Homestay.com syndicates 15,000 host-present listings across 95 countries expanding Tripping.com's authentic hospitality options

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Tripping.com, the world's largest vacation rental search engine, has announced the addition of its newest partner, Dublin-based private room accommodation platform Homestay.com.

Homestay.com will be the 21st partner to syndicate its listings with Tripping.com and joins the list of top rental partners including HomeAway, VRBO, FlipKey, HouseTrip, Booking.com and more.

Offering one-of-a-kind 'host present' private room accommodations, Homestay.com provides an authentic travel experience by allowing guests to book a room in a local person's home. Homestay.com hosts live in 3,000 cities across 95 countries and help their guests become immersed in the local culture by introducing them to the area's customs, attractions and traditions.

“Homestay.com is a fantastic addition to our site as we not only help travelers find the best money-saving rental options, but also the most unique travel accommodations around the world," says Tripping.com CEO Jen O'Neal. “The Homestay.com partnership adds a colorful dimension to our rental inventory, as their properties are ideal for travelers who enjoy meeting locals and immersing themselves in new cultures."


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florence-host-family-homestay Jeanne and Fabio of Florence, Italy host two students from U.S., Emily and Mallory. Click to read about their stay.


homestaysearchfinal Tripping.com users seeking a truly cultural travel experience can now exclusively search 'host present' room rentals through a specific Homestay filter on the site.


Homestay.com has made their entire inventory available to Tripping.com in hopes of attracting new hosts in the United States.

“Tripping.com's tech savvy users are exactly who we're interested in targeting in hopes of expanding our brand awareness in the United States," says Homestay.com CEO, Alan Clarke. “With Tripping.com being the leader in rentals meta-search, we believe this partnership will benefit our growing brand tremendously."


About Tripping.com

Headquartered in San Francisco, Tripping.com is the world's largest site for vacation homes and short-term rentals. With over 2 million properties spanning 50,000 cities, Tripping.com makes it easy to compare vacation rentals from the world's top travel sites including HomeAway, FlipKey, VRBO, Booking.com and more. To find an amazing vacation rental that fits your budget and needs, visit www.tripping.com.


About Homestay.com

Homestay.com is a global platform that connects travelers and hosts, often with similar interests, for guests to experience local, authentic hospitality. Hosts are present in the home for the entirety of the guest's stay. Started in 2013, this Dublin based company has created a platform to reach travelers who crave a more culturally immersive trip. The site boasts 15,000 homestays in 3,000 cities across 95 countries and supports translations for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.