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    VakantieDiscounter
    Benelux / Private Equity

    Consumer

    Overview

    VakantieDiscounter is a leading, technology-enabled online travel agency in the Benelux focused on affordable holidays, providing the best-value holiday deals.

    Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, VakantieDiscounter is the number one online holiday packages platform in the Benelux.  Through its own pre-packaged holidays as well as those of third-party providers, VakantieDiscounter offers more than 1.3 billion holiday package combinations in over 50 countries with more than 17,000 accommodation options.

    Highlights

    • We recruited a new Chair, Vagn Sørensen (a highly experienced Chair of PE businesses, especially in travel), and NXD, Alistair Daly (former CMO of OnTheBeach), to drive the company’s next phase of growth and Active Partnership agenda
    • Broad package offering and value-for-money focus has created a winning proposition which has grown market share rapidly and attracted a large, diverse customer base
    • Highly scalable, technology-driven business with a strong position in the market and a highly capable management team
    • Our investment helps ensure the company has the resources to sustain market leadership and navigate the current economic environment from a position of strength
    "I am excited to be partnering with the team at 3i. Customers will benefit from continued investment in our travel platform. 3i’s experience in the value-for-money consumer segment and travel sector makes them the ideal partner to scale our business and take advantage of the opportunity to further grow our market share by delivering great value to travellers." Hans van Hoffen, CEO, VakantieDiscounter
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