How the blog began

Founded in 2011, HolidayPirates represents one of the fastest-growing online travel companies in Europe. Its unique concept of “best travel deals” rapidly gained popularity and since its inception HolidayPirates has become the preferred portal for millions of travellers.

HolidayPirates has spread not only in Germany but also in Austria, France, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and the United States.

The company currently employs around 220 crew members, 120 are based in Berlin Headquarters.

HolidayPirates fans stay up to date with great deals by setting custom alerts.

To satisfy our customers and offer them a unique value proposition tailored to their needs, we constantly develop and expand our product portfolio. Not only do we search innumerable websites for cheap flights, hotels and travel packages, we also look for vouchers, bus and train deals. In addition, through our partners’ solutions we provide thousands of offers from well-known tour operators and airlines.

HolidayPirates fans stay up to date with great deals by setting custom alerts on our app, on WhatsApp, following us on social media, subscribing to our newsletter or simply visiting one of our websites.

Our Vision

Best inspiration source and travel search provider.

Our Mission

Our mission is to offer the best travel deals by providing technology-sourced and human-curated content.

Our Values

Passionate

We love what we do.

Creative

We are naturally curious to try new things, turn imaginary ideas into a reality, and learn from them.

Inspirational

We motivate others and show creativity.

Authentic

We stay true to who we are, what we do and who we serve.

Comradery

We are a diverse group of pirates who work, laugh and play together.

Open

We are receptive to new ideas and different opinions. We talk about our struggles and ambitions.

Our Captains

David Armstrong

CEO

David joined HolidayPirates as COO during the company’s early phase in 2014 before assuming the role of CEO in June 2016. He leads all departments working in central functions and he also develops and facilitates the group’s strategy. Prior to this David accumulated experience in various management positions throughout several verticals of the travel industry in Germany and Switzerland. At one of Europe’s leading tour operators for instance, the FTI Group, he managed a variety of subsidiary companies for 9 years.

Dominik Förster

COO

As COO of HolidayPirates Group, Dominik leads all units involved in the day-to-day business. He joined the company in December 2015 as VP of Marketing and advanced to the role of CMO in January 2018. In April 2019 Dominik commenced his new role as COO which entailed adopting a wider range of responsibilities. Prior to working at HolidayPirates, Dominik acted as CMO of Unister Travel and is also an Ex-Googler. During this time he consulted the global top players in the travel industry on their digital marketing strategy