Zleeping Hotels is owned by the Norwegian investment company Braganza, headquartered in Oslo, and owned by Per G. Braathen.
Braganza strives to create value by being an active, long-term and demanding owner of its companies. Over the past 10 years, Braganza has gone from having a wide range of financial investment to focusing on active ownership of a limited number of companies.
The major part of Braganza’s company portfolio consists of investments in the airline industry, tourism, leisure and distribution of tourism products. Malmo AviationAB, Dyrepark Kristiansand AS and Ticket Travel Group AB are the company's largest single investments. A larger proportion of Braganza's operations are locatedin Sweden.
Here is a selection of companies in the Braganza Group:
SunHotels was founded in 2001 and is an Internet-based hotel reservation company. The company is contracting hotels that focus on the Nordic market and is offering its products and services primarily to travel agents.
Malmo Aviation carries approximately one million passengers per year and has been named Sweden's best domestic airline for several years running. The company has annual sales of approximately SEK 1.5 billion.
Ticket Privatresor AB (Ticket Leisure Travel Ltd) is a retail chain that sells leisure travel from all leading charter and tour operators, cruise lines as well as airline and hotel companies. The company is the largest leisure travel agency in Sweden and second largest leisure travel agency in Norway.
The company consists of the subsidiaries of Gotlandsflyg, Kullaflyg, Sundsvallsflyg, Blekingeflyg, Kalmarflyg and Flysmaland. Sverigeflyg has 13% market share of the Swedish market and a turnover of 600 million SEK.
JK Safaris is a Swedish tour operator specializing in trips to Africa. The main destinationsare Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana and Rwanda. The company was founded in 2007 and was acquired by Braganza in 2011.
Escape Travel is a tour operator specializing in tailor-made exotic holidays worldwide for individual travelers and groups. Services are offered through separate companies in Norway and Sweden, both of which operate under the Escape Travel's brand.
Ticket.com is striving to build a personal website for ticketing services. The company is focused on tickets for music, stage plays, comedies and festivals. Ticket.com is based in London / UK.
After a modest beginning over 40 years ago, Kristiansand Dyrepark (Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park) has developed into the biggest and best amusement park in Norway.In 2010, the park attracted nearly 760,000 visitors and generated record levels of both sales and profits.
Scandinavian Cruise Center is a leading travel agent in Denmark for cruises. The company began operations in 1991 as one of the first to tailor cruises worldwide. The target groups are individual vacationers and groups.
stay.com was launched in 2010 and aims to become a global player in hotel reservation and travel services. Stay.com was included in Time Magazine's annual list of the 50 most interesting new Web sites in the world in 2010.
Arken Zoo is a franchise chain of pet stores in Sweden and Norway that offer pets, animalfeed and a wide range of accessories and equipment. Arken Zoo was founded in 1987 and has now more than 4 million visitors to its stores every year.