Articles tagged “hotel tonight”

HotelTonight and Expedia Offering New Twists on Hidden Hotel Deals

HotelTonight and Expedia Offering New Twists on Hidden Hotel Deals

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It's so rare to see something new in online travel. Expedia's Add-On Advantage appears to be a new wrinkle, and HotelTonight's Today's Daily Drop is a flash sale variation that disappears within 15 minutes. Both gives hoteliers new ways to target travelers, who may find some good deals in the process.

2 months ago

HotelTonight Outlook — Travel’s Best and Brightest Have a Say on Its Prospects

HotelTonight Outlook — Travel’s Best and Brightest Have a Say on Its Prospects

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Most of the travel brainiacs we consulted feel that HotelTonight has an uphill battle ahead, but as they say in baseball, that's why they play the games. In other words, maybe they're wrong, and HotelTonight will have the right stuff to persevere. The entire travel industry is watching.

1 year ago

HotelTonight Essentially Pivots to Become Hotel Whenever

HotelTonight Essentially Pivots to Become Hotel Whenever

Sean O'Neill, Skift

HotelTonight's pivot into a 100-day booking window is a concession that the last-minute market was too small. Yet the company's swing to profitability is remarkable.

1 year ago

HotelTonight Raises Another $37 Million in Funding

HotelTonight Raises Another $37 Million in Funding

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Hotel booking startup HotelTonight took immense losses in 2015. If it is truly profitable now and doubled its revenue to at least $60 million in 2016, then that still doesn't scream IPO.

2 years ago

HotelTonight Is Having ‘Difficult Discussions’ With Hotels About Margins

HotelTonight Is Having ‘Difficult Discussions’ With Hotels About Margins

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Let's see: HotelTonight claims to have grown revenue 200 percent year over year in January while shifting its emphasis toward profitability instead of growth, and after laying off 20 percent of its staff in November. Sometimes it's just great to be a private company and to have such freedom of speech.

3 years ago

Same-Day Hotel Booking App Hot Hotels Completes $1 Million Seed Round

Same-Day Hotel Booking App Hot Hotels Completes $1 Million Seed Round

Is it a red flag or prudent strategy that Hot Hotels has raised just $1 million in its more than two years of existence? If it really wants to expand into Latin America, Hot Hotels will probably need more muscle than this.

4 years ago