A dozen funding stories for your reading delight.
The last-minute booking app has now raised more than $80 million to fuel international growth and make it as easy as possible to be spontaneous.
Hipmunk, a popular startup striving to make travel search easier, released a mobile app for booking last-minute hotel deals today.
Stayful has built a bidding platform that allows travelers and independent boutique hotel owners to negotiate room prices in real time.
Trulia had to focus on getting its mobile experience right for both consumers and real estate agents.
HotelQuickly is a same-day hotel booking app that focuses on markets in the Asia-Pacific. It has surpassed 100,000 downloads in under three months and is now live in ten countries.
Join us in July and hear from these guys on how they’re building and maintaining a fully integrated Mobile Experience.
Guest Post With the limited screen sizes and the sometimes flaky connections of smartphones, designing for mobile requires extra attention to detail. And HotelTonight is a great example of how to do one detail — error messaging – right.
Last-minute hotel booking app HotelTonight adds a user-generated photo review feature, as well as a price guarantee.
Guest Post SXSW is where a number of companies stepped up and delivered.
Popular last-minute hotel booking app HotelTonight is now active in Germany and Switzerland.
Last-minute booking app HotelTonight is ready to alleviate your holiday headaches, be they travel or gift-related.
HotelTonight acquired PrimaTable to perfect its approach to selling same-night stays at partner hotels.
HotelTonight is making the spontaneity of booking last-minute lodging more practical for stay-cationers and world-travelers alike.
Whip out your mobile device and reserve a room for tonight with booking app HotelTonight, which is now offering people same-night steals in more than 50 cities in the U.S., UK, and Canada.
Guest Post Since the mid-1990s, entrepreneurs have been trying to tackle the local market. Many have failed. Others, like Yelp and Groupon, have been successful selling services to small businesses, but those services are of dubious value. (Disclosure: I have puts against Yelp and Groupon.)
Guest Post Discount hotel app HotelTonight announced $23 million in funding yesterday. It’s the kind of deal company I can get behind. (Disclosure: HotelTonight provided me a $100 credit to try the service.)
Loosecubes, a website that lets companies sublet empty office spaces by the day or week, launched new ranking features today aimed at gathering detailed review information from renters. That data will be used by the office-sharing startup to make its workplace listings more effective.
Location-based hotel booking app HotelTonight has raised an $8.6 million Series B round, according to a regulatory filing. The San Francisco-based company has an iPhone app that lets people discover and book discounted hotel rooms at boutique establishments.
[vimeo 31454691 w=770 h=433] More times than not, hotel booking is a last minute affair, and it’s usually not much fun. But with a $15 billion hotel market, there’s a great opportunity for an app-maker that can make this process seamless and fun. HotelTonight may just be that app. Stylish and elegant, HotelTonight connects nearby consumers to boutique hotels with empty rooms.