is a rental apartment
directory owned by the TripAdvisor
Media Group. The website provides around 62,000 private holiday homes, 79% of which are located in Spain
. Niumba's business model is based on putting those who wish to rent their homes in contact with travelers.
Niumba was formed in 2005 by Grupo Intercom, with María José González-Barros as the co-founder.
[ Grupo Intercom.]
In 2013, when Niumba was the market leader for rental apartments in Spain,
[ Territorio Pyme, Sell your business to TripAdvisor and start another the very next day.]
it was acquired by TripAdvisor.
Although Niumba is a wholly owned subsidiary of TripAdvisor, it continues to operate as an independent brand with offices in Madrid.
Niumba's sister sites for the UK and US market are Holiday Lettings and FlipKey.