GetYourGuide, a Berlin, Germany-based online marketplace for discovering and booking travel activities worldwide, raised $50m in growth equity funding.
The round was led by KKR, with participation from existing investors Spark Capital, Highland Capital Partners and Sunstone Capital as well as new investor Nokia Growth Partners (NGP).
The company intends to use the funds for global expansion.
Founded in 2009 by CEO Johannes Reck and Tao Tao, GetYourGuide is an independent online and mobile platform for booking travel activities all across the world. The company operates a digital marketplace, connecting the fragmented ecosystem of global tour and activity operators with domestic and international travelers.
Travelers can search, discover, book and digitally redeem travel experiences.
GetYourGuide offers over 27,800 activities in more than 2,500 destinations, including everything, everywhere. The company also has offices in Zurich, Paris, London, Barcelona, Dubai and Las Vegas, employing more than 200 people, of which about 180 work in the Berlin headquarters.