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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jienem Co,. Ltd., acquired VOLO (Mobile App)

synopsis: Jienem, an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea, has acquired VOLO from SK Planet, a provider of personalized commerce platform services. VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey.
buyer: Jienem Co,. Ltd.
Jienem is an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea. Their Monstay platform allows users to book a variety of room types, including guest houses, caravans, hotels, and more. Jienem has a network of over 300 guest house locations that users can choose from. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: VOLO (Mobile App)
VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey. With its travel-focused features, such as photos, locations, and routes, VOLO helps travelers to record their valuable experiences without difficulty.
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announced 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AT Technology Co Ltd, will acquire Taba

synopsis: AT technology Co Ltd will buy 37,427 shares (55%) of Taba, a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
buyer: AT Technology Co Ltd (KOSDAQ:A073570:$120.12)
AT technology Co., Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor testing equipment. The Company's products include wafer test equipment, LCD testing equipment, and other semiconductor related components. "
target: Taba
Taba is a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
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closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Epiclist

synopsis: The outdoor brand VAUDE is now taking over the internationally popular iPhone app Epiclist, adding a further facet to its comprehensive commitment to sustainability. Epiclist is an iPhone-compatible application designed for posting travel and outdoor stories which users can share with their friends.
buyer: VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co. KG
VAUDE is a German producer of mountain sports equipment. The head office is in Tettnang, Germany. "
target: Epiclist
Epiclist is an iPhone-compatible application designed for posting travel and outdoor stories which users can share with their friends.
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announced 4/22/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

MakeMyTrip.com, will acquire Mygola

synopsis: MakeMyTrip Limited, India's leading online travel company, is announcing an agreement to acquire Mygola.com and its assets. Mygola is a platform enabling travelers to discover customizable and bookable travel itineraries.
buyer: MakeMyTrip.com (MMYT:$363.62)
MakeMyTrip Limited, an online travel company, provides travel products and solutions in India and internationally. Its services and products include air tickets, hotel bookings, holiday packages, rail tickets, bus tickets, car hire, and more. "
target: Mygola
Mygola is a platform enabling travelers to discover customizable and bookable travel itineraries. With the help of thousands of curated itineraries, customers can quickly find something they like and tweak it as much (or as little) to create a beautiful, custom trip plan.
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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:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: 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 11/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Lonely Planet, acquired TouristEye

synopsis: TouristEye announced that it has been acquired by travel heavyweight Lonely Planet. TouristEye is a mobile app and website for planning trips and discovering new things to do while traveling. It builds itineraries and collects things to do while traveling in new cities.
buyer parent: British Broadcasting Corporation
buyer: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet publishes guidebooks, digital books, city guides, and maps that provide travel details to travelers. It also offers travel tips; language guidance books that contain keywords, basic grammar, and phrases in local languages; and health and safety advice. "
target: TouristEye
TouristEye is a mobile app and website for planning trips and discovering new things to do while traveling. It builds itineraries and collects things to do while traveling in new cities.
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announced 11/18/2010 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., will acquire Mobiata LLC

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mobiata™, creator of best selling mobile travel applications including FlightTrack™. The deal marks Expedia's most significant investment to date in addressing the mobile travel market, and accelerates the company's ability to enable mobile travel shopping and booking.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes more than 90 localized Expedia.com®- and Hotels.com®-branded sites. "
target: Mobiata LLC
Mobiata creates best selling mobile travel applications for smartphones and emerging devices. Since its founding in December 2008, Mobiata's applications have been featured by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Washington Post, TechCrunch, USA Today and in Apple TV and print ads.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Espacio, acquired Hibiscus & Nomada Ltd

synopsis: Espacio, a Medellin, Colombia-based Incubator, announced it has acquired Hibiscus & Nomada, a leading travel blog that aims to document the affordable way to discovering the unexplored. In addition to its blog, Hibiscus & Nomada provides travel guides to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
buyer: Espacio
Espacio is a media incubator located in the heart of Medellin, Colombia. Their three missions are to further Medellin as a center of innovation, to be the best place in the world to start new businesses, and to advance the media and PR industries. "
target: Hibiscus & Nomada Ltd
Hibiscus & Nomada is a leading travel blog that provides backpacker travel guides to destinations around the world. Hibiscus & Nomada shares stories of adventures proving that the riches of the world are within everyone’s reach.
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closed 1/23/2012 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired The Frugal Travel Guy

synopsis: Internet Brands announced the acquisition of The Frugal Travel Guy, an award-winning travel blog focused on helping consumers save money on travel around the world. The Frugal Travel Guy was founded in 2007 by Rick Ingersoll, a retired mortgage banker and avid world traveler.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands, Inc. is a new media company that operates online media, community, and e-commerce websites in vertical markets. The company also develops and licenses Internet software and social media applications. "
target: The Frugal Travel Guy
The Frugal Travel Guy is an award-winning travel blog focused on helping consumers save money on travel around the world. The Frugal Travel Guy was founded in 2007 by Rick Ingersoll, a retired mortgage banker and avid world traveler.
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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:$1,462.00)
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 1/13/2006 via PR Newswire

DynEco Corporation, acquired Dynamic Leisure Group, Inc.

synopsis: DynEco Corporation announced today that on January 13, 2006, it completed the acquisition of all the outstanding capital stock of Dynamic Leisure Group, Inc. ("Dynamic"), which will now operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of DynEco.
buyer: DynEco Corporation
DynEco, through its wholly owned subsidiary Dynamic Leisure Group, Inc. ("Dynamic"), is focused on consolidating leisure-based travel products, such as airfares, hotels, car rentals, excursions, and tours, using proprietary computer software and broadband communication technology. "
target: Dynamic Leisure Group, Inc.
Dynamic owns the proprietary rights to Tourscape, a packaging software that enables end-users the ability to create, price and manage multiple travel products online, instantaneously.
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announced 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

TrustYou GmbH, will acquire CheckMate

synopsis: Review analytics and reputation-management company TrustYou has acquired guest- and hotel-messaging platform Checkmate. CheckMate enables hotel guests to check-in from their mobile phones. The easy-to-use dashboard allows front-desk staff to balance check-in workload throughout the day, helping to eliminate lines and long waits.
buyer: TrustYou GmbH
TrustYou searches, analyzes, and distills travel reviews from the web. Their data and web based software are used by hotels, accommodations, and restaurants to monitor, survey, and act upon guest feedback, with the aim of providing better service, more influence and enhanced online presence. "
target parent: Room 77, Inc.
target: CheckMate
CheckMate enables hotel guests to check-in from their mobile phones. The easy-to-use dashboard allows front-desk staff to balance check-in workload throughout the day, helping to eliminate lines and long waits.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Remark Media, Inc., acquired Hotelmobi

synopsis: Remark Media, Inc., a global digital media company, announced the acquisition of Hotelmobi, a company engaged in the development, ownership and operation of hotel booking applications. Hotelmobi plans to launch its widely anticipated "Roomlia" application in the third quarter of 2014.
buyer: Remark Media, Inc. (MARK:$75.39)
Remark Media, Inc. is an innovative digital media company focused on the 18-to-34 year old demographic. It operates across a variety of verticals including fashion, sports, entertainment, health and wellness, personal finance and informational know-how. "
target: Hotelmobi
Hotelmobi, a company engaged in the development, ownership and operation of hotel booking applications, is committed to making hotel booking easy and fun for travelers, and filling rooms that might otherwise go empty for hotels. Their hotel booking app, Roomalia, is set to launch in late 2014.
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closed 9/9/2013 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Blink

synopsis: Groupon announced the acquisition of last-minute travel app Blink, a leading European destination for great deals on highly curated, same-day hotel bookings, bolstering its rapidly growing Groupon Getaways travel business.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Blink
Blink is a brand new revolutionary hotel booking application. Blink differs from other booking methods as it is exclusively via mobile to book premium hotels last minute. The simplicity of the booking system means that bookings can be confirmed in just four taps.
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closed 3/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Room 77, Inc., acquired CheckMate

synopsis: The hotel search engine Room 77 has tapped Drew Patterson as chief executive officer and bought the stealth-mode startup CheckMate, which Patterson co-founded. CheckMate enables hotel guests to check-in from their mobile phones. Its easy-to-use dashboard allows front-desk staff to balance check-in workload throughout the day.
buyer: Room 77, Inc.
Mountain View-based Room 77 operates a hotel search engine that allows travelers to search hotels and travel sites to find savings. Travelers can score hidden rates that they can't find on other hotel search engines, including automobile club, senior, government and military. "
target: CheckMate
CheckMate enables hotel guests to check-in from their mobile phones. The easy-to-use dashboard allows front-desk staff to balance check-in workload throughout the day, helping to eliminate lines and long waits.
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closed 9/12/2012 via PR Web

Travelers Network, acquired Beat The Traffic

synopsis: Beat The Traffic is a leading provider of vehicle traffic reporting solutions for broadcast media and consumers. The acquisition of Beat The Traffic by Pelmorex Media enhances Pelmorex's traffic and traveler-related information and paves the way for the company’s upcoming launch of Travelers Network in late October.
buyer parent: The Weather Network
buyer: Travelers Network
Travelers Network is a trusted advisor providing you intelligent and comprehensive information about your trip, so you can efficiently and successfully complete your journey. The Traveler's Network app and web site provide you with all the information you need to plan your trip. "
target: Beat The Traffic
Triangle Software LLC d/b/a Beat the Traffic is the fastest-growing provider of vehicle traffic reporting solutions for broadcast media.
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closed 1/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Next Jump, Inc., acquired FlightCaster, Inc.

synopsis: Next Jump, Inc., a leader in next generation ecommerce and advertising technology, has announced the completion of its acquisition of FlightCaster, Inc., best known for providing popular Web and mobile apps that predict flight delays.
buyer: Next Jump, Inc.
Next Jump, Inc. creates consumer and merchant relationships using three core products: a highly personalized CRM engine, an online consumer commerce platform, and a merchant analytics portal. "
target: FlightCaster, Inc.
FlightCaster, Inc. is best known for providing popular Web and mobile apps that predict flight delays. The company uses an advanced algorithm that scours data on every domestic flight for the past 10 years and matches it to real-time conditions.
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closed 10/19/2010 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Mobiqa

synopsis: NCR Corporation announced that it has acquired Mobiqa − a global pioneer and market leader in the delivery of mobile optimized content − and provider of tickets, boarding passes, downloadable applications and coupons in the travel, entertainment and retail sectors.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,462.00)
NCR Corporation is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, healthcare, entertainment, and public sector organizations. "
target: Mobiqa
Mobiqa is a leader in the delivery of optimized mobile boarding passes to the airline industry. The company is able to deliver content to smartphones and legacy handsets via over 600 mobile networks in over 150 countries worldwide.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Patrivia SAS, acquired J'aime mon patrimoine SA

synopsis: Patrivia, the online ticketing service for heritage, makes its first major acquisition of the media "J'aime mon patrimoine". J'aime mon patrimoine is a French social media website dedicated to cultural heritage and specialist in digital communication in the sectors of culture and tourism.  
buyer: Patrivia SAS
Founded in 2016 by two heritage lovers, Patrivia is the essential platform to discover, plan and book all cultural visits throughout France and Belgium. "
target: J'aime mon patrimoine SA
J'aime mon patrimoine is a French social media website dedicated to cultural heritage and specialist in digital communication in the sectors of culture and tourism. J'aime mon patrimoine is a place of discovery and sharing in French cultural and natural heritage and those who live it.
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closed 11/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

MapQuest.com, Inc., acquired Everlater Inc.

synopsis: Boulder-based Everlater announced that it has been acquired by Denver-based MapQuest. Everlater allows users to create free travel blogs to share their experiences and connect with others.
buyer parent: AOL Inc.
buyer: MapQuest.com, Inc.
MapQuest, Inc. offers Internet, wireless, and business mapping applications. The company, through MapQuest.com, provides consumers with mapping and navigation solutions, and features, such as aerial/hybrid imagery, multi-point routing, and the ability to find the lowest gas prices. "
target: Everlater Inc.
Everlater is a free travel blog designed to help adventurers around the world share their experiences and connect with others.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jienem Co,. Ltd., acquired VOLO (Mobile App)

synopsis: Jienem, an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea, has acquired VOLO from SK Planet, a provider of personalized commerce platform services. VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey.
buyer: Jienem Co,. Ltd.
Jienem is an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea. Their Monstay platform allows users to book a variety of room types, including guest houses, caravans, hotels, and more. Jienem has a network of over 300 guest house locations that users can choose from. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: VOLO (Mobile App)
VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey. With its travel-focused features, such as photos, locations, and routes, VOLO helps travelers to record their valuable experiences without difficulty.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jienem Co,. Ltd., acquired VOLO (Mobile App)

synopsis: Jienem, an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea, has acquired VOLO from SK Planet, a provider of personalized commerce platform services. VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey.
buyer: Jienem Co,. Ltd.
Jienem is an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea. Their Monstay platform allows users to book a variety of room types, including guest houses, caravans, hotels, and more. Jienem has a network of over 300 guest house locations that users can choose from. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: VOLO (Mobile App)
VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey. With its travel-focused features, such as photos, locations, and routes, VOLO helps travelers to record their valuable experiences without difficulty.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

American Hotels, acquired Motels in Houston

synopsis: American Hotels, a leading online accommodation provider, has acquired Motels In Houston, an online hospitality booking service. Motels In Houston offers a wide range accommodations throughout the Houston area, including hotels, apartments, guest houses, and even B&B at competitive rates, targeting business and leisure travelers, both.
buyer: American Hotels
American Hotels is a leading online accommodation provider. American Hotels helps guests find the perfect hotel at the best rates by offering a seamless hotel reservation experience and countless offers. Their platform makes it easy for people to find an accommodation that fits their preferences. "
target: Motels in Houston
Motels In Houston is an online hospitality booking service. Motels In Houston offers a wide range accommodations throughout the Houston area, including hotels, apartments, guest houses, and even B&B at competitive rates, targeting business and leisure travelers, both.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hipcamp, acquired Youcamp

synopsis: Hipcamp, the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays, announces it is joining forces with Youcamp, the Australian-based land sharing community, under one domain. This marks Hipcamp’s foray into an international market, acquiring Youcamp’s existing 1,000 properties representing 50,000 Australian campsites.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Youcamp
Youcamp is Australia's biggest private land sharing website. Find and lease cottages, campsites, farm stays, B&B's, small campgrounds, RV parking and more. No two Youcamp campsites are the same and neither are their facilities. But there’s a few things that many have in common.
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closed 6/24/2020 via Company Press Release

MAG USA, acquired AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc., ParkSleepFly, Inc., and Shuttlefinder.com

synopsis: MAG USA has announced the acquisition of AirportParkingReservations.com, ParkSleepFly.com and ShuttleFinder.com, three airport parking, hotel and transfer booking platforms, in a move that signals a focus on growth in the US market. The three platforms are based in Santa Monica, California.
buyer parent: Manchester Airports Group
buyer: MAG USA
Launched in 2015, MAG USA is the United States ‘go-to’ organization for delivering market-leading commercial solutions that drive revenue for operators and transform customer experiences for travelers. Their focuses are Airport Lounges, Car Parking Services, Parking and Travel Services Distribution."
target: AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc., ParkSleepFly, Inc., and Shuttlefinder.com
AirportParkingReservations.com, ParkSleepFly.com and ShuttleFinder.com, are the U.S.’s biggest airport parking aggregator, offering customers great prices on airport car parking, bundled hotel and parking packages and airport transfers.
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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:$4,111.08)
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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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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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 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Secret Escapes, acquired Empathy Marketing

synopsis: Secret Escapes Group, a UK-based online travel deals company, acquired Empathy Marketing Limited (EML), Ireland’s leading marketplace for premium hospitality and e-commerce offers. EML operates several premium offers sites in Ireland and Northern Ireland including Pigsback.com, TheDiningRoom.ie, LuxuryBreaks.ie, and more.
buyer: Secret Escapes
Secret Escapes is a members-only online travel deals company, offering inspiring travel experiences and hand-picked offers to over 62 million users worldwide across its Secret Escapes, Travelist and Slevomat brands. It is operating in 21 countries across Europe, Asia and the US. "
target: Empathy Marketing
Empathy Marketing Limited is Ireland’s leading marketplace for premium hospitality and e-commerce offers. EML operates several premium offers sites in Ireland and Northern Ireland, including Pigsback.com, TheDiningRoom.ie, LuxuryBreaks.ie, and more.
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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
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 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Optiemus Infracom Limited, will acquire MagicSpree

synopsis: Optiemus Infracom, a diversified, award-winning telecommunications enterprise in India, will acquire a 60% stake in MagicSpree, a last minute hotel booking website in India. MagicSpree provides their users with the best hotel deal possible along with huge discounts on additional in-house hotel services.
buyer: Optiemus Infracom Limited (BSE:530135:$101.10)
Founded in 1993, Optiemus Infracom is a diversified, award-winning telecommunications enterprise in India. The group has over two decades of rich experience in managing, distributing, manufacturing and retailing mobile brands and other telecommunication products in India. "
target: MagicSpree
MagicSpree is a last minute hotel booking website in India. MagicSpree has over 50 destinations and over 3000 hotels to choose from. MagicSpree provides their users with the best hotel deal possible along with huge discounts on additional in-house hotel services.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired BackBid Inc.

synopsis: HotelPlanner.com, a leading online provider of group hotel bookings and individual hotel stays worldwide, has acquired BackBid, a hotel booking website. BackBid allows travelers to post their hotel reservation on the site and have hotels bid on them for their business, offering either discounts or value-added services.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 3,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. The company’s group hotel booking service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. "
target: BackBid Inc.
BackBid is a hotel booking website that revolutionizes how travelers book hotel rooms. Travelers can post their hotel reservation on BackBid, allowing hotels to see and bid for their business, offering either discounts or value-added services, like upgraded rooms, free parking or breakfast.
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2017 via Company Press Release

eDreams ODIGEO, acquired Budgetplaces.com

synopsis: eDreams ODIGEO, one of the world’s largest online travel companies and one of the largest European e-commerce businesses, announced it has acquired the Barcelona-based business Budgetplaces.com, a hotel booking site that provides customers with access to accommodation around the world.
buyer: eDreams ODIGEO (BME:EDR:$632.82)
eDreams ODIGEO is one of the world's largest online travel companies and one of the largest European e-commerce businesses. They operate under their leading online travel agency brands – eDreams, GO Voyages, Opodo, Travellink, and the metasearch engine Liligo. "
target: Budgetplaces.com
Founded in Barcelona in 2003, Budgetplaces.com provides centrally located accommodation to travelers around the world. It records over 210,000 online reservations per year and processes 50,000 room nights every month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2016 via Reuters

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

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

Urban Select Capital Corporation, will acquire Luxy Easy

synopsis: Urban Select Capital Corp., an investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies, announced that it has entered into a non-binding LOI to acquire Luxy Easy, a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
buyer: Urban Select Capital Corporation (TSXV:CH:($0.12))
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion. "
target: Luxy Easy
Luxy Easy Travel Ltd., based in Vancouver, Canada, is a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
price ($mm)
$0.60*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2016 via New York Times

AccorHotels, acquired Onefinestay

synopsis: AccorHotels, one of Europe’s largest hotel groups, announced that it had bought Onefinestay, a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: Onefinestay
Onefinestay is a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
price ($mm)
$168
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Panorama Sentrawisata, acquired Raja Kamar International

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

Yahoo Japan Corporation, will acquire Ikyu Corporation

synopsis: Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping, has launched a bid to buy Ikyu, a popular online travel and restaurant reservation platform in Japan. Ikyu was founded in 1998 and has 4.13 million customers.
buyer: Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE:4689:$8,988.42)
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory. "
target: Ikyu Corporation (TSE:2450:$60.21)
Ikyu Corporation operates in the service industry in Japan. It operates various sites that provide reservation services for hotels and restaurants, as well as a site for shopping. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)[EV]
$830 [$779]
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
12.9x
EV / EBITDA
35.4x
closed 12/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired HomeAway, Inc.

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

RedAwning, acquired Perfect Places, Inc.

synopsis: RedAwning.com, Inc., the hotel-style booking website for vacation rentals with over 31,000 properties worldwide, announced that it has acquired Perfect Places, Inc., a vacation rental listing website with over 70,000 vacation rental properties and 20 years' experience in rental marketing.
buyer: RedAwning
RedAwning is the largest branded network of vacation rental properties offering 24/7 guest and property manager support services. With over 100,000 unique rental properties in over 10,000 destinations, they are the leading supplier of vacation rentals to major online travel agents and channels. "
target: Perfect Places, Inc.
The PerfectPlaces.com website has over 75,000 vacation rental properties in 103 countries and 6,600 cities. Since 1996 Perfect Places has been an ideal resources to find a vacation rental property which meets travelers' needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

E-Machitown Co., Ltd., acquired BestReserve Co. Ltd.

synopsis: E Machitown Co Ltd announced that it has decided to acquire BestReserve Co., Ltd, provider of online hotel reservation services.
buyer: E-Machitown Co., Ltd.
e-machitown operates in three parts, media advertising, media; which includes the websites they operate, and the business solutions department; hosting services, solutions for website development. "
target: BestReserve Co. Ltd.
BestReserve Co. Ltd. is a provider of online hotel reservation services in Japan.
price ($mm)
$0.89*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: LKCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung is a leading global spatial-temporal big-data technology company and a leading interactive location-based services company in China. Luokung's mobile app provides personalized and precise services to travelers on the train and at their destination.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$21.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
111
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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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$140.00
Net Income ($mm)
$84.00
Employees
3912
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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)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
418
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: OTCPK:ACGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alliance Creative Group, Inc.
Alliance Creative Group, Inc.
Alliance Creative Group, Inc. is a full-service product-development agency that helps clients connect their products and services to their customers. ACG focuses on creative and design services, printing and packaging, brand and product development, fulfillment and logistics and transportation.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$15.62
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.32
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
20
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Ticker: ROKE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROK Entertainment Group
ROK Entertainment Group
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$14.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($34.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
177
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:BILI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili represents the iconic brand of online entertainment with a mission to enrich the everyday life of young generations in China. Bilibili is a full-spectrum online entertainment world covering a wide array of genres and media formats, including videos, live broadcasting and mobile games.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$537.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($23.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($72.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1903
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Ticker: WSE:WPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grupa Wirtualna Polska
Grupa Wirtualna Polska
Grupa Wirtualna Polska owns and operates internet portals. The group is also active on the Polish online advertising market, offering its customers a wide range of advertising products, including in generating leads for online stores for e-commerce market. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.77
EBIT ($mm)
$32.77
Net Income ($mm)
$18.39
Employees
1046
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Ticker: TSXV:ZUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
Founded in 2008, ZoomerMedia is Canada's leading diversified multimedia company devoted to creating content, services and experiences for Canada's largest demographic - "Zoomers" or the 17.2 million Canadians aged 45plus - on all platforms: television, radio, print, digital, and live events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$38.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.08
EBIT ($mm)
$3.71
Net Income ($mm)
$2.78
Employees
14
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Ticker: REDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rediff.com
Rediff.com provides a platform for Indians worldwide to connect with one another online. Rediff.com is committed to offering a personalized and a secure surfing and shopping environment. Rediff.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$18.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
316
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Ticker: GIGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GigaMedia Limited
GigaMedia Limited
GigaMedia Limited is a diversified provider of broadband and entertainment services, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Through its subsidiary Cambridge Entertainment Software, the Company develops software for online entertainment services, including the global online gaming market.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.16
Employees
251
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc. is the parent of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in its customers' lives. Its family of brands includes: LendingTree.com®, LendingTree Loans, GetSmart.com®, RealEstate.com®, among others.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
900
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Ticker: HOLL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hollywood Media Corporation
Hollywood Media Corporation
Project Hollywood LLC is majority owned by Laurie S. Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein, who previously founded the SyFy Channel and MovieTickets.com. Ms. Silvers and Mr. Rubenstein currently own a variety of Internet properties including Hollywood.com, Spill.com, and Hollywood Wiretap.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$3.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
120
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Ticker: AMEX:ZDGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zedge Ltd
Zedge Ltd
Zedge is a content platform, and global leader in smartphone personalization, with more than 215 million app installs. People use Zedge to make their smartphones more personal; to express their emotions, tastes and interests using wallpapers, icons, widgets, ringtones and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$17.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.30
EBIT ($mm)
$5.98
Net Income ($mm)
$5.72
Employees
52
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