HomeToGo GmbH, a Berlin, Germany-based vacation rental search engine, acquired Tripping.com, a US-based vacation rental meta-search site.
In conjunction with the acquisition, investment firm Princeville Global, which led Tripping’s Series C investment round, made a new investment into HomeToGo.
The amount of the deals was not disclosed.
Founded 2014 by Wolfgang Heigl, Dr. Patrick Andrae, and Nils Regge, HomeToGo is a vacation rental search engine which allows users to search and compare over 15 million accommodation offers in over 200 countries from more than 300 partners, including Booking.com, VRBO, HomeAway, and TripAdvisor. With intuitive features such as flexible dates, users can find their ideal vacation rental according to their preferred destination, travel dates, budget, and amenities.
The company currently employs more than 150 people and operates local websites in 13 European countries, the United States, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Japan, and Hong Kong.
Investors include Insight Venture Partners, Lakestar, DN Capital, Acton Capital Partners, Global Founders Capital, Perpetual Ventures, and mojo.capital.