|Key people||Ross Veitch
(CEO & Co-founder)
(CCO & Co-founder)
(CMO & GM Australia)
Cheah Chu Yeow
Mohamad Ibrahim Masri
(MD Middle East)
|Products||Flights, Hotels, Holiday Deals|
Wego (formerly known as Bezurk) is a travel search engine based in Singapore. It operates 52 CcTLD in over 30 languages, and converts prices to 42 currencies. It searches over 700 travel sites, where users compare and book flights, hotels and activities. Wego results are a combination of travel offers from online travel agencies (OTA), consolidators such as Expedia and Agoda, airlines and larger hotel chains.
Founded in 2005 by Craig Hewett and Ross Veitch, former executives from Intercontinental Hotels Group and Yahoo!, Wego is headquartered in Singapore with local offices in Australia, Indonesia, India and UAE (Dubai). As Bezurk, the company was named as one of "31 of the world's hottest international web startups" on Business 2.0 magazine in 2007.
In 2008, News Corp. Digital Media, the Australian digital arm of News Limited and part of News Corp (NYSE: NWS), purchased an undisclosed stake in the company. Wego launched a partnership with Yahoo SE Asia and also recently partnered with eBay in South East Asia.
Wego also powers travel content for ninemsn, MSN SE Asia and the online newspaper travel sites for News Ltd mastheads across Australia.
In 2010 Wego merged operations with HolidayIQ.
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