GetYourGuide Closes $14M Series A Funding

Published On January 7, 2013 |

GetYourGuide, a Berlin, Zurich and Las Vegas-based online platform for booking travel tours, attractions and activities, closed its $14m Series A funding.

Backers included Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners Europe.

The company intends to use the funding to further accelerate its expansion into new markets.

Launched two years and a half ago and led by CEO Johannes Reck, GetYourGuide is an Internet booking platform for tours, attractions and activities, which has partnered with more than 16,900 activities in more than 1,680 destinations worldwide. In addition to its booking inventory and booking website www.getyourguide.com , the company has distribution partnerships with more than 1,000 online travel agencies, travel operators and media companies, such as TripAdvisor and Kayak.

In conjunction with the investment, Spark Capital General Partner Alex Finkelstein and Highland Capital Partners Europe’s General Partner Fergal Mullen is joining GetYourGuide’s board of directors.

The company is hiring in the three cities (read here).

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07/01/2013

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