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|Available in||English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Dutch, Czech, Finnish, Polish, Romanian, Ukrainian and Chinese|
|Key people||Pia Vemmelund, CEO|
Tore Pein Jensen, CMO
Momondo (stylised momondo) is a travel fare aggregator and travel fare metasearch engine. Momondo also operates a travel information blog, Inspiration. The website is part of the Kayak.com subsidiary of Booking Holdings.
Momondo was developed in Denmark and launched in September 2006.
In January 2014, Momondo launched "momondo places", a free city guide with maps.
In July 2014, Momondo launched its "Trip Finder" tool.
In October 2014, Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm, invested £80m for a majority stake in the Momondo Group, the company that owned the Cheapflights and momondo brands, valuing it at £132 million.
In June 2015, momondo launched its "Travel Saver Calendar" tool.
In 2016, Momondo launched an ad campaign called "The DNA Journey" in partnership with Ancestry.com. Momondo invited 67 participants from around the world to take a DNA test to find out more about their ancestry. The results were revealed on camera in a group setting, with the video uploaded to YouTube.
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