Like J'aime mon patrimoine SA

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 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 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 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH (DB:HTG:$0.00)
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Lastminute.com Group, acquired WAYN

synopsis: Lastminute.com group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced that it has acquired WAYN (Where Are You Now?) to implement a content factory within the Group and differentiate lastminute.com positioning against other online travel players. WAYN is the world’s largest social travel network with over 20 million members.
buyer: Lastminute.com Group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
Lastminute.com Group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brannds. More than 10 million travellers book and manage their travel and leisure experiences through the Group’s websites and mobile apps. "
target: WAYN
WAYN (Where Are You Now?) is the world’s largest social travel network with over 20 million members. WAYN helps people to discover where to go and what to do, meet like-minded people and share travel experiences with others.
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closed 10/30/2014 via Reuters

Accor SA, acquired Wipolo

synopsis: As part of its latest digital initiative Accor S.A. purchased Wipolo, a travel social network which uses social media for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations.
buyer: Accor SA (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
Accor, the European leader in hotels and tourism, and a global leader in corporate services. It offers to its individual and corporate clients nearly 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses: Hotels, and Services to corporate clients and public institutions. "
target: Wipolo
Wipolo is the travel social network, partner of Facebook and 100% mobile. Wipolo is a free online and mobile service for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations through social media friends.
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closed 6/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Hajime Suzuki, purchased Travelzoo Japan K.K. from Travelzoo Inc

synopsis: Travelzoo, Inc., an Internet media company that provides its members with insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences, has sold its Japanese branch, Travelzoo Japan K.K., to Mr. Hajime Suzuki. The parties entered into a License Agreement, whereby Travelzoo Japan obtained a license to use intellectual property from Travelzoo exclusively in Japan.
buyer: Hajime Suzuki
Hajime Suzuki is the general manager of Travelzoo Japan K.K. "
seller: Travelzoo Inc (:$102.58)
Travelzoo Japan K.K. is the Japanese branch of Travelzoo, Inc. Heaquartered in New York, 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.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omio Europe, acquired Rome2rio Pty Ltd

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

BigDish Plc, acquired Looloo inc.

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

Ticket.se, acquired Charter.no

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

trivago, acquired tripl GmbH

synopsis: trivago announces the acquisition of the assets of tripl, a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$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 11/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Ctrip, will acquire Skyscanner

synopsis: Ctrip.com International, Ltd., a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China, announced that it signed a definitive agreement with the majority shareholders of Skyscanner Holdings Limited, a leading global travel search site headquartered in the UK.
buyer: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$4,997.62)
Ctrip.com International Ltd. was founded in 1999 in Shanghai, China. The company is a leading provider of travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management. "
target: Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search company providing unbiased and free search of flights, hotels and car hire around the world. Founded in 2003 Skyscanner helps over 30 million people each month to find their travel options.Skyscanner is available in 30 languages.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

ixigo, acquired The Indian Backpacker

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

Webedia SAS, acquired Easyvoyage SAS

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

eTRAVELi, acquired Svenska Resenätverket AB

synopsis: European Travel Interactive (eTRAVELi), the leading online travel agency group in the Nordic region, is expanding its operations through the purchase of Svenska Resenätverket AB, which includes the price comparison website Flygresor.se.
buyer parent: Segulah Advisor AB
buyer: eTRAVELi
European Travel Interactive AB (eTRAVELi) is the online travel agent with the highest market share in the Nordic countries, offering air tickets, hotel reservations and other travel related services through multiple brands. "
target: Svenska Resenätverket AB
Svenska Resenätverket is the leader in travel price comparison in Sweden. They own websites such as flygresor.se, charter.se, flygbilligt.se, valutor.se, alltomgotland.se, flightradar24.com, hybril.se, and reseforum.se.
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announced 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG announced it would acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A. which focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in expanding markets. "
target parent: TVN S.A.
target: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
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closed 4/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Travesse Lifestyle Ltd., acquired Perfect Escapes Inc.

synopsis: Travesse Lifestyle Ltd. has acquired Perfect Escapes Inc., owner of five luxury travel websites. In addition to the Perfect Escapes flagship, Travesse's portfolio now includes the private-sale luxury travel site Spire, boutique hotel and villa specialist Chic Retreats, UK-focused Travel Intelligence, and luxury lifestyle curator Suzanne's Files.
buyer: Travesse Lifestyle Ltd.
Lifestyle Ltd. owns the exclusive, members-only luxury travel site Travesse.com in the UK, as well as TheTravelEditor.com, a leading source for travel-specific editorial content. "
target: Perfect Escapes Inc.
Perfect Escapes specializes in great deals on luxury travel. Its editors bring a hand-selected roster of the world’s finest hotels paired with special values, upgrades, and amenities.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired Virtual Cape Cod

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of www.virtualcapecod.com, a highly ranked New England destination travel website.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX owns and operates hundreds of consumer and business focused websites ranging in subject matter from travel to telecommunications and from business advice to VoIP products and services. "
target: Virtual Cape Cod
Virtual Cape Cod operates the highly ranked New England destination travel website www.virtualcapecod.com.
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closed 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 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 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

HotelOnline, acquired Africa Bookings Ltd.

synopsis: Zimbabwe-based hotel-booking startup Africabookings has been acquired by B2B company HotelOnline. AfricaBookings is Africa's leading travel website featuring hotels, camps, safaris, BnBs (bed and breakfasts) across the continent.
buyer: HotelOnline
HotelOnline is a leading e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa and the Middle East. HotelOnline has helped more than 1,500 hotels in 18 markets have increased their online revenue. Their platform provides solutions for property management, payment processing, and more. "
target: Africa Bookings Ltd.
AfricaBookings is Africa's leading travel website featuring hotels, camps, safaris, BnBs (bed and breakfasts) across the continent. Their mission is to connect every corner of Africa to customers.
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closed 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lastminute.com PLC, acquired iTraveller

synopsis: European travel company Lastminute.com has forayed into the India market with the acquisition of iTraveller.com, a Bengaluru-based, online travel discovery and booking start-up. iTraveller.com was founded in 2012 by Shiju Radhakrishnan, Nisanth Kumar and Chitra Parija.
buyer parent: lm group
buyer: Lastminute.com PLC (LMC:$399.41)
Lastminute.com provides internet travel services for online booking of airline tickets, hotel rooms, package holidays, entertainment tickets, and restaurant reservations. Lastminute.com lives for giving people five-star experiences at three-star price tags. "
target: iTraveller
iTraveller.com is a Bengaluru-based online travel discovery and booking start-up. iTraveller.com was founded in 2012 by Shiju Radhakrishnan, Nisanth Kumar and Chitra Parija.
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closed 9/14/2018 via Company Press Release

TUI Group, acquired Musement

synopsis: TUI Group, a leading international tourism and hospitality organization, has acquired Musement, one of the leading online platforms for activities, tours, and excursions. The start-up currently offers travellers around 35,00 products in 1,100 cities around the world.
buyer: TUI Group (XTRA:TUI1:$22,479.49)
Based in Germany, TUI Group is a leading international tourism and hospitality organization that offers a range of tours, flights, cruises, and more. Their broad portfolio consists of strong tour operators and many incoming agencies in major holiday destinations around the globe. "
target: Musement
Based in Italy, Musement helps you get the best from destinations by providing a great choice of local tours and attractions. Musement is the online travel companion that allows you to book tickets for activities and attractions around the world.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

PARISCityVISION, acquired Meetrip and Cariboo

synopsis: PARISCityVISION continues its diversification by relying on digital companies. PARISCityVISION announces the acquisition of Meetrip and Cariboo, French platforms for connecting with professional guides and local amateur guides.
buyer: PARISCityVISION
PARISCityVISION is the leader of tours & activities in Paris and France. Member of the Gray Line network, they offer more than 200 excursions to many destinations including Paris, Versailles, Giverny, Mont Saint Michel, the Loire Valley and much more. "
target: Meetrip and Cariboo
Created in 2014 by Ralph Guyot-Jeannin, Paris-based Meetrip is a booking platform for certified speaker guides and guided tours. In 2016, Meetrip offers Cariboo's innovative collaborative platform that connects tourists with passionate locals to help them discover their city.
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Talpa, acquired Emesa BV

synopsis: Talpa Networks has acquired Emesa, the parent company of VakantieVeilingen, ActievandeDag, TicketScout and VavaBid. Emesa is an international e-commerce player in the leisure, retail and travel sector, based in The Netherlands.
buyer parent: ITV plc
buyer: Talpa
Talpa Media comprises Talpa Netherlands and Talpa Global. Talpa Netherlands consists of Talpa Content, the in-house creative development unit, and Talpa Productions, the group's TV production unit. Talpa Global is dedicated to the worldwide licensing of Talpa Content's formats and finished series. "
target parent: Dasym Investment Strategies B.V.
target: Emesa BV
Emesa is an international e-commerce player in the leisure, retail and travel sector with the brands VakantieVeilingen, ActievandeDag, TicketScout and the international brand VavaBid. Emesa profiles itself as a provider of new sales channels for brands from the leisure, retail and travel world.
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Airbnb, acquired Trip4real

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Trip4Real, an activity-booking company. Based in Barcelona,Trip4Real lets people book activities in over 70 European cities (though most of those cities are in Spain), and is planning to expand into Latin America. Its website says it has around 10,000 users globally.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Trip4real
Experience Europe like a local. Trip4real allows users to tour cities with people who actually live and breathe the city they are visiting. Book tours and activities hosted by local insiders across Europe and experience a place like they live there.
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closed 6/23/2016 via PR Web

Fareportal, acquired Tripcombi

synopsis: Fareportal, a global leader in travel technology, announced that it has acquired Tripcombi, an online flight metasearch platform that can save consumers up to 80% in airfares compared to competitors by leveraging its proprietary technology to find unique flight combinations.
buyer: Fareportal
Fareportal is a tech company founded in 2002 that makes booking travel easy by powering leading travel agencies CheapOair and OneTravel. "
target: Tripcombi
Tripcombi, formerly known as tripdelta, is an online flight metasearch platform that can save consumers up to 80% in airfares compared to competitors by leveraging its proprietary technology to find unique flight combinations.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Travelport, acquired TraviAustria GmbH

synopsis: Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced the acquisition and vertical integration of its distributor in Austria, TraviAustria. TraviAustria operates and develops one of the largest booking platforms in the Central European region.
buyer: Travelport (TVPT:$2,182.00)
Travelport is a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform enables travel providers, travel agencies, corporations and developers to connect. "
target: TraviAustria GmbH
TraviAustria operates and develops one of the largest booking platforms in the Central European region. The "Central European Touristic Solutions" platform - CETS - currently provides 2.500 travel agencies in 12 different countries with direct access to the products of 140 service providers.
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closed 4/24/2013 via Company Press Release

GetYourGuide Inc., acquired Gidsy

synopsis: GetYourGuide has announced that Gidsy, a peer-to-peer platform for discovering local experiences and things to do, is now part of GetYourGuide. Gidsy, which connects people in real life through unique experiences, has built a huge online and offline community of individuals organizing and booking activities in over 140 cities and 40 countries.
buyer: GetYourGuide Inc.
GetYourGuide is a booking website for tours & activities. From sightseeing by bus to shark diving, it gives users the full spectrum of things to do for their next vacation or weekend adventure. "
target: Gidsy
Gidsy operates a website where people can offer and book tours, activities, workshops, local events, and other fun things to do.
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Smarter Travel Media LLC, acquired Jetsetter

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, Inc. announced it has acquired Jetsetter.com, a leading members-only private sale site for hotel bookings. The Jetsetter brand will continue to operate out of New York City and will be incorporated into Smarter Travel Media.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Smarter Travel Media LLC
Smarter Travel Media is a free online consumer community dedicated to helping people save time and money. Featuring weekly e-mail newsletters detailing last-minute Internet deals and the latest travel promotions, Smarter Travel also posts the latest fare sales, travel deals, and promotions daily. "
target parent: Gilt Groupe
target: Jetsetter
Jetsetter is a members-only travel site that provides firsthand expert knowledge, insider access, & exclusive pricing to luxury travelers. Each trip featured has been hand-selected by a team of curators & personally reviewed by a Jetsetter correspondent to assure that it meets member expectations.
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Cudo Pty Limited, acquired Getaway Lounge

synopsis: Cudo, an Australian deal site, has purchased Getaway Lounge travel business. Getaway Lounge is best known for offering travel experiences on the popular television program Getaway.
buyer: Cudo Pty Limited
Cudo is an Australian website that offers daily deals and discounts on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours and much more. "
target: Getaway Lounge
Getaway Lounge offers discounted travel deals online. Every week, they offer their members a handful of new travel experiences.
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closed 3/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired Emesa BV

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments Limited has acquired a significant majority stake in Emesa B.V., a leading e-commerce company active in the Dutch online leisure market, through Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P. Oakley said it believed Emesa was well-positioned to achieve further growth in the Netherlands and expand into other European markets.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$119.66)
Oakley Capital Limited is an asset management and financial advisory business with over $1 billion of assets under management. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target: Emesa BV
Emesa B.V. is a leading online consumer auction platform in the European leisure industry. The e-commerce company enables online consumers to locate and book leisure deals such as short holidays, weekend breaks, spa and beauty treatments, event tickets and restaurant visits.
price ($mm)
$17*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH (DB:HTG:$0.00)
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lonely Planet, acquired Trill Travel

synopsis: Lonely Planet, a publisher of travel guidebooks, city guides, and maps, has acquired TRILL Travel, an artificial intelligence-driven travel marketplace that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences. TRILL allows users to search and book for trending destinations that are powered by user generated content.
buyer parent: NC2 Media
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: Trill Travel
TRILL is a travel booking platform that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences. TRILL allows users to search and book for trending destinations that are powered by user generated content. The platform rewards their tastemakers with commission based on bookings generated from their content.
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announced 3/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Express Company, will acquire LoungeBuddy

synopsis: AmericanExpress has acquired LoungeBuddy, a booking app for airport lounges. LoungeBuddy makes it possible for all travellers to find, book, and access airport lounges around the world in seconds. From the casual traveler in economy to the seasoned elite road warrior, LoungeBuddy helps users make the most of their time at the airport.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. "
target: LoungeBuddy
LoungeBuddy makes it possible for all travellers to find, book, and access airport lounges around the world in seconds. From the casual traveler in economy to the seasoned elite road warrior, LoungeBuddy helps users make the most of their time at the airport.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Citybird, SAS, acquired Felix S.A.S.

synopsis: Two start-ups specializing in motorcycle transport, Félix and CityBird, have decided to unite. Felix, based in Paris, is ​​the first platform that connects individuals and businesses instantly or in advance with professional taxi and motorcycle drivers to facilitate urban travel.
buyer: Citybird, SAS
Citybird is the No. 1 Motorcycle Taxi in Paris and in the île de France. Citybird provides the best web and mobile tools to facilitate the management of reservations. "
target: Felix S.A.S.
Felix, based in Paris, is ​​the first platform that connects individuals and businesses instantly or in advance with professional taxi and motorcycle drivers to facilitate urban travel.
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closed 2/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comuto, acquired Podorozhniki

synopsis: Comuto, the operator of French carpooling site Blablacar.com, has acquired Ukraine-based Podorozhniki. Podorozhniki is a Ukrainian carpooling site that offers an online tool for optimizing the use of personal and public transport, reducing travel costs and traffic load on the roads.
buyer: Comuto
Comuto S.A.S. operates BlablaCar.com, a marketplace for carpooling in Europe. It connects drivers with people looking for a ride. "
target: Podorozhniki
Founded in 2010, Podorozhniki is a Ukrainian carpooling site headquartered in Kiev. Podorozhniki reported 30,000 registered users in 2013.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Hipcamp, acquired Cool Camping

synopsis: Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, announced the acquisition of London-based Tripadee Ltd., and the full integration of its popular Cool Camping brand into the Hipcamp platform. Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
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: Cool Camping
Cool Camping is known for championing small, independent and unique places to get outdoors. The brand offers both camping and glamping accommodation.
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announced 3/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

Global Service Center PLC, will acquire Gogojii

synopsis: Global Service Center, a leading provider of business services in Thailand, will acquire a 99.99% stake in from Comanche International, a provider of hotel IT solutions in Thailand. Gogojii is an all-in-one travel booking service in Thailand. Their platform makes it easy for users to book flights, hotels, car rentals and more.
buyer: Global Service Center PLC
Global Service Center is a leading provider of business services in Thailand. Global Service Center offers services for contact centers, telesales & telemarketing, debt collection, and data management. "
target parent: Comanche International Public Company Limited
target: Gogojii
Gogojii is an all-in-one travel booking service in Thailand. Gogojii offers an online smart booking system that can fulfill all of their client's travel needs. Their platform makes it easy for users to book flights, hotels, car rentals and more.
price ($mm)
$0.36
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
1.1x
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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2017
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$1,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.00
Net Income ($mm)
$30.00
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3485
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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.
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2020
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$1,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$140.00
Net Income ($mm)
$84.00
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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.
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$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
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rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
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HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG, based in Munich, is a leading European digital company for holidaymakers. Employing around 490 personnel, the company brings together under one roof HolidayCheck AG, HC Touristik GmbH, Driveboo AG, and WebAssets B.V.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
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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.
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$15.62
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.32
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
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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.
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$537.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($23.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($72.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1903
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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.
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2019
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$171.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.77
EBIT ($mm)
$32.77
Net Income ($mm)
$18.39
Employees
1046
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ZoomerMedia Ltd.
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
Founded in 2008, ZoomerMedia is Canada's leading diversified multimedia company devoted to creating content, services and experiences for Canada's largest demographic - "Zoomers" or the 17.2 million Canadians aged 45plus - on all platforms: television, radio, print, digital, and live events.
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rev ($mm)
$38.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.08
EBIT ($mm)
$3.71
Net Income ($mm)
$2.78
Employees
14
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Rediff.com
Rediff.com provides a platform for Indians worldwide to connect with one another online. Rediff.com is committed to offering a personalized and a secure surfing and shopping environment. Rediff.
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2010
rev ($mm)
$18.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.63)
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316
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Ticker: DB:HTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HomeToGo GmbH
HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide.
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2021
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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.
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2011
rev ($mm)
$3.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.05)
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120
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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.
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2022
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$23.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.22
EBIT ($mm)
$9.89
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