HotelTonight

  • HotelTonight Brings Last-Minute Hotel Bookings To Android Tablets

    HotelTonight Brings Last-Minute Hotel Bookings To Android Tablets

    HotelTonight, the startup that lets users make same-day reservations at nearby hotels, just launched a version of its app that’s optimized for Android tablets. When they’re thinking about tablets, startups are usually focused on the iPad, and indeed, HotelTonight launched its iPad app nearly a year ago. However, HotelTonight said that it’s responding to customer demand, and… Read More

  • Turning Up The Heat And Cooling Down The Planet, Hot Hotels To Carbon Offset All Last Minute Hotel Bookings

    Turning Up The Heat And Cooling Down The Planet, Hot Hotels To Carbon Offset All Last Minute Hotel Bookings

    In a move that puts a little heat on HotelTonight and the raft of other last-minute-hotel-booking apps, as well as possibly helping to cool down the planet, Hot Hotels is to offset the carbon emissions associated with each hotel stay booked through its platform, free of charge to the user. Instead of passing on the cost directly, the Spanish startup is soaking up the expense of buying… Read More

  • HotelTonight Expands To Continental Europe, Adds Language Support, And Launches Gift Credits

    HotelTonight Expands To Continental Europe, Adds Language Support, And Launches Gift Credits

    HotelTonight, the app that provides access to special deals for hotel rooms available that very evening, is making a couple of announcements today. For one thing, the company says that it’s making its first move into continental Europe, with hotel listings in Paris, Nice, Brussels, and Amsterdam. The app already offered listings in countries like Canada and the United Kingdom, but this is… Read More

  • HotelTonight Updates Its Booking App With Personalized Offers And User Ratings

    HotelTonight Updates Its Booking App With Personalized Offers And User Ratings

    One of the main selling points of HotelTonight, the app that allows users to reserve hotel rooms for, yes, that very evening, is its simplicity. In most cities, you just see three hotels, each in a different category — “luxe,” “hip,” and “basic.” Some cities, like Las Vegas and New York, are subdivided into large neighborhoods, and you get three hotels… Read More

  • HotelTonight Books Up 10 New Markets For Its Last-Minute Service, Reaches 3M App Downloads

    HotelTonight Books Up 10 New Markets For Its Last-Minute Service, Reaches 3M App Downloads

    The summer travel rush has been good to HotelTonight, the last-minute hotel booking service: the site today announced that it has now had 3 million downloads of is mobile app, and it is marking the occasion by continuing its scaling efforts in the U.S. and UK — where it spearheaded its international push in June, fuelled by its latest $23 million investment. The company is now… Read More

  • HotelTonight ExpandsTo The UK, Former Jetsetter Leads The Charge

    HotelTonight ExpandsTo The UK, Former Jetsetter Leads The Charge

    HotelTonight, the last-minute discounted hotels booking app, is bringing its service to the UK, with an initial service in London launching today. In addition, Heather Leisman, most recently of the troubled Jetsetter travel startup, has joined as MD for Europe. The company has also opened its London-based office in the Shoreditch area of East London, widely acknowledged to be home to the… Read More

  • Battery And Accel Put $9M In App For Last-Minute Hotel Deals, HotelTonight

    Battery And Accel Put $9M In App For Last-Minute Hotel Deals, HotelTonight

    HotelTonight, a mobile app that offers deep discounts on same-day hotel deals, has raised $9 million in new funding led by Battery Ventures with Accel Partners and First Round Capital participating. Accel Partners will take a seat on the startup’s board and Path founder Dave Morin will join as an advisor. This brings the company’s total funding to $13 million. For background… Read More

  • HotelTonight Lands Travelocity Exec As Chief Marketing Officer

    HotelTonight Lands Travelocity Exec As Chief Marketing Officer

    HotelTonight, a mobile app that offers deep discounts on same-day hotel deals, has landed a big fish for its marketing chief—Travelocity executive Beth Murphy. For background, HotelTonight offers Android and iOS apps that allow you to access steep discounts on hotel rooms. The service is focused around last-minute bookings, and is currently available in 22 cities. The startup has… Read More

  • HotelTonight Launches on Android, Now in 18 Cities

    HotelTonight Launches on Android, Now in 18 Cities

    As Paul Carr and I have written endlessly, we’re big fans of anything disrupting the hotel industry in a simple way that with a clear user value that doesn’t try to be all things to all people. HotelTonight– a mobile service that allows you to book a last minute hotel in seconds– does exactly that. We test drove it in San Francisco the weekend before MacWorld to see if… Read More