business Overview
HQplaceNew York City Area
BusinessTravel booking
Founded
access_time 26 years ago
(founded 1997)
Company trajectory rank
TrueUp
Rank
#741
Employees
21,000
TrueUp
Rank
#66
Valuation
$78 billion
TrueUp
Rank
#38
52 wk high: $105 B (-26%)
1 year ago: $93 B (-16%)
10 years ago: $24 B (+225%)
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Booking is a travel booking company with 23 job openings. It is currently valued at $78 billion as a public company. 21,000 people work at Booking. The company was founded in 1997.

Booking grid
Employee happiness →
Growth →
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Booking logo
work_outline Job Openings
23open jobs
TrueUp
Rank
#999+
local_atm Financials
Valuation
$78 billion
TrueUp
Rank
#38
52 wk high: $105 B (-26%)
1 year ago: $93 B (-16%)
10 years ago: $24 B (+225%)
Revenue
trailing 12 months
$16 billion
TrueUp
Rank
#53
Revenue growth
vs. same quarter
last year
29.4%
TrueUp
Rank
#158
MULTIPLES
Valuation / Revenue4.9x
Valuation per employee$3.7 million
TrueUp
Rank
#638
Revenue per employee$0.8 million
phonelink Products
Top products
- Priceline.com
- Agoda.com (acq in 2007)
- Booking.com (acq in 2005 for $133M)
- Kayak.com (acq in 2013 for $1.8B)
- Cheapflights (acq in 2017 for $550M)
- Rentalcars.com (acq in 2010)
- Momondo (acq in 2017 via Cheapflights)
- and OpenTable (acq in 2014 for $2.6B)
Primary customer type
emoji_people B2C+business B2B
Is this really a tech company?
Definitely
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check Zero marginal costs to produce
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close Zero cost to expand globally
check Self-serve onboarding + Zero cost of sales
emoji_people Culture
Glassdoor employee reviews
79%
would recommend Booking to a friend (6,710 reviews)
better than 53% of tech co's
73%
approve of the CEO Glenn Fogel (1,832 reviews)
worse than 78% of tech co's
Company mission"Make it easier for everyone to experience the world"
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rule Policies
% of open jobs that are remote
30%
home_work Remote work policy
Same pay everywhere?
(same work, same pay)
card_giftcard Benefits (US)
Total value of benefits
(annual estimate)
$3,000 (sentiment_dissatisfied OK)
TrueUp
Rank
#16
401k match
50% match
401k match limit
600% of salary
If you make...
Your max 401k match is...
$50k base salary$1,500
$100k base salary$3,000
$150k base salary$4,500
$200k base salary$6,000
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Paid vacation
(1st year)
9 days
child_friendly Maternity leave
16 weeks
child_friendly Paternity leave
2 weeks
local_offer Employee discount25% off booking's price
Other employee benefits
history Other info
IPO dateMar 31, 1999
(24 years ago)
Top owners at IPO
47.1% - Jay S. Walker
19.8% - General Atlantic
10.2% - Richard S. Braddock
7.0% - Vulcan Ventures
3.6% - Jesse Fink
2.3% - N. J. Nicholas Jr.
1.8% - Timothy Brier
1.3% - Paul E. Francis
Founder ownership at IPO47.1%
Implied founder equity split
100% - Jay S. Walker
Unsuccessful products trending_down
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