Kayak Case Study

Kayak Transfers QPX™ Strengths into Novel Shopping Displays 

ITA Software blends expertise in travel technology and computer science to compute and manipulate airfare pricing and shopping data in ways not previously thought possible. QPX™ offers comprehensive, accurate, and highly configurable information which allows innovative customers like Kayak.com to successfully explore and implement new business models.

Kayak.com's rich features and interactive displays take advantage of QPX's pioneering and deep search functionality. Accordingly, Kayak.com now offers Weekend Search and Best Fare shopping options that are highly intuitive and flexible.

Kayak.com has also blended QPX technology with Google Maps to offer creative destination shopping options like its “Kayak Buzz.” Kayak.com provides an excellent example of what can be accomplished when technology supports, rather than limits, innovation.


Interactive Graphical Display
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Multiple Destination Shopping
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"QPX™ makes it possible for us to offer the compelling and advanced features our users demand."

Paul English
CTO & Co-Founder, Kayak

About Kayak
Kayak.com, the largest Travel 2.0 site in the world, is a global Internet media company operating Kayak.com, Sidestep.com, TravelPost.com and TravelSearch.com. Kayak.com and SideStep.com display results from more than 400 travel sites, providing prices and itineraries for hundreds of airlines, more than 90,000 hotels, all leading rental car companies and 18 cruise lines. Kayak.com has won more awards since launch than any other travel site including “100 Best Products of 2007” by PC World; “25 Sites We Can't Live Without” by TIME Magazine; “Best Search Engine” by the Associated Press; and “Best of the Web” by BusinessWeek, Forbes.com and US News & World Report. Launched in 2005 by co-founders of Orbitz, Travelocity and Expedia, Kayak.com’s investors include General Catalyst Partners, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Trident Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Lehman Brothers Venture Partners and America Online, Inc. Kayak.com has sites in the UK, France, Germany and Spain. For more information, visit www.Kayak.com.

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