• UpTake Networks Buys Social Hotel Recommendation Engine RealTravel.com

    UpTake Networks announced today that it acquired RealTravel.com, a social hotel recommendation site. With the purchase, terms of which were not disclosed, UpTake aims to “accelerate their investment in the online travel research experience and drive more free, qualified leads back to travel sites”. UpTake already operates UpTake.com, a semantic search engine designed to help… Read More

  • UpTake Raises $10 Million In Series B Funding

    UpTake, a travel search engine that specializes in helping users find travel ideas by taking a semantic approach to indexing destination descriptions and user comments across the Web, announced today that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding. Read More

  • Travel Search Site UpTake (Formerly Kango) Launches In Public Beta

    If you are looking for ideas for a family vacation, a pet-friendly hotel, or the perfect place for a romantic weekend, try travel search engine UpTake. It is geared only for travel and looks for keywords in destination descriptions and user comments across the Web that help it place results into different travel buckets. It can understand about one million different travel-related keywords… Read More