|Company||Sector||Date of Acquisition||Description|
|HolidayLettings||Holiday rentals||24-Jun-10||UK based holiday rental company (is not HolidayRentals owned by HomeAway)|
|Kuxun||Meta-search||30-Oct-09||China based meta-search. Kuxun means Cool Information or Smart Information|
|Flipkey||Holiday rentals||July 15 2009||Boston based holiday rental company|
|OneTime.com||Deal Search||1-Jul-08||At time of acquisition claimed 5 mm uniques and 30mm page views. One estimate puts deal at $85mm. Onetime do not like being called a metasearch company|
|Virtual Tourist||Social network||(same deal / company)|
|Airfarewatchdog.com||Deal Search||2-Apr-08||Site that monitors airline deals especially in low cost carrier sector|
|HolidayWatchdog||Review Site||1-Feb-08||Hotel and holiday reviews with some deal searching – UK based. Travolution rumour that price GBP9-10mm|
|Cruisecritic.com||Review Site||25-May-07||Cruse ship reviews and deal search|
|IndependentTraveller.com||Destination Content||(same deal / company)||Destinations content and information. Includes brand Family Vacation Critic|
|smartertravel.com||Destination Content||9-May-07||Destinations content and information|
|Travel-Library.com||Destination Content||(one deal buying Smarter Travel Media)||Also includes brand Frequent Flyer.com|
|TravelPod.com||Blog Platform |
|Platform for travel reviews and blogs as well as networking|
|SeatGuru.com||Review Site||Reviews individual seats on aircraft to help with picking seat assignments|
|Everytrail.com||Trip planning||3-Feb-11||Trip planning service focused on mobile platforms|
Have I missed any? Official Expedia Inc listing is here. Yes – Expedia owns Tripadvisor (you wont believe how much traffic I get for the question “who owns Tripadvisor”).
Nice post - I really had no idea how many companies they had bought and shows how big they've got. Thanks for the useful info.
tripadvisor has bought 15 companies.right? how powerful it is!
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