HotelTonight

  • HotelTonight Cuts 20 Percent Of Its Workforce

    HotelTonight Cuts 20 Percent Of Its Workforce

    HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank (pictured above) said the hotel booking startup laid off 37 employees today, 20 percent of its total workforce. Shank described the cuts as “a strategic movement that will enable us to reach our growth and revenue targets” and said they will result in “a more streamlined and focused company.” At the same time, he was quick to add, “This… Read More

  • HotelTonight Offers A ‘Silicon Valley’ Set Visit And TV-Themed Vacations In Partnership With HBO NOW

    HotelTonight Offers A ‘Silicon Valley’ Set Visit And TV-Themed Vacations In Partnership With HBO NOW

    Last-minute hotel booking app HotelTonight is getting a fun update — from now until September 8, users can enter a contest to visit to the Los Angeles set of Silicon Valley while the HBO show shoots its third season. To compete, you’ll need to redeem the code “HBONOW” in the HotelTonight app. Even if you don’t win, you can still swipe right or tap the globe… Read More

  • HotelTonight And Lyft Can Now Be Expensed by 30M Employees Via Concur

    HotelTonight And Lyft Can Now Be Expensed by 30M Employees Via Concur

    Concur, the travel management and expense toolset that was purchased about a year ago by SAP, announced that it is partnering with HotelTonight and Lyft to allow employees to easily expense the two services. Used by over 20,000 businesses and 30 million employees, the platform is an easy way for employees to book and get reimbursed for travel and other expenses. After linking your… Read More

  • HotelTonight Expands Location-Based Offers With GeoRates And HT Escape

    HotelTonight Expands Location-Based Offers With GeoRates And HT Escape

    Today HotelTonight announced the launch of two new features, HT Escape and GeoRates. HT Escape is a simpler way to book a quick driving-distance getaway. While you could always manually view rates at cities nearby, the new feature will curate hotels from a selection of cities that are both nearby and offering low upcoming prices. Read More

  • Facebook Launches In-App Purchase Install Ads

    Facebook Launches In-App Purchase Install Ads

    Facebook is combining its lucrative app install ads with deep linking so a specific in-app purchase page opens once the app downloads. The result is a powerful new tool for direct marketers that sell products and services through apps. Direct marketing is popular on the web where users can see an ad for a specific product and quickly open it in a new browser tab to make a purchase. But on… Read More

  • HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank Will Join Us At Disrupt NY

    HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank Will Join Us At Disrupt NY

    For those of you who haven’t used it yet, HotelTonight allows users to book same-day hotel rooms from their smartphones, at discounted rates. Or, if you’re not quite as comfortable with waiting until the last minute, the company launched a seven-day reservation system last fall. Read More

  • HotelTonight Adds New Features For Deeper, Location-Specific Discounts

    HotelTonight Adds New Features For Deeper, Location-Specific Discounts

    HotelTonight’s big selling point is the idea that you can get last-minute hotel rooms at reasonable prices, but now hotels can offer even bigger discounts for customers in certain locations. Specifically, HotelTonight is rolling out two new types of rate options. There’s the Rate Drop, where prices can drop starting at 3 p.m. for same-day reservations. And there’s the Bonus… Read More

  • Moving Beyond Same-Day Bookings, HotelTonight Launches Its 7-Day Reservation System

    Moving Beyond Same-Day Bookings, HotelTonight Launches Its 7-Day Reservation System

    HotelTonight is moving beyond the same-day hotel bookings that it’s known for. TechCrunch’s Jordan Crook reported earlier this week that this move was in the works, but HotelTonight is confirming the news, and the updated apps offering hotel booking up to seven days in advance are scheduled to go live … now. Read More

  • HotelTonight Pivots Beyond Same-Day Booking As Competition Heats Up

    HotelTonight Pivots Beyond Same-Day Booking As Competition Heats Up

    HotelTonight is planning a major shift to its business model, moving from its same-day booking model to a more flexible offering of seven-day advance booking. TechCrunch has obtained an email sent from HotelTonight to one of its hotel partners, showing that the startup is planning to let users book hotel rooms up to seven days in advance, although it will continue to offer same-day bookings… Read More