CruiseCompare.co.uk, a Benton, UK-based website designed to help users find the best deal for their cruise holidays, has received £96k in financing from the Finance for Business North East Proof of Concept Fund.
The company intends to use the funds to boost its internet and media profile.
Launched in 2011 by former DFDS Seaways online marketing manager Tom Fotheringham, the site offers deals from various holiday providers, and allows users post their pictures and stories in the community section. The company is currently developing a last minute deal section in which people can fill spaces on cruise ships at a discounted prices.
CruiseCompare.co.uk will be rolled out in other countries in future months.