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Type of business Public
Available in French
Founded 2000 (2000)
Headquarters Paris, France
Industry Travel
Travel price comparison
Travelizer is a French price comparison website specialised in finding travel deals. The site compares flights, holidays, tours, cruises, weekend breaks, hotels and holiday rentals in over 150 countries from France’s biggest travel operators. It gives internet users access to search engines, metasearch engines and promotional deals.

Company background[edit]

History[edit] was created in 2000 by Pierre Brisset and Arnaud Barey. In March 2007, launched, a meta-search engine for comparing flights from different online travel agencies[1] (OTA).

In July 2010, launched a hotel meta-search engine which displays the hotel results from diverse OTAs on one single page with filters for refining the search.[2]

Towards the end of 2007, the group Priceminister took over In June 2010, the group was bought by leading Japanese ecommerce group Rakuten.[3]

Charter of price comparators[edit] is co-editor and joint founding member of the “Charte des Sites Internet Comparateurs” (Charter of Online Price Comparators). This charter was signed under the auspices of FEVAD, Fédération du e-commerce et de la vente (Federation of e-business and distance selling) and Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Secretary of State for Forward Planning, Assessment of Public Policies and Development of the Digital Economy. In July 2012, the two sites renewed their label passing the Charter of Comparators audit for the 4th consecutive year. Facts & Figures[edit]

  • Number of employees: 16 (2012)
  • Number of unique visitors per month: 2.5 millions (2012)
  • Number of daily visits: around 70 000 (2012)
  • Number of newsletter subscribers: 2.7 millions (2012)


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