travelers find the best possible price on a hotel room. DealAngel co-founders will all join the OneTwoTrip team.
buyer: OneTwoTrip
Since OneTwoTrip’s launch in 2011, the company has established itself as the leading online travel agency in Russia, with over $700 million of annualized bookings as of January 2013. "
target: DealAngel, Inc.
DealAngel is the first hotel search engine to find hotels priced below their market value. They leverage big data to cut through the ‘Best Offer’ deals and rank by value-for-money.
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closed 3/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired trivago

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. announced completion of its acquisition of 61.6% of the fully-diluted equity of trivago GmbH, a leading hotel metasearch company. trivago will continue to operate independently from its headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$10,982.84)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: trivago (TRVG:$1,218.68)
trivago is an online metasearch site which compares hotel rates from over 600,000 hotels on over 140 booking sites worldwide; while also offering over 34 million integrated hotel reviews, accompanied by 14 million photos.
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closed 12/12/2008 via BusinessWire

TravelHero.com, acquired WorldRes, Inc.

synopsis: Leading travel planning, distribution and technology company TravelHero announced the acquisition of WorldRes, an Ireland-based travel planning and distribution company. TravelHero and WorldRes will continue to operate as separate brands, each serving unique market segments.
buyer: TravelHero.com
TravelHero was born in 1995 as Aaron’s Hotel and Motel Directory, a Web-based lodging directory with the ultimate goal of developing the most complete lodging reservations system on the Internet. "
target parent: Web Reservations International Limited.
target: WorldRes, Inc.
WorldRes is a leading online hotel reservation network. The network includes more than 35,000 hotels, 2,000 Web distribution partners and 600,000 worldwide travel agents.
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announced 7/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Expedia Corporate Travel, will acquire Venere.com

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Italy-based Venere Net ApA from Advent International and the founding partners. Venere.com has established relationships with approximately 29,000 hotels and bed and breakfast properties throughout Europe and the U.S.
buyer: Expedia Corporate Travel (EXPE:$10,982.84)
Expedia, Inc. is the world's leading online travel company, empowering business and leisure travelers with the tools and information they need to easily research, plan, book and experience travel. "
target: Venere.com
Venere.com is the first mover and leader in the Italian online hotel reservations market, the company has grown to become one of the largest players in Europe, with offices in Paris and London, affiliated hotels throughout the world and an internationally diversified customer base.
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closed 2/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Venere.com, acquired Worldby.com

synopsis: Venere.com has acquired the Italian online hotel booking agency Worldby.com from FINB S.A. and from the company's management team, whose members will continue in their current roles.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Venere.com
Venere.com is the first mover and leader in the Italian online hotel reservations market, the company has grown to become one of the largest players in Europe, with offices in Paris and London, affiliated hotels throughout the world and an internationally diversified customer base. "
target: Worldby.com
Worldby.com has achieved a high level of search engine visibility through its successful use of '-by' domains, such as Scotlandby.com and Parisby.com, creating an extremely valuable online asset. Worldby provides a simple structure that allows customers to book accommodation online in few clicks.
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closed 4/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Cendant Corp., acquired Gullivers Travel Associates

synopsis: Cendant Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held, UK- based Gullivers Travel Associates, the trading name of Donvand Ltd., Travel Bound, Inc. and Octopus Travel Group Ltd. Gullivers is a leading wholesaler and global online provider of hotels, destination services, travel packages and group tours.
buyer: Cendant Corp. (CAR:$8,452.00)
The Cendant Car Rental Group, which owns Avis, Budget Rent A Car and Budget Truck Rental rental companies, became the sole remaining company under the Cendant name. The company changed its name to Avis Budget Group and the Cendant name has been completely dissolved. "
target: Gullivers Travel Associates
OctopusTravel.com is an innovative online travel company with offices in Hong Kong, London, Madrid, New York, Osaka, Rome, Seoul, Sydney, and Tokyo. OctopusTravel.com offers over 19,000 discounted hotels and more than 2,000 sightseeing tours in over 112 countries worldwide. Independently owned and
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closed 4/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired VeryChic SAS

synopsis: AccorHotels, a French hotel group, has acquired VeryChic, a members only travel agency dedicated to extraordinary hotels. They are the fastest growing online travel agency in the French market with 3,150 hotels partnerships across Europe, 6 million members and 12,000 bookings per month.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: VeryChic SAS
VeryChic is a members only travel agency dedicated to extraordinary hotels. They are the fastest growing online travel agency in the French market with 3,150 hotels partnerships across Europe, 6 million members and 12,000 bookings per month.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired Adoria

synopsis: French giant AccorHotels has acquired Adoria, Europe’s leading software platform offering management solutions for corporate and contract caterers. Adoria was founded in France in 2003 and is used by 2,700 organisations, offering solutions for tendering, procurement, logistics and production.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels is a French multinational hotel group. With hotels in more than 90 countries stretching across all the continents, AccorHotels offers a vast choice of destinations. On the AccorHotels portal, a range from Sofitel to Ibis via Pullman and Novotel, offers accommodation to suit all budgets. "
target: Adoria
Adoria is Europe’s leading software platform offering management solutions for corporate and contract caterers. Adoria was founded in France in 2003 and is used by 2,700 organisations, offering solutions for tendering, procurement, logistics and production.
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closed 4/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired ResDiary

synopsis: Accor Hotels — a group whose portfolio includes properties ranging from luxury The Savoy, (under the Fairmont brand), in London, to budget Ibis hotels across Europe — has acquired the Glasgow-born restaurant reservation platform, ResDiary. ResDiary was co-founded in Glasgow in 2004 by restaurateur of 25 years, Mike Conyers.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels is a French multinational hotel group. With hotels in more than 90 countries stretching across all the continents, AccorHotels offers a vast choice of destinations. On the AccorHotels portal, a range from Sofitel to Ibis via Pullman and Novotel, offers accommodation to suit all budgets. "
target: ResDiary
ResDiary is a table reservation system that processes reservations on behalf of thousands of venues across the world. ResDiary was co-founded in Glasgow in 2004 by restaurateur of 25 years, Mike Conyers.
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announced 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, will acquire Gekko

synopsis: AccorHotels’ acquisition spree marches on unabated as Europe’s largest hotel group said it will acquire Gekko Group, owner of hotel booking sites that serve 14,000 travel agencies — a majority of which are French. Gekko Group platforms offer search and reservation solutions for agents looking to book more than 500,000 hotels worldwide.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels is a French multinational hotel group. With hotels in more than 90 countries stretching across all the continents, AccorHotels offers a vast choice of destinations. On the AccorHotels portal, a range from Sofitel to Ibis via Pullman and Novotel, offers accommodation to suit all budgets. "
target: Gekko
Gekko offers search and reservation solutions via an interface connected to more than 500,000 hotels worldwide. The platform also allows business travellers to manage their online payments, with the ability to track and optimise costs. It currently operates in France, Belgium, Spain and Portugal.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired Availpro S.A

synopsis: AccorHotels, a French hotel group, has acquired Availpro, a European leader in providing digital services to independent hotels. They develop a suite of e-booking software solutions for hotels and aim at contributing to the hoteliers'​ growth by increasing their online distribution.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: Availpro S.A
Founded in 2001, Availpro is a leading technology provider to the global hospitality industry. Its mission aims at contributing to the hoteliers'​ growth by increasing their online distribution, whether through direct room selling on their own website or other digital channels.
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closed 4/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired VeryChic SAS

synopsis: AccorHotels, a French hotel group, has acquired VeryChic, a members only travel agency dedicated to extraordinary hotels. They are the fastest growing online travel agency in the French market with 3,150 hotels partnerships across Europe, 6 million members and 12,000 bookings per month.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: VeryChic SAS
VeryChic is a members only travel agency dedicated to extraordinary hotels. They are the fastest growing online travel agency in the French market with 3,150 hotels partnerships across Europe, 6 million members and 12,000 bookings per month.
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closed 4/5/2016 via New York Times

AccorHotels, acquired Onefinestay

synopsis: AccorHotels, one of Europe’s largest hotel groups, announced that it had bought Onefinestay, a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: Onefinestay
Onefinestay is a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
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closed 4/17/2015 via Company Press Release

Accor SA, acquired FastBooking

synopsis: Accor announced the take-over of FastBooking, a digital services provider for the hotel industry. A French company founded in 2000, FastBooking provides daily support to nearly 4,000 hotels worldwide. Its key areas of expertise are hotel website development, distribution channel management solutions, digital marketing campaign management, and more.
buyer: Accor SA (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
Accor is the world’s leading hotel operator, with 480,000 rooms in 3,700 hotels across 14 trusted brands in 92 countries. The company is organized around two distinct divisions, HotelServices, which operates and franchises the hotels and HotelInvest, which is a hotel owner and investor. "
target: FastBooking
FastBooking offers leading edge products and services to hotels willing to develop a direct sales strategy. In an optimal support, FastBooking offers tailor-made strategies in order to maximize performances and Improve independence.
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closed 10/30/2014 via Reuters

Accor SA, acquired Wipolo

synopsis: As part of its latest digital initiative Accor S.A. purchased Wipolo, a travel social network which uses social media for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations.
buyer: Accor SA (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
Accor, the European leader in hotels and tourism, and a global leader in corporate services. It offers to its individual and corporate clients nearly 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses: Hotels, and Services to corporate clients and public institutions. "
target: Wipolo
Wipolo is the travel social network, partner of Facebook and 100% mobile. Wipolo is a free online and mobile service for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations through social media friends.
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closed 3/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Accor SA, acquired Kadeos

synopsis: Accor Services has acquired Kadeos, the PPR Group's gift card and voucher business, for 210 million euros. The acquisition positions Accor Services as the leader of the gift card and voucher market in France.
buyer: Accor SA (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
Accor, the European leader in hotels and tourism, and a global leader in corporate services. It offers to its individual and corporate clients nearly 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses: Hotels, and Services to corporate clients and public institutions. "
target: Kadeos
Kadeos designs and markets eight gift cards and nine gift vouchers for businesses and consumers. These single- and multi-banner products can be used in more than 82 chains, including prestigious PPR banners.
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Sabre Corporation
Sabre Corporation
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by airlines and hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, flight, network and crew management.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,943.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$624.45
EBIT ($mm)
$483.31
Net Income ($mm)
$242.09
Employees
8860
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Ticker: ASX:FLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited
Flight Centre Travel Group is an Australian-based international travel company and the largest retail travel outlet in Australia. Its global operations include stores in New Zealand, the USA, UK and Canada, as well as outlets in India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, and South Africa.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,070.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$278.39
EBIT ($mm)
$234.91
Net Income ($mm)
$178.78
Employees
19993
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Ticker: BME:EDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eDreams ODIGEO
eDreams ODIGEO is one of the main retailers of online flights in the world (in terms of revenue) and one of the largest European e-commerce companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$632.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$119.85
EBIT ($mm)
$108.40
Net Income ($mm)
$41.85
Employees
1329
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Ticker: MMYT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MakeMyTrip.com
MakeMyTrip is India’s leading Travel company. MakeMyTrip was the first travel portal in India and is regarded as a pioneer of online travel. Its comprehensive offerings supported by the convenience of online transactions and value-based prices revolutionized the way Indians purchase travel services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$363.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($81.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1940
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Ticker: SWX:LMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lastminute.com Group
Lastminute.com Group
Lastminute.com group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands. More than 10 million travellers book and manage their travel and leisure experiences through the Group’s websites and mobile apps.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$332.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.94
EBIT ($mm)
$14.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.69
Employees
1236
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Ticker: DB:HOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HolidayCheck AG
HolidayCheck AG
HolidayCheck is a leading travel website where users can easily find and book their perfect holiday and share their holiday experience. They are based in Switzerland.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$162.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.33
EBIT ($mm)
$4.56
Net Income ($mm)
$2.44
Employees
442
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Ticker: LONG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eLong, Inc.
eLong, Inc.
eLong, Inc. is a leading online travel company in China. The company has a national presence across China, and uses web-based distribution technologies and a 24-hour call center to provide consumers with accurate travel information and high quality online and offline hotel and air booking services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$152.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($139.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($144.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4564
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Ticker: TSE:6191
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evolable Asia Corp.
Evolable Asia Corp.
Evolable Asia is a Tokyo-based company, founded in 2007, runs three popular online travel portals of its own. An additional 600 domestic travel sites use its in-house technology to power their own flight, hotel, and tour package searches.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$47.36
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$6.97
Net Income ($mm)
$4.15
Employees
616
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Ticker: NXOI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: ENXTPA:AC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Accor SA
Accor SA
Accor is the world’s leading hotel operator, with 480,000 rooms in 3,700 hotels across 14 trusted brands in 92 countries. The company is organized around two distinct divisions, HotelServices, which operates and franchises the hotels and HotelInvest, which is a hotel owner and investor.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,283.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$766.24
EBIT ($mm)
$579.98
Net Income ($mm)
$519.86
Employees
18393
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Ticker: RLH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RLH Corporation
Red Lion Hotels Corporation, doing business as RLH Corporation, is an innovative hotel company focused on the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$169.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.63
EBIT ($mm)
$3.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1752
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Ticker: GET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaylord Entertainment Company
Gaylord Entertainment, a leading hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville, Tenn., owns and operates Gaylord Hotels, its network of upscale, meetings-focused resorts and the Grand Ole Opry, the weekly showcase of country music's finest performers for 80 consecutive years.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$879.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.31
EBIT ($mm)
$55.72
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6303
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Ticker: MCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$664.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$142.44
EBIT ($mm)
$84.65
Net Income ($mm)
$79.11
Employees
5499
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Ticker: SZSE:00080
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beijing Jingxi Tourism Development Co., Ltd.
Beijing Jingxi Tourism Development Co., Ltd.
Beijing Jingxi Tourism Development Co., Ltd. is engaged in the investment and management of touring projects. The company is also involved in tourism development activities.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$25.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.64
EBIT ($mm)
($1.32)
Net Income ($mm)
$4.46
Employees
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