Holidu is a travel tech company on a mission to make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy.
Holidu makes millions of travelers happy by helping them to book the ideal accommodation for the lowest price.
Holidu was founded in 2014 by Johannes Siebers and Michael Siebers. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany and expanded into 20+ markets around the globe.
Holidu offers a catalogue of curated and vetted holiday rentals to make booking for guests free of doubt. With the Bookiply brand, the software and service platform enables hosts to attract more bookings while minimising effort.
Holidu’s search engine uses proprietary image recognition technology to compare the prices of more than 15 million rental properties across 600 different websites, including Airbnb, Booking.com and HomeAway.
Holidu has become the market leader by the number of managed properties in several key tourist areas in Spain and Italy. In the past three years, the number of managed Bookiply homes has grown from 5,000 to nearly 20,000.
Holidu is backed by 83North, Prime Ventures, Northzone, EQT Ventures, MairDuMont Ventures, HV Capital, Senovo, Coparion, Lios Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners, Commonfund Capital, and others. The company raised €104M (~$102M) in Series E round on Oct 19, 2022. This brings Holidu's total funding to $202.8M to date.