Our Mission

To be your companion to 
experience our world

About trivago

Founded in 2005 by three university friends in Düsseldorf (Germany), trivago has since become a leading global accommodation search website. We are focused on reshaping the way millions of travelers search for and compare hotels and other accommodations. Part of Expedia Group (NASDAQ: TRVG), trivago’s mission is to become your companion to experience our world. Find out how trivago works here.

5 mil

hotels & alternative
accommodation

190

countries

53

localized websites
& apps

31

languages

Our Story

2005

The trivago idea is born

2005

2006

trivago is founded and goes live in Germany

2006

First financing round

Price comparison is born

2007

trivago goes live in Italy, Spain, and France

2007

2008

trivago reaches profitability

2008

2009

First TV campaign in Germany and Spain

2009

2010

trivago.com platform is launched

2010

2011

Launched new European platforms

2011

2012

First steps in the US

2012

2013

trivago goes live in Asia

2013

Expedia acquires 62% stake in trivago through secondary purchase

2016

54 localized platforms

2016

Nasdaq IPO

2018

Move to the new campus

2018

2019

5 million+ hotels and alternative accommodations, 190 countries

2019

2021

Acquisition of weekend.com

2021

Chelsea FC Partnership Kickoff

Launch of hybrid work model

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Careers at trivago

Find out more about our open roles, working culture, benefits, D&I approach and how we recruit.

Tech blog

Get insight into our projects, prototypes and tech stack from our developers!

trivago business blog

A central source of actionable insights into hotel marketing, technology, and trends.

trivago company blog

trivago’s blog is home to our latest company updates, insight into how we work and helpful travel tips.