BUSINESS TRAVEL

Trivago Acquires Germany-based Startup -- and Online Travel Agency Weekend.com

Trivago | January 15, 2021

Trivago acquires Weekend.com, a Germany-based startup - and online travel service - focusing on travelers who are searching for short breaks.

Explicit terms of deal - a 100% share takeover - have not been unveiled.

It is the first acquisition for convenience search site Trivago since it purchased TripBuddy, an AI-led personalization engine, in May 2018.

The arrangement is being heralded as a chance for Trivago to put its "marketing and product expertise" into the Weekend.com brand and offer hotel content.

The 2016-established bundle travel out startup claims to have deals accessible for 30,000 hotels in 400 objections, selling on the two its site and mobile applications in business sectors including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, U.K. furthermore, the U.S.

The organization was made by Tobias Boese, Ralf Usbeck and Tom Hulser.

Spotlight

As one can guess, we all love traveling. Getting out and seeing the world is reinvigorating. However, while traveling is a great stress reliever, setting up a holiday can be a pain. We’d like to add the fact that setting up a holiday can be a pain not only for the traveller, if he chooses to go through the planning-booking process by himself, but also for the travel agent, if he doesn’t have the right tools to adapt to the quantity and rapidity of travellers’ requests.

Spotlight

As one can guess, we all love traveling. Getting out and seeing the world is reinvigorating. However, while traveling is a great stress reliever, setting up a holiday can be a pain. We’d like to add the fact that setting up a holiday can be a pain not only for the traveller, if he chooses to go through the planning-booking process by himself, but also for the travel agent, if he doesn’t have the right tools to adapt to the quantity and rapidity of travellers’ requests.

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