Hipmunk already knows how to deliver a great user experience, but its real challenge is getting people to use the site.
Hipmunk, the offbeat travel site that has made “taking the agony out of travel planning” its tagline, tells AllThingsD that it has raised $15 million in a second round of funding.
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