TripAdvisor Acquired which gives TripAdvisor world’s largest collection of Spanish vacation rentals.Niumba

Niumba features more than 230,000 properties globally and brings to TripAdvisor the world’s largest collection of Spanish vacation rentals with more than 120,000 properties in Spain.

“This acquisition underscores our continued commitment to growing TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals,” said Dermot Halpin, president, TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals. “We’re delighted to bring Niumba on board; its strong brand, talented team, and impressive collection of vacation rental properties make it an excellent addition to TripAdvisor.”tripadvisor

“We’re very proud of what we’ve created at Niumba,” said María José González-Barros. “Joining TripAdvisor is the right next step for us and we look forward to the continued growth and success this will bring.”

Niumba will continue to operate as an independent brand and website from its offices in Madrid. The company’s listings will remain on and will soon additionally be featured on TripAdvisor and Holiday Lettings.flipkey

Terms of the acquisition will not be disclosed.

I read it on…. this hotel newsletter doesn’t give any comments. It’s strange! Tripadvisor is used by number of hotels. But in the same time TripAdvisor is building a great network of holiday rental websites (Flipkey…) in competition with hotels. Our World is funny…isnt it ?