Tripping.com, which previously raised more than $50 million in funding, has laid off 15 employees in its San Francisco office, representing 30%, to focus on profitability.

Tripping, has more than 12 million vacation rental listings globally, and increased revenue per visitor by  33% over the last two months. The site aggregates search results and links users to sites such as Tripadvisor and Agoda to complete a booking.

The vacation rental metasearch market is now very competitive, especially for the smaller players, with the giants such as Booking Holdings, Expedia and Airbnb about to compete further with Google, which is moving into vacation rental search.

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