Who we are

Co-founded by CEO Jack Donaghy and CTO Karl Glennon in Dublin, Ireland, in 2004, Roomex has grown into a global business with customers including Musgrave, Dairygold, Müller, and Mitsubishi.

Despite being a €1trn-a-year market, the global business travel industry remains inefficient, manual, and time-consuming. At Roomex, we are ambitious and driven – and our aim is to make global business travel as easy as possible.

Will you join us on this journey?


Mission and vision

As a society, the way we work is changing. Remote staff sign-in to offices around the globe; execs and salespeople are constantly on the road; and project managers and hard-hat workers are onsite and away from their homes. Their hotel stay is mission critical for your business.

Our smart platform will help you find them their home away from home – with no hiccups or hassle. Our mission is simple: to provide a cohesive platform that takes all the stress out of booking, paying for, and managing business travel.

Roomex key milestones

1st booking ever made on, originally a B2C platform
March 2004
Winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Rising Star Award
November 2008
Introduction of new hotel supply aggregation platform, best rates available at every hotel worldwide
September 2012
Key pivot into Business Travel, major UK and Irish multinationals now booking and paying for their hotels all over the world through Roomex
January 2014
New B2B customer-centric booking engine, seamless integration of privately negotiated rates, 99% bookings made directly by clients on platform
May 2015
Roomex brings in new investors and €2.5 million funding to further accelerate growth
September 2016
Landmark 1 million hotel room nights booked and paid for through the platform
November 2017
Series A €8m funding round complete to continue to fuel product development and new market expansion
June 2018

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