Choice Hotels' hot little new iPhone application, which, officially, is the first global hotel booking app launched by a hotel company, allows users to find and reserve rooms at any of the 5,800+ Choice hotels in the whole wide world ? that's Comfort Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites and other budget brands. Totally appropriate? We think so, since those are the types of hotels we find ourselves booking on the fly and staying in on long-haul road trips and such; it's gonna be nice to be able to hop onto our iPhones wherever we are and find and book hotels close by.
HotelTonight, the startup that allows users to find and reserve same-day hotel rooms from their smartphones, is announcing that it has raised $45 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Coatue Management, with participatio... Read Post
Flight search Hipmunk is on a roll. Hot off the launch of its iPhone app and the award for Best Design at Launch 2.0, the company is announcing today that it's expanding its search to include lodging. The move makes sense as airline... Read Post