HotelTonight


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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Worries emerge over mobile app plateau
Worries emerge over mobile app plateau
By Kevin May | October 12, 2016
Mobile services generally are in an interesting spot right now, with most brands having an application of sorts for users to have on their smartphones. But some recent analysis by ComScore has foun Read More
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Booking.com scraps standalone Booking Now late hotel app
Booking.com scraps standalone Booking Now late hotel app
By Kevin May | September 26, 2016
Booking.com has axed its Booking Now mobile app after 20 months in service, although it says last-minute hotels bookings are continuing to grow. The Priceline Group-owned hotel booking giant launch Read More
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The Standard becomes another hotel group offering an OTA-like marketplace
The Standard becomes another hotel group offering an OTA-like marketplace
By Sean O'Neil | September 20, 2016
It was a year ago that AccorHotels began selling independent hotels alongside its own properties on its website, in an "open marketplace" concept that has drawn a lot of attention. Today Standard I Read More
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Same-day mobile hotel bookings - where are the most spontaneous cities?
Same-day mobile hotel bookings - where are the most spontaneous cities?
By Kevin May | February 11, 2016
Late hotel booking app HotelTonight reckons it has discovered where the impromptu travellers are located, based on data from its users. As well as trying to find out which cities in the US containe Read More
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Uber and Airbnb's business travel growth eclipsed by HotelTonight
Uber and Airbnb's business travel growth eclipsed by HotelTonight
By Martin Cowen | January 22, 2016
The poster children of the so-called sharing economy - Uber and Airbnb - are now mainstream corporate travel suppliers says a detailed report into US business travellers' expense claims by Certify. Read More
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In-app search on Google enters new phase
In-app search on Google enters new phase
By Kevin May | January 19, 2016
Mobile app indexing could be one of the quieter trends to emerge in travel marketing during 2016. HotelTonight and Chimani, a provider of tourist apps for National Parks in the US, are part of a pi Read More
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HotelTonight lays off about a fifth of its staff
HotelTonight lays off about a fifth of its staff
By Sean O'Neil | November 10, 2015
HotelTonight, the pioneer in same-day hotel booking apps, has laid off 37 staff members, or about a fifth of its team. But the company plans to continue to hire selectively for particular roles, es Read More
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