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Tour booking site GetYourGuide raises $14 million

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Jan 07, 2013 7:05 am

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Oh my! Will online tour booking become the next big thing, or will it boom and bust like social travel?

— Jason Clampet

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Zurich, Switzerland-based startup GetYourGuide has raised $14 million in fresh funding, according to Swiss publication Der Sonntag (via VentureVillage). The capital injection comes from Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners Europe.

GetYourGuide enables people to book tours and activities (think: shark diving) online to avoid the usual hassle and skip the queuing at popular attractions all around the world.

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