HotelTonight


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Sam Shank's advice for startups after HotelTonight's "f*cking crazy" ride
By Jill Menze | July 23, 2019
Speaking during Phocuswright’s Battleground event, the CEO shared how HotelTonight fought through its toughest times as well as gave advice for startup founders currently navigating similar waters. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Airbnb plays down competition, says it welcomes new entries into home-sharing
VIDEO: Airbnb plays down competition, says it welcomes new entries into home-sharing
By Jill Menze | May 16, 2019
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe, Airbnb managing director of EMEA Jeroen Merchiers claimed: “We’re not obsessed with any individual company.” Read More
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Sounding Off: The dilemmas that face growing companies
Sounding Off: The dilemmas that face growing companies
By PhocusWire | March 15, 2019
The long road ahead of Airbnb after its HotelTonight acquisition is a familiar one that many brands experience as they push the button to accelerate the business. Read More
Interview | Online
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Home is where the growth is as Booking.com invests in brand and tech
By Linda Fox | March 13, 2019
Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel on growth in alternative accommodation and brand awareness. Read More
News | Distribution
Reality check: Airbnb still has a long way to go after HotelTonight deal
Reality check: Airbnb still has a long way to go after HotelTonight deal
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital  | March 12, 2019
The hoopla over the Airbnb purchase of HotelTonight needs further analysis, with more challenges than opportunities ahead for the new owner if it wants to become an OTA. Read More
Opinion | Online
Airbnb-HotelTonight - a deal at the right time for both
Airbnb-HotelTonight - a deal at the right time for both
By Kevin May | March 11, 2019
Three experts covering the accommodation sector share their reaction to the deal by Airbnb to buy online travel agency HotelTonight. Read More
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Airbnb to acquire online travel agency HotelTonight
Airbnb to acquire online travel agency HotelTonight
By Kevin May | March 7, 2019
The deal for the OTA gives it the chance to "accelerate our work to build an end-to-end travel platform that serves everyone." Read More
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HotelTonight ends mobile-only strategy with desktop addition
HotelTonight ends mobile-only strategy with desktop addition
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2018
HotelTonight has launched a desktop version of its hotel booking service - prompted, it says, by feedback from customers. Read More
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The state of influencer marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 29, 2018
Photos, blog posts and other content shared by social media influencers can be an effective way for brands to communicate with consumers – particularly since surveys have found that between one-third to... Read More
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VIDEO: Breathing new life into distribution of hotels
VIDEO: Breathing new life into distribution of hotels
By Kevin May | December 11, 2017
We are forever hearing that the hotel model is under threat from, well, basically everything and everyone. Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: PhocusWire PundIT Show - Episode 6
By Kevin May | November 20, 2017
Redeam was the talk of the show - at least the first half of it - at The Phocuswright Conference 2017. Read More
News | Startups
HotelTonight widens its booking window to 100 days out
HotelTonight widens its booking window to 100 days out
By PhocusWire | September 19, 2017
Cast your minds back to late 2010 when HotelTonight was unveiled and boasted that it was the fastest mobile hotel-booking app out there as well as the first mobile-only travel-booking business. The Read More
News | Technology
Interview: Designing apps for the future with HotelTonight's Madhu Prabaker
Interview: Designing apps for the future with HotelTonight's Madhu Prabaker
By Nick Vivion | August 31, 2017
HotelTonight's Madhu Prabaker has built a career in designing experiences for a peculiar kind of beast: marketplaces. These types of companies require a delicate balance of competing interests from di Read More
Interview | Technology
HotelTonight turns to investors again after three years, raises $37 million
HotelTonight turns to investors again after three years, raises $37 million
By Kevin May | March 22, 2017
Hotel booking application HotelTonight has secured a $37 million funding round - it's first big capital deal for over three years. The Series E round brings its total investment to almost $118 mill Read More
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RoomsTonite not available tonight, or any night
RoomsTonite not available tonight, or any night
By Kevin May | March 20, 2017
India-based late-booking service RoomsTonite has withdrawn its mobile app and is showing no signs of life. The company's website ("India’s #1 last minute hotel booking app") has removed links to Go Read More
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