NewTravelco acquires hotel information site TravelPost

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FDN Database Reference:  F231109-371
According to Tnooz, NewTravelco has acquired Kayak’s TravelPost from Kayak. Kayak also becomes an investor in NewTravelco.

Kayak acquired TravelPost when they bought SideStep in late 2007.  NewTravelco raised $9.8 million in a funding round earlier this month.  

Aprox. Value:  Undisclosed
Acquirer:  NewTravelco
ACQ Web:
Other Web Links: Blog
Location:  USA, Seattle, WA
Region:  North America
Description:  Travel start-up
Category:  Travel
Contact 1:  Greg Slyngstad, President
Contact 2:  Sunil Shah, CTO
Contact 3:  Rich Barton, Chairman 
Vendor:  Kayak
Vendor Web:  http://www/
Business Sold: TravelPost
Other Web Links:
Location:  USA, Concord, MA
Region:  North America
Description:  TravelPost is a hotel information site. KAYAK is a travel search site.
Category: Travel
Contact 1:  Steve Hafner, CEO, Kayak
Contact 2:  Paul English, CTO, Kayak
Link: Tnooz report

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