Kayak is a online travel search engine which is owned and operated by the Kayak Software Corporation established in 2004. This company and portal was developed by the co-founders of Orbitz, Expedia and Travelocity. Later, they developed more portals and acquired travel search site sidestep.com etc. The company mainly operate Kayak and its country specific websites in USA, United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Spain, France, Norway, Germany, Italy, India and other website Swoodo, sidestep, checkfelix.
Steve Hafner, Terry Jones, Paul M English are the co founders of the company which is now headquartered in the Norwalk, CT, USA. Main functioning of the company is related to internet and travel search and ticketing. Website has been developed in multiple language like English, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Finnish, Norwegian, French, Italian, German etc.
Users can create their account on the website or login with Facebook account to manage their account and searching for various travel deals and cheap flight tickets. Users can search for flights, deals, hotels, cars, vacations etc with flexible dates, round trip, multi city, one way etc.
Kayak Travel metsearch engine is one of the best in travel industry and provide services like ticketing, car rental, hotels, airports, deals etc. The top destinations of the portal are related to Las Vegas, Washington, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orlando, Miami, New York, Seattle, Atlanta, Honolulu, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Denver. There is also option to find top fifty cities in USA for hotels / flights and top 50 cities in Europe, Asia and worldwide.
Social networking website users can follow the Kayak via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn. Those who use multimedia mobiles or smartphones can download and install on the go apps for android, blackberry, nokia phone, iphone, windows phone 7, iPad etc. Applications can be downloaded freely from Apple App store, Nokia store, Android Market, Blackberry App world and Windows App store etc.
http://www.kayak.com/ has more than 74 % users from USA and it is also among the world's top 900 most popular websites across the world and among top 250 in USA by popularity as per Alexa ranking.