TravelLocal is a global B2C online marketplace for tailor-made holidays

TravelLocal’s aim is to disrupt one of the last remaining offline segments of travel, by connecting consumers with hand-picked experts based in their destination.

Gresham House Ventures made an investment in TravelLocal as part of a growth capital funding round, also including Active Partners.

We topped up our investment in August 2021, as the company merged with Berlin-based

We made participated in a £8.3mn series B fundraising round in September 2023, which will be used to help accelerate the company’s international growth.

Investment rationale

Bypassing the traditional UK-based middleman, TravelLocal put travellers directly in touch with on-the-ground local experts to plan their trip.

This gives their clients the most up-to-date destination expertise, hidden local secrets of destinations and truly authentic experiences in a streamlined planning process.