Hong Kong online travel agency Klook has raised a record follow-on $225 million Series D funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund, as it intends to deepen its investments in Japan.
Other investors in the round for the company, which is now valued at more than $1 billion, include Sequoia Capital China, Matrix Partners China, TCV and OurCrowd.
Founded in 2014, Klook is an online travel agency that offers a local tourism service for 270 destinations globally. Customers just need to type in the destination of the trip and can then book local tour guides online.
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