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  • 9flats Acquires iStopOver To Put The Heat On Airbnb, Doubles Its Rentals Capacity

    9flats Acquires iStopOver To Put The Heat On Airbnb, Doubles Its Rentals Capacity

    As Airbnb continues to ramp up its international expansion, 9flats, which claims to be the leader in Europe, is expanding the other way: Today, the private short-term rentals provider (or Airbnb-clone) has announced the acquisition of North American iStopOver. A move that will see the Berlin-headquartered company get a hub in Toronto and benefit from iStopOver’s customer-base and… Read More

  • GuideHop and iStopOver Team Up To Fuse Local Activity And Rental Discovery (P2P Style)

    GuideHop and iStopOver Team Up To Fuse Local Activity And Rental Discovery (P2P Style)

    SXSW 2012 is sneaking up on us; believe it or not, it’s just around the corner. As you may know, Austin’s music/film/tech conference attracts big names, tons of press, and notable companies each year — geeks flock to the event just as they do for CES. On the tech or “Interactive” side, there’s a lot of hoopla and way too much media coverage, but some… Read More

  • iStopOver Acquires Vacation Rentals Site Vacapedia

    iStopOver Acquires Vacation Rentals Site Vacapedia

    Fairly big news from the Canadian accommodation rentals space today: we’ve learned that iStopOver has acquired Vacapedia, a one-stop-shop site for vacation rentals and short-tem accommodations. The deal size was not disclosed, but the transaction is part stock, part cash. iStopOver is essentially acquiring Vacapedia’s assets, its global inventory and its distribution network. Read More