Skift
14.11.2012 14.11.2012
Russia’s Ostrovok besting Expedia in hotel booking choices
Five years from now it will be commonplace for online travel agencies to give customers the dual option of prepaying or paying at the hotel, and Russian online travel agency Ostrovok.ru is leading the way in the sophistication of its hybrid model.
TechCrunch
24.01.2012 24.01.2012
Moscow’s online travel market is booming, Ostrovok.ru raises new round of funding
Ostrovok.ru, the Moscow-based hotel booking service, just raised a triple funding boost from three of the most respected names in online travel. Erik Blachfold, CEO of Expedia, Hotwire and Tripit founder Gregg Brockway and Altimeter Capital’s Brad Gerstner all agreed to invest in the travel company.
Business Insider
07.07.2011 07.07.2011
Travel Site Ostrovok Is Launching Next Week With $13 Million From Accel and General Catalyst
The site, which will be launching next week, is coming out of the gate strong. It's already raised $13 million from Accel, General Catalyst and notable angels like Peter Thiel, Mark Pincus and Esther Dyson.
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