Not Just Smart. Smarter.

From our venturesome company culture to our portfolio of distinctive online travel brands, our DNA is all about taking big risks, testing the results and celebrating our successes.

Our Brands

Our twelve travel brands reach nearly 20 million unique visitors every month, helping them find the right trip at the right price.

SmarterAds offers world-class revenue generating ad solutions to third party publishers while providing advertisers extensive reach to in-market travelers.

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Jetsetter is a community of travelers that provides members with insider access, expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world´s greatest vacations.

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Tingo is the first hotel booking site that automatically rebooks hotel rooms at a lower price if the rate drops—and then automatically refunds the difference to travelers' credit cards.

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BookingBuddy is a travel shopping site that gives travelers easy access to the best airfare, hotel, car rental, cruise, vacation rental, and vacation deals, plus prices from 140+ travel sites. Travel search made simple.®

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Oyster “tells all” about hotels and hotel prices with undoctored photos and honest write-ups. It’s all motivated by the site's mission to find you the perfect hotel at the lowest price.

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OneTime is a comparison shopping travel site that allows highly qualified travel shoppers to conduct itinerary-based, multi-site searches for flights, hotels, cruises, vacations, and car rentals.

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SmarterTravel is one of the largest online travel resources of independent expert advice for the budget-conscious traveler. The SmarterTravel editorial staff provides advice and analysis to help travelers find the best deals and get the most value from their trips.

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Airfarewatchdog is the most inclusive source of up-to-date airline deals that have been carefully researched and verified by a team of dedicated airline experts.

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HolidayWatchdog is one of the top travel advice and review websites in the UK, providing reviews written by real travelers about destinations worldwide.

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Cruise Critic is the world's largest cruise site, offering a comprehensive resource for cruise travelers with cruise reviews and a most active online cruise community.

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Family Vacation Critic features reviews of family-friendly hotels, resorts, destinations, and attractions, as well as deals for family travel.

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Independent Traveler is a comprehensive online travel guide and was one of the world's first travel websites, debuting on America Online in 1990.

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Leadership Team

We're Industry Leaders

Caesar Naples
VP, Engineering
Best Business Advice
Listen more, talk less. People rarely get wiser by talking.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Heli-snowboarding in Northern BC
David Krauter
President, SmarterTravel and Independent Traveler
Best Business Advice
Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Bali
Eric Bosco
General Manager, SmarterAds
Best Business Advice
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them" - Albert Einstein
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Japan
Eytan Seidman
General Manager, Oyster and Jetsetter
Best Business Advice
You need to do something unique. You cannot make a difference in the world doing the same thing everyone else is doing.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Greece
Heath Alva
Senior Director, Product Management
Best Business Advice
The best product managers are not the ones with the best ideas, but those that know which are the best ideas to implement.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Singapore
Kristen Anderson Carucci
Director, Finance and Accounting
Best Business Advice
You will only be as good as the people you recruit. Media and culture celebrate individuals, but teams succeed.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Run the Polar Night marathon in Tromsø, Norway
Kevin Maloney
VP, Sales and Business Development
Best Business Advice
Take time to celebrate the wins, no matter how small they are.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
The Serengeti in Tanzania
Lorrie Morton
Director, Human Resources
Best Business Advice
Trust your instincts. They are usually right.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
African Safari
Mike Ewing
General Manager, The Independent Traveler
Best Business Advice
Think hard about what's important, because if everything is important...then nothing is important.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Alaska, the only US state I've not visited.
Sarah Hodkinson
VP, Marketing
Best Business Advice
Innovation is driven by teams that are diverse, curious, and that challenge and inspire one another.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Hawaii
Stephen Lin
Senior Director, Business Operations
Best Business Advice
Make sure everyone knows what they’re on the hook for—and by what deadline—when you end a meeting.
Top of the Travel Bucket List
Running the marathon on Rapa Nui

The Smarter Way

Team up with the best—then give them the latitude, support and respect to achieve success.

Take the quantitative and qualitative measurements you can—then decide.

Keep looking until you see past the obvious—then pursue what’s been revealed.

Test the best solution you can quickly—then learn from it and react.

Shift gears, try new angles, find the right collaborators, ask for help—then keep moving forward.