KAYAK helps millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. As one of the world’s leading travel search engines, KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages. KAYAK offers a variety of tools and features such as KAYAK trips, explore, and price forecast. In addition, KAYAK also manages a portfolio of metasearch brands including: SWOODOO, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined that together process 6 billion queries across our platforms each year. KAYAK is part of Booking Holdings Inc. and operates sites in more than 60 countries and territories. KAYAK was launched in the US in 2004 by a team of industry leaders including Steve Hafner (CEO) a co-founder of Orbitz, Paul English (CTO) a former VP of technology at Intuit, Terrell Jones (Chairman), founder of Travelocity, and Greg Slyngstad (Director), a co-founder of Expedia.
KAYAK's core mission is centered around simplifying the travel planning process and providing users with the best possible options for their journey. By aggregating data from hundreds of travel sites, KAYAK strives to offer a seamless and personalized experience for travelers, enabling them to make informed decisions with ease. The company's commitment to innovation and user-centric design drives its continuous efforts to enhance the platform, ensuring that KAYAK remains a leading choice for individuals seeking a comprehensive and efficient travel planning solution.
- Mental Health Well-being: 6 company paid therapy sessions, subscription to a meditation app, wellbeing speaker series and resources.
- 1 floating day off per year to celebrate your birthday or another occasion of choice!
- Company-wide time off each year: the whole team recharges (and returns without a pile-up of work!).
- Paid volunteer time.
- Monthly catered office events.
- Learning and Development opportunities.
- Universal Paid Parental leave.
- Innovation: KAYAK encourages innovation and creativity, pushing boundaries to create new and exciting products for travelers.
- Collaboration: Collaboration is key at KAYAK, with teams working together to solve problems and achieve common goals.
- Transparency: KAYAK values transparency, providing open communication and honesty to build trust with customers and employees alike.
- Customer focus: KAYAK puts the customer first, striving to provide the best possible experience for travelers and meeting their needs with personalized solutions.
- Continuous learning: KAYAK promotes continuous learning and growth, providing opportunities for employees to develop their skills and advance their careers.