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KAYAK Buys Checkfelix

June 19, 2011

US brand buys Austria's leading travel website

United States-based travel search site Kayak has bought JaBo Software Vertrieb- und Entwicklung, the company behind, one of the leading travel search engines in Austria. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Checkfelix will continue to operate as a separate brand within the Kayak conglomerate, with founder and former majority shareholder Hannes Jagerhofer taking on the role of marketing consultant to the business. John-Lee Saez will stay in charge of operations.