TrustYou Buys Real-Time Messaging Specialist Checkmate

trustyouTrustYou, a Munich, Germany-based guest feedback platform, acquired Checkmate, a San Francisco, CA-based real-time messaging specialist.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition of Checkmate – led by CEO and co-founder Drew Patterson – will enhance the TrustYou platform, allowing hotels to actively engage guests before they arrive and while they are on-site in real-time through SMS, email, and even Facebook messaging.

Led by Benjamin Jost, CEO and co-founder, TrustYou analyzes millions of hotel reviews, guest surveys, and social comments and runs a comprehensive database for review content worldwide. It displays its review data and TrustScore on hundreds of search and travel sites such as Google Search and Maps, KAYAK, Skyscanner and influencing booking decisions.



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