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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 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 6/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Skyscanner, acquired Youbibi

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

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

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

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
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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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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

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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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 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 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 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 12/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Koddi Inc., purchased Hotel Ad Tech Division from HookLogic

synopsis: Koddi, a bid automation platform mostly in travel metasearch, has acquired the former HookLogic Hotel Ad Tech Division from Criteo. The Hotel Ad Tech Division is a travel performance-marketing business that hotels use to drive demand for specific properties via sponsored listings in the search results of Expedia and other channels.
buyer: Koddi Inc.
Koddi is a cloud/SaaS provider of marketing technology for advertisers in the travel industry. Their partners leverage the Koddi platform and its fully automated and customizable reporting features to manage marketing investment for hundreds of thousands of hotel properties globally. "
seller parent: Criteo
seller: HookLogic
Criteo's HookLogic Hotel Ad Tech Division is a travel performance-marketing business that hotels use to drive demand for specific properties via sponsored listings in the search results of Expedia and other channels.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Travelling Connect B.V., acquired DealBroker BV

synopsis: Travelling Connect announced the acquisition of DealBroker. DealBroker offers support services with contextual information for travel-related companies such as airlines, travel agents and mobile providers. Users of the DealBroker platform receive information and offers while travelling, based on their location.
buyer: Travelling Connect B.V.
Travelling Connect is the first global rewarding program with a focus on roaming customers. Travelling Connect also has its own one stop travel mobile app. It finds solutions to all mobile travel needs, from earning miles while roaming, booking a hotel or renting a car to finding local deals. "
target: DealBroker BV
DealBroker is a travel technology company serving the global travel and tourism industry. DealBroker increases brand awareness, brand loyalty and ancillary revenue on existing bookings by automatically sending targeted offers to travellers at the right moment and through the most effective channel.
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closed 12/13/2011 via PR Newswire

ezRez Software, Inc., acquired Topguest

synopsis: ezRez Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired Topguest, a San Francisco-based startup company providing loyalty and social network engagement products to travel companies. Topguest enables members of leading travel loyalty programs to earn reward points for geo-located check-ins via their mobile devices.
buyer: ezRez Software, Inc.
ezRez Software is a B2B SaaS provider that allows partners to sell travel products anywhere in the world. Its clients are large airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies and financial institutions seeking to increase revenue and customer satisfaction. "
target: Topguest
Topguest is a technology company that translates social media activity by loyalty program members into incremental engagement and transaction opportunities. The Topguest platform seamlessly connects client loyalty programs with top social media services.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Shiji, acquired ICE Portal

synopsis: Shiji, the leading manufacturer of Chinese hotel information systems, has acquired ICE Portal, a content management and distribution platform for the hospitality industry. ICE Portal's cloud-based platform helps hotels manage, curate, and distribute their photos, videos, and virtual tours to thousands of travel sites.
buyer: Shiji (SZSE:002153:$441.84)
Founded in 1998, Shiji’s aim is to become a “big data” application service platform operator. Shiji has become the leading manufacturer of Chinese hotel information systems. Shiji has also introduced consulting, IT solutions and data platform services. "
target: ICE Portal
ICE Portal is a content management and distribution platform for the hospitality industry. Their cloud-based platform helps hotels manage, curate, and distribute their photos, videos, and virtual tours to thousands of travel sites.
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closed 6/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mobikon, acquired Mass Blurb Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing startup Mobikon Asia Pte Ltd has acquired MassBlurb, an automated online marketing platform for restaurants. MassBlurb, which was co-founded by Sanket Shah and Pankit Chheda, helps restaurants create their brand presence and increase their overall business with the help of technology.
buyer: Mobikon
Mobikon is a leading customer engagement and analytics platform for hospitality industry. Over 350 brands spanning 2400+ outlets in 9 countries use Mobikon's platform, modules and engagement tools to interact with customers. Platform has engaged over 4,300,000+ customers. "
target: Mass Blurb Pvt. Ltd.
MassBlurb is an automated online marketing platform for restaurants. MassBlurb helps restaurants create their brand presence and increase their overall business with the help of technology. It works with about 200 premium restaurant brands across India.
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TripAdvisor LLC, acquired SinglePlatform

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel platform, has acquired SinglePlatform, a leading menu management company. SinglePlatform works with restaurants to publish and manage their menus and other key information such as their business name, opening hours, and contact information on main search and discovery sites like Google and Facebook.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel platform, helps nearly 460 million travelers each month. Travelers across the globe use the TripAdvisor site and app to browse more than 830 million reviews and opinions of 8.6 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. "
target parent: Endurance International Group
target: SinglePlatform
SinglePlatform enables and empowers small businesses to update their information across its network of publishers, including top search engines, review sites, and mobile apps. With SinglePlatform, businesses can enhance their online presence and stand out by adding content to their web listings.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired Torqus Systems

synopsis: Times Internet’s restaurant booking service Dineout has acquired Pune-based SaaS company Torqus which provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services.
buyer parent: The Times Group
buyer: DineOut
DineOut is an online restaurant reservation platform. Dineout Services Pvt Ltd. operates dineout.co.in, a personal dining out concierge for restaurant, cafe/lounge, pub/bar, and club bookings for parties/groups in South Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad. "
target: Torqus Systems
Pune-based SaaS company Torqus provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services. It was started by Tanmay Ratnaparkhe and Suneet Kulkarni in 2013 as a PoS service.
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Symphony Technology Group, acquired Fishbowl Marketing

synopsis: Fishbowl Inc., the leading customer engagement platform provider for the restaurant industry, announced that it has been acquired by Symphony Technology Group (STG). STG is a strategic private equity firm with $2 billion in assets under management focused on transforming high-potential companies into definitive market leaders.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Founded in 2002, Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with $2 billion in assets under management focused on transforming high-potential companies into definitive market leaders. Their current portfolio consists of 19 global companies. "
target: Fishbowl Marketing
Fishbowl helps restaurants drive predictable sales growth through its guest centric, closed loop marketing analytics platform. The platform ingests structured, unstructured, and streaming data from many sources, giving clients the insights needed to grow their businesses.
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closed 6/11/2020 via PR Web

Bloom Intelligence, acquired SuperFi

synopsis: Bloom Intelligence, an enterprise WiFi marketing & customer analytics platform for restaurants and retail, has acquired SuperFi, a WiFi marketing company that provides professional email marketing services with advanced segmentation and analytics. SuperFi offers solutions for custom email campaigns, branded WiFi splash pages, and more.
buyer: Bloom Intelligence
Bloom Intelligence is an enterprise WiFi marketing & customer analytics platform for restaurants and retail. Bloom Intelligence helps their clients to understand customer behavior, personalize a customer’s experience, save at-risk customers, build online reviews, and increase customers’ frequency. "
target: SuperFi
SuperFi is a WiFi marketing company that provides professional email marketing services with advanced segmentation and analytics. SuperFi helps brick & mortar businesses take their guest WiFi to the next level. Their solutions include custom email campaigns, branded WiFi splash pages, and more.
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closed 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

LivePerson, Inc., acquired Conversable, Inc.

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc. a leading provider of conversational commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired Conversable, a leading conversational intelligence platform focused on social and marketing use cases, with a speciality in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$233.78)
LivePerson makes life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands. Their conversational commerce solutions are used to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale, and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship. "
target: Conversable, Inc.
Conversable provides clients with online services and tools that allow them to improve their online interactions with individuals on existing social media and messaging platforms. Conversable's speciality is in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
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closed 9/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Sabre Corporation, acquired Genares

synopsis: Sabre Corporation announced the acquisition of Genares, a global, privately-held hospitality technology company, to further strengthen Sabre's position as a leading technology partner to hoteliers worldwide. Genares provides central reservations systems, revenue management and hotel marketing solutions to independent and chain hotel properties.
buyer: Sabre Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre® Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations. Sabre also operates a global travel marketplace. "
target: Genares
Genares is a global, privately-held hospitality technology company. Genares provides central reservations systems, revenue management and hotel marketing solutions to more than 2,300 independent and chain hotel properties.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

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synopsis: MyVoucherCodes, part of Monitise Content, has acquired Happiour, a daily food and drink app created in 2015 by musical brothers and serial-entrepreneurs, Hal and Sam Stokes. Happiour is used by over 100,000 users in central London and has partnered with over 150 businesses.
buyer parent: Fiserv, Inc.
buyer: MyVoucherCodes
MyVoucherCodes.co.uk is the UK’s leading discount website. It launched in November 2006 and provides sales, discount and voucher code information to millions of consumers across the UK every month. "
target: Happiour Limited
Happiour is London's daily food and drink app. A mobile platform that connects vendors and customers through exclusive, real time, local offers. Over 100,000 people have downloaded Happiour and they work with over 150 vendors from major brands to local independents.
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