KAYAK helps millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions.

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KAYAK helps millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. As one of the world’s leading travel search engines, KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages. KAYAK offers a variety of tools and features such as KAYAK trips, explore, and price forecast. In addition, KAYAK also manages a portfolio of metasearch brands including: SWOODOO, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined that together process more than two billion consumer queries a year. KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of Booking Holdings Inc. and operates sites in more than 60 countries and territories. KAYAK was launched in the US in 2004 by a team of industry leaders including Steve Hafner (CEO) a co-founder of Orbitz, Paul English (CTO) a former VP of technology at Intuit, Terrell Jones (Chairman), founder of Travelocity, and Greg Slyngstad (Director), a co-founder of Expedia.

Funding History

January 2004$8.5M
December 2004$7.0M
May 2006$11.5M
December 2007$196M
March 2010$0
January 2012$0
August 2012$6.0M


General Counsel

Ben Berman

Managing Director Latin America

Nicolas Scafuro

VP, Product

Vanessa Kafka

SVP, Technology

Ko Baryiames


Giorgos Zacharia

Chief Commercial Officer

Debby Soo

General Counsel

Vijay Iyer

Managing Director

Hichame Assi

CEO and Co-Founder

Steve Hafner

Chief Scientist & SVP, Technology

Matthias Keller

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