Kenya’s HotelOnline, Backed by Yanolja, Buys Hotel Software Brand HotelPlus [Skift]

HotelOnline - Håvar Bauck, Eric Muliro, Endre Opdal [From Skift] HotelOnline, which is based in Kenya and has more than 6,000 hotel clients for its software, has acquired HotelPlus, a provider of hotel software to 2,200 clients in East Africa, the companies said on Monday. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, other than to say that the transaction was […]

HotelOnline Acquires HotelPlus to Accelerate Expansion Across Africa [Phocuswire]

HotelOnline - Håvar Bauck, Eric Muliro, Endre Opdal [From Phocuswire] HotelOnline, a Kenya-based revenue management company, has acquired East African hotel software provider HotelPlus. The full terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the transaction mainly takes the form of shares, according to Håvar Bauck, one of HotelOnline’s two founders. Eric Muliro, who founded HotelPlus in Kenya in 2009, is getting […]

HotelOnline is thrilled to welcome Yanolja as an investor and shareholder [Press Release]

Yanolja Cloud Pte. Ltd., a leading South Korean travel technology unicorn backed by Softbank and today announced their investment in HotelOnline. Endre Opdal, HotelOnline Founder and CEO: This is a game-changing moment for HotelOnline.  With our operations back in break-even after the Covid crisis, this investment puts us in a unique position to scale […]

SaveApp and HotelOnline Partner for Your Dream Holiday [Press Release]

SaveApp and HotelOnline today launched a strategic partnership to allow their users save towards their ultimate dream holidays. Through SaveApp’s Ukonga platform, users can now access exclusive holiday packages from Cloud9, by HotelOnline. To encourage SaveApp customers to take up the offer, HotelOnline will match the first KES 500 saved towards a holiday, with an […]

HotelOnline launches partnership with HyperGuest [Press Release]

HyperGuest and HotelOnline launch cooperation. HotelOnline is a leading Pan-African revenue management group, offering a wide range of solutions for marketing, distribution and management technology for hotels.  More than 6,000 hotels in 27 African countries use HotelOnline to get more bookings.  HyperGuest quote: We are very proud to collaborate with HotelOnline. With over 6,000 hotels […]

HotelOnline Acquisitions in Africa [Article in The Exchange]

HotelOnline acquires Cloud9 - Endre Opdal, Håvar Bauck, Tesh Mbaabu, Winnie Kimathi

Kenyan based travel-tech outfit HotelOnline has made strategic acquisition of companies across Africa, positioning itself at the helm of the industry. While many companies in the travel industry have been facing a major dip due to COVID-19, HotelOnline has diversified and acquired other entities solidifying its position in the African travel industry. Run by two […]

HotelOnline Signs 300 Serviced Apartments Managed By Dunhill Consulting Limited

On Monday morning, HotelOnline signed 300 serviced apartments that are managed by Dunhill Consulting Limited, a leading real estate company in Nairobi, Kenya. This contract was signed following our Chief Commercial Officer’s excellent marketing and negotiation skills, and a digital marketing strategy meeting between teams from HotelOnline and Dunhill Consulting Limited. Tailor-made for the customer […]

HotelOnline to merge operations with Key Butler, a Norwegian traveltech startup

HotelOnline + KeyButler

HotelOnline and Key Butler have agreed to merge their Norwegian entities in a European market consolidation move. Key Butler and HotelOnline merger will form Stay Plus and will target the Scandinavian rental market. only. HotelOmlome will maintain its operations in Africa. Led by Tore Hofstad, the Chairman of HotelOnline, and a key investor and a […]

Key Butler joins African hotel giant: will hijack the rental market

HotelOnline + KeyButler

HotelOnline and Key Butler are joining forces in a new rental platform. Behind HotelOnline are Håvar Bauck and Endre Opdal . The founders have, over the past five years, become a leading player in e-commerce and digital marketing of small and medium-sized hotels in Africa. This summer the company raised NOK 3 million from, among […]