London travel tech firm HouseTrip acquired by TripAdvisor


London-based holiday rentals firm HouseTrip has been acquired by TripAdvisor in an undisclosed deal.

Founded in 2010 and with over $60m in funding from Index Ventures, Balderton Capital and Accel Partners, HouseTrip will now move forward as part of the TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals group.

“We’re committed to growing TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals and providing travellers the best possible selection of high quality homes, no matter their destination or budget,” commented Dermot Halpin, president, TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals.

“HouseTrip brings valuable choices to our travellers, particularly those visiting Europe, and we’re excited to continue expanding beyond the nearly 800,000 properties we list now,” he concluded.