I’m a big fan of HotelTonight – both for the concept and the technology the company uses. For those who’ve not discovered this brand yet, HotelTonight has been exclusively designed for mobile – mobile technology is the priority, not online and you can download the app for free in the App Store (Apple) and through Google Play (Android) to have a look for yourself. HotelTonight claim to offer the best pricing for last-minute deals at top hotels vetted personally by HotelTonight staff. Perfect for business or leisure travellers, HotelTonight deals are currently available in over 50 destinations in the America, United Kingdom and Canada.
This week HotelTonight has released version 4.0 of its iOS app and Android app. The new versions bring customers more of what they love about HotelTonight, by including expanded hotel offerings personalised for each user. To offer the best deals possible, HotelTonight will continue to display a limited selection of quality, vetted, discounted hotel rooms at noon each day. In addition to HotelTonight’s display of Impulse Deals, the new version of the app offers dynamic, personalised hotel options in a variety of categories, including:
- Closer to Your Current Location
- Liked By Similar HT Bookers
- You Stayed Here and Liked It
- A Bonus Luxe or Hip Hotel
In circumstances where HotelTonight’s Impulse Deals may not be a fit, the new bonus hotels will offer alternate choices that may better suit a customer’s situation or preferences. When a hotel that matches a customer’s preferences is found, HotelTonight will display it below the featured deals. This expanded selection will be based on a customer’s past booking history, location, etc. and give users more options with the same ease of booking a vetted hotel room in 10 seconds through the app.
Sam Shank, Co-Founder and CEO, HotelTonight commented: “HotelTonight was built for the on-the-go, mobile consumer. Every single feature we add to the app is created with this mobile-first mentality. The new personalized hotel options give our customers even more ways to book a last-minute room at a hotel that’s already been vetted by the HT team. Travelers and locals alike trust us to provide them with the right hotels, whenever they need them, making their lives easier, more fun and more spontaneous.”
Christopher Bailey, Co-Founder and CTO continued: “People think that we’re just app builders, but an intense amount of math and logic behind the scenes goes into making the HotelTonight experience simple, sleek and magical. Version 4.0 of the apps are the culmination of months of hard work brainstorming, designing and coding to bring an innovative, dynamic and killer product to loyal and future HotelTonight customers. Our goal is to change the way people travel, and we think with this release we’ve done just that.”
This brand new version of the app also comes complete with hotel ratings from customers who’ve booked through the app previously, distance to hotels when you’re within 10 miles, easier navigation to nearby and related cities, new design and improved swipe navigation.
How does HotelTonight work?
• Each day at noon local time, HotelTonight offers three same-day hotel deals in each of its destinations, with deep discounts of up to 70 percent off. The app also now offers an expanded selection of hotel options personalized to customers’ tastes.
• Hotel rooms can be easily booked via the app in less than 10 seconds – just three taps and a swipe from app launch to completed booking.
• All hotels are personally vetted by HotelTonight staff, given a style category (like Basic, Hip or Luxe) and illustrated by mobile-optimized hotel photos.
• Rooms can be booked until 2 a.m. local time.