Articles tagged “bravofly”

Bravofly to Acquire Lastminute.com for $120 Million

Bravofly to Acquire Lastminute.com for $120 Million

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Sabre acquired the once-proud brand, Lastminute.com, for nearly $1.2 billion in 2005 -- and now is selling it for about one-tenth of the initial acquisition cost. Sabre bungled the Lastminute.com acquisition and integration and now it is finally unloading the company after years of trying so Sabre can get rid of a profit drain and focus on its core businesses.

5 years ago

Swiss Booking Site Bravofly Cites Increased Competition After IPO

Swiss Booking Site Bravofly Cites Increased Competition After IPO

Jan-Henrik Forster, Bloomberg

Online travel agencies in Europe are competing on price. There's a novel idea. Competing on more than price has been a well-worn rallying cry, but often doesn't seem to work.

5 years ago

Bravofly Disappoints in Trading Debut as Shares Fall

Bravofly Disappoints in Trading Debut as Shares Fall

Jan-Henrik Förster, Bloomberg

Although it's not the U.S. Stock market, Bravofly's debut will still make travel companies considering an IPO think hard about their timing.

5 years ago

Swiss Online Travel Booking Service Bravofly Raising $340 Million in IPO

Swiss Online Travel Booking Service Bravofly Raising $340 Million in IPO

Jan-Henrik Foerster and Carolyn Bandel, Bloomberg

It is indeed good times to be doing an online travel booking IPO in Europe. First EDreams Odigeo, now Bravofly, is Skyscanner coming on to the market next?

5 years ago