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Mergers and Acquisitions

Business Travel

JP Morgan to Acquire Frosch Luxury Travel Agency

This deal would break the mold of so many technology plays we've seen to date, giving JP Morgan an edge in supporting bookings with experienced consultants.

JP Morgan to Acquire Frosch Luxury Travel Agency

Airlines

Frontier Airlines to Buy Spirit in $6.6 Billion Cash-Stock Deal

The rumors have come true with Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines unveiling plans to merge Monday. The deal would create a U.S. budget juggernaut and the country's fifth largest airline but likely faces a tough approvals process from the pro-competition Biden administration.

Frontier Airlines to Buy Spirit in $6.6 Billion Cash-Stock Deal

Mergers and Acquisitions

SeaWorld Reportedly Offers to Buy Cedar Fair for $3.4 Billion

SeaWorld is enormously confident that travel will make a significant rebound soon because why would they offer more than $3 billion for Cedar Fair if it didn't see the leisure and entertainment sector rapidly approaching pre-Covid metrics.

SeaWorld Reportedly Offers to Buy Cedar Fair for $3.4 Billion

Mergers and Acquisitions

Intrepid Travel Acquires U.S. Tour Operator Wildland Trekking

The hard-hit tour operator sector is creating opportunities for consolidation, as some savvy players will use travel's recovery to seek out acquisitions to fill significant gaps in their portfolios.

Intrepid Travel Acquires U.S. Tour Operator Wildland Trekking

Airlines

Lufthansa Poised to Buy 40 Percent of Alitalia Successor ITA

Lufthansa appears poised to win the bidding war for Alitalia successor ITA Airways. At stake is control of the Italian market, the fourth largest in the EU, and beating competitors British Airways and Delta Air Lines.

Lufthansa Poised to Buy 40 Percent of Alitalia Successor ITA

EventMB

Healthcare Content Firm BroadcastMed Acquires Event Tech Provider Digitell

Digitell announced Tuesday it had been acquired by BroadcastMed in a deal struck back in December that brings one of event technology’s legacy players under the umbrella of a well-established medical content firm.

Healthcare Content Firm BroadcastMed Acquires Event Tech Provider Digitell

Skift Meetings

2021 Event Tech Investments and Acquisitions Review

Event tech investment records tumbled in 2021, with major players making moves while riding high from massive valuations. As the year went on, mergers and acquisitions started to consolidate the market, something we expect to see more of in 2022.

2021 Event Tech Investments and Acquisitions Review

Mergers and Acquisitions

Colombia’s Netactica Buys Peru’s Online Tours Reseller Turismoi

Netactica is on track to become the most notable travel technology company in the business-to-business and consulting segments in Latin America.

Colombia’s Netactica Buys Peru’s Online Tours Reseller Turismoi

Mergers and Acquisitions

10 Largest 2021 Travel Acquisitions Ripple Across Industry

Big names drove many of the top 10 travel mergers of the year. But among the largest deals, aircraft lessors, rail manufacturers and an online travel agency used the pandemic to scoop up infrastructure and technology to shore up their positions.

10 Largest 2021 Travel Acquisitions Ripple Across Industry

Mergers and Acquisitions

Vacasa Paid $619 Million for TurnKey Vacation Rentals in Mostly Stock

Riding the hot vacation rental market, TurnKey Vacation Rentals did well for its investors — especially if the Vacasa stock price holds up in its pending public market debut.

Vacasa Paid $619 Million for TurnKey Vacation Rentals in Mostly Stock