Tourlane, a Berlin, Germany-based booking platform for customized travel packages, secured $8.5m in Series A funding.
Backers included Spark Capital, Holtzbrinck Ventures and DN Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its service to new locations and to improve the product and user experience.
Founded in 2016 by Julian Weselek and Julian Stiefel, Tourlane is a booking platform for customized travel packages, offering multi-week experiences to over 30 countries worldwide in Africa, Asia, North and South America and Australia. Its product matches travellers with pre-selected travel specialists, making the booking of individual and adventure trips comparable and fast.
The company currently has more than 100 partners in its system.