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on offer 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
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lm group, acquired Qixxit

synopsis: lm group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced the acquisition of the intermodal travel platform Qixxit from Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures. Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options.
buyer: lm group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
lm group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. "
target parent: Deutsche Bahn AG
target: Qixxit
Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options to create the best connected journey, providing customers with an individually designed travel experience.
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announced 2/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Digital road trip planning developer Roadtrippers has a deal to be acquired along with Roadtrippers Australasia by a newly formed joint venture involving Elkhart, Ind-based publicly traded recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries Inc. and New Zealand-based Tourism Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Thor Industries Inc. (THO:$7,770.09)
buyer: Tourism Holdings Ltd. (NZSE:THL:$250.64)
TH2 is a newly formed joint venture involving Elkhart, Ind.-based publicly traded recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries Inc. and New Zealand-based Tourism Holdings Ltd., billed as the world’s largest RV rental and sales operator. "
target: Roadtrippers
Roadtrippers is the nation's fastest-growing web and mobile travel planning platform, with over 5.5 million trips booked to-date. Roadtrippers has developed an app that helps users not only plan road trips but discover cool things to see and do along the way.
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Torpedo7 Ltd, acquired Travelbug and BookIt

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

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

Skyscanner, acquired Youbibi

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

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

synopsis: USA TODAY Travel Media Group announced its acquisition of Tripology, an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with experienced travel specialists. USA TODAY plans to offer Tripology.com referral services across Gannett media outlets, which include a network of more than 100 local and national websites.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: The USA Today Travel Media Group
The USA TODAY Travel Media Group was officially formed in November 2011, to develop products and solutions for connected, on-the-go travelers. It encompasses all travel initiatives across USA TODAY, including digital, magazines, print, mobile and tablet. "
target parent: Rand McNally & Company
target: Tripology, Inc.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists. Available free to consumers, Tripology utilizes proprietary technology to match traveler requests with travel professionals.
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Tours4Fun, acquired Discover Tour Guides

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

Viator, Inc., acquired OurExplorer

synopsis: Viator, Inc., the parent company of Viator.com, the leading resource for researching and booking more than 5,500 trip activities and experiences at the best prices, announced the acquisition of Sydney-based OurExplorer.com, an online resource for identifying and booking qualified private tour guides around the world.
buyer: Viator, Inc.
Viator is the world's leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 5,500 tours, attractions and activities in 450-plus destinations in 75 countries. "
target: OurExplorer
OurExplorer.com has built a global online network of professional tour guides who specialize in the most popular destinations like London, New York and Paris, as well as more off-the-beaten-path destinations including places like La Paz (Bolivia), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Thimphu (Bhutan).
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closed 5/18/2010 via Company Press Release

Priceline, acquired TravelJigsaw LTD

synopsis: Priceline announced that it acquired the Manchester, U.K.-headquartered TravelJigsaw, a multinational rental-car service, for an undisclosed sum. TravelJigsaw offers car rental services in 4,000 locations in 80 countries, with a heavy presence in Europe and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Priceline (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Priceline.com offers products for sale in two categories: a travel service that offers leisure airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises; and a personal finance service that offers home mortgages, refinancing and home equity loans through an independent licensee. "
target: TravelJigsaw LTD
TravelJigsaw offers car rental services in 4,000 locations in 80 countries, with a heavy presence in Europe and Asia-Pacific. TravelJigsaw offers customer support in 20 languages, and international customers can rent cars through the company’s almost two dozen branded websites.
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closed 3/18/2010 via PR Newswire

Rand McNally & Company, acquired Tripology, Inc.

synopsis: Rand McNally, a leader in maps, navigation, and destination related content, unveiled its recent acquisition, Tripology. Tripology matches on-line consumers with travel specialists, who are destination experts in planning and booking trips, including: weddings, honeymoons, family reunions, and corporate retreats worldwide.
buyer: Rand McNally & Company
Rand McNally is the most trusted source for maps, directions, and travel content. Rand McNally's products and services include: Interactive travel service, IntelliRoute® truck routing software and GPS devices; and the leading geography-based educational resources for the classroom. "
target: Tripology, Inc.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists. Available free to consumers, Tripology utilizes proprietary technology to match traveler requests with travel professionals.
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closed 12/28/2006 via Company Press Release

First Choice Holidays plc, acquired LateRooms Ltd.

synopsis: First Choice Holidays PLC has purchased LateRooms Limited www.laterooms.com a leading online price comparator and seller of late availability hotel rooms.
buyer: First Choice Holidays plc
First Choice Holidays PLC has changed since 1994 from being a predominantly UK-based mainstream holidays brand, to a leading international leisure travel company. The Group has been operating in various forms since 1973 when it began life as Owners Abroad. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: LateRooms Ltd.
LateRooms is the hotel industry's late availability database providing over 500,000 hotel deals and discount hotels across the UK and Worldwide. With up to 70% off thousands of discount hotel rooms in properties ranging from luxury hotels, unique guest houses, city apartments to bed and breakfasts.
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closed 3/6/2019 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired Room 77, Inc.

synopsis: HotelPlanner, a leading online seller of group hotel bookings and individual hotel stays worldwide, announced the acquisition of Room 77, a search engine that finds highly competitive rates at more than 200,000 hotels around the world.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner is the leading provider of online services in the global hotel marketplace, and an established resource for group event planners and hotel partners alike. "
target: Room 77, Inc.
Room 77 allows travelers to quickly compare prices across every online travel agency and more, shop across a variety of room types and book more than 200,000 hotels worldwide.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Campsy B.V., acquired Camping and Co

synopsis: The Camping and Co booking platform is taken over by the German Rocket Internet incubator. It merges the young Breton company with Campsy. Camping-and-co.com is the specialist of online camping reservations, with a selection of 1,500 establishments of categories 3 to 5 stars, spread across Europe.
buyer parent: Rocket Internet
buyer: Campsy B.V.
Campsy is an online booking platform for camping vacations, offering customers the choice to stay in caravans, mobile homes, tents or cabins. Now operating in Germany and The Netherlands, the platform lists hundreds of campsites, giving users the option of filtering by type, location or price. "
target: Camping and Co
Camping-and-co.com is the specialist of online camping reservations, with a selection of 1,500 establishments of categories 3 to 5 stars, spread across Europe. Based in Saint-Malo, the company distributes its offers to French, British, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish clients.
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Campingfinder merged with CampDay,

synopsis: Germany’s CampDay and the Netherlands’ Campingfinder have announced a merger of their online camping facilities booking services. The two booking platforms will now operate under the new name Campsy to further develop their presence in the German and Dutch markets with further European expansion planned for 2017.
buyer: CampDay
CampDay develops an online booking platform for camping sites and outdoor holiday spots. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Berlin, Germany. "
target: Campingfinder
Campingfinder helps users find and book their favorite campsites or bungalow online. Campingfinder was established in 2014 with the goal to offer a complete and clear overview of camp sites and bungalow parcs with the possibility to book directly, easily and quickly.
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closed 5/7/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Niumba.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., announced it has acquired Niumba.com, a leading vacation rentals website. Niumba features more than 230,000 properties globally and brings to TripAdvisor the world's largest collection of Spanish vacation rentals with more than 120,000 properties in Spain.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Niumba.com
Niumba.com offers its users access to the largest selection of Tourist Properties in Spain. The Niumba.com team is made up of Internet Professionals with wide knowledge of the Tourist Properties sector.
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announced 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

WVR Group, will acquire Vacation Villas International GmbH

synopsis: WVR Group - operator of a network of the world's most complete vacation rental Web sites -- today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Vacation Villas International GmbH (VVI) of Kassel, Germany. VVI's flagship Web site, www.fewo-direkt.de, is the leading provider of online vacation rentals to the German-speaking market.
buyer: WVR Group
WVR Group is dedicated to connecting people to the perfect rental home for their next vacation. Through a network of industry-leading vacation rental listing sites, WVR provides owners & managers of vacation rental properties the most cost-effective way to reach travelers who seek to rent. "
target: Vacation Villas International GmbH
Founded in 1997, Vacation Villas International GmbH quickly became the largest vacation rental listing Web site in Germany, with more than 9,600 listed properties in Europe and around the world.
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closed 12/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneTwoTrip, acquired Corner

synopsis: Flight metasearch application Corner has been acquired by Russian online travel agency OneTwoTrip. Corner is the fastest way to book a flight to any corner of the world. Just select travel dates and select flights, without looking through thousands of meaningless options.
buyer: OneTwoTrip
OneTwoTrip was established in May 2011 and is now one of the largest online travel agencies in Europe, with over 100 employees and offices in six countries. OneTwoTrip has developed a proprietary online platform to work with travel industry's most respected global distribution booking systems. "
target: Corner
Corner is the fastest way to book a flight to any corner of the world. Just select travel dates and select flights, without looking through thousands of meaningless options, and compare prices and book flights right in the app from any travel agent or airline.
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Vakanties.nl BV, acquired Zoover International

synopsis: Rotterdam-based Vakanties.nl, a travel tech startup, has acquired Zoover Media, a leading review website for the holiday and leisure sectors in the Netherlands. With the acquisition, Vakanties.nl aims to become the market leader in the Online Travel Agency segment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Vakanties.nl BV
Vakanties.nl is an online platform and travel tech startup based in Rotterdam. Vakanties.nl helps travelers find what they're looking for by using machine learning to offer travelers personalized bundles and services. Through its platform, users can book flights, make hotel accommodations, and more."
target parent: HolidayCheck Group AG
target: Zoover International
Netherlands-based Zoover is the online platform for the holiday and leisure sector that brings consumers and the market together. Zoover contains more than 3.2 million reviews of over 400,000 accommodations in more than 45,000 destinations worldwide.
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closed 6/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Seloger.com SA, acquired Vacances.com

synopsis: Selonger.com SA acquired Vacances.com. Vacances.com lists over 12,000 listings of vacation rentals in five European countries.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH
buyer: Seloger.com SA (SELOF:$0.00)
Seloger.com SA is a leading operator of online portals dedicated to the posting of property advertisements in France. Seloger has a portfolio of 1.1 million online property advertisements, a reach of 3.1 million unique users and 14.1 million visits per month. "
target: Vacances.com
Vacances.com was founded in 1996. They help rental agencies and private people looking to rent out property by offering the the tools to make properties needed to be rented out seen all over the world.
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on offer 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
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on offer 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
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on offer 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
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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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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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trivago, acquired tripl GmbH

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

Ctrip, will acquire Skyscanner

synopsis: Ctrip.com International, Ltd., a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China, announced that it signed a definitive agreement with the majority shareholders of Skyscanner Holdings Limited, a leading global travel search site headquartered in the UK.
buyer: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$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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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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Travesse Lifestyle Ltd., acquired Perfect Escapes Inc.

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

TripAdvisor, LLC, will acquire Kuxun.cn

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. announced it has signed a agreement to acquire Kuxun.cn. Currently the second largest online travel-related web site in China, Kuxun helps consumers find the best prices on flights, hotels, and train travel throughout China.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: Kuxun.cn
Kuxun.cn is currently the second largest online travel-related web site in China. Kuxun helps consumers find the best prices on flights, hotels, and train travel throughout China.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: TripAdvisor LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. announced it has acquired OneTime.com, Inc., a leader in travel booking comparison.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: OneTime.com, Inc.
OneTime, is a leading travel comparison website, where users compare prices from more than 60 popular travel websites, direct suppliers, and metasearch engines each month. Online since April of 2004, OneTime helps consumers save time and money when booking travel.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

lm group, acquired Qixxit

synopsis: lm group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced the acquisition of the intermodal travel platform Qixxit from Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures. Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options.
buyer: lm group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
lm group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. "
target parent: Deutsche Bahn AG
target: Qixxit
Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options to create the best connected journey, providing customers with an individually designed travel experience.
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announced 2/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

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

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

Torpedo7 Ltd, acquired Travelbug and BookIt

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

ClickTripz, acquired TheSuitest

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

Skyscanner, acquired Youbibi

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

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

synopsis: USA TODAY Travel Media Group announced its acquisition of Tripology, an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with experienced travel specialists. USA TODAY plans to offer Tripology.com referral services across Gannett media outlets, which include a network of more than 100 local and national websites.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: The USA Today Travel Media Group
The USA TODAY Travel Media Group was officially formed in November 2011, to develop products and solutions for connected, on-the-go travelers. It encompasses all travel initiatives across USA TODAY, including digital, magazines, print, mobile and tablet. "
target parent: Rand McNally & Company
target: Tripology, Inc.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists. Available free to consumers, Tripology utilizes proprietary technology to match traveler requests with travel professionals.
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Tours4Fun, acquired Discover Tour Guides

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