Apr 11 2014, 9:58am CDT | by PR.com
San Francisco, CA, April 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Tripping, the world's largest search engine for vacation rentals, just announced a partnership with leading European provider Interhome. The deal will make Interhome's 33,000 vacation properties immediately available on Tripping.
The addition of Interhome is a boost for the already massive vacation rental platform, which hosts over 1 million listings across 50,000 cities worldwide. Tripping currently aggregates properties from major rental sites including Homeaway, Flipkey, Roomorama, Wimdu and Housetrip.
Founded in 1965, Switzerland-based Interhome is the operator of 15 regional subsidiaries and is one of Europe’s premier providers of professionally managed vacation rentals worldwide, with a concentration of listings in France, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.
“Partnering with Interhome allows us to expand the properties offered on Tripping, particularly within the growing European market," said Tripping CEO Jen O’Neal. "Travelers now have thousands of beautiful new properties to stay in, all from a trusted source with decades of industry experience."
Interhome COO, Jörg Herrmann said the deal will greatly expand its global reach.
“We’re excited to start distributing our listings on Tripping. Our properties will have greater visibility on an international platform, which is a good thing for travelers and hosts alike," he said.
"By joining forces with the leading aggregator in the vacation rentals space, we’ll also be able to heighten Interhome’s global brand and remain competitive both in Europe and overseas."
Tripping is the leading metasearch site for vacation homes and short-term rentals offering over 1 million rentals across 50,000 cities worldwide. Travelers can use Tripping to easily compare the world’s best home rentals by price, reviews, ratings and location. Based in San Francisco, the company was founded by tech industry veterans from Expedia, Travelzoo and StubHub. You can search, compare and save on your ideal home rental at www.tripping.com.
Interhome AG (www.interhome.com) specializes in the rental of more than 33,000 quality holiday apartments, homes and chalets in 31 countries worldwide. In 2013, the company welcomed 553,000 holiday guests and recorded a net revenue of CHF 182.9 million. Interhome is headquartered in Glattbrugg/Zurich and is a 100% subsidiary of Hotelplan Holding. In turn, Hotelplan Holding is a 100% subsidiary of Migros, Switzerland's largest retail supermarket chain, based in Zurich.
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