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dnata, acquired bd4travel

synopsis: Air services provider dnata, part of the Emirates Group, has acquired a majority stake in artificial intelligence (AI) travel technology company bd4travel. bd4travel profiles every single user – so that it is possible to understand each user's interest and intent in real-time.
buyer parent: The Emirates Group
buyer: dnata
dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. "
target: bd4travel
bd4travel profiles every single user – so that it is possible to understand each user's interest and intent in real-time. Then bd4travel instantly recommends the most relevant product, service or content for them from a company's portfolio.
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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:$452.17)
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 8/6/2013 via Wall Street Journal

InterActive Leisure Systems, Inc., will acquire Travel Time Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: InterActive Leisure Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Travel Time Technologies, Inc. Its proprietary software, Internet Travel Management Systems, provides retail travel agents with a complete back office system that includes a sophisticated CRM tools and accounting modules.
buyer: InterActive Leisure Systems, Inc. (IALS:$0.65)
Interactive Leisure Systems Inc. is a technology company specializing in the global travel industry. The company intends to purchase an enterprise software platform for the marketing, sale and management of travel products and to use this platform to operate three distinct businesses. "
target: Travel Time Technologies, Inc.
Travel Time Technologies, Inc. provides web based private label solutions for retail travel agents and small to medium-sized businesses.
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Axus Travel App

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group announced that it has acquired AXUS Travel App, an itinerary management software serving travel advisors and tour operators. Axus also provides other services like delivering booking confirmations and custom travel details to customers through a website and mobile app.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. The company’s portfolio includes media brands and digital media. "
target: Axus Travel App
Axus Travel App creates and organizes trip proposals and itineraries for travel managers and tour operators, while also providing other services like delivering booking confirmations and custom travel details to customers through a website and mobile app.
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closed 2/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Travel Tripper, LLC, acquired Pegasus Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Travel Tripper and Pegasus, two leading hospitality technology providers, are joining forces to deliver greater value and innovation to hotel groups worldwide. Pegasus is a leading global technology provider empowering independent hotels, hotel groups and large chains to grow their reservations businesses in a digital world.
buyer: Travel Tripper, LLC
Travel Tripper is a hotel tech provider and strategic digital partner helping hotels worldwide to optimize their direct booking channel and maximize overall revenue. "
target: Pegasus Solutions Inc.
Pegasus is a leading global technology provider empowering independent hotels, hotel groups and large chains to grow their reservations businesses in a digital world. The company provides a comprehensive offering of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions and services.
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announced 6/18/2018 via PR Newswire

KEYPR will be merged with Intelity,

synopsis: Intelity, the leading integrated mobile and in-room technology provider for the global travel industry, and KEYPR, an enterprise provider of cloud-based guest experience and management solutions to hotels, casinos, and luxury residences, announced a planned merger between the two companies.
buyer: Intelity
Intelity is the creator of the world's first and most widely used guest services platform, ICE (Interactive Customer Experience). Intelity's guest service platform is a property-automation system that delivers services, guest request tracking, business-intelligence analytics, and much more. "
target: KEYPR
KEYPR is a cloud-based guest experience and management platform for hotels, casinos and luxury residences. The platform delivers a personalized, friction-free guest experience, while creating new operational efficiencies and driving additional revenue opportunities for property owners and operators.
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announced 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

accesso Technology Group, plc., will acquire The Experience Engine

synopsis: accesso Technology Group plc, the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, plans to acquire The Experience Engine™ (TE2), the leader in experience-driven, personalized advertisement and content delivery for connected consumers.
buyer: accesso Technology Group, plc. (AIM:ACSO:$102.51)
accesso is the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets. Their patented and award-winning technology solutions drive increased revenue for attraction operators while improving the guest experience. "
target: The Experience Engine
TE2 - The Experience Engine™ Inc. is the leader in experience-driven, personalized advertisement and content delivery for connected consumers, bridging the physical and digital brand experience across mobile, wearables and other digital technologies.
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closed 6/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Northstar Travel Media, LLC, acquired Inntopia

synopsis: Northstar Travel Media, the leading business-to-business information company serving the travel and meetings industries, acquired a majority interest in Inntopia, the leading advanced platform for the destination travel industry, powering destination resorts, ski resorts, tour operators and travel suppliers.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Northstar Travel Media, LLC
Northstar Travel Media is the leading business information and marketing solutions provider to the U.S. travel, tourism and meetings industries. It offers unparalleled depth of information and services to clients in the travel industry. "
target: Inntopia
Inntopia is the leading advanced platform for the destination travel industry, powering destination resorts, ski resorts, tour operators and travel suppliers. The Inntopia platform gives agents access to popular activities and attractions in these same destinations.
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closed 9/12/2006 via BusinessWire

Sterling Valley Systems Inc merged with VRGateway,

synopsis: VRGateway, the Web's first "Super Search" site providing direct connectivity between consumers professionally managed vacation rental properties, and Sterling Valley Systems, Inc., operators of Inntopia, provider of travel technology and services to resorts, and destination marketing organizations announced a merger of the two organizations.
buyer: VRGateway
VRGateway is the Web's first "Super Search" site providing direct connectivity between consumers and hundreds of thousands of professionally managed vacation rental properties. Proprietary technology allows most widely-used reservation management systems to interface directly with VRGateway. "
target: Sterling Valley Systems Inc
Inntopia is an innovative travel technology company that provides its partners with fully integrated reservation solutions including a robust and flexible central reservation system and a dynamic packaging and pricing booking engine.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nor1, acquired Stay Delightful

synopsis: Nor1, the leader in hospitality upgrade, upsell, and merchandising technology, announced that it has acquired Stay Delightful, a messaging-based guest service and ancillary revenue generation platform for the hospitality industry. Stay Delightful enables hotels to connect with guests over SMS and communicate across their teams through a mobile app.
buyer: Nor1
Nor1 is the Leader in Hospitality Merchandising Technology. Nor1 provides data-driven pricing and merchandising products that maximize incremental revenues for hotels and resorts worldwide. Nor1 is creating the fusion between technology and guest experience. "
target: Stay Delightful
Stay Delightful is a messaging-based guest service and ancillary revenue generation platform for the hospitality industry. Stay Delightful enables hotels to connect with guests pre-, during, and post-stay over SMS and communicate across their teams through a web interface and mobile app.
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closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Vobling, acquired Rayvr AB

synopsis: Vobling, a consulting company and studio in Sweden that provides AR and VR services, has acquired Rayvr, a company in Sweden that helps their clients apply immersive technologies that improve their businesses. Rayvr's white label VR app, Rayvr VR WL, allows businesses to jump start their VR publishing.
buyer: Vobling
Vobling is a consulting company and studio in Sweden that provides AR and VR services. They help their clients make the most of the opportunities created by VR, AR and related technology. Vobling has helped produce award winning games and designed powerful enterprise solutions. "
target: Rayvr AB
Rayvr is a company in Sweden that helps their clients apply immersive technologies that improve their businesses. Their white label VR app, Rayvr VR WL, allows businesses to jump start their VR publishing. Their key clients are found in the education, travel and transportation industries.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

MariApps, acquired Rescompany

synopsis: MariApps Marine Solutions, a maritime digital solutions company based in Singapore, has acquired Rescompany Systems Ltd, a UK-based provider of hospitality software solutions for the leisure travel industry. Rescompany offers solutions for reservation systems, CRM, POS, and ship management.
buyer parent: Schulte Group
buyer: MariApps
MariApps is a maritime digital solutions company based in Singapore. MariApps' flagship product, smartPAL, is a business process management solution that allows users to manage numerous business functions on a single platform. They also offer solutions for fleet management, eCommerce, and more. "
target: Rescompany
Rescompany is a UK-based provider of hospitality software solutions for the leisure travel industry. Rescompany provides core software solutions that powers the business of modern cruising. They offer solutions for reservation systems, CRM, POS, and ship management.
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closed 3/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Green 4 Solutions

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of Green 4 Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of CRM, ticketing and data driven marketing solutions to both the sport and recreational leisure sectors. Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. 
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. Built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, “Go” is a single platform solution that helps organisations create fantastic relationships with their customers.
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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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closed 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp., acquired Guestfolio Communications Inc.

synopsis: Cendyn announced that it has acquired Guestfolio Communications, a leading CRM marketing platform for boutique hotels. With the acquisition of Guestfolio, Cendyn will offer an unprecedented ability for hoteliers to tailor their guest experience and digital marketing solutions to meet marketplace demands and drive profitable revenue growth.
buyer: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is the leading provider of travel and hospitality software solutions, delivered via the Cendyn Hospitality Cloud ‒ an integrated technology platform with the most complete set of applications available for driving sales and marketing performance. "
target: Guestfolio Communications Inc.
Guestfolio is the hotel marketing platform for boutique hotels that drives guest engagement, retention and conversion throughout the travel journey. Guestfolio also provides a unique marketing resource and community for hospitality professionals.
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closed 6/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Priceline, acquired Buuteeq

synopsis: The Priceline Group, the world leader in online travel, announced that it has acquired buuteeq, Inc., a leading digital marketing platform for hotels worldwide.
buyer: Priceline (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Priceline is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 270,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Group is composed of four primary brands - Booking.com, priceline.com, Agoda.com and Rentalcars.com - and several ancillary brands. "
target: Buuteeq
buuteeq is one of the fastest growing software-as-a-service companies in the world and they are focused on changing the meaning of web marketing for the hospitality industry.
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closed 11/2/2011 via Market Wire

Newmarket International, Inc, acquired Libra OnDemand LLC

synopsis: Newmarket International has acquired Libra OnDemand, a leading cloud based Customer Relationship Management system designed to meet the needs of global hospitality. The comprehensive Libra OnDemand Hospitality Management System provides a suite of subscription based, easy to use, web applications.
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: Libra OnDemand LLC
Libra OnDemand LLC is a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of hospitality solutions natively built using cloud technologies. The comprehensive Libra OnDemand Hospitality Management System provides a suite of subscription based, easy to use, web applications.
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closed 5/13/2011 via BNC Analysis

InnovationsKapital, purchased a minority stake in Paxport AB

synopsis: InnovationsKapital has acquired a minority stake in Paxport, a passenger management solution supplier for the charter leisure travel industry. Paxport’s main focus is to create a better travel experience for holiday charter passengers when they use a charter airline or a tour operator.
buyer: InnovationsKapital
InnovationsKapital was founded in 1994 and is a private and independent early stage venture capital firm for innovative growth companies. The business, carried out from offices in Gothenburg and Stockholm, is focused on Nordic investments within ICT and Healthcare & Life Sciences. "
target: Paxport AB
Paxport Ab is a passenger management solution supplier for the charter leisure travel industry. Paxport’s main focus is to create a better travel experience for holiday charter passengers when they use a charter airline or a tour operator.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Open Destinations Limited, acquired Tineri Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Leading travel technology provider Open Destinations has acquired a majority stake in Tineri, a mobile itinerary startup designed for the tour operator market. Tineri is a white label product for tour operators to engage with their customers by turning itineraries into living and breathing travel experiences.
buyer: Open Destinations Limited
Open Destinations is a leading independent provider of tour operator software. Their system is backed by an experienced team of over 450 travel technology professionals, spread between their headquarters in London, England and their development, support and outsourcing centre in Goa, India. "
target: Tineri Pte. Ltd.
Tineri is a solution that allows tour operators and travel agents to provide their clients with a stylish, engaging and user-friendly mobile app that brings itineraries to life, makes communication and feedback easier, and provides an enhanced travel experience.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

dnata, acquired bd4travel

synopsis: Air services provider dnata, part of the Emirates Group, has acquired a majority stake in artificial intelligence (AI) travel technology company bd4travel. bd4travel profiles every single user – so that it is possible to understand each user's interest and intent in real-time.
buyer parent: The Emirates Group
buyer: dnata
dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. "
target: bd4travel
bd4travel profiles every single user – so that it is possible to understand each user's interest and intent in real-time. Then bd4travel instantly recommends the most relevant product, service or content for them from a company's portfolio.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

dnata, acquired bd4travel

synopsis: Air services provider dnata, part of the Emirates Group, has acquired a majority stake in artificial intelligence (AI) travel technology company bd4travel. bd4travel profiles every single user – so that it is possible to understand each user's interest and intent in real-time.
buyer parent: The Emirates Group
buyer: dnata
dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. "
target: bd4travel
bd4travel profiles every single user – so that it is possible to understand each user's interest and intent in real-time. Then bd4travel instantly recommends the most relevant product, service or content for them from a company's portfolio.
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closed 8/9/2018 via Company Press Release

dnata, acquired Tropo GmbH

synopsis: dnata, one of the world’s largest air services provider, announced it has acquired Tropo, a Germany-based tour operator, from ProSiebenSat.1 Group. The acquisition marks dnata’s entry into the German market and extends its global network of travel businesses in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia.
buyer parent: The Emirates Group
buyer: dnata
dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. "
target parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
target: Tropo GmbH
Tropo is the most dynamic online tour operator for low-cost and high-quality travel packages, last-minute vacations, and hotel reservations. Tropo offers up to 200 million vacation options to every popular beach as well as every vibrant city around the world.
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announced 4/8/2014 via PE Hub

Warburg Pincus, will acquire Mercator

synopsis: Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, to acquire a majority stake in mercator, a leading provider of software and technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm. The firm has more than $30 billion in assets under management. Its active portfolio of more than 125 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. "
target parent: dnata
target: Mercator
Mercator, the airline IT solutions provider of the Emirates Group, is a leading supplier of IT solutions to the global air travel industry. The company also meets and satisfies the full range of the demanding IT needs of the main constituent parts of the Emirates Group.
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closed 8/7/2003 via PR Newswire

Corinthian Colleges, Inc., acquired East Coast Aero Tech, LLC

synopsis: Corinthian Colleges, Inc. announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of East Coast Aero Tech, LLC and its one campus for approximately $2.9 million.
buyer: Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (COCO:$1,480.80)
Corinthian Colleges is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, with annual revenues of $1.3 billion and a student population of over 86,000 students. The company's mission is to prepare students for careers in demand or for advancement in their chosen field. "
target: East Coast Aero Tech, LLC
East Coast Aero Tech, LLC ("ECAT") operates one campus in Bedford, Massachusetts and has been a leader in aircraft maintenance technology training since 1932.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Blacklane, acquired Solve Concierge, LLC

synopsis: Blacklane, a provider of professional ground transportation services, has acquired Solve, a platform that allows business and leisure travelers to book global airport concierge services. Solve's platform allows users to book a variety of services, these include curbside meet and greet, fast track access through security, and lounge access.
buyer: Blacklane
Blacklane provides professional ground transportation services in over 50 countries, 250 cities, and 500 airports around the world. It combines the highest reliability and service level at a fixed, all-inclusive price. Passengers can schedule rides through their website or mobile app. "
target: Solve Concierge, LLC
Solve is the first platform that allows business and leisure travelers to book global airport concierge services. Users can book a variety of services, these include curbside meet and greet, fast track access through security, lounge access, and assistance with immigration or flight connections.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

ICR Integrity, acquired Sky-Futures Partners Limited

synopsis: ICR Integrity, a UK company specializing in integrity, corrosion, maintenance and repair solutions with market-leading products, has acquired Sky-Futures Partners Limited, UK's leading provider in delivering drone-based inspections and drone pilot training for the energy, industrial and government sectors.
buyer parent: Graphite Capital
buyer: ICR Integrity
UK’s ICR specializes in integrity, corrosion, maintenance and repair solutions with market-leading products including Quickflange™ weldless connection technology and Technowap™ engineered composite repair solutions. "
target: Sky-Futures Partners Limited
Sky-Futures is UK’s leader in delivering drone-based inspections and drone pilot training for the energy, industrial and government sectors. They provide High Definition video, still and thermal imagery and technical reports written by industry experts in flare systems and structural engineers.
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

ARE Corporation, acquired AirShark

synopsis: ARE Corporation (American Rail Engineers) has acquired Media Wing, LLC, a New England based UAV/Drone Data Collection, dba AirShark, and Video Production Company. The acquisition expands ARE’s engineering, software development, bridge inspection services to include unmanned flight operations, image analysis, GIS modeling and video rendering.
buyer: ARE Corporation
ARE is an industry-leading provider of bridge management and safety services to private railroads and public transportation authorities. ARE’s decades of experience in rail engineering, bridge inspection, load ratings and FRA requirements ensure the highest quality in deliverables and safety. "
target: AirShark
Media Wing, UAV flight services and video production company, acquired AirShark in 2016 to enhance its data processing capabilities. Media Wing, dba AirShark has become a premiere UAV data collection & flight operation companies for the civil, environmental, energy and transportation markets.
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closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Terra Drone Ltd, acquired Skeye BV

synopsis: Terra Drone Ltd, a leading global commercial drone technology company, has acquired a majority stake in Skeye, a European provider of geographic data acquisition, industrial inspections, and high-end aerial imagery using unmanned aircraft (UAVs). Skeye offers services for topographic surveying, thermal inspections, and high quality aerial visuals.
buyer: Terra Drone Ltd
Terra Drone is a leading global commercial drone technology company. Terra Drone offers civil engineering surveying services for construction companies. Terra Drone also provides inspection services for the construction, mining, utility, and oil and gas industries. "
target: Skeye BV
Skeye is a leading European provider of geographic data acquisition, industrial inspections, and high-end aerial imagery using unmanned aircraft (UAVs). Skeye offers services for topographic surveying, thermal inspections, and high quality aerial visuals.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Booking Holdings Inc., acquired flyiin GmbH

synopsis: Priceline has acquired Flyiin, a travel startup whose business-to-business services help airlines sell their airfares through travel agencies. They aggregate airline data feeds, called APIs and make it easy and fast for any travel brand to sell flights in a way that will delight air travelers. They are based in Germany.
buyer: Booking Holdings Inc. (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Booking Holdings Inc. is an American travel technology company that owns and operates several travel fare aggregators and travel fare metasearch engines including namesake and flagship Booking.com, Priceline.com, Agoda.com, Kayak.com, Cheapflights, Rentalcars.com, Momondo, and OpenTable. "
target: flyiin GmbH
Flyiin is a travel startup whose business-to-business services help airlines sell their airfares through travel agencies. They aggregate airline data feeds, called APIs and make it easy and fast for any travel brand to sell flights in a way that will delight air travelers. They are based in Germany.
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closed 5/7/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Global Crossing Airlines Group, acquired Flügy

synopsis: Global Crossing Airlines Group Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of democratized crowdsource travel platform Flugy.com. Flugy.com is an online travel platform whose members suggest remote and exotic travel destinations and crowdsource group charter flights to these once in a lifetime destinations.
buyer: Global Crossing Airlines Group (TSXV:JET:$0.00)
GlobalX is a US 121 domestic flag and supplemental airline now in FAA certification using the Airbus A320 family aircraft. GlobalX has taken delivery of one A320 and one A321 aircraft as it prepares for revenue operations. "
target: Flügy
Flugy is an on-demand, democratic, crowdsourcing model for air travel. The social network is designed to bring like-minded travelers together through direct, chartered flights to lesser-traveled destinations.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

ClaimCompass, Inc., acquired Service Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: ClaimCompass, a Bulgarian company that helps travelers get compensation for flight disruptions, has acquired Service, a travel app that provides flight compensation to the US market. The acquisition allows ClaimCompass to expand beyond the EU and not only provide coverage for US and Canadian flights but also add further product capabilities.
buyer: ClaimCompass, Inc.
ClaimCompass is a Bulgarian startup that helps airline passengers receive compensation for delayed, canceled, or overbooked flights. The company uses its access to databases and knowledge of EU aviation law to settle compensation disputes with airline companies, both in and out of the courtroom. "
target: Service Technologies, Inc.
Service is a travel app that has brought flight compensation to the US market. With its parsing technology, a simple inbox connection allows the Service app to instantly find past and future flights and secure money owed to passengers for flight disruptions and hotel rate changes.
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closed 3/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Victor, acquired Victor

synopsis: Led by its founder, Clive Jackson, the management of Victor has acquired the company in a management buyout. Victor is a leading on-demand jet charter platform based in the UK. Victor's global marketplace provides access to over 7,000 private jets worldwide.
buyer: Victor
Victor is a leading on-demand jet charter platform based in the UK. Victor's global marketplace allows members to swiftly check pricing options and aircraft specifics before booking the flights they need. The platform provides access to over 7,000 private jets worldwide. "
target: Victor
Victor is a leading on-demand jet charter platform based in the UK. Victor's global marketplace allows members to swiftly check pricing options and aircraft specifics before booking the flights they need. The platform provides access to over 7,000 private jets worldwide.
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closed 2/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Surf Air, acquired BlackBird Air Inc.

synopsis: Surf Air, the first private air travel club of its kind offering all-you-can-fly service for one monthly fee, has acquired BlackBird Air, a mobile app that allow consumers to explore and book private flights all in one place.
buyer: Surf Air
Surf Air is the first private air travel club of its kind offering all-you-can-fly service for one monthly fee. Flights are available to and from convenient airports along the U.S. West Coast with additional regions and destinations to follow. "
target: BlackBird Air Inc.
BlackBird Air is a mobile app that allow consumers to explore and book private flights all in one place. BlackBird Air provides a marketplace and may act as an agent of air charter broker when facilitating flights.
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announced 4/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Global, will acquire JetSmarter

synopsis: Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, creating the global On Demand digital marketplace. JetSmarter is a mobile marketplace that offers instant pricing and availability for private jets worldwide.
buyer: Vista Global
Vista Global Holding is the world leader in business flight solutions. Dubai-based Vista Global offers asset lite solutions to cover all key aspects of business aviation: guaranteed and On Demand global flight coverage; aircraft leasing and finance; and cutting-edge aviation technology. "
target: JetSmarter
JetSmarter is a mobile marketplace that offers instant pricing and availability for private jets worldwide. The application democratizes the private jet industry by decreasing the entry price for consumers, and helping air carriers' gain more exposure within the market.
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announced 4/26/2017 via Reuters

Crooz, will acquire Travel Online

synopsis: Crooz, a company based in Japan that offers smartphone games to the Japanese and global markets, will acquire Travel Online from Mic.9. Travel Online offers online flight booking services. Travel Online was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
buyer: Crooz (JASDAQ:2138:$327.62)
Crooz, Inc. offers smartphone games to the Japanese and global markets, including original titles such as RAGNABREAK, The Knights of Avalon, Elemental Story, and Card King, in addition to games that make use of IP that represents Japan, such as HUNTER×HUNTER, NARUTO, and Final Fantasy. "
target parent: Mic.9 Co., Ltd.
target: Travel Online
Travel Online offers online flight booking services. Travel Online was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 3/16/2017 via Market Wire

Emedia Group, Inc., acquired AirlineFlightSearch.com

synopsis: Emedia Group, Inc. announces that it has acquired AirlineFlightSearch.com, a fully operational portal which customers can use to book flights and hotels. AirlineFlightSearch.com searches all reservation systems, hotels, air tickets among 750 airline companies and air banks.
buyer: Emedia Group, Inc. (OTCPK:EMMD:$0.60)
Emedia Group develops customized web solutions with both commercial and retail applications. Emedia Group owns and operates international online travel and hospitality web portals where users can search for flights and hotels and select the most economical options. "
target: AirlineFlightSearch.com
AirlineFlightSearch.com is a fully operational portal which customers can use to book flights and hotels. It searches all reservation systems, hotels, air tickets among 750 airline companies and air banks. It provides info on more than 300,000 hotels in 205 countries.
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closed 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Multi Service Technology Solutions, Inc., acquired Avinode

synopsis: Multi Service Technology Solutions, Inc. a leader in aviation management software technology and card processing solutions, is excited to announce it has acquired the majority interest in Avinode, the world’s leading marketplace for buying and selling air charter online.
buyer: Multi Service Technology Solutions, Inc.
Multi Service Technology Solutions, Inc. is a global transaction management company specializing in billing and payment systems. Founded in 1978, the company provides specialized payment and software management services to fleet, commercial and government clients. "
target: Avinode
The Avinode Marketplace is the world’s leading tool for buying and selling air charter online. More than 3,000 aircraft are listed in the Avinode Marketplace, which features online quoting, availability reports, integrated scheduling, empty leg reports and safety data.
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closed 11/8/2011 via PR Newswire

Beachfront Solutions, acquired Cheap-Flights.to

synopsis: Beachfront Solutions, an online travel marketing company, acquired cheap flights meta search web site www.Cheap-Flights.to where consumers can compare flight prices across multiple airfare providers, including directly from major airlines. The web site will receive a significant marketing campaign in the coming months.
buyer: Beachfront Solutions
Beachfront Solutions is an online travel marketing company. It specializes in web strategy and internet marketing for real estate, travel and tourism. "
target: Cheap-Flights.to
Cheap-Flights.to is a cheap flights meta search website where consumers can compare flight prices across multiple airfare providers directly from major airlines.
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closed 7/1/2009 via Market Wire

OneSky Jets, acquired Jets.com

synopsis: OneSky Jets, a Manchester, New Hampshire-based private jet company, announced that it has acquired the assets of Quincy, Massachusetts-based competitor Jets.com. Included in the sale are the Jets.com technology platform including its servers and all the data contained therein.
buyer: OneSky Jets
Founded in 2003, OneSky Jets is the acknowledged market leader in the provision of global online aircraft charter and associated services. "
target: Jets.com
Established in 1999 Jets.com has become a leader in the private jet travel industry. With our visionary technology and world class service Jets.com is The Private Aviation Marketplace.
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closed 6/25/2007 via PR Newswire

TV 2, purchased part of Momondo Denmark and a small part of Momondo.com from Momondo.com

synopsis: The young flight search engine Momondo.com, has recently sold a part of Momondo Denmark and a small part of Momondo.com to the largest news and media-corporation in Denmark TV 2.
buyer: TV 2
Denmark's TV 2 encompasses television broadcasting on more than five channels, a radio channel, book publishing and an extensive web presence. "
seller: Momondo.com
Momondo.com is a search tool that helps you find the cheapest flight tickets on the net for flights in Europe.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Freebird, Inc.

synopsis: Banking giant Capital One has acquired Freebird, a business-to-business startup whose predictive technology enables agents to sell smarter flight insurance and rebooking services.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$15,321.00)
Capital One Financial Corporation is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries have $255.1B in deposits and $373.2B in total assets. Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. "
target: Freebird, Inc.
Freebird is a business-to-business startup whose predictive technology enables agents to sell smarter flight insurance and rebooking services.
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closed 6/3/2019 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Kiwi.com

synopsis: Global growth equity firm General Atlantic announced a strategic majority investment in Kiwi.com, a leading online travel booking platform powered by cutting-edge technology. Kiwi.com a rapidly growing technology company, was founded in 2012 and was recognized as the #1 fastest-growing Czech start-up by Forbes Magazine in 2017 and 2018.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. General Atlantic combines a collaborative global approach, sector-specific expertise, and a deep understanding of growth drivers to build exceptional businesses worldwide. "
target: Kiwi.com
Kiwi.com is a travel tech company that was created for travelers by travelers. It allows users to combine flights from over 500 airlines. The company sees more than 90 million flight searches every day and employs over 2,400 people worldwide.
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closed 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Atadi.vn merged with Vntrip.vn,

synopsis: Atadi.vn has merged with Vntrip.vn, one of the largest website booking systems for hotels in Vietnam. Atadi.vn is a Vietnamese website that allows users to find cheap airline tickets. Atadi.vn allows users to search, compare, and book tickets from multiple airlines straight from their website.
buyer: Vntrip.vn
Founded in 2014, Vntrip.vn is one of the largest website booking systems for hotels in Vietnam. Vntrip.vn allows tourists to find and book cheap hotels. Vntrip.vn offers a network of more than 8,000 hotels in Vietnam and over 1 million hotels in 200 other countries that users can choose from. "
target: Atadi.vn
Founded in 2013, Atadi.vn is a Vietnamese website that allows users to find cheap airline tickets. Users can search, compare, and book tickets from multiple airlines straight from their website.
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Ticker: WSE:ALL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ailleron S.A.
Ailleron S.A.
Ailleron is a Polish technology company that delivers innovative solutions. Ailleron's flagship products include iLumio; a state-of-the-art system the provides hotel services at every stage of a guest's stay, and Livebank; a virtual bank branch solution that lets banks better engage with customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.96
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$0.18
Employees
0
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Ticker: UAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Airlines
United Airlines
United Airlines, Inc. is a major American airline headquartered at Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois. It is the third largest airline in the world, measured by fleet size and route network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$43,259.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,835.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,547.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,009.00
Employees
90116
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JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Airways Corporation, often stylized as "jetBlue", is an American low-cost non-union airline. JetBlue offers nonstop daily service to more than 75 destinations in the continental U.S., Bermuda, the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5,441.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$707.00
EBIT ($mm)
$419.00
Net Income ($mm)
$168.00
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ADP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paris Aéroport
Groupe ADP (Paris Aéroport) is an international airport operator based in Paris, France. The company owns and manages Parisian international airports Charles de Gaulle Airport, Orly Airport and Le Bourget Airport, all gathered under the brand Paris Aéroport.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4,230.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,692.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,000.00
Net Income ($mm)
$667.84
Employees
6159
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Ticker: KLSE:AIRASIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AirAsia Berhad
AirAsia Berhad
AirAsia is the world's leading low-cost airline. AirAsia has carried more than 400 million guests and has a fleet of over 200 aircraft. The airline is proud to be a truly Asean airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines as well as India and Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,964.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$676.20
EBIT ($mm)
$498.02
Net Income ($mm)
$373.30
Employees
7710
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Ticker: BSE:500285
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpiceJet Limited
SpiceJet Limited
SpiceJet’s mission is to become India’s preferred low-cost airline, delivering the lowest air fares with the highest customer value, to price sensitive customers. With a dynamic fare structure, SpiceJet offers fares that are affordable and significantly lower than most airlines.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,608.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.86
EBIT ($mm)
($8.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11488
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Ticker: DAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines is the world’s largest airline. Delta, its Northwest subsidiary and Delta Connection carriers offer service to 368 destinations in 66 countries and serve more than 170 million passengers each year.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$28,063.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,619.00
EBIT ($mm)
$83.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
79005
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Ticker: TSXV:JET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Crossing Airlines Group
Global Crossing Airlines Group
GlobalX is a US 121 domestic flag and supplemental airline now in FAA certification using the Airbus A320 family aircraft. GlobalX has taken delivery of one A320 and one A321 aircraft as it prepares for revenue operations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:AIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Air Partner plc
Air Partner plc
Air Partner is a global aviation services group listed on the LSE. Founded in 1961, the Group provides aviation services and solutions in air charter, travel management, emergency evacuation, aircraft remarketing and aviation safety consultancy.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$96.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.96
EBIT ($mm)
$6.95
Net Income ($mm)
$4.16
Employees
350
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delta Drone SA
Delta Drone SA
The Delta Drone Group is a recognized player in the civilian drones sector for professional use. It develops a global service offering, from the acquisition of data to computer processing using a specifically developed information system, including the provision of professional pilots.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
41
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Ticker: BRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bristow Group, Inc.
Bristow is one of the world’s largest providers of helicopter services. The first civil helicopter company to work in the oil and gas industry, Bristow has earned an international reputation for speed of response and quality of service.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$1,232.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$250.32
EBIT ($mm)
$159.45
Net Income ($mm)
$132.32
Employees
3289
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Ticker: RCAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Cat Holdings, Inc.
Red Cat Holdings, Inc.
Red Cat Holdings is a Puerto Rican company focused on drones. Red Cat provides products, services and solutions through its subsidiaries. Their subsidiaries provide First Person View (FPV) video goggles, an online marketplace for FPV drones and equipment, and drone flight data analytics software.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALDRV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Drone Volt Scandinavia ApS
Drone Volt Scandinavia ApS
Founded in 2011, Drone Volt is the market leader in the manufacturing and sales of service drones that represent many vertical markets including Security, Agriculture, Cinematography, Virtual Reality, Architecture, Real Estate, Construction, Mapping, Data Collection, and Mining.
year
2016
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Ticker: SEHK:1993
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Asiaray Media Group Limited
Asiaray Media Group Limited
Asiaray Media Group is a leading out-of-home media company in Greater China with a strategic focus on airport and metro line advertising. It is amongst the top privately-owned media companies with exclusive concession rights to airports and metro lines in Greater China.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$242.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.56
EBIT ($mm)
$14.05
Net Income ($mm)
$5.89
Employees
912
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Ticker: EXPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7,026.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($541.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($892.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25400
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:CTRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ctrip
Ctrip
Ctrip is China's largest online travel agency. Ctrip helps users travel the world with cheap flights, discount hotel reservations, China train tickets, tours and vacation package deals through their convenient online travel booking service.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,997.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$859.37
EBIT ($mm)
$706.22
Net Income ($mm)
$982.40
Employees
44300
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