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Norwalk's Priceline Shells Out $2.6 Billion To Buy Open Table

Priceline.com is headquartered at 800 Connecticut Ave. in Norwalk.
Priceline.com is headquartered at 800 Connecticut Ave. in Norwalk. Photo Credit: Open Tables

NORWALK, Conn. -- Norwalk-based Priceline.com announced it will purchase the restaurant booking website OpenTable for $2.6 billion, according to The New York Times.

OpenTable is an American public company that offers online real-time restaurant-reservation service.

The acquisition carries the largest price ever paid out by Priceline, which earlier purchased the travel comparison website Kayak.com for $1.8 billion, The Times reported.

Click here to read the full article at the New York Times.

Check out the OpenTable website here.