Holidu raises €40 million to expand new service for vacation rental owners

Munich-based Holidu announced €40 million of Series C funding to expand its signature software-and-service products for the vacation rental market. The round was led by Prime Ventures, with support from coparion and MairDuMont Ventures. All previous investors participated in the round, as well: EQT Ventures, Venture Stars, Senovo, and Chris Hitchen. Holidu’s first solution for […]

Davinci Travel System raises €2.1 million to take the hassle out of group travel

Davinci Travel System, a Prague-based travel startup developing a B2B platform for group hotel bookings, has announced a new funding round of €2.1 million. Czech venture capital fund Reflex Capital led the round, with additional contributions from two existing investors: Seedcamp and J&T Ventures. Davinci TS is automating group travel logistics around the world. Group reservations […]

The Reverse Pitch: Amadeus Ventures

Amadeus Ventures was founded in 2014 as the venture arm of Amadeus, a company working to shape the future of travel. Amadeus builds solutions for a wide segment of the travel industry, working with airlines and airports, hotels, railways, tour operators, search engines and travel agencies. Headquartered in Madrid, today Amadeus operates in 190+ markets […]

HostnFly raises $10 million to spread its wings over Europe

Already claimed to be a number one concierge for a short-term rental in France, HostnFly is raising a new round of funding from hospitality-focused Highgate Ventures and current backers Partech and Kerala Ventures to aid HostnFly’s international expansion and secure its local presence in France. “These funds will allow us to expand aggressively thanks to […]

Berlin-based travel booking startup Tourlane raises $47 million

German travel startup Tourlane has landed $47 million in a funding round led by Sequoia and Spark Capital, with participation from DN Capital and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. As it usually happens, the startup plans to use the funding to expand internationally, hire more people, and further develop its product. Founded in 2016, Tourlane is a […]

German travel startup GetYourGuide lands €500 million from SoftBank

In a second major funding deal within one week, the Japanese behemoth SoftBank has just poured $500 million in Berlin-based travel startup GetYourGuide. The deal values the startup at €1.6 billion, according to a report by Deutsche Startups. GetYourGuide has told TechCrunch, however, that the report is “inaccurate” without offering a further explanation. SoftBank hasn’t […]