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HomeToGo Companions With Out of doors Journey Planning App Komoot

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The partnership is a part of HomeToGo’s efforts to spice up its experiences enterprise.

German trip rental platform HomeToGo has partnered with Komoot, a route planning and navigation app for outside actions equivalent to mountaineering, biking, mountain biking, and operating.

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HomeToGo, which went public in 2021, presents value comparisons for short-term leases and experiences. It processes some trip rental bookings by itself web site on behalf of companions; for different bookings it sends prospects to companion web sites.

Additionally a German firm, Komoot was based in 2010, and covers worldwide sporting occasions like bike and path operating races. 

The partnership with Komoot will present mountaineering and biking route planning and navigation instruments to HomeToGo’s vacationers as a part of its trip rental reserving expertise. It is usually making its expertise enterprise extra complete with this newest partnership.

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That is the way it works: After reserving with HomeToGo, vacationers are directed to a post-booking affirmation web page. In the event that they obtain the HomeToGo app, it grants them entry to a complimentary map from Komoot. A voucher from HomeToGo will permit them to entry Komoot maps particular to their journey. 

The characteristic is at the moment solely out there for vacationers in Germany reserving with HomeToGo, however might prolong to different vacationers and markets later. 

“We’re excited to companion with Komoot to additionally supply our outdoor-loving company entry to world-class route planning and navigation instruments,” mentioned Ben Gordon, Director of Product at HomeToGo. “With our unparalleled choice in rural areas, this partnership empowers our company to find gorgeous mountaineering and biking routes round their leases.”

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HomeToGo declined to touch upon the monetary particulars of the partnership.

HomeToGo Partnerships

The partnership with Komoot aligns with HomeToGo’s efforts to spice up “experiences” as a service to its prospects. Final October, the corporate partnered with GetYourGuide to combine experiences as a part of vacationers’ post-booking journey on HomeToGo throughout all its markets. After reserving a trip rental, HometoGo prospects see a choice of excursions and actions to select from of their e mail confirmations.

Final summer time, HomeToGo additionally partnered with Squake, a local weather tech resolution for sustainable journey to allow vacationers to offset the carbon emissions linked to their trip rental stays.

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2023 in Evaluate

Final week, HomeToGo introduced that it ended 2023 with 190 million euros ($200 million) in income and 22 million euros ($24 million) in internet revenue. The corporate claimed its improved advertising effectivity and repeat bookings from prospects has been a basic think about its path to profitability. 

HomeToGo CEO Patrick Andrae instructed Skift earlier that partnerships are a key element to HomeToGo’s repeat enterprise and constructing a loyal buyer base. 

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