Hotel Tonight

  • Hotel Tonight Faces An Attack Of The Last-Minute-Hotel-App Clones In Europe

    Hotel Tonight Faces An Attack Of The Last-Minute-Hotel-App Clones In Europe

    There’s been a rash of mobile apps offering last-minute deals on hotels, for booking on the same day. Perhaps one of the best known is HotelTonight out of the US, which has recently pushed into European markets. But the going is poised to get a little tougher with several similar businesses appearing ever frequently. Launching this week in the UK and Ireland, the Hot Hotels app… Read More

  • Watch Out SF Minibars: We Testdrive Hotel Tonight (TCTV)

    Watch Out SF Minibars: We Testdrive Hotel Tonight (TCTV)

    Hotel Tonight– an app that allows you to book last-minute hotels easily and quickly via the iPhone which expanded to Chicago, Boston and Washington DC yesterday– is almost identical to the dream company Paul outlined here. It sounded too good to be true, so we decided to give it a test drive, along with Hotel Tonight CEO Sam Shank. And just to stack the odds against him, we picked… Read More

  • Hotel Tonight Fulfills Some of Paul Carr's Fantasies (Actually Safe for Work)

    Hotel Tonight Fulfills Some of Paul Carr's Fantasies (Actually Safe for Work)

    A few weeks ago Paul Carr and I had one of our many bitch sessions about the woeful state of the online travel industry– particularly as it pertains to hotels. My dream company was one that gave you an envelope of essentials upon arrival in a new country– things like a local burner phone with your hotel number programmed in, a metro card and small local bills for tipping. Read More