What companies can learn from the Orbitz Mac pricing ‘scandal’

Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Orbitz is recommending higher priced hotels to Mac users than to PC users. Apple fans immediately took to Twitter with their outrage and the media was ablaze with follow-up articles condemning Orbitz’s discrimination against Mac users.

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Hipmunk launches mobile app for booking hotels

Finding a hotel in a place you’ve never been, or at the last minute, can be a stressful experience. Hipmunk, known for its visual flight search, launched a mobile application today, with a really pretty way of booking those overnight stays.

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Airbnb competitor Wimdu scores $90M

Wimdu, a startup that offers a social marketplace for travel accommodations, has scored $90 million in funding from European investors Kinnevik and Rocket Internet, reports TechCrunch.

Room 77 helps you avoid bad hotel rooms

There’s no shortage of ways to book hotel rooms online, but most services have only the most basic information about one of the most important factors — the quality of the room itself.