Like HomeExchange.Com Inc.

closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

GuesttoGuest, acquired HomeExchange.Com Inc.

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the largest global community for home exchange, has announced that it has acquired US-based international home swapping company HomeExchange. HomeExchange boasts 67,000 home listings in 150 countries and is strongly established in the United States market.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuestToGuest is a social network whose members exchange their homes over the holidays. Its goal: to allow everyone to go on their dream vacation by exchanging their homes in a simple and fair way. "
target: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience.
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closed 8/13/2018 via Bloomberg

Roomi, acquired Dada Room

synopsis: Roomi announced that it’s buying Dada Room, a similar roommate-matching service with 800,000 members that’s based in Mexico City. Dada Room is Latin America’s fastest growing online service for shared housing. They are a global community marketplace where users list rooms for rent and connect with compatible roommates.
buyer: Roomi
Roomi is a peer-to-peer marketplace making it safer and easier for young people in large cities to search for room rentals, sublets and roommates. Users are easily able to list their place, then Roomi verifies every listing and offers additional safety features, like background checks. "
target: Dada Room
Dada Room is Latin America’s fastest growing online service for shared housing. They tackle the problem of access to independent housing for the young adults. They are a global community marketplace where users list rooms for rent and connect with compatible roommates.
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closed 6/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Roomi, acquired The Room Ring

synopsis: Roomi, a peer-to-peer mobile-first platform transforming the rental and shared housing industry, announced the acquisition of New York-based housemate finder company, The Room Ring. The Room Ring was founded in 2015 as a mobile platform for finding roommates and room rentals.
buyer: Roomi
Roomi is a free mobile app and web experience that simplifies the housemate and housing search in major cities, where it’s often unaffordable to live alone. The shared living platform makes it easy for people to post and list rooms and connect safely. "
target: The Room Ring
The Room Ring was founded in 2015 as a mobile platform for finding roommates and room rentals. With a focus on finding compatibility between roommates and integrating into user’s social networks, The Room Ring continues to add enthusiastic users to its growing community.
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closed 11/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

E-loue S.A.R.L, acquired Sejourning SA

synopsis: E-loue a site where consumers can rent all types of goods, has acquired Sejourning, a company based in Paris, France that specializes in the rental of private housing. Sejourning.com offers a great way of finding homes away from home to cater to every taste.
buyer: E-loue S.A.R.L
Headquartered in Paris, France, E-loue S.A.RL is an online platform offering general public rental like tools, accessories, games, and clothing for private individuals. The company was incorporated in 2009. "
target: Sejourning SA
Sejourning.com offers a great way of finding homes away from home to cater to every taste. It is simple and easy to use and users can also list their own home in order to supplement their costs while away travelling.
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closed 1/24/2013 via PE Hub

Love Home Swap, acquired 1stHomeExchange

synopsis: Love Home Swap, the international holiday home exchange website founded by serial entrepreneur Debbie Wosskow, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of competitor site 1stHomeExchange. The deal triples the size of the Love Home Swap portfolio to 35,000 properties listed in more than 150 countries worldwide.
buyer: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap is a members-only home swapping site that’s stylish, social and simple to use. With 35,000+ inspiring homes listed in every corner of the globe, those looking to house swap can save themselves thousands on holiday accommodation costs. "
target: 1stHomeExchange
1stHomeExchange.com is an international home exchange website with listings in 130+ countries. Home exchanging is a vacation alternative where people allow others to stay in their home while they stay in the others.
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closed 3/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Flokq, acquired YukStay

synopsis: Flokq, a managed rental market platform in Indonesia, has acquired YukStay, an online marketplace for renting apartments in Indonesia. YukStay aims to provide affordable city living through Co-living. Their platform allows users to find and rent affordable, comfortable, and convenient living spaces.
buyer: Flokq
Flokq is a managed rental market platform in Indonesia that's reinventing urban living. Flokq connects like-minded people and provides affordable and convenient housing. Their platform offers coliving spaces in premium apartments within friendly communities. "
target: YukStay
YukStay is an online marketplace for renting apartments in Indonesia. YukStay aims to provide affordable city living through Co-living. Their platform allows users to find and rent affordable, comfortable, and convenient living spaces.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grexter Living, acquired i2Stay LLP

synopsis: Grexter Living, the Bengaluru based co-living services startup, has acquihired i2Stay, a marketplace that provides affordable accommodation targeted at working professionals. They were founded in 2018 and are based in Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Grexter Living
Launched in January 2016, Grexter Living provides built-to-suit urban studio rooms, which caters primarily to salaried employees, fresh graduates, and techies in the age group of 18-25 years. They are based in India. "
target: i2Stay LLP
i2Stay, launched in 2018, is a marketplace that provides affordable accommodation targeted at working professionals. They are based in Bengaluru, India.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Blocket Bostad, acquired Qasa

synopsis: Blocket, Sweden's largest marketplace for second-hand housing has decided to acquire Qasa, a Swedish digital platform that manages rental agreements, secures deposits and guarantees rent payments for people who want to rent out their homes.
buyer: Blocket Bostad
Blocket Bostad is Sweden's most comprehensive marketplace which includes broker advertisements, private sales, short and long-term rentals, foreign residences and wish-rent ads. With approximately 5 million unique visitors a week, Blocket Bostad is one of Sweden's most popular housing markets. "
target: Qasa
Qasa is a Swedish digital platform that manages rental agreements, secures deposits and guarantees rent payments for people who want to rent out their homes. Qasa matches the right home to the right tenant and helps users gain trust in each other through credit checks and collected references.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Novasol AS, acquired Wimdu GmbH

synopsis: The Danish apartment manager Novasol has taken over Wimdu. Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals.
buyer parent: Wyndham Worldwide
buyer: Novasol AS
Novasol A/S is North Europe's largest company for holiday rentals. After more than 40 years in the business Novasol A/S has developed into Northern Europe's largest company for holiday rentals with 40.000 holiday rentals in 29 European countries. "
target parent: 9flats
target: Wimdu GmbH
Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals. Wimdu was founded in early 2011, and has grown rapidly thanks to a highly motivated team of over 300 global developers, entrepreneurs and marketers.
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closed 11/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wimdu GmbH merged with 9flats,

synopsis: Wimdu and 9flats joined hands together to be on the top of the online platform for private holiday apartments in Europe.Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals.
buyer: 9flats
9flats.com is an innovative online marketplace that connects people who want to rent out a spare room, flat or igloo with people who want to stay in more personal accommodation than a hotel when they travel. Founded in 2010, the company now has over 180,000 places listed in more than 100 countries. "
target: Wimdu GmbH
Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals. Wimdu was founded in early 2011, and has grown rapidly thanks to a highly motivated team of over 300 global developers, entrepreneurs and marketers.
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closed 1/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Homeexchange.Com Inc., acquired ahaGO, Inc.

synopsis: HomeExchange.com, the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world, has acquired Aha! Go. The company operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
buyer: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience. "
target: ahaGO, Inc.
ahaGO, Inc. operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
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closed 12/4/2013 via Company Press Release

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Stayz Pty Ltd.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world’s leading online marketplace for vacation rentals, announced it has acquired Stayz Group, the publisher of Stayz.com.au and the leading online vacation rental marketplace in Australia. The Stayz Group was purchased from Fairfax Digital, a division of Fairfax Media Limited
buyer: 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. "
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Stayz Pty Ltd.
Stayz Pty Limited provides online holiday booking services in Australia. It books holiday accommodation; and provides advertising Website that allows property owners to list and promote holiday accommodation, and receive and manage enquiries in relation to their property.
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$195
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closed 12/14/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Zillow, Inc., acquired HotPads

synopsis: Zillow, Inc., the leading real estate information marketplace, announced it has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based HotPads, a map-based rental and real estate search site, for approximately $16 million in cash.
buyer: Zillow, Inc. (Z:$3,339.82)
Zillow, Inc. is the leading real estate information marketplace, providing vital information about homes, real estate listings and mortgages through its website and mobile applications. Zillow operates Zillow.com, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Mobile, Postlets and Diverse Solutions. "
target: HotPads
HotPads is a map-based housing search engine, delivering the most meaningful and interactive housing search experience online. HotPads features rentals, homes for sale, foreclosures, vacation rentals, and hotels.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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announced 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Tujia, will purchase Homestay Business from Qunar

synopsis: Tujia announced that they have concluded a strategic agreement to acquire the homestay business of Qunar.com. Through this acquisition, the homestay channels of Qunar's web sites and apps, along with their operation teams and the entire business, will be merged into Tujia. Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform.
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: Qunar (QUNR:$684.67)
The Homestay Business of Qunar includes the homestay channels of their web sites and apps, along with their operation teams. Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform. Qunar has a commitment to building a travel ecosystem serving the entire travel industry value chain.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Love Home Swap, acquired HomeForExchange.com

synopsis: Love Home Swap, a London-based startup with a platform that allows people to swap their homes with other property owners, has acquired Danish rival HomeForExchange. HomeForExchange has been around for over 20 years and has 25,000 users.
buyer: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap is a members-only home swapping site that’s stylish, social and simple to use. With 35,000+ inspiring homes listed in every corner of the globe, those looking to house swap can save themselves thousands on holiday accommodation costs. "
target: HomeForExchange.com
HomeForExchange.com is a leading online market place for holiday home exchange. The company is based in Denmark.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

GuesttoGuest, acquired HomeExchange.Com Inc.

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the largest global community for home exchange, has announced that it has acquired US-based international home swapping company HomeExchange. HomeExchange boasts 67,000 home listings in 150 countries and is strongly established in the United States market.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuestToGuest is a social network whose members exchange their homes over the holidays. Its goal: to allow everyone to go on their dream vacation by exchanging their homes in a simple and fair way. "
target: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience.
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closed 1/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Homeexchange.Com Inc., acquired ahaGO, Inc.

synopsis: HomeExchange.com, the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world, has acquired Aha! Go. The company operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
buyer: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience. "
target: ahaGO, Inc.
ahaGO, Inc. operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
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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.
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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.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

GuesttoGuest, acquired HomeExchange.Com Inc.

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the largest global community for home exchange, has announced that it has acquired US-based international home swapping company HomeExchange. HomeExchange boasts 67,000 home listings in 150 countries and is strongly established in the United States market.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuestToGuest is a social network whose members exchange their homes over the holidays. Its goal: to allow everyone to go on their dream vacation by exchanging their homes in a simple and fair way. "
target: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

GuesttoGuest, acquired Trampolinn, SAS

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, a home exchange platform has announced the acquisition of Trampolinn. Trampolinn is part of the new wave of the sharing economy and positions itself as the house swap community, bringing together thousands of travelers across the world wishing to exchange or simply share their home.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuestToGuest is a social network whose members exchange their homes over the holidays. Its goal: to allow everyone to go on their dream vacation by exchanging their homes in a simple and fair way. "
target: Trampolinn, SAS
Trampolinn is a homestay community based on an innovative night swapping system. Trampolinn is part of the new wave of the sharing economy and positions itself as the house swap community, bringing together thousands of travelers across the world wishing to exchange or simply share their home.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

GuesttoGuest, acquired HomeExchange.Com Inc.

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the largest global community for home exchange, has announced that it has acquired US-based international home swapping company HomeExchange. HomeExchange boasts 67,000 home listings in 150 countries and is strongly established in the United States market.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuestToGuest is a social network whose members exchange their homes over the holidays. Its goal: to allow everyone to go on their dream vacation by exchanging their homes in a simple and fair way. "
target: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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announced 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Tujia, will purchase Homestay Business from Qunar

synopsis: Tujia announced that they have concluded a strategic agreement to acquire the homestay business of Qunar.com. Through this acquisition, the homestay channels of Qunar's web sites and apps, along with their operation teams and the entire business, will be merged into Tujia. Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform.
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: Qunar (QUNR:$684.67)
The Homestay Business of Qunar includes the homestay channels of their web sites and apps, along with their operation teams. Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform. Qunar has a commitment to building a travel ecosystem serving the entire travel industry value chain.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Love Home Swap, acquired HomeForExchange.com

synopsis: Love Home Swap, a London-based startup with a platform that allows people to swap their homes with other property owners, has acquired Danish rival HomeForExchange. HomeForExchange has been around for over 20 years and has 25,000 users.
buyer: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap is a members-only home swapping site that’s stylish, social and simple to use. With 35,000+ inspiring homes listed in every corner of the globe, those looking to house swap can save themselves thousands on holiday accommodation costs. "
target: HomeForExchange.com
HomeForExchange.com is a leading online market place for holiday home exchange. The company is based in Denmark.
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closed 2/25/2015 via GlobeNewswire

RealBiz Media Group, Inc., acquired StingyTravel

synopsis: RealBiz Media Group, Inc. announced its acquisition of Stingy Travel, a networking website for vacation travel across the world. StingyTravel.com is a platform that, for the first time, combines tours, vacation rental properties and trip journals, all under an easy to navigate interface.
buyer: RealBiz Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:RBIZ:$1.09)
RealBiz Media Group, Inc. is a real estate digital media and technology company whose proprietary video processing technology makes it one of the leaders in providing home video tours to the real estate industry. "
target: StingyTravel
StingyTravel.com is a platform that, for the first time, combines tours, vacation rental properties and trip journals, all under an easy to navigate interface. The consumer is offered all aspects of a vacation trip under one umbrella.
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closed 6/10/2014 via Market Wire

Homestay.com, acquired HomestayBooking

synopsis: Homestay.com, a firm pioneering new ways to enjoy experiential accommodation choices through a "hosted travel experience" homestay model, has acquired Berlin-based entity HomestayBooking, which provides the first worldwide homestay booking platform.
buyer: Homestay.com
Homestay.com, named one of Europe's top three travel innovators by PhoCusWright, is a Dublin-based firm pioneering new ways to enjoy experiential accommodation choices through a "hosted travel experience" homestay model. "
target: HomestayBooking
Homestaybooking.com brings international visitors and hosts together. They encourage cultural exchange by providing the first worldwide homestay booking platform. Visitors of foreign countries can stay with a local host, and learn about the local daily life at their travel destination.
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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.
price ($mm)
$5.50
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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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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*
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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:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: Onefinestay
Onefinestay is a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
price ($mm)
$168
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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.
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$1.88*
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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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