Tag Archives: Travel website

Simplified flight search engine PaperFlies expands internationally

The optimized flight search and booking website PaperFlies today announced its global expansion to the U.S., the U.K., Belgium, Germany and Spain. The Amsterdam-based startup is now active in the virtual travel market of 8 countries. With a large base … Continue reading

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Travel startup Travador secures $7M in growth financing

Only a few months after its first financing round, Travador, the online platform for short- and adventure travel, has now received $ 7 million in growth financing. The fresh capital comes from XAnge Private Equity, Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital. … Continue reading

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Zurich-based travel startup Nezasa raises $800K

Nezasa, ­a one stop shop for fully customizable and personalized travel itineraries that offers clients the ease of booking everything in one place, has just closed an investment round with the support of a family office, business angels and existing investors. The new capital, in excess  of … Continue reading

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Interview with the founding team of Luxustravel.es

Today, we had the chance to interview the founding team behind Luxustravel.es. The Barcelona-based startup, which has just been launched, covers an area of the travel market that previously had been quite neglected by existing players: the highest-end of the luxury … Continue reading

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Milestone: Skyscanner’s flight ​app reaches 10m downloads​

Skyscanner’s highly rated travel search app, which allows users to find the cheapest flights on the go, has just reached the milestone of 10 million downloads. The free app was first launched on the iPhone in February 2011 and is now available … Continue reading

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Skyscanner app hits 5m downloads in just 10 months

The Edinburgh based travel company Skyscanner has today announced that it achieved a total of five million downloads of its app in just ten months. The Skyscanner app is available for Android, iPhone, iPad and the Windows Phone. It’s basically a free flight … Continue reading

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Social Travel: Tripl will launch an open beta version soon

Tripl, a Stockholm based startup which aims to create the best social travel web application of the world, is going to launch an open beta version of its site by next week. Tripl was founded earlier this year by Peter … Continue reading

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Vacation homes: Nuroa launches Migoa.com

Nuroa, a property search engine platform, has just announced the launch of Migoa.com, an international vacation homes search and reservation service. This new service of the Barcelona based startup Nuroa will provide travelers and holiday rental agents with a quality … Continue reading

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Shiroube – a new marketplace for locals and travelers

Shiroube, a new marketplace that enables local residents to offer guides and services for travelers, recently launched its open beta version. The new kind of travel marketplace is like an AirBnB for travel services. According to the Shiroube founders, the platform … Continue reading

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Skyscanner acquires London based Zoombu

The London based Zoombu was recently bought by the Edinburgh based travel company Skyscanner. Zoombu was founded in 2008 and specialized itself in linking up trains, buses and airline time tables. So the startup fits perfectly to the airline ticket-seller Skyscanner that is … Continue reading

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