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TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Bokun

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Bokun. Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Bokun
Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., acquired eZee Technosys Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Yanolja, the creator of South Korea’s most popular hotel app, has acquired Indian lodgings management platform eZee Technosys, quickening an expansion beyond its home country. India-based eZee Technosys offers a complete suite of integrated hospitality technology.
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: eZee Technosys Pvt. Ltd.
India-based eZee Technosys offers a complete suite of integrated hospitality technology. Founded in 2005, eZee provides a comprehensive range of innovative products ranging from hotel management software, booking engine, inventory distribution system, restaurant management system, and more.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

MBO Partenaires, acquired Sequoiasoft SAS

synopsis: MBO Partenaires, an independent private equity firm in France, has acquired a majority stake in Sequoiasoft, a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients.
buyer: MBO Partenaires
Founded in 2002 and wholly owned by its management team, MBO Partenaires is an independent private equity firm in France with an entrepreneurial mindset. MBO Partenaires supports French SMEs in their growth projects. The firm also supports Spanish, Belgian and Swiss companies. "
target: Sequoiasoft SAS
Sequoiasoft is a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients and winning their loyalty.
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closed 10/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Uniguest, acquired Vertical Systems Inc.

synopsis: Uniguest, the world’s leading provider of secure and fully managed guest- facing technologies to the hospitality industry, has acquired Silicon Valley-based technology innovator Vertical Systems (VSi). VSi is a multinational company that provides hoteliers with back-of-the-house mobile applications and guest-facing digital lobby solutions.
buyer parent: Atlantic Street Capital
buyer: Uniguest
Uniguest is the leading provider of secure fully managed technology solutions to the hospitality industry, backed by world-class service delivery and 24/7/365 support. Uniguest’s solutions include secure public-use computers, static and interactive digital signage, kiosks, and purposed tablets. "
target: Vertical Systems Inc.
Based in California's Silicon Valley, Vertical Systems Inc. (VSi) is a multinational company that provides hoteliers with back-of-the-house mobile applications and guest-facing digital lobby solutions.
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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Sabre Holdings Corporation, acquired SoftHotel, Inc.

synopsis: Sabre Holdings, a global technology company for the travel industry, announced the acquisition of SoftHotel, the largest provider of web-based property management solutions for the hospitality industry with over 4,500 installations.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Sabre Holdings Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world's greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. "
target: SoftHotel, Inc.
SoftHotel, Inc. is the largest provider of web-based property management solutions for the hospitality industry with over 4,500 installations. The three major components of the SoftHotel suite of products are SoftHotelPMX, StayMgr and InnSite.
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closed 12/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired TimeShareWare

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced it has acquired TimeShareWare, the leading provider of technology solutions for shared-ownership resorts including vacation membership associations, fractional membership properties, condo-hotels, vacation rentals, and timeshare resorts.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,632.90)
SS&C is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. "
target: TimeShareWare
TimeShareWare uses advanced technology and has created a state-of-the-art software platform to provide best of breed, superior software solutions to shared-ownership, mixed use resorts.
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closed 5/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Travelclick, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its $930 million acquisition of TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based revenue-generating solutions for the $500 billion global hospitality industry
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo, LLC is a leading private equity investment firm. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, with a particular focus in enterprise and infrastructure software and financial and business services. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: 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.
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closed 12/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired TravelCLICK, Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, LLC, a middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in selected segments of life sciences, healthcare services, industrial technology, and software and software services, has acquired TravelCLICK a leading global provider of interactive distribution solutions and marketing services to independent and chain hotels.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Based in San Francisco, Genstar Capital is a private equity investment firm that makes leveraged investments in quality middle-market companies. Genstar Capital works in partnership with management to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target: TravelCLICK, Inc.
TravelCLICK is a provider of emarketing solutions that help hotels sell rooms smarter and drive long-term profitability. TravelCLICK helps hotels maximize asset ROI by combining innovative market analysis and proven industry best practices with advanced technology.
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$284
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$142
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closed 5/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Pegasus Solutions Inc., acquired GuestClick, Inc

synopsis: Pegasus Solutions has acquired GuestClick, Inc., a provider of Web-based software and services for the hospitality industry. The acquisition will provide Pegasus with a foundation to build a next-generation hospitality engine to serve as one of the industry’s first major overhauls of the central reservation system.
buyer parent: Prides Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Pegasus Solutions Inc.
Pegasus Solutions, Inc. is a global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors. Pegasus’ services include central reservation systems, electronic distribution services, commission processing and payment services, and marketing representation services. "
target: GuestClick, Inc
GuestClick®, Inc. has pioneered the creation of truly innovative web-based Hospitality Products. GuestClick’s suite of products and services provide hospitality companies of any size the ability to offer a guest-oriented internet presence without purchasing hardware or software.
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closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

QuintEvents, acquired Hotels for Hope, Inc.

synopsis: QuintEvents, the leader in official ticket, hospitality and experience packages to the biggest names in sports and entertainment, has announced the acquisition of Hotels for Hope, an Austin-based hotel technology and management company. Hotels for Hope brokers and manages hotel inventory for large consumer events, races, and festivals.
buyer: QuintEvents
QuintEvents is the industry-leading provider of Official Ticket and Hospitality packages to many of the world's most prominent sports and entertainment events. Based in Charlotte, NC, QuintEvents' innovative programs enable the expansion of fan experiences and corporate entertainment opportunities. "
target: Hotels for Hope, Inc.
Hotels for Hope brokers and manages hotel inventory for large consumer events, races, festivals and conferences. With Hotels for Hope's technology, clients extend their digital eco-system, capture valuable consumer data, create incremental revenue streams and increase attendee experience.
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closed 12/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Mews Systems BV, acquired Winner Hotel Software

synopsis: Mews, a global provider of cloud-based property management software (PMS) for hotels and hostels, has acquired Winner Hotel Software, a Belgium-based provider of hotel management software. Winner's PMS system provides modules for managing reservations, channel manager, cash register (EPOS), conference & banquets, stock control and more.
buyer: Mews Systems BV
Mews is a global provider of cloud-based property management software for hotels and hostels. Mews enables great service by simplifying and automating the management of a hospitality business, letting hoteliers focus on delivering great customer experiences instead of their administrative tasks. "
target: Winner Hotel Software
Winner Hotel Software is a Belgium-based provider of hotel management software. Winner's PMS system provides modules for managing reservations, channel manager, cash register, stock control and more. Winner automates manual processes to allow hotels to save time and focus on their customers.
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closed 8/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Best Western Hotels & Resorts, acquired AutoClerk, Inc.

synopsis: Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR), a privately held hotel brand with a global network of approximately 4,500 hotels, has acquired AutoClerk, Inc., a company that builds mission-critical software for the hospitality industry. AutoClerk offers server and cloud-based hotel property management systems (PMS).
buyer: Best Western Hotels & Resorts
Best Western Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of approximately 4,500 hotels in nearly 100 countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers 16 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market. "
target: AutoClerk, Inc.
AutoClerk builds mission-critical software for the hospitality industry. AutoClerk offers server and cloud-based hotel property management systems (PMS). Their PMS solution simplifies front desk processes and allows users to see the status of every room in their hotel at a glance.
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closed 2/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Connexions Loyalty, acquired Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Affinion Group, a global leader in loyalty and customer engagement, announced the acquisition of one of its top technology partners, Tavisca Solutions, a leading provider of innovative technology to the travel industry. Tavisca is being combined into Affinion Group's Connexions Loyalty division.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Connexions Loyalty
Connexions Loyalty helps organizations motivate, reward and retain their customers and partners. The world's top brands turn to us for loyalty management, consumer rewards, rewards fulfillment and card benefits. "
target: Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Tavisca Solutions powers more than 4.8 million travel bookings per year for leading B2C, loyalty-based travel and B2B travel companies globally. Tavisca Solutions helps travel brands transform into technology-centric market leaders in travel, empowering their vision and scaling their business.
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announced 3/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, will acquire Guestline

synopsis: The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, will acquire Guestline, a provider of software used in the hospitality industry. Guestline’s range of products cover all areas of hospitality and hotel management, including property management software, digital marketing, payment card compliance and electronic point-of-sale systems.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $300 million. Since 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 400 transactions. The firm's international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target: Guestline
Guestline is a provider of software used in the hospitality industry. Guestline’s range of products cover all areas of hospitality and hotel management, including property management software, channel distribution, digital marketing, payment card compliance and electronic point-of-sale systems.
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closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

RealPage, Inc., acquired Bookt

synopsis: Bookt LLC, the company behind InstaManager, was acquired by RealPage Inc., a leading property management systems and services company. Bookt is a comprehensive web services provider to the global vacation rental, hotel and resort lodging industry, delivering seamless integration and turn-key web solutions.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage, Inc. provides on demand SaaS products and services to apartment communities and single family rentals across the United States. Its broad range of property management solutions enable property owners and managers to increase revenues and reduce operating costs. "
target: Bookt
Bookt is a comprehensive web services provider to the global vacation rental, hotel and resort lodging industry, delivering seamless integration and turn-key web solutions. The company provides a complete range of services for lodging managers.
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closed 7/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Concur Technologies, Inc., acquired GDSX, Ltd.

synopsis: Concur has acquired substantially all of the assets of GDSX, Ltd., a leader in Travel Management Company ("TMC") mid-office technology solutions. GDSX provides cloud-based tools and services that enable mid-office automation, pre-trip authorization, trip disruption solutions and a centralized trip repository.
buyer: Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR:$667.89)
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Through Concur's open platform the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers can access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. "
target: GDSX, Ltd.
GDSX, Ltd. is a software solutions provider to the travel industry, specializing in technology, services, consulting, and revenue growth opportunities.
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closed 11/2/2011 via Market Wire

Newmarket International, Inc, acquired MTech

synopsis: Newmarket International has acquired MTech, the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) hospitality automation platform. The company serves more than 2,000 hotels in over 40 countries. Focused on improving guest service by improving efficiency, MTech offers HotSOS, PMWorks, and REX.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Newmarket International, Inc
Founded in 1985, Newmarket® International delivers proven business services that turn venue space into revenue streams. Its flagship product Delphi® remains the industry standard for empowering hospitality to generate more revenue, lower costs, and increase profitability. "
target: MTech
Since 1993, MTech has developed and installed solutions to help hotels work smarter -- not harder. The company serves more than 2,000 hotels in over 40 countries. Focused on improving guest service by improving efficiency, MTech offers HotSOS, PMWorks, and REX.
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closed 10/20/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Escapia, Inc.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of vacation rental software provider, Escapia, Inc. Escapia is the proven leader in web-based vacation rental management software and online marketing solutions.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Escapia, Inc.
Escapia, Inc., founded in 2000, is leading the Internet revolution in the $24 billion vacation rental industry with a comprehensive Internet business platform and a breakthrough consumer booking service.
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$9.31
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yandex N.V., acquired Bookform

synopsis: Yandex, one of the largest internet companies in Europe, has acquired Bookform, an online booking and reservation service. Using this service, customers can book services in the beauty, entertainment and travel industries, car rentals, legal services and more. They are based in Moscow, Russia.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$2,296.94)
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services. "
target: Bookform
Bookform is an online booking and reservation service. Using this service, customers can book services in the beauty, entertainment and travel industries, car rentals, legal services and more. They are based in Moscow, Russia.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired Transcendent

synopsis: ASG, a software business that buys, builds, and operates vertical Software as a Service companies, has acquired Transcendent, an operations management software business that helps companies track assets, improve workflow, and increase return on investment. Transcendent serves clients in various industries including hospitality, telecom, and others.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: Transcendent
Transcendent is an operations management software company providing asset management solutions to the telecommunications, lodging, and public sector industries. The Transcendent platform allows businesses to track, monitor, and evaluate their assets through iOS and Android devices.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Bokun

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Bokun. Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Bokun
Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
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closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired SinglePlatform

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel platform, has acquired SinglePlatform, a leading menu management company. SinglePlatform works with restaurants to publish and manage their menus and other key information such as their business name, opening hours, and contact information on main search and discovery sites like Google and Facebook.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel platform, helps nearly 460 million travelers each month. Travelers across the globe use the TripAdvisor site and app to browse more than 830 million reviews and opinions of 8.6 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. "
target parent: Endurance International Group
target: SinglePlatform
SinglePlatform enables and empowers small businesses to update their information across its network of publishers, including top search engines, review sites, and mobile apps. With SinglePlatform, businesses can enhance their online presence and stand out by adding content to their web listings.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Bokun

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Bokun. Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Bokun
Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
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closed 8/24/2016 via GlobeNewswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Citymaps

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, a travel planning and booking site, announced that it has acquired New York-based Citymaps, a social mapping platform that enables tourists to discover hot spots, all around the world. The website and app make it easy for consumers to find points of interest, navigate urban destinations and share favorite locations with friends.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Citymaps
Citymaps ​is the world's first social mapping platform for travel​, featuring a purpose built and industry-leading travel map that can be used both online and offline for iOS, Android, and web. They designed their technology stack to balance speed and scalability with flexibility.
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closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired HouseTrip

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip, has acquired London-based vacation rental service HouseTrip. An ideal alternative to hotels, a HouseTrip stay means authenticity, privacy, value for money and flexibility.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: HouseTrip
HouseTrip is one of the largest holiday rental websites in the world. An ideal alternative to hotels, a HouseTrip stay means authenticity, privacy, value for money and flexibility.
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closed 5/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

lafourchette, acquired Dimmi Pty Limited

synopsis: Dimmi has been acquired by TripAdvisor and will join their restaurant division which operates under the brand name ‘TheFork’ (La Fourchette) in Europe. DIMMI is an online restaurant booking service that allows Australians to book at one of the 2500 listed restaurants based on location, availability, price, type of cuisine and diner reviews.
buyer parent: TripAdvisor LLC
buyer: lafourchette
lafourchette is the leading online and mobile reservation platform for restaurants in France, Spain and Switzerland. The company also offers management software solutions helping restaurants to maximize online business by providing an effective and flexible booking, discount and data tool. "
target: Dimmi Pty Limited
Dimmi is Australia's restaurant booking network, designed to bring diners and restaurants together. Recommendations and reservations are now a no-stress affair, because they have partnered with more than 2,500 restaurants nationwide and the country's leading online restaurant guides.
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closed 4/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Besttables S.A.

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, has announced that it has bought Portuguese booking site BestTables which allows diners to choose and book a restaurant based on preferred location, availability, price, type of cuisine and special offers.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Besttables S.A.
Based in Lisbon, Portugal, Besttables develops mobile applications for online reservation of tables in restaurants. BestTables allows diners to choose and book a restaurant based on preferred location, availability, price, type of cuisine and special offers.
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closed 2/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired ZeTrip, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced it recently acquired ZeTrip, Inc., including its product Rove, the personal journal app that helps users log activities including places they have visited and photos they have taken.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: ZeTrip, Inc.
ZeTrip extracts, aggregates and mines semi-structured social data to help users plan their trips. Their product, Rove, is a personal journal app that helps users log activities including places they have visited and photos they have taken.
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announced 1/8/2015 via Reuters

TripAdvisor LLC, will acquire Iens

synopsis: Tripadvisor has agreed to acquire top Dutch online restaurant review and booking sites Iens, giving the travel website a leading position in the Netherlands. Iens.nl, which has reviews of 20,000 restaurants and roughly 20 million annual visitors, allows users to book tables through SeatMe, which will also be acquired by Tripadvisor.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Iens
On a monthly basis, IENS makes sure that 2 million visitors find a suitable restaurant in the Netherlands. On a yearly basis, IENS users write approximately 200.000 reviews on restaurants, and thus make a vital contribution to IENS service.
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closed 8/11/2014 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Viator, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, announced it has finalized the acquisition of Viator, a leading resource for researching and booking destination activities around the world. Viator features more than 20,000 bookable tours and attractions and more than 600,000 reviews, photos, and videos submitted by travelers.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Viator, Inc.
Viator is the leading global tours and activities provider for travelers, delivering online and mobile access to thousands of curated trip activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in more than 1,500 destinations worldwide. They are headquartered in San Francisco.
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closed 5/22/2014 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired lafourchette

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel site, acquired lafourchette, an online restaurant booking platform with a network of more than 12,000 restaurant partners across Europe.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: lafourchette
lafourchette is the leading online and mobile reservation platform for restaurants in France, Spain and Switzerland. The company also offers management software solutions helping restaurants to maximize online business by providing an effective and flexible booking, discount and data tool.
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closed 5/5/2014 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Tripbod

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Tripbod, a travel community that helps connect travelers to local experts and, in doing so, is able to deliver to travelers relevant recommendations direct from a local expert. Tripbod employees will operate out of the TripAdvisor London office.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Tripbod
Tripbod is a travel community that helps connect travelers to local experts and, in doing so, is able to deliver to travelers relevant recommendations direct from a local expert. Travel recommendations are accessed via smart phone or tablet apps.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired VacationHomeRentals.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Vacation Home Rentals, a Massachusetts-based vacation rentals website. Vacation Home Rentals features more than 14,000 properties around the world.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: VacationHomeRentals.com
VacationHomeRentals.com is the largest independent vacation rental site in North America representing more than 14,000 properties in all 50 states and in 89 countries. More than nine million travelers rely on VacationHomeRentals.com.
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closed 10/15/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Oyster.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc. announced that it has acquired Oyster.com, the Internet's top destination to research and book hotels. The website publishes objective, in-depth hotel reviews written by trained journalists who document their visits through thousands of photographs, and provide expert editorial opinions.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Oyster.com
Oyster.com is the Internet's top destination to research and book hotels. The website publishes objective, in-depth hotel reviews written by trained journalists who document their visits through thousands of photographs, and provide expert editorial opinions.
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closed 6/19/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired GateGuru, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc. announced it has acquired GateGuru, the leading mobile resource for flight and airport information around the world. With GateGuru, flyers can view detailed maps and insights on stores, restaurants, amenities and gate locations, combined with weather forecasts, estimated security wait times and real-time flight status info.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: GateGuru, Inc.
GateGuru is a new tool to transform the chaotic and unfamiliar airport environment into a more satisfying experience before and after flights, and during layovers. GateGuru serves as the leading light to locate the best food, shopping and service options within any airport at the touch of a button.
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closed 5/7/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Niumba.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., announced it has acquired Niumba.com, a leading vacation rentals website. Niumba features more than 230,000 properties globally and brings to TripAdvisor the world's largest collection of Spanish vacation rentals with more than 120,000 properties in Spain.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Niumba.com
Niumba.com offers its users access to the largest selection of Tourist Properties in Spain. The Niumba.com team is made up of Internet Professionals with wide knowledge of the Tourist Properties sector.
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closed 5/2/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired CruiseWise, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, Inc., announced it has acquired key technology and talent from CruiseWise, Inc. the former online cruise booking agency. The team and non-transactional functionality will be integrated into the leading online cruise guide, Cruise Critic®, a TripAdvisor brand.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: CruiseWise, Inc.
CruiseWise brings wisdom and simplicity to cruise booking. CruiseWise helps its customers discover destinations, explore ships, and book online with confidence. CruiseWise is committed to always providing the most comprehensive cruise information along with the best deals out there.
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closed 3/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

TripAdvisor, LLC, acquired Tiny Post

synopsis: TripAdvisor Inc. said that it has acquired Tiny Post, an app that that allows users to write over photos and turn them into stories. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tiny Post’s operations will be based at TripAdvisor’s Palo Alto, Calif. office.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Tiny Post
Tiny Post is a mobile app that lets you write over photos and turn them into stories. Take your picture, slap on a sexy filter and an elegant font, and type away. Afterwards, you can share your masterpiece with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr.
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, LLC, acquired Wanderfly

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Wanderfly, a travel inspiration site. Wanderfly is the best place to discover and share personalized travel recommendations. Their premise is simple: everyone travels differently, so people need different recommendations.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Wanderfly
Wanderfly is the best place to discover and share personalized travel recommendations. Their premise is simple: everyone travels differently, so people need different recommendations. Wanderfly makes travel planning more personal, simple, fun, human and inspiring.
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, LLC, acquired Where I've Been, LLC

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Where I've Been, a leading travel website and social platform with a detailed interactive world map that lets users share where they've been, lived, and want to go. Where I've Been allows users to share their world map on social networks and interact with like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. It offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features (including Flights search and TripAdvisor Mobile with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Where I've Been, LLC
Where I've Been, LLC is a leading travel website and social platform with a detailed interactive world map that lets users share where they've been, lived, and want to go. Where I've Been® allows users to share their world map on social networks and interact with like-minded users.
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closed 2/3/2011 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, LLC, acquired EveryTrail

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site and an operating company of Expedia, Inc., announced it has expanded its mobile travel offering with the acquisition of Palo Alto, California-based EveryTrail®. EveryTrail has developed a GPS-enabled publishing platform to create outdoor tours and city guides for mobile devices.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
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: EveryTrail
EveryTrail is a global web2.0 platform for geo-tagged user-generated travel content that’s changing the way millions of people share travel experiences and plan trips. EveryTrail makes it easy to share travel experiences, through interactive maps that include photos plotted along the trip route.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omio Europe, acquired Rome2rio Pty Ltd

synopsis: Omio, Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel, has acquired Rome2rio, a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination.
buyer: Omio Europe
Omio is Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel. Omio allows people to find the fastest, cheapest and best travel options by train, bus and flight to thousands of cities, towns and villages across Europe. "
target: Rome2rio Pty Ltd
Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination, along with information about accommodation and things to do.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

BigDish Plc, acquired Looloo inc.

synopsis: BigDish Plc has acquired Looloo, a web and app-based restaurant and travel discovery business focused on the Philippine market. Looloo is an iPhone and Android app that lets users discover the best restaurants, hotels, and travel destinations all over the Philippines.
buyer: BigDish Plc
BigDish is a brand-new way of offering dining deals and discounts. Through its online reservation platform, users can enjoy discounts of up to 50% at incredible restaurants in Manila, Hong Kong and Jakarta. With BigDish, there is no more need to wait for the right deal, or to print coupons. "
target: Looloo inc.
Looloo is a web and app-based restaurant and travel discovery business focused on the Philippine market. Looloo is an iPhone and Android app that lets users discover the best restaurants, hotels, and travel destinations all over the Philippines.
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closed 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticket.se, acquired Charter.no

synopsis: Ticket.se, the Nordic region's largest holiday travel agency, has, as part of a long-term set-up, bought price comparison page Charter.no from Flightmade AB. Based in Oslo, Norway, Charter.no owns and operates an online price comparison platform. Charter.no makes it easy for users to find the right holiday trip at the best price.
buyer parent: Braganza
buyer: Ticket.se
Ticket.se is the largest travel agency in the Nordic region, offering holiday trips from all leading charter and tour operators, cruise lines, airlines and hotels. The business is run through a omni-channel strategy, where sales happen via their 71 stores, telephone and online. "
target: Charter.no
Based in Oslo, Norway, Charter.no owns and operates a leading online price comparison platform for travelling. Charter.no makes it easy for users to find the right holiday trip at the best price. Users can compare travel and prices from leading charter operators.
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closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

trivago, acquired tripl GmbH

synopsis: trivago announces the acquisition of the assets of tripl, a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$1,218.68)
Headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, trivago is a global hotel search platform, focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels. trivago’s platform can be accessed globally via 55 localized websites and apps in 33 languages. "
target: tripl GmbH
Based in Germany, tripl GmbH is a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
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announced 11/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Ctrip, will acquire Skyscanner

synopsis: Ctrip.com International, Ltd., a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China, announced that it signed a definitive agreement with the majority shareholders of Skyscanner Holdings Limited, a leading global travel search site headquartered in the UK.
buyer: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$3,838.17)
Ctrip.com International Ltd. was founded in 1999 in Shanghai, China. The company is a leading provider of travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management. "
target: Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search company providing unbiased and free search of flights, hotels and car hire around the world. Founded in 2003 Skyscanner helps over 30 million people each month to find their travel options.Skyscanner is available in 30 languages.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

ixigo, acquired The Indian Backpacker

synopsis: ixigo, mobile travel search marketplace has completed the acquisition of all intellectual property of Desi Backpacking Travelers, the company that runs IndianBackpacker.com, for an undisclosed amount. As a part of the deal, Akshay Chhugani, founder and CEO, The Indian Backpacker will also be joining ixigo as ‘head of traveller communities’.
buyer parent: SAIF Partners
buyer: ixigo
Founded by Rajnish Kumar and Bajpai in 2007, ixigo aggregates, searches, and compares the best deals for flights, hotels, buses, trains and packages, reviews and the best travel facts from across 100+ travel websites to provide the most trustworthy travel information at one place. "
target: The Indian Backpacker
IndianBackpacker.com is a budget traveler-focused online community where backpackers across the country can share their first-hand experiences. The portal also provides the option of planning trips (travel bookings and hotel reservations) and assists in travel insurance.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Easyvoyage SAS

synopsis: Webedia, a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans and Shopoon, has acquired Easyvoyage, a company that operates as a travel deal comparing site that provides travel and holiday information.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Easyvoyage SAS
Easyvoyage SAS operates as a travel deal comparing site that provides travel and holiday information. The company offers information in various areas, including flights, hotels, flight and hotel, cars, packages, weekends, holiday rentals, ski, private rentals, cruises.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PE Hub

eTRAVELi, acquired Svenska Resenätverket AB

synopsis: European Travel Interactive (eTRAVELi), the leading online travel agency group in the Nordic region, is expanding its operations through the purchase of Svenska Resenätverket AB, which includes the price comparison website Flygresor.se.
buyer parent: Segulah Advisor AB
buyer: eTRAVELi
European Travel Interactive AB (eTRAVELi) is the online travel agent with the highest market share in the Nordic countries, offering air tickets, hotel reservations and other travel related services through multiple brands. "
target: Svenska Resenätverket AB
Svenska Resenätverket is the leader in travel price comparison in Sweden. They own websites such as flygresor.se, charter.se, flygbilligt.se, valutor.se, alltomgotland.se, flightradar24.com, hybril.se, and reseforum.se.
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closed 4/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Travesse Lifestyle Ltd., acquired Perfect Escapes Inc.

synopsis: Travesse Lifestyle Ltd. has acquired Perfect Escapes Inc., owner of five luxury travel websites. In addition to the Perfect Escapes flagship, Travesse's portfolio now includes the private-sale luxury travel site Spire, boutique hotel and villa specialist Chic Retreats, UK-focused Travel Intelligence, and luxury lifestyle curator Suzanne's Files.
buyer: Travesse Lifestyle Ltd.
Lifestyle Ltd. owns the exclusive, members-only luxury travel site Travesse.com in the UK, as well as TheTravelEditor.com, a leading source for travel-specific editorial content. "
target: Perfect Escapes Inc.
Perfect Escapes specializes in great deals on luxury travel. Its editors bring a hand-selected roster of the world’s finest hotels paired with special values, upgrades, and amenities.
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announced 10/30/2009 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, LLC, will acquire Kuxun.cn

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. announced it has signed a agreement to acquire Kuxun.cn. Currently the second largest online travel-related web site in China, Kuxun helps consumers find the best prices on flights, hotels, and train travel throughout China.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
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: Kuxun.cn
Kuxun.cn is currently the second largest online travel-related web site in China. Kuxun helps consumers find the best prices on flights, hotels, and train travel throughout China.
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$12
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired OneTime.com, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. announced it has acquired OneTime.com, Inc., a leader in travel booking comparison.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,571.00)
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: OneTime.com, Inc.
OneTime, is a leading travel comparison website, where users compare prices from more than 60 popular travel websites, direct suppliers, and metasearch engines each month. Online since April of 2004, OneTime helps consumers save time and money when booking travel.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

lm group, acquired Qixxit

synopsis: lm group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced the acquisition of the intermodal travel platform Qixxit from Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures. Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options.
buyer: lm group (SWX:LMN:$332.62)
lm group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. "
target parent: Deutsche Bahn AG
target: Qixxit
Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options to create the best connected journey, providing customers with an individually designed travel experience.
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announced 2/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thor Industries Inc., Tourism Holdings Ltd., will acquire Roadtrippers

synopsis: Digital road trip planning developer Roadtrippers has a deal to be acquired along with Roadtrippers Australasia by a newly formed joint venture involving Elkhart, Ind-based publicly traded recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries Inc. and New Zealand-based Tourism Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Thor Industries Inc. (THO:$7,770.09)
buyer: Tourism Holdings Ltd. (NZSE:THL:$250.64)
TH2 is a newly formed joint venture involving Elkhart, Ind.-based publicly traded recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries Inc. and New Zealand-based Tourism Holdings Ltd., billed as the world’s largest RV rental and sales operator. "
target: Roadtrippers
Roadtrippers is the nation's fastest-growing web and mobile travel planning platform, with over 5.5 million trips booked to-date. Roadtrippers has developed an app that helps users not only plan road trips but discover cool things to see and do along the way.
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closed 12/5/2016 via AP - Associated Press

Torpedo7 Ltd, acquired Travelbug and BookIt

synopsis: Trade Me Group has sold its accommodation website Travelbug and online booking engine BookIt, to interests associated with the Torpedo7 sporting goods site. The sale is to Travel Booking Services 2016 LP, a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7.
buyer parent: The Warehouse Group Limited
buyer: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, and adventure protection products, etc. Travel Booking Services 2016 LP is a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7. "
target parent: Trade Me Ltd
target: Travelbug and BookIt
BookIt is New Zealand's established, proven, reliable and truly independent online booking market place. BookIt is the booking engine behind many leading travel websites. Travelbug has New Zealand's best range of online bookable accommodation available.
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closed 7/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

ClickTripz, acquired TheSuitest

synopsis: TheSuitest, a hotel search engine that crunches data to give additional information on room options, was acquired by ClickTripz, a travel technology company that builds innovative software solutions to serve the needs of suppliers, publishers, advertisers and travelers.
buyer: ClickTripz
ClickTripz is a travel technology company that builds innovative software solutions to serve the needs of suppliers, publishers, advertisers and travelers. "
target: TheSuitest
TheSuitest is a hotel search engine that empowers travelers to make optimal hotel room choices using big-data analysis wrapped in a sleek and intuitive user interface.
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closed 6/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Skyscanner, acquired Youbibi

synopsis: Skyscanner, a passenger flight, hotel and car hire search engine, has acquired Chinese metasearch company Youbibi. The company provides a travel search and trip planning website. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Shenzen, China.
buyer: Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site, providing instant online comparisons for millions of flights on over a thousand airlines, as well as car hire, hotels, holidays and insurance. Its flexible search options mean users can browse prices, allowing them to get the best deals. "
target: Youbibi
Youbibi operates travel search and trip planning website. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Shenzen, China.
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closed 4/17/2013 via PR Newswire

The USA Today Travel Media Group, acquired Tripology, Inc.

synopsis: USA TODAY Travel Media Group announced its acquisition of Tripology, an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with experienced travel specialists. USA TODAY plans to offer Tripology.com referral services across Gannett media outlets, which include a network of more than 100 local and national websites.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: The USA Today Travel Media Group
The USA TODAY Travel Media Group was officially formed in November 2011, to develop products and solutions for connected, on-the-go travelers. It encompasses all travel initiatives across USA TODAY, including digital, magazines, print, mobile and tablet. "
target parent: Rand McNally & Company
target: Tripology, Inc.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists. Available free to consumers, Tripology utilizes proprietary technology to match traveler requests with travel professionals.
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on offer 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Tours4Fun, acquired Discover Tour Guides

synopsis: Tours4Fun, an online sightseeing tour supplier, has acquired the tour provider and travel network site Discover Tour Guides. With Discover Tour Guides, travelers can select their tour guide and talk to the guide beforehand to coordinate what they want to do so they can have the exact experience they are looking for.
buyer: Tours4Fun
Tours4Fun, founded in 2006, is a thriving online travel supplier, dedicated to providing the finest online purchasing experience for all your travel needs. Tours4Fun strives to be the ultimate online travel superstore with the widest selection and best prices. "
target: Discover Tour Guides
Discover Tour Guides is one of the largest online networks of certified local guides. On DiscoverTourGuides.com travelers can peruse guide profiles, rates, certificates, qualification information, reviews, ask questions and book directly online.
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closed 10/26/2010 via Market Wire

Viator, Inc., acquired OurExplorer

synopsis: Viator, Inc., the parent company of Viator.com, the leading resource for researching and booking more than 5,500 trip activities and experiences at the best prices, announced the acquisition of Sydney-based OurExplorer.com, an online resource for identifying and booking qualified private tour guides around the world.
buyer: Viator, Inc.
Viator is the world's leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 5,500 tours, attractions and activities in 450-plus destinations in 75 countries. "
target: OurExplorer
OurExplorer.com has built a global online network of professional tour guides who specialize in the most popular destinations like London, New York and Paris, as well as more off-the-beaten-path destinations including places like La Paz (Bolivia), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Thimphu (Bhutan).
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EBIT ($mm)
$46.55
Net Income ($mm)
$22.60
Employees
664
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Ticker: SET:COMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comanche International Public Company Limited
Comanche International Public Company Limited
Comanche International is an information technology solutions company based in Thailand. They have more than 20 years of experience in the hotel IT industry, creating management systems that provide seamless integrated solutions for hotels and serviced apartments.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$5.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.42
EBIT ($mm)
$0.96
Net Income ($mm)
$0.96
Employees
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Ticker: TRIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,571.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$244.00
EBIT ($mm)
$192.00
Net Income ($mm)
$118.00
Employees
3803
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Ticker: LTRP.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.'s businesses consist of its subsidiaries TripAdvisor and BuySeasons. TripAdvisor is the world's largest online travel community. BuySeasons is a leading online retailer of costumes and party supplies.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.00
Net Income ($mm)
$30.00
Employees
3485
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$184.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.23
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
$19.84
Employees
789
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