About GetYourGuide

The Idea

The traditional way of selling local travel services to tourists was either going through many layers of intermediaries or hoping customers might find your website via search engines.

So we set out to create a true marketplace for suppliers of tours, attractions, and activities where customers can search, compare and book your products all on one platform.

In addition to reaching customers directly, we also work with online distribution partners to increase your customer reach. Our distribution partners include major online travel agencies, national tourism boards, hotel platforms, online travel communities, and many more.

The Company

Founded in 2009, GetYourGuide has grown into one of the world's leading online travel startups. Backed by leading VC investors KKR, Spark Capital, and Highland Capital Partners, GetYourGuide is the most-funded tours and activities enterprise to date. Its footprint extends to 5 global markets with offices in Zurich, Berlin, Las Vegas, Rome, London, Paris, Barcelona, Sydney, Dubai, and Bangkok. Its awards and honors include the 2013 Sevenventures Pitch Award, the Swiss Economic Award 2013, the Swiss ICT Award 2012, the 2011 De Vigier Prize, and the Swiss Venture Leaders award in 2010.

ETH Spin-off Zürcher Kantonalbank

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