PriceMatch, a start up created at Sciences Po, joins the Priceline Group

On 8 May 2015, the Priceline Group (booking.com, agoda.com, rentalcars.com) announced the acquisition of PriceMatch, a leading cloud-based data and analytics tool for the hotel industry. This is a major development step for PriceMatch, a start up developed at the Sciences Po incubator by students from Sciences Po and Polytechnique.

"We are very excited to join The Priceline Group, the world's leading provider of online travel," said the PriceMatch team. "As part of BookingSuite, we will continue to focus on technology innovation for hotels on a global scale."

"We are always looking for new ways to leverage data and technology to help our hotel partners be more successful in an increasingly digitally-driven world," said Rob Ransom, Director of BookingSuite.  "With the addition of PriceMatch, BookingSuite partners will be able to access a powerful set of business intelligence tools to help them optimize performance through a platform that's easy to use and manage."

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