Launched by to Offer Holiday Rental Services

May 12, 2014 - By Jan Rainey is a new booking website for villas, apartments and holiday homes launched by, a company owned by Priceline. has more than 150,700 holiday rentals in 24,736 of the world’s most popular holiday destinations. offer customer services in 41 languages for clients of

The company is reportedly looking to fill the gap between booking a room in a hotel and planning an independent vacation.

“This new site includes lots of original content and more features to help you find the perfect place. Read travel tips from local experts, search vacation rentals by region, and more.” Read a promotional email sent by to its customers.

It is worth noting that the domain name of was previously sold for 305,000 EUR ($480,000 USD) by Sedo in 2008. The sale was reportedly the eighth largest domain sale of 2008, according to DNJournal. is owned and operated by Priceline. It was established in 1996, and offers accommodation booking. It claims to deal with more than 550,000 room nights reservations per day. The website was acquired by Priceline in 2005. Priceline also owns, and Kayak.

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