hospitality

One Night, the boutique last-minute hotel app, is expanding internationally to London

One Night, the last-minute booking app for boutique hotels, is expanding internationally — starting today with London. One Night was created by Standard International, which is the parent compan

This startup wants to modernize the hotel industry

Calling for room service is kind of annoying, though it’s one of the most first world-type of problems one could have. But that’s just to say the hotel industry is behind, technologically

HotelTonight now lets you upgrade to a suite for 50% off

Hotel Tonight just launched a new feature that lets users upgrade to suites on the cheap. If available, the option will pop up during checkout, and will always cost less than 50% of the standard upgra

Suiteness raises $5M to expand their hotel suite booking platform

Suiteness, a YC company that makes it easy to book hotel suites for groups, has raised $5M in Series A funding. The round was led by Bullpen Capital & Global Founders Capital, with participation f

Bizly lets you book on-demand meeting spaces in luxury hotels

Everyone talks about rooms being an underutilized asset in the hospitality industry. But what about meeting space? Almost all four- to five-star hotels, even boutique ones, have at least one meeting r

Hooch raises $1.5M to expand its drink a day subscription cocktail app

Hooch, a subscription-based drink startup we’ve covered before has raised $1.5M in new funding, bringing total funds raised to $2.7M. All of the investors in this round were considered strate

Velocity raises $22.5M Series B to build ‘Uber for Experiences’

Digital hospitality platform Velocity announced this week that, following its $16 million Series A last year, the company raised $22.5 million led by DIG Investments. The company creates curated dinin

Bain Capital Ventures & friends pour $11M into BevSpot to stop bars from running dry

BevSpot has found a problem worth solving: preventing your local bar from running out of your favorite tipple. Raising an $11 million Series B round from Bain Capital Ventures and other select drinkin

Suiteness wants you to stay in suites instead of regular hotel rooms

Suites are a weird thing within the hotel industry. While there are hundreds of thousands of suites around the world, most are only occupied about 20 percent of the time and sit empty the rest of the

HotelTonight expands its in-app concierge service, Aces, to 30+ cities

Last summer we reviewed Aces, the in-app concierge service from HotelTonight. And while we enjoyed using the service, our main gripe was that it was limited to just five cities, and even there it

Score a drink a day with Hooch, a subscription-based cocktail app

Hooch, which just launched in LA, is a subscription-based app that gives its members one cocktail every day for just $9.99 per month. Yes, we’re being serious. For less than the price of one coc

Voyat Launches With $1.8M In Seed Funding For Social CRM Tool Aimed At Hotels

Voyat, a social CRM tool aimed at the hotel industry, came out of stealth today and announced $1.8M in seed funding from Metamorphic Ventures, Eniac Ventures, BoxGroup and several angel investors, i

Airbnb Enlists Former Hotel Exec Chip Conley As Its First Head Of Global Hospitality

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.airbnb.com">Airbnb</a> has hired <a target="_blank" href="http://chipconley.com">Chip Conley</a>, founder and former CEO of boutique hotel chain Joie de Vivre, to