Sam Shank

  • HotelTonight to expand booking window to 100 days

    HotelTonight to expand booking window to 100 days

    HotelTonight, the platform that lets you make last-minute bookings at hotels, is today announcing that they’re expanding their reservation to up to 100 days out. The change doesn’t take effect immediately, but HotelTonight says that the expanded booking window will go live “in the fall.” As it stands now, HotelTonight only lets users book hotels within seven days of… 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

  • With ‘Snap Your Stay,’ HotelTonight Launches A More Visual (And Less Review-y) Take On Hotel Reviews

    With ‘Snap Your Stay,’ HotelTonight Launches A More Visual (And Less Review-y) Take On Hotel Reviews

    Before he co-founded last-minute hotel-booking startup HotelTonight, one of CEO Sam Shank’s previous companies was the hotel review site TravelPost. And today, he’s launching what he said is a reinvention of the hotel review, optimized for mobile phones. “What makes mobile different is, mobile’s with you all the time,” Shank said. “With hotel reviews… Read More

  • 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