Julian Stiefel is the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Tourlane, the planning and booking service for expert-made dream vacations. Founded in Berlin in 2016, Tourlane allows travelers to affordably plan and book personalized, multi-day tours online – cutting out the time and frustration of coordinating multiple bookings from various vendors. Previously, Julian Stiefel took on a key role in Airbnb’s marketing team after the company acquired his travel startup back in 2011.
Tourlane is headquartered in Berlin and has raised a total of $81M USD from the world’s most renowned VCs such as Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital. Travel entrepreneurs that have invested in Tourlane include Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, GetYourGuide founder Johannes Reck, Qunar founder Fritz Demopoulos, as well as Trivago founders Malte Siewert and Rolf Schrömgens.