zett - 11:18 am on Oct 13, 2010 (gmt 0)
According to this news report [golem.de] Google is interested in aquiring the European travel site opodo.
Opodo currently belongs to the Amadeus IT Holding (Spain) and has an annual turnover of 53.7m Euro ($74.3m). It was put up for sale by Amadeus in September. The price tag is being reported as "400 to 500 million Euro".
The interest in opodo complements the recent acquisition of ITA, a software company focusing on ticketing solutions for the travel industry. Google spent $700m for ITA.