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announced 6/21/2016 via Reuters

Intent Media, will acquire Voyat

synopsis: Intent Media, a privately held company that provides advertising tools for online travel agencies is buying software startup Voyat in a bid to take travel ad dollars from search giants such as Alphabet Inc's Google. Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property.
buyer: Intent Media
Intent Media operates the world’s most powerful platform for advertising on commerce sites. It helps online travel companies unlock their full revenue potential with innovative, high-margin advertising products powered by predictive analytics. "
target: Voyat
Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property to define a new tier in guest loyalty. Using Voyat’s lightweight platform, hotels can achieve true one-to-one relationships with their guest and present offers and guest loyalty rewards.
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Obasa Hospitality, acquired IBC Hospitality Technologies

synopsis: OBASA Hospitality, the parent company to a collection of global hospitality brands, has announced the acquisition of IBC Hospitality Technologies. Phoenix-based IBC is the creator of an all-in-one software and services platform to help owners and operators of all accommodation verticals.
buyer: Obasa Hospitality
Based in Canada, OBASA Hospitality is a single source for innovative technologies and services for anyone seeking or selling accommodations in the online marketplace. The company consists of IBC Hospitality Technologies and MyKey. "
target parent: InnSuites Hospitality Trust
target: IBC Hospitality Technologies
IBC Hospitality Technologies is the leading provider of proprietary software and services. Travelers love the patent-pending loyalty program offering cash back, global e-gift cards and free nights on ivhtravel.com and the app IVHTravel which is “Revolutionary and enhances the travel experience”.
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closed 1/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Shiji, acquired ReviewPro

synopsis: Shiji announced the acquisition of a majority stake in ReviewPro, the leading cloud-based data and analytics provider of Guest Intelligence solutions for hotels. Since signing its first clients in September 2009, ReviewPro has grown from a boot-strapped start-up to one of the fast-growing companies in the HotelTech space worldwide.
buyer: Shiji (SZSE:002153:$441.84)
Founded in 1998, Shiji’s aim is to become a “big data” application service platform operator. Shiji has become the leading manufacturer of Chinese hotel information systems. Shiji has also introduced consulting, IT solutions and data platform services. "
target parent: Active Venture Partners
target: ReviewPro
ReviewPro is the leading provider of Guest Intelligence solutions to independent hotel brands worldwide. Their suite of cloud-based solutions includes Online Reputation Management and Guest Satisfaction Surveys, which enable clients to obtain a deeper understanding of reputation performance.
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closed 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Clarabridge, acquired Market Metrix LLC

synopsis: Clarabridge, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the world’s top brands, announced the acquisition of Market Metrix, the leading Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) platform in the leisure and hospitality industries.
buyer: Clarabridge
Clarabridge is the leading provider of text mining software for customer experience management. The Clarabridge Content Mining Platform™ provides Global 1000 enterprises an analytical view of text-based verbatims found in consumer feedback channels such as call center notes and warranty forms. "
target: Market Metrix LLC
Market Metrix provides the only feedback management platform that maximizes every source of guest value: loyalty, referrals and reputation. Market Metrix works with over 14,000 hotels and casinos in more than 70 countries to collect guest feedback, and turn it into performance and results.
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closed 7/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Alpine SG, acquired ALICE

synopsis: ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors that buys, builds and operates vertical SaaS companies, announced that it has acquired hotel operations management platform ALICE from Expedia Group. ALICE is the leading all-in-one hospitality operations platform that enables hotel staff to do their most impactful work without all the guesswork.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a group of market-leading vertical SaaS companies, backed by Alpine Investors and operated by world-class PeopleFirst™ leaders. ASG believes deeply in the power of people and data to grow great organizations. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: ALICE
ALICE is the leading all-in-one hospitality operations platform that enables hotel staff to do their most impactful work without all the guesswork. Alice provides tools for Guest Service, Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Service Delivery with a focus on accountability and efficiency.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

True Corporation Public Company Limited, acquired Crave Interactive Ltd.

synopsis: True Corporation, a Thai telecommunications provider, has acquired a majority stake in Crave Interactive, a world leading developer of cloud-based solutions for hotels. Crave offers solutions for food ordering, digital concierge, entertainment and automation via proprietary in-room tablets.
buyer: True Corporation Public Company Limited (SET:TRUE:$4,641.29)
True Corporation is a Thai telecommunications provider. True offers an unrivalled selection of integrated communications services and solutions to private and business customers. They offer fixed-line phone, cable TV, internet, and mobile services. "
target: Crave Interactive Ltd.
Crave Interactive is a world leading developer of cloud-based solutions for hotels. Crave offers solutions for food ordering, digital concierge, entertainment and automation via proprietary in-room tablets. Their Crave Cloud platform allows hotels to easily manage services provided to their guests.
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closed 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp., acquired Guestfolio Communications Inc.

synopsis: Cendyn announced that it has acquired Guestfolio Communications, a leading CRM marketing platform for boutique hotels. With the acquisition of Guestfolio, Cendyn will offer an unprecedented ability for hoteliers to tailor their guest experience and digital marketing solutions to meet marketplace demands and drive profitable revenue growth.
buyer: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is the leading provider of travel and hospitality software solutions, delivered via the Cendyn Hospitality Cloud ‒ an integrated technology platform with the most complete set of applications available for driving sales and marketing performance. "
target: Guestfolio Communications Inc.
Guestfolio is the hotel marketing platform for boutique hotels that drives guest engagement, retention and conversion throughout the travel journey. Guestfolio also provides a unique marketing resource and community for hospitality professionals.
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closed 4/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Multi-Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Jonas Software has announced the acquisition of Multi-Systems Inc. ("MSI"), a leading provider of Property Management Software and solutions to the North American Hotel industry. With the acquisition of MSI, Jonas Software now boasts over 50 independently operating brands within 17 different markets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates over 50 independently managed software companies around the world, providing them with strategic guidance and financial security. They supply industry leading enterprise management software and related services to 17 vertical markets. "
target: Multi-Systems, Inc.
Multi-Systems, Inc. (MSI) is a leading cloud services technology company delivering hotel property technology and guest management solutions. Having installed over 5,800 hotels and resorts throughout North America, they are one of the largest providers of fully integrated guest management systems.
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closed 10/28/2015 via PE Hub

Travelclick, Inc., acquired ZDirect

synopsis: TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based, revenue-generating solutions for the hospitality industry, announced that it has acquired ZDirect, a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform in the hospitality sector.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Travelclick, Inc.
TravelClick provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue, reduce costs and improve performance. TravelClick offers hotels world-class reservation solutions, business intelligence products, and comprehensive media and marketing solutions. "
target: ZDirect
ZDirect is a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform in the hospitality sector. ZDirect’s hosted, on-demand eCRM tool is used by 1,500 independent and group hotels worldwide.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 7/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Trust Payments Ltd, acquired Mobilize Systems Limited

synopsis: Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has acquired Mobilize Systems, a UK-based engagement and mobile loyalty platform. The acquisition enables Trust Payments to combine behavioral analytics with transactional data to offer enhanced product journeys for customers, improved payment options, and better insight for businesses.
buyer: Trust Payments Ltd
Trust Payments is a global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out, and customer journey technologies. The company helps businesses to optimise their sales and customer experience through facilitating speedy and seamless payments. "
target: Mobilize Systems Limited
Mobilize Systems is a UK based engagement and mobile loyalty platform serving the retail and hospitality sectors. The company provides seamless, data-rich services to merchants looking to capture and expand customer engagement and loyalty programs.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

BIG Un Limited, will acquire Tipsly LLC

synopsis: Big Un Limited, the parent company of social media and video review platform Big Review TV, will acquire Tipsly LLC, a review and reward app and platform developed for the US hospitality industry. Tipsly partners consumers with their local bars and nightclubs. The platform rewards users with UBER credits to help them get home safely.
buyer: BIG Un Limited (ASX:BIG:$10.60)
Big Un Ltd is the parent company of Big Review TV Ltd. Big Review TV are innovative disruptors in the online video space delivering subscription based video technology products and services. The Company has operations across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vancouver."
target: Tipsly LLC
Tipsly LLC is a review and reward app and platform developed for the US hospitality industry. It partners consumers with their local bars and nightclubs. The platform rewards users with UBER credits for spending money at their favorite bars and clubs to help them get home safely.
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closed 9/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Sabre Corporation, acquired Genares

synopsis: Sabre Corporation announced the acquisition of Genares, a global, privately-held hospitality technology company, to further strengthen Sabre's position as a leading technology partner to hoteliers worldwide. Genares provides central reservations systems, revenue management and hotel marketing solutions to independent and chain hotel properties.
buyer: Sabre Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre® Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations. Sabre also operates a global travel marketplace. "
target: Genares
Genares is a global, privately-held hospitality technology company. Genares provides central reservations systems, revenue management and hotel marketing solutions to more than 2,300 independent and chain hotel properties.
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closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Stirista, acquired Point Shout

synopsis: Stirista acquires Point Shout, a Belgium-based mobile app platform with interactive map technology. Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
buyer: Stirista
Founded in September 2009, Stirista is a digital marketing agency that specializes in B2B and B2C segmentation, email marketing, and display advertising. They love data and want to put it to use. They believe our services can help find new clients, and they’ll do their best to accomplish that. "
target: Point Shout
Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
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closed 9/7/2017 via PR Newswire

ALICE, acquired GoConcierge

synopsis: ALICE, an operations platform that empowers hotels to deliver a better guest experience through consistently excellent service, announced the acquisition of GoConcierge, a leading concierge software platform. GoConcierge is a Web-based task-tracking and database tracking solution for concierges and other hospitality departments.
buyer: ALICE
ALICE has created the first complete communication, cost savings and revenue generation operations platform for hotels, which enhances the guest experience and connects all points within the hotel to simplify guest service - and make it more cost-effective. "
target: GoConcierge
GoConcierge is a Web-based task-tracking and database tracking solution for concierges and other departments including guest services, front desk, shipping and receiving, housekeeping, security and more.
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closed 11/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arribatec AS, acquired Facil

synopsis: Arribatec Solutions ASA, a Nordic provider of integrated digital business solutions, has acquired Facil AS, a cloud based platform in Norway that enables hotels to instantly become digital. Facil's platform enables guests to check-in, check-out, access their rooms and order hotel services without needing to contact reception.
buyer: Arribatec AS (OB:ARR:$0.00)
Arribatec is a software and consulting company headquartered in Oslo. With a customer centric engagement model, combined with a deep system, integration, and domain competence, Arribatec builds long term strategic partnership with a broad customer base. "
target: Facil
Facil is a cloud based platform in Norway that enables hotels to instantly become digital. Facil's platform enables guests to check-in, check-out, access their rooms and order hotel services without needing to contact reception. They offer self check-in and mobile app solutions.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Xperium by RepUp merged with Hotelogix,

synopsis: Hotelogix has merged with RepUp, whose flagship product is Xperium. Xperium by RepUp is used by premium hotel brands such as Radisson and Marriott to optimise guest experience. Xperium's platform enables hyper-personalization to maximize revenue opportunities.
buyer: Hotelogix
Hotelogix cloud-based hotel management system comes with next-gen capabilities to help users automate and streamline daily operations, improve overall efficiency and maximize revenue. Hotelogix has earned the trust of hoteliers operating across 100+ countries. "
target: Xperium by RepUp
Xperium by RepUp is used by premium hotel brands such as Radisson and Marriott to optimise guest experience. From booking confirmations, to upsells and all the way through to driving positive online volumes, the platform enables hyper-personalization to maximize revenue opportunities.
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closed 9/19/2019 via Company Press Release

HRS Group, acquired Smarthotel

synopsis: The HRS Group, the world's leading corporate travel outsourcing provider, has acquired Smarthotel, a web-based solution that speeds up the hotel check-in/out experience. Smarthotel allows business travelers to check-in/out online, pay via their mobile devices and automate expensing.
buyer: HRS Group
The HRS Group is the world's leading corporate travel outsourcing provider. With its HRS Global Hotel Solutions brand, HRS is one of the market leaders in the global business travel market and one of the top three hotel portals in Europe. "
target: Smarthotel
Smarthotel is a web-based solution that speeds up the hotel check-in/out experience. Smarthotel removes the pain points of business travelers, corporates and hotels. Their solution allows business travelers to check-in/out online, pay via their mobile devices and automate expensing.
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closed 1/12/2017 via PR Web

Maestro Property Management System, purchased Guest Feedback Software from Navicom Inc.

synopsis: Maestro PMS announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the guest feedback software and service assets of Navicom Inc. Navicom’s widely installed online Guest Experience Measurement (GEM) system captures guest feedback and is a key tool for improving both operational and reputation management strategies.
buyer: Maestro Property Management System
Maestro is the preferred Property Management System of leading independent hotels, resorts and multi-property groups. With over 20 integrated modules on a single database, Maestro was developed from the ground up as a true enterprise hospitality system. "
seller: Navicom Inc.
Navicom’s widely installed online Guest Experience Measurement (GEM) system captures guest feedback and is a key tool for improving both operational and reputation management strategies.
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closed 7/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., acquired Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: The American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, JPMorgan is to acquire Pune-based technology platform for travel loyalty solutions Tavisca. They are constantly transforming the way brands engage, thank, and reward their most loyal customers.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM:$128,646.00)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. "
target: Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Tavisca, a cxLoyalty Technology Platform empowers the world’s leading customer engagement and loyalty programs. They are constantly transforming the way brands engage, thank, and reward their most loyal customers.
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announced 6/21/2016 via Reuters

Intent Media, will acquire Voyat

synopsis: Intent Media, a privately held company that provides advertising tools for online travel agencies is buying software startup Voyat in a bid to take travel ad dollars from search giants such as Alphabet Inc's Google. Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property.
buyer: Intent Media
Intent Media operates the world’s most powerful platform for advertising on commerce sites. It helps online travel companies unlock their full revenue potential with innovative, high-margin advertising products powered by predictive analytics. "
target: Voyat
Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property to define a new tier in guest loyalty. Using Voyat’s lightweight platform, hotels can achieve true one-to-one relationships with their guest and present offers and guest loyalty rewards.
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announced 6/21/2016 via Reuters

Intent Media, will acquire Voyat

synopsis: Intent Media, a privately held company that provides advertising tools for online travel agencies is buying software startup Voyat in a bid to take travel ad dollars from search giants such as Alphabet Inc's Google. Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property.
buyer: Intent Media
Intent Media operates the world’s most powerful platform for advertising on commerce sites. It helps online travel companies unlock their full revenue potential with innovative, high-margin advertising products powered by predictive analytics. "
target: Voyat
Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property to define a new tier in guest loyalty. Using Voyat’s lightweight platform, hotels can achieve true one-to-one relationships with their guest and present offers and guest loyalty rewards.
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closed 2/11/2013 via PR Newswire

Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc., acquired Travora Media, Inc.

synopsis: JMG Exploration, Inc., soon to be renamed MediaShift, Inc., has completed its second acquisition in the digital advertising space by acquiring Travora Media, a leading travel ad network. MediaShift will be leveraging the ad technology of AdVantage Networks, a wholly-owned subsidiary, to enhance Travora's offerings.
buyer parent: JMG Exploration Inc.
buyer: Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc.
AdVantage Network's Monetization Platform provides internet network providers the ability to share in the ad revenue passing through their networks while improving overall advertising value. "
target: Travora Media, Inc.
Travora Media Inc. represents the next generation of travel media and information, with hundreds of travel style websites and mobile apps and 26 million qualified travelers under its umbrella. Travora offers exclusive publisher representation across all stages of the travel lifecycle.
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announced 9/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Wyndham Worldwide, will acquire ResortQuest International

synopsis: Wyndham Worldwide announced that its Exchange & Rentals business unit, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and European leader in vacation rentals, has agreed to acquire ResortQuest, a leading provider in full-service vacation rentals in the U.S.
buyer: Wyndham Worldwide (WYN:$3,974.00)
As one of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide offers individual consumers and business-to-business customers a broad suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world-renowned brands. "
target: ResortQuest International
ResortQuest provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and home rentals in North America, based on a portfolio of nearly 10,000 vacation rental properties.
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closed 1/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Travel Leaders Group, LLC, acquired Vacation.com

synopsis: Travel Leaders Group announced the acquisition of Vacation.com® from Amadeus Americas, Inc. Vacation.com easily ranks as North America's largest vacation and cruise selling network in terms of locations with more than 5,100 travel agencies throughout the United States and Canada.
buyer: Travel Leaders Group, LLC
Travel Leaders is transforming travel with a name that boldly embodies commitment to vacation and business travel clients via a progressive approach toward each unique travel experience. "
target parent: Amadeus IT Group S.A.
target: Vacation.com
Vacation.com® is a network of thousands of travel agencies across North America working together to provide the travel experiences clients both expect and deserve.
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announced 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, will acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A.

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG announced it would acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A. which focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in expanding markets. "
target parent: TVN S.A.
target: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired Virtual Cape Cod

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of www.virtualcapecod.com, a highly ranked New England destination travel website.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX owns and operates hundreds of consumer and business focused websites ranging in subject matter from travel to telecommunications and from business advice to VoIP products and services. "
target: Virtual Cape Cod
Virtual Cape Cod operates the highly ranked New England destination travel website www.virtualcapecod.com.
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closed 5/12/2010 via Company Press Release

The Nile Project, Inc., acquired Localyte

synopsis: NileGuide, the go-to website for great travel recommendations and custom trip planning, announced the acquisition of Localyte’s platform and community, featuring original travel recommendations from a community of tens of thousands of content contributors around the world.
buyer: The Nile Project, Inc.
Through a global network of local experts and content partnerships with many of the world’s most trusted travel publishers, NileGuide provides a one-stop resource that makes the trip planning process fast, fun and personalized, helping travelers make the most of their trips. "
target: Localyte
Localyte.com connects travelers with Localytes: local people and services in travel destinations. A Localyte is a local person living in a travel destination who is passionate about sharing their knowledge with travelers.
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closed 1/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Fletcher Asset Management, Inc., acquired Newsweek Budget Travel, Inc.

synopsis: Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel President, Nancy Telliho, announced that an affiliate of Fletcher Asset Management, Inc. has officially closed on the purchase of Budget Travel and BudgetTravel.com from Newsweek, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company.
buyer: Fletcher Asset Management, Inc.
For more than 18 years, investments from Fletcher Asset Management, Fletcher International, Limited, and their affiliates have supported dynamic and responsible management teams leading more than 50,000 employees at dozens of promising companies in a variety of industries. "
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Newsweek Budget Travel, Inc.
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine is published monthly, except for combined issues, by Newsweek Budget Travel. BudgetTravel.com is the website for Budget Travel magazine.
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closed 12/15/2009 via Capital IQ

Scripps Networks, acquired Travel Channel Media

synopsis: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., owner and operator of the Food Network and HGTV lifestyle television networks, has entered into a joint venture with Cox Communications Inc. by acquiring a controlling interest in the Travel Channel.
buyer parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
buyer: Scripps Networks (SNI:$3,439.68)
In addition to its popular TV networks and Web sites, Scripps Networks has launched HGTV and Food Network in high definition and is aggressively developing its emerging media platforms for broadband and video on demand. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Travel Channel Media
Travel Channel has grown to become one of America’s best known cable television networks and reaches about 95 million U.S. television households. The television network supports a growing range of cross-platform initiatives including Internet, mobile and social media applications.
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closed 10/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Patrick Liotard-Vogt, acquired ASMALLWORLD

synopsis: Swiss entrepreneur Patrick Liotard-Vogt, 25, has purchased a controlling stake in the world’s leading online travel and lifestyle-based community ASMALLWORLD, from Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
buyer: Patrick Liotard-Vogt
Patrick Liotard-Vogt, who comes from a long line of founding shareholders and executives of the Nestle Corporation, is an established online entrepreneur. He has bought and sold several Swiss and German social networks and acts as CEO and Partner at The World’s Finest Clubs (www.finestclubs.com). "
target parent: Weinstein Company, LLC
target: ASMALLWORLD (SWX:ASWN:$7.10)
ASMALLWORLD (ASW) is a dynamic invitation-only social networking site that uniquely brings together an international group of people of diverse backgrounds and interests. Member profiles are real and validated, relationships and friends trusted, and connections authentic.
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Adorama Camera, Inc., Millennium Ventures, acquired 8020 Media

synopsis: After several weeks of negotiations, a pair of investors, investment firm Millennium Ventures and New York-based camera retailer Adorama Camera, Inc. has acquired the assets of San Francisco-based 8020 Media, a publisher heralded for its community-driven editorial model which was shuttered earlier this year.
buyer: Millennium Ventures
buyer: Adorama Camera, Inc.
Millennium Ventures is an investment firm that was founded in 1996 . The firm has built a strong portfolio of companies in many different sectors for its investment business. It either renews acquired organizations or builds new ventures based on vibrant themes like photonics, media or other. "
target: 8020 Media
8020 Media is a revolutionary hybrid media company, bringing together the best of the web and print. We harness the diversity and depth of online communities to create printed magazines that are uniquely relevant and insightful with an incredibly engaged audience.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Zoover International, acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Zoover International, one of Europe's largest portals of holiday review content, announced that it has acquired WeerOnline BV, a global provider of meteorological content.
buyer: Zoover International
Zoover is the largest independent travel website in Europe which has free access for all visitors and is a orientated website with reviews and opinions of hotels, and destinations for travellers by travellers. Zoover has 700.000 reviews of more than 140,000 accommodations worldwide. "
target: WeerOnline BV
WeerOnline is one of the largest weather content sites in the Benelux with global weather forecasts, precipitation, and satellite images. Many tourists use this website to obtain weather forecasts and updates of their holiday destination.
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closed 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Active Interest Media, acquired Yellowstone Journal Corporation

synopsis: Active Interest Media, Inc. has acquired Yellowstone Journal Corporation. The new acquisition adds to AIM's growing portfolio of enthusiast magazines, consumer shows, books, and Internet sites, and further advances its expansion into the outdoor and Western travel markets.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living. "
target: Yellowstone Journal Corporation
Yellowstone Journal Corporation is a tourism focused media group that produces two print publications, Yellowstone Journal and 99 Things to Do in Yellowstone County, as well as the industry-leading website, YellowstonePark.com.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired VirtualTourist

synopsis: TripAdvisor LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. announced it has acquired VirtualTourist.com, Inc., a leader in user-generated travel content since 1999.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: VirtualTourist
VirtualTourist.com is one of the largest online travel communities in the world and a premier resource for travelers seeking an insider perspective on travel information, from Las Vegas hotels to New York City restaurants.
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closed 2/14/2008 via PR Newswire

Trip Network, Inc., acquired Holiday Watchdog

synopsis: TripAdvisor, LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. has acquired Holiday Watchdog, http://www.holidaywatchdog.com, one of the most well-known user-generated travel sites in the U.K. Holiday Watchdog will continue to be operated as an independent site.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Trip Network, Inc.
TNI is the fourth largest full service online travel agent behind Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz. Trip Network was established in March 2001 and began operating CheapTickets.com and Trip.com in October 2001 through licensing agreements with Cendant following the Company's acquisitions of Cheap Tic "
target: Holiday Watchdog
HolidayWatchdog.com is one of the Top 10 Travel information websites in the United Kingdom. Providing travel/holiday reviews written by real holidaymakers of holiday accommodations from around the world.
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closed 7/10/2007 via BusinessWire

SideStep, Inc, acquired TripUp, Inc.

synopsis: SideStep, Inc. the Internet's leading travel search company, announced the completion of its acquisition of TripUp, Inc., a unique community and social networking site dedicated to travel. The transaction was finalized on Monday, July 2, 2007.
buyer: SideStep, Inc
SideStep, the Internet's leading travel search company, delivers the most comprehensive selection of travel choices at the best prices to more than five million consumers each month. "
target: TripUp, Inc.
TripUp.com is the fastest growing community and social travel network on the web. Whether you are interested in meeting up with locals and fellow travelers on your next trip or linking up with a Trip Guru and obtaining candid trip advice, TripUp gets you connected before you depart.
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closed 5/23/2007 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired The Independent Traveler, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor, LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. has acquired The Independent Traveler, Inc., publisher of Cruise Critic, the leading cruise community and IndependentTraveler.com.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: The Independent Traveler, Inc.
Over the past 16 years, The Independent Traveler has developed a loyal following and a devoted online community as it has expanded to include extensive worldwide travel bargains, travel advice, recommendations, and trip reports written by travelers.
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closed 5/8/2007 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired Smarter Travel Media LLC

synopsis: TripAdvisor, LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. has acquired four travel media businesses, adding five travel community web domains. One of the recently acquired companies is Smarter Travel Media LLC. Terms are not being disclosed.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: 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.
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announced 5/30/2006 via Reuters

TVN S.A., will acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A.

synopsis: Poland's television broadcaster TVN said on Monday it signed an initial deal with ITI Media Group to buy a controlling stake in Grupa Onet.pl, which owns a leading Internet portal, for 1.1 billion zlotys.
buyer: TVN S.A.
TVN S.A. is a privately owned television broadcaster in Poland. It owns and operates two television channels: TVN and TVN Siedem. TVN is recognized in the Polish market as the television broadcaster of entertainment and of comprehensive independent news and current affairs programs. "
target: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
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closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Lastminute.com Group, acquired WAYN

synopsis: Lastminute.com group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced that it has acquired WAYN (Where Are You Now?) to implement a content factory within the Group and differentiate lastminute.com positioning against other online travel players. WAYN is the world’s largest social travel network with over 20 million members.
buyer: Lastminute.com Group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
Lastminute.com Group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brannds. More than 10 million travellers book and manage their travel and leisure experiences through the Group’s websites and mobile apps. "
target: WAYN
WAYN (Where Are You Now?) is the world’s largest social travel network with over 20 million members. WAYN helps people to discover where to go and what to do, meet like-minded people and share travel experiences with others.
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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:$2,283.39)
Accor, the European leader in hotels and tourism, and a global leader in corporate services. It offers to its individual and corporate clients nearly 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses: Hotels, and Services to corporate clients and public institutions. "
target: Wipolo
Wipolo is the travel social network, partner of Facebook and 100% mobile. Wipolo is a free online and mobile service for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations through social media friends.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Value Commerce Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Alliance Creative Group, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Cyberplex Inc.
Cyberplex Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Remark Media, Inc.
Remark Media, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Element, Inc.
Net Element, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Digitalbox Group
Digitalbox Group
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Function(X)
Function(X)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Demand Media, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Bilibili Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Grupa Wirtualna Polska
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EBITDA ($mm)
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ZoomerMedia Ltd.
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
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$41.10
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Rediff.com
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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