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Today, Expedia Inc. announced an agreement to buy Venere.com from current owners Advent International and Venere’s founders.

Venere was founded in 1995. Global private equity firm Advent International acquired a 60% controlling stake in the company in November 2006. The other 40% in stakes remained in the hands of Venere’s founders. Venere.com offers 29,000… read full article

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Our very own Federica (30) and Luca (29) got married in Frosinone, approx. 90 km (56 miles) south-east of Rome. Federica works at Venere since 2004 as an information architect and Luca joined in 2007 as a database quality assurance operator.

Congrats from all of us… read full article

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Venere.com partners with Trenitalia

Venere.com, the Europe and Italy hotel specialist, and Trenitalia, the Italian National Railway, are today launching a new co-branded service where Trenitalia users can book their train ticket and their accommodation on the co-branded web site.

This new hotel reservation service… read full article

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venere.com staff

Venere.com is growing fast and so we are looking for some new colleagues here at Venere.com. Some of the perks of working at Venere:

  • Daycare center for your kids
  • Venere.com was elected in the top-35 of Great Place to Work ® 2008
  • 194 good-looking
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Venere.com at ITB Berlin

Visit the venere.com stand at the ITB Berlin travel show from 5 to 9 March! More venere cookies and funky gadgets are waiting for you. Venere.com staff will be happy to help you with any questions you may have… read full article

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Venere Stand Bit Milan 2008

Check out the venere.com stand at BIT Milan 2008, which is finally finished thanks to our men Fabio and Giandomenico.

Venere Stand Bit Milan 2008

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China Great WallVenere.com is further expanding its hotel base in China. A partnership with DerbySoft, a switch provider connecting Chinese hotel groups, ensures that venere.com will be adding hundreds of branded and unbranded hotels in China.

China is a fast growing top destination for international… read full article

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Venere Stand at BIT Milan 2008

Our stand at BIT Milan 2008 is almost finished…

Check out the video:

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Venere.com booth at BIT 2008

Fabio and Giandomenico

Our men Fabio (left) and Giandomenico (right) are at work in Milan, where venere.com will be participating at the annual Tourism Exchange Expo. One day to go!… read full article

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Venere.com Booth International Tourism Exchnage

Work in progress at the Venere.com booth for the opening of the annual International Tourim Exchange expo in Milan.

To be continued… read full article

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Venere.com Stand

Attending the BIT International Tourism Exchange expo in Milan from 21 to 24 February?… read full article

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Marco Ficarra Interview

Our CEO Marco Ficarra was interviewed at the Venere Press Event held in Milan yesterday.

Check out the video (in Italian)… read full article

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Happy Valentines Day

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We are very happy to announce that Venere.com, one of Europe’s leading online hotel reservation services and market leader in Italy, has acquired Worldby.com, another big player in the online hotel bookings landscape.

Since the private equity firm Advent International acquired a 60% controlling stake… read full article

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Marco Ficarra - CEO Venere.com

Welcome to the Venere Travel Blog where you can read great destination information written by locals, insider tips from experts, travel industry news, itinerary ideas, the latest from venere.com and many more stories that will make your travel experience with venere.com even more pleasant. Please leave your comments!
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Marco Ficarra
CEO of venere.com… read full article

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