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Duffel is a UK-based technology company that provides an API for booking flights, hotels, and car rentals. The company was founded in 2017 by Steve Domin, Tom Bates, and Vincent Pastor, and is headquartered in London.

Duffel has been recognized as an innovative and disruptive player in the travel industry, receiving various awards and accolades, including being named one of the Top 100 European Startups by Wired in 2019 and being selected for the Y Combinator accelerator program.

Since its founding, Duffel has continued to evolve as a company, expanding its offerings and partnerships to provide a more comprehensive travel booking experience. The company has raised over $56 million in funding from investors including Benchmark, Blossom Capital, and Index Ventures.

As of now, Duffel is a private company and not publicly traded. It has a corporate structure with a team of over 70 employees, including engineers, product managers, and sales and marketing professionals.

Duffel’s technical specs and infrastructure include a modern technology stack that enables the company to process travel bookings efficiently and securely. The company uses the following APIs:

Sabre: For flight booking and management

Amadeus: For flight booking and management

CarTrawler: For car rental booking and management For hotel booking and management

Duffel also uses a range of other technologies, including Python, Docker, Kubernetes, and PostgreSQL, to support its platform and provide a seamless experience for its users.

In terms of security protocols, Duffel takes the protection of its users’ data seriously and has not experienced any major data breaches. The company uses encryption to protect sensitive information and regularly undergoes security audits and testing to ensure its systems are secure.

Duffel has a strong relationship with developers, offering an easy-to-use API that allows them to integrate Duffel’s travel booking functionality into their own apps and platforms. The company provides comprehensive documentation, SDKs, and support to help developers get up and running quickly.

In terms of API performance, Duffel has achieved fast response times, with an average latency of less than 50ms. The company uses a distributed architecture and auto-scaling to ensure that its platform can handle high levels of traffic and provide a reliable service to its users.

Duffel has not experienced any significant downtime, with its platform operating with high availability and minimal disruption.

Looking to the future, Duffel aims to continue to innovate and disrupt the travel industry by expanding its offerings and partnerships. The company plans to offer additional travel products, such as travel insurance and activities, and to partner with more airlines, hotels, and car rental providers to offer a more comprehensive and seamless travel booking experience.

With its strong technical infrastructure, commitment to security, and developer-friendly API, Duffel is well-positioned to continue its growth and success in the future.

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