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Hipcamp, acquired Cool Camping

synopsis: Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, announced the acquisition of London-based Tripadee Ltd., and the full integration of its popular Cool Camping brand into the Hipcamp platform. Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Cool Camping
Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Storyteller Overland, acquired GoCamp

synopsis: Storyteller Overland, an authentic outdoor lifestyle brand and RV manufacturer, has acquired GoCamp, a boutique camper van rental service. GoCamp offers a curated selection of individually owned vans that come with everything people need for a fun and memorable camping trip, including bedding, kitchen and cookware, camp chairs, and more.
buyer: Storyteller Overland
Storyteller Overland is an authentic outdoor lifestyle brand and RV manufacturer. Storyteller Overland manufactures the industry-leading MODE Class B RV adventure van lineup. Their vans allow roadtrippers, vanlifers, and overlanders to safely travel in comfort. "
target: GoCamp
GoCamp is a boutique camper van rental service that aims to make camping easy. GoCamp offers a curated selection of individually owned vans that come with everything people need for a fun and memorable camping trip, including bedding, kitchen and cookware, camp chairs, and more.
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announced 8/30/2021 via Company Press Release

EMERGE Commerce Inc., will acquire BattlBox

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Ltd., a Canadian company that acquires and operates e-commerce brands, will acquire BattlBox, a survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$14.63)
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers. "
target: BattlBox
BattlBox is a market-leading survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
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$12
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$23
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$3
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5.7x
closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hipcamp, acquired Youcamp

synopsis: Hipcamp, the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays, announces it is joining forces with Youcamp, the Australian-based land sharing community, under one domain. This marks Hipcamp’s foray into an international market, acquiring Youcamp’s existing 1,000 properties representing 50,000 Australian campsites.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Youcamp
Youcamp is Australia's biggest private land sharing website. Find and lease cottages, campsites, farm stays, B&B's, small campgrounds, RV parking and more. No two Youcamp campsites are the same and neither are their facilities. But there’s a few things that many have in common.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

HotelOnline, acquired Africa Bookings Ltd.

synopsis: Zimbabwe-based hotel-booking startup Africabookings has been acquired by B2B company HotelOnline. AfricaBookings is Africa's leading travel website featuring hotels, camps, safaris, BnBs (bed and breakfasts) across the continent.
buyer: HotelOnline
HotelOnline is a leading e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa and the Middle East. HotelOnline has helped more than 1,500 hotels in 18 markets have increased their online revenue. Their platform provides solutions for property management, payment processing, and more. "
target: Africa Bookings Ltd.
AfricaBookings is Africa's leading travel website featuring hotels, camps, safaris, BnBs (bed and breakfasts) across the continent. Their mission is to connect every corner of Africa to customers.
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closed 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lastminute.com PLC, acquired iTraveller

synopsis: European travel company Lastminute.com has forayed into the India market with the acquisition of iTraveller.com, a Bengaluru-based, online travel discovery and booking start-up. iTraveller.com was founded in 2012 by Shiju Radhakrishnan, Nisanth Kumar and Chitra Parija.
buyer parent: lm group
buyer: Lastminute.com PLC (LMC:$399.41)
Lastminute.com provides internet travel services for online booking of airline tickets, hotel rooms, package holidays, entertainment tickets, and restaurant reservations. Lastminute.com lives for giving people five-star experiences at three-star price tags. "
target: iTraveller
iTraveller.com is a Bengaluru-based online travel discovery and booking start-up. iTraveller.com was founded in 2012 by Shiju Radhakrishnan, Nisanth Kumar and Chitra Parija.
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$3
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closed 9/14/2018 via Company Press Release

TUI Group, acquired Musement

synopsis: TUI Group, a leading international tourism and hospitality organization, has acquired Musement, one of the leading online platforms for activities, tours, and excursions. The start-up currently offers travellers around 35,00 products in 1,100 cities around the world.
buyer: TUI Group (XTRA:TUI1:$22,479.49)
Based in Germany, TUI Group is a leading international tourism and hospitality organization that offers a range of tours, flights, cruises, and more. Their broad portfolio consists of strong tour operators and many incoming agencies in major holiday destinations around the globe. "
target: Musement
Based in Italy, Musement helps you get the best from destinations by providing a great choice of local tours and attractions. Musement is the online travel companion that allows you to book tickets for activities and attractions around the world.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

PARISCityVISION, acquired Meetrip and Cariboo

synopsis: PARISCityVISION continues its diversification by relying on digital companies. PARISCityVISION announces the acquisition of Meetrip and Cariboo, French platforms for connecting with professional guides and local amateur guides.
buyer: PARISCityVISION
PARISCityVISION is the leader of tours & activities in Paris and France. Member of the Gray Line network, they offer more than 200 excursions to many destinations including Paris, Versailles, Giverny, Mont Saint Michel, the Loire Valley and much more. "
target: Meetrip and Cariboo
Created in 2014 by Ralph Guyot-Jeannin, Paris-based Meetrip is a booking platform for certified speaker guides and guided tours. In 2016, Meetrip offers Cariboo's innovative collaborative platform that connects tourists with passionate locals to help them discover their city.
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Talpa, acquired Emesa BV

synopsis: Talpa Networks has acquired Emesa, the parent company of VakantieVeilingen, ActievandeDag, TicketScout and VavaBid. Emesa is an international e-commerce player in the leisure, retail and travel sector, based in The Netherlands.
buyer parent: ITV plc
buyer: Talpa
Talpa Media comprises Talpa Netherlands and Talpa Global. Talpa Netherlands consists of Talpa Content, the in-house creative development unit, and Talpa Productions, the group's TV production unit. Talpa Global is dedicated to the worldwide licensing of Talpa Content's formats and finished series. "
target parent: Dasym Investment Strategies B.V.
target: Emesa BV
Emesa is an international e-commerce player in the leisure, retail and travel sector with the brands VakantieVeilingen, ActievandeDag, TicketScout and the international brand VavaBid. Emesa profiles itself as a provider of new sales channels for brands from the leisure, retail and travel world.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Trip4real

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Trip4Real, an activity-booking company. Based in Barcelona,Trip4Real lets people book activities in over 70 European cities (though most of those cities are in Spain), and is planning to expand into Latin America. Its website says it has around 10,000 users globally.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Trip4real
Experience Europe like a local. Trip4real allows users to tour cities with people who actually live and breathe the city they are visiting. Book tours and activities hosted by local insiders across Europe and experience a place like they live there.
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$8.41
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closed 6/23/2016 via PR Web

Fareportal, acquired Tripcombi

synopsis: Fareportal, a global leader in travel technology, announced that it has acquired Tripcombi, an online flight metasearch platform that can save consumers up to 80% in airfares compared to competitors by leveraging its proprietary technology to find unique flight combinations.
buyer: Fareportal
Fareportal is a tech company founded in 2002 that makes booking travel easy by powering leading travel agencies CheapOair and OneTravel. "
target: Tripcombi
Tripcombi, formerly known as tripdelta, is an online flight metasearch platform that can save consumers up to 80% in airfares compared to competitors by leveraging its proprietary technology to find unique flight combinations.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Travelport, acquired TraviAustria GmbH

synopsis: Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced the acquisition and vertical integration of its distributor in Austria, TraviAustria. TraviAustria operates and develops one of the largest booking platforms in the Central European region.
buyer: Travelport (TVPT:$2,182.00)
Travelport is a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform enables travel providers, travel agencies, corporations and developers to connect. "
target: TraviAustria GmbH
TraviAustria operates and develops one of the largest booking platforms in the Central European region. The "Central European Touristic Solutions" platform - CETS - currently provides 2.500 travel agencies in 12 different countries with direct access to the products of 140 service providers.
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closed 4/24/2013 via Company Press Release

GetYourGuide Inc., acquired Gidsy

synopsis: GetYourGuide has announced that Gidsy, a peer-to-peer platform for discovering local experiences and things to do, is now part of GetYourGuide. Gidsy, which connects people in real life through unique experiences, has built a huge online and offline community of individuals organizing and booking activities in over 140 cities and 40 countries.
buyer: GetYourGuide Inc.
GetYourGuide is a booking website for tours & activities. From sightseeing by bus to shark diving, it gives users the full spectrum of things to do for their next vacation or weekend adventure. "
target: Gidsy
Gidsy operates a website where people can offer and book tours, activities, workshops, local events, and other fun things to do.
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closed 4/9/2013 via PR Newswire

Smarter Travel Media LLC, acquired Jetsetter

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, Inc. announced it has acquired Jetsetter.com, a leading members-only private sale site for hotel bookings. The Jetsetter brand will continue to operate out of New York City and will be incorporated into Smarter Travel Media.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Smarter Travel Media LLC
Smarter Travel Media is a free online consumer community dedicated to helping people save time and money. Featuring weekly e-mail newsletters detailing last-minute Internet deals and the latest travel promotions, Smarter Travel also posts the latest fare sales, travel deals, and promotions daily. "
target parent: Gilt Groupe
target: Jetsetter
Jetsetter is a members-only travel site that provides firsthand expert knowledge, insider access, & exclusive pricing to luxury travelers. Each trip featured has been hand-selected by a team of curators & personally reviewed by a Jetsetter correspondent to assure that it meets member expectations.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Cudo Pty Limited, acquired Getaway Lounge

synopsis: Cudo, an Australian deal site, has purchased Getaway Lounge travel business. Getaway Lounge is best known for offering travel experiences on the popular television program Getaway.
buyer: Cudo Pty Limited
Cudo is an Australian website that offers daily deals and discounts on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours and much more. "
target: Getaway Lounge
Getaway Lounge offers discounted travel deals online. Every week, they offer their members a handful of new travel experiences.
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closed 3/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired Emesa BV

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments Limited has acquired a significant majority stake in Emesa B.V., a leading e-commerce company active in the Dutch online leisure market, through Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P. Oakley said it believed Emesa was well-positioned to achieve further growth in the Netherlands and expand into other European markets.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$119.66)
Oakley Capital Limited is an asset management and financial advisory business with over $1 billion of assets under management. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target: Emesa BV
Emesa B.V. is a leading online consumer auction platform in the European leisure industry. The e-commerce company enables online consumers to locate and book leisure deals such as short holidays, weekend breaks, spa and beauty treatments, event tickets and restaurant visits.
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$17*
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closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH (DB:HTG:$0.00)
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lonely Planet, acquired Trill Travel

synopsis: Lonely Planet, a publisher of travel guidebooks, city guides, and maps, has acquired TRILL Travel, an artificial intelligence-driven travel marketplace that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences. TRILL allows users to search and book for trending destinations that are powered by user generated content.
buyer parent: NC2 Media
buyer: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet publishes guidebooks, digital books, city guides, and maps that provide travel details to travelers. It also offers travel tips; language guidance books that contain keywords, basic grammar, and phrases in local languages; and health and safety advice. "
target: Trill Travel
TRILL is a travel booking platform that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences. TRILL allows users to search and book for trending destinations that are powered by user generated content. The platform rewards their tastemakers with commission based on bookings generated from their content.
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announced 3/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Express Company, will acquire LoungeBuddy

synopsis: AmericanExpress has acquired LoungeBuddy, a booking app for airport lounges. LoungeBuddy makes it possible for all travellers to find, book, and access airport lounges around the world in seconds. From the casual traveler in economy to the seasoned elite road warrior, LoungeBuddy helps users make the most of their time at the airport.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. "
target: LoungeBuddy
LoungeBuddy makes it possible for all travellers to find, book, and access airport lounges around the world in seconds. From the casual traveler in economy to the seasoned elite road warrior, LoungeBuddy helps users make the most of their time at the airport.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Citybird, SAS, acquired Felix S.A.S.

synopsis: Two start-ups specializing in motorcycle transport, Félix and CityBird, have decided to unite. Felix, based in Paris, is ​​the first platform that connects individuals and businesses instantly or in advance with professional taxi and motorcycle drivers to facilitate urban travel.
buyer: Citybird, SAS
Citybird is the No. 1 Motorcycle Taxi in Paris and in the île de France. Citybird provides the best web and mobile tools to facilitate the management of reservations. "
target: Felix S.A.S.
Felix, based in Paris, is ​​the first platform that connects individuals and businesses instantly or in advance with professional taxi and motorcycle drivers to facilitate urban travel.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Hipcamp, acquired Cool Camping

synopsis: Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, announced the acquisition of London-based Tripadee Ltd., and the full integration of its popular Cool Camping brand into the Hipcamp platform. Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Cool Camping
Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Hipcamp, acquired Cool Camping

synopsis: Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, announced the acquisition of London-based Tripadee Ltd., and the full integration of its popular Cool Camping brand into the Hipcamp platform. Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Cool Camping
Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hipcamp, acquired Youcamp

synopsis: Hipcamp, the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays, announces it is joining forces with Youcamp, the Australian-based land sharing community, under one domain. This marks Hipcamp’s foray into an international market, acquiring Youcamp’s existing 1,000 properties representing 50,000 Australian campsites.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Youcamp
Youcamp is Australia's biggest private land sharing website. Find and lease cottages, campsites, farm stays, B&B's, small campgrounds, RV parking and more. No two Youcamp campsites are the same and neither are their facilities. But there’s a few things that many have in common.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Hipcamp, acquired Cool Camping

synopsis: Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, announced the acquisition of London-based Tripadee Ltd., and the full integration of its popular Cool Camping brand into the Hipcamp platform. Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Cool Camping
Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

OYO Rooms, acquired Direct Booker d.o.o.

synopsis: OYO has acquired Europe based company ‘Direct Booker’ a market-leading player in the Vacation Home management segment in Dubrovnik, a key tourist destination in Croatia. Direct Booker is one of the world's top 10 vacation rental companies.
buyer: OYO Rooms
OYO is an India-based technology driven chain of standardized budget hotels in 500 cities across 10 countries including India, China, Malaysia, the UK, the UAE and Indonesia. It ushered disruption in the Indian hospitality industry through technology and standardization in the budget hotel segment. "
target: Direct Booker d.o.o.
Direct Booker is a market-leading player in the Vacation Home management segment in Dubrovnik, a key tourist destination in Croatia. Direct Booker is one of the world's top 10 vacation rental companies.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Storyteller Overland, acquired GoCamp

synopsis: Storyteller Overland, an authentic outdoor lifestyle brand and RV manufacturer, has acquired GoCamp, a boutique camper van rental service. GoCamp offers a curated selection of individually owned vans that come with everything people need for a fun and memorable camping trip, including bedding, kitchen and cookware, camp chairs, and more.
buyer: Storyteller Overland
Storyteller Overland is an authentic outdoor lifestyle brand and RV manufacturer. Storyteller Overland manufactures the industry-leading MODE Class B RV adventure van lineup. Their vans allow roadtrippers, vanlifers, and overlanders to safely travel in comfort. "
target: GoCamp
GoCamp is a boutique camper van rental service that aims to make camping easy. GoCamp offers a curated selection of individually owned vans that come with everything people need for a fun and memorable camping trip, including bedding, kitchen and cookware, camp chairs, and more.
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announced 8/30/2021 via Company Press Release

EMERGE Commerce Inc., will acquire BattlBox

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Ltd., a Canadian company that acquires and operates e-commerce brands, will acquire BattlBox, a survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$14.63)
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers. "
target: BattlBox
BattlBox is a market-leading survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
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$12
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$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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5.7x
closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hipcamp, acquired Youcamp

synopsis: Hipcamp, the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays, announces it is joining forces with Youcamp, the Australian-based land sharing community, under one domain. This marks Hipcamp’s foray into an international market, acquiring Youcamp’s existing 1,000 properties representing 50,000 Australian campsites.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Youcamp
Youcamp is Australia's biggest private land sharing website. Find and lease cottages, campsites, farm stays, B&B's, small campgrounds, RV parking and more. No two Youcamp campsites are the same and neither are their facilities. But there’s a few things that many have in common.
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announced 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., will acquire Dailyhotel

synopsis: Yanolja Co., South Korea’s leading accommodation booking site operator, will acquire Dailyhotel, the country’s largest booking platform for luxury hotels and restaurants, as part of efforts to further diversify its business portfolio to transform into a comprehensive leisure platform provider. 
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: Dailyhotel
Dailyhotel is South Korea's online and mobile reservation site for about 400,000 hotels in 210 countries, as well as 4,700 pensions and 1,000 fine-dining restaurants. With an outstanding service and efficiency, it is the first and the best mobile hotel and restaurant booking service in Korea.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vrbo, acquired CanadaStays

synopsis: Vrbo, a world leader in the vacation rental space, has acquired CanadaStays, Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Vrbo
Vrbo is a world leader in the vacation rental space. Vrbo makes it easy to book cabins, condos, beach houses, and more. Vrbo offers a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. "
target: CanadaStays
CanadaStays is Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
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closed 12/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Tripping.com

synopsis: HomeToGo, a vacation rental price-comparison startup, has acquired the assets of Tripping.com. Tripping.com is the world's largest site for vacation rentals. Tripping.com works with all the top vacation rental sites in the world (AirBnB, HomeAway, Booking.com) to offer nearly 12 million vacation properties in over 150,000 destinations worldwide.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH (DB:HTG:$0.00)
HomeToGo is the world's largest vacation rental search engine. With over 15 million offers in 200+ countries, HomeToGo makes finding a vacation rental easier than ever and help millions of users around the world book their dream vacation. "
target: Tripping.com
Tripping.com is a site for vacation rentals. Tripping.com works with all the top vacation rental sites in the world (AirBnB, VRBO, HomeAway, Booking.com, etc) to offer nearly 12 million vacation properties in over 150,000 destinations worldwide.
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announced 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

RedAwning, will acquire VaycayHero, Inc.

synopsis: RedAwning.com, the world's largest branded network of vacation rental properties, announced it will acquire VaycayHero, a vacation rental site offering more than 43,000 professionally managed properties in popular destinations throughout the United States.
buyer: RedAwning
RedAwning is the largest branded network of vacation rental properties offering 24/7 guest and property manager support services. With over 100,000 unique rental properties in over 10,000 destinations, they are the leading supplier of vacation rentals to major online travel agents and channels. "
target: VaycayHero, Inc.
VaycayHero, previously named Zaranga, is an online vacation rental marketplace with more than 43,000 professionally managed vacation rentals in the US. VaycayHero was launched in order to take the hassle out of booking vacations rentals.
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announced 6/8/2016 via Reuters

Wirtualna Polska S.A., will acquire Nocowanie.pl

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska has signed a deal to buy 75 percent stake plus one share of Nocowanie.pl. Nocowanie.pl is an owner, operator of website nocowanie.pl which offers intermediation services in reservation of accommodation for holidays.
buyer parent: Grupa Wirtualna Polska
buyer: Wirtualna Polska S.A. (WSE:WPL:$169.45)
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland. "
target: Nocowanie.pl
Nocowanie.pl is an owner, operator of website nocowanie.pl which offers intermediation services in reservation of accommodation for holidays.
price ($mm)
$5.74*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
8.9x
announced 4/27/2016 via Market Wire

Urban Select Capital Corporation, will acquire Luxy Easy

synopsis: Urban Select Capital Corp., an investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies, announced that it has entered into a non-binding LOI to acquire Luxy Easy, a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
buyer: Urban Select Capital Corporation (TSXV:CH:($0.12))
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion. "
target: Luxy Easy
Luxy Easy Travel Ltd., based in Vancouver, Canada, is a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
price ($mm)
$0.60*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: Onefinestay
Onefinestay is a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
price ($mm)
$168
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Panorama Sentrawisata, acquired Raja Kamar International

synopsis: Panorama Sentrawisata, an integrated group of companies related to tourism, has acquired Raja Kamar International. Raja Kamar International is a B2C online hotel booking channel. It offers 1800 hotels in over 135 cities and towns across Indonesia and 40,000 international hotels.
buyer: Panorama Sentrawisata (JKSE:PANR:$148.38)
Panorama Sentrawisata is an integrated group of companies covering the area of Destination Management, Travel & Leisure Management, Convention and Exhibition, Media, Publication, Food and Beverage, Transportation, and Hospitality. "
target: Raja Kamar International
Raja Kamar International operates as a B2C online hotel booking channel. It offers 1800 hotels in over 135 cities and towns across Indonesia and 40,000 international hotels, bookable 24 hours a day over the internet, or from 24 hour telephone reservation centers.
price ($mm)
$1.88*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired HomeAway, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the world's leading travel companies, announced that it has completed its acquisition of HomeAway, Inc., the world's leader in vacation rentals, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
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® and more. "
target: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,823 [$3,242]
rev ($mm)
$485
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
54.5x
closed 5/18/2015 via PR Newswire

RedAwning, acquired Perfect Places, Inc.

synopsis: RedAwning.com, Inc., the hotel-style booking website for vacation rentals with over 31,000 properties worldwide, announced that it has acquired Perfect Places, Inc., a vacation rental listing website with over 70,000 vacation rental properties and 20 years' experience in rental marketing.
buyer: RedAwning
RedAwning is the largest branded network of vacation rental properties offering 24/7 guest and property manager support services. With over 100,000 unique rental properties in over 10,000 destinations, they are the leading supplier of vacation rentals to major online travel agents and channels. "
target: Perfect Places, Inc.
The PerfectPlaces.com website has over 75,000 vacation rental properties in 103 countries and 6,600 cities. Since 1996 Perfect Places has been an ideal resources to find a vacation rental property which meets travelers' needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., acquired Woori Pension

synopsis: South Korea’s major accommodation booking site Yanolja bought Woori Pension, the country’s largest holiday guest house and hospitality reservation site operator. Founded in 2004, Woori Pension built its reputation as a booking site for holiday villas and boasts Korea’s largest platform that includes online and social commerce channels.
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: Woori Pension
Woori Pension is South Korea’s largest holiday guest house and hospitality reservation site operator. A pension is a type of holiday lodging prevalent across Korea that is similar to a guest house or bed and breakfast lodging. Woori Pension built its reputation as a booking site for holiday villas.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

HomeExchange, acquired NightSwapping

synopsis: HomeExchange, the global leader and most trusted home exchange community in the world, announced the acquisition of the platform NightSwapping. Based out of France, NightSwapping allows members to earn money or travel for free, by hosting other members or simply by traveling.
buyer: HomeExchange
As the global leader and most trusted home exchange community in the world, HomeExchange offers authentic, sustainable, and affordable vacation opportunities for everyone to enjoy, by exchanging their homes for vacations. "
target: NightSwapping
Based out of France, NightSwapping allows members to earn money or travel for free, by hosting other members or simply by traveling. Their NightWallet system is a 100% safe virtual wallet that guarantees the transactions are in compliance with the PCI-DSS - Payment Card.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2018 via PR Newswire

GuesttoGuest, acquired Echangedemaison.com

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the world's leading home exchange site, has acquired Echangedemaison.com, a Canadian home exchange website. Echangedemaison.com allows people to exchange homes or apartments so that they can have the comfort of a real home when they are on vacation.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuesttoGuest is the world's largest home exchange network. The platform connects members wishing to organize home exchanges for their weekend trips or holiday getaways. GuesttoGuest offers 450,000 homes in over 187 countries. "
target: Echangedemaison.com
Echangedemaison.com is a Canadian home exchange website. The website allows people who are going on vacation to exchange homes or apartments. Echangedemaison.com enables people to have the comfort of a real home when they are on vacation while keeping their travel expenses low.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Resort Condominiums International, acquired Love Home Swap

synopsis: RCI, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, has acquired London-based Love Home Swap, one of the world’s largest home exchange programs. Love Home Swap, which has established a strong, loyal consumer base, will continue to run as an independent brand and be marketed separately from RCI.
buyer parent: Wyndham Worldwide
buyer: Resort Condominiums International
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 4,300 affiliated resorts in nearly 110 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. "
target: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap has been helping travelers enjoy better holidays through the power of sharing for over six years. Clients choose where they want to go and a property they want to stay in, make the swap and then sit back and enjoy hassle-free holidays without a hefty accommodation bill.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Tujia, will purchase Homestay Business from Ctrip

synopsis: Tujia announced that they have concluded a strategic agreement to acquire the homestay business of Ctrip.com. Through this acquisition, the homestay channels of Ctrip's web sites and apps, along with their operation teams and the entire business, will be merged into Tujia. Ctrip is a leading online travel agency based in China.
buyer: Tujia
Tujia.com is the first online vacation rental services provider in China. It allows users to post listings on its website for apartments that can be rented as vacation properties. Tujia.com currently offers an online reservation system for vacation rental properties across 20 cities in China. "
seller: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$4,997.62)
The Homestay Business of Ctrip includes the homestay channels of their web sites and apps, along with their operation teams. Ctrip is a leading provider of travel services in China, including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management.
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Hollywood Media Corporation
Hollywood Media Corporation
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year
2011
rev ($mm)
$3.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.81)
EBIT ($mm)
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Zedge Ltd
Zedge Ltd
Zedge is a content platform, and global leader in smartphone personalization, with more than 215 million app installs. People use Zedge to make their smartphones more personal; to express their emotions, tastes and interests using wallpapers, icons, widgets, ringtones and more.
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HomeToGo GmbH
HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide.
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Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Hollywood Media Corporation
Hollywood Media Corporation
Project Hollywood LLC is majority owned by Laurie S. Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein, who previously founded the SyFy Channel and MovieTickets.com. Ms. Silvers and Mr. Rubenstein currently own a variety of Internet properties including Hollywood.com, Spill.com, and Hollywood Wiretap.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$3.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.81)
EBIT ($mm)
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Zedge Ltd
Zedge Ltd
Zedge is a content platform, and global leader in smartphone personalization, with more than 215 million app installs. People use Zedge to make their smartphones more personal; to express their emotions, tastes and interests using wallpapers, icons, widgets, ringtones and more.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$11.22
EBIT ($mm)
$9.89
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