PRN: HotelClub Launches Mobile Website with Exclusive Mobile Deals for Hotels
"Last minute bookings on the HotelClub mobile website are going to be a key driver for us, with initial data showing same-day check-ins are five times more likely to be booked on a mobile device than on a desktop computer.
HotelClub Launches Mobile Website with Exclusive Mobile Deals for Hotels
SYDNEY, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
HotelClub today launched its mobile site, m.hotelclub.com, making it easy for travellers on-the-go to search and book hotels using their smartphones.
HotelClub's mobile site also features Mobile Deals, mobile-exclusive rates of up to 50% off on hotels around the world. The Mobile Deals are highlighted directly on the hotel search results page making it simple for members to immediately see the great savings on offer.
"Smartphone usage in the United Kingdom is amongst the highest in the world with penetration currently at 30% and growing rapidly. We want our UK members to make the most of their mobile devices by providing the most convenient way to find the best value hotels while they're on the move," said Jeremy Bellinghausen, President, HotelClub.
"Last minute bookings on the HotelClub mobile website are going to be a key driver for us, with initial data showing same-day check-ins are five times more likely to be booked on a mobile device than on a desktop computer. Through our exclusive Mobile Deals, we're able to offer deeply discounted mobile-only rates for our members while also helping hotel suppliers fill unsold rooms. It's a win-win situation."
The HotelClub mobile website gives members the most intuitive search-and-book experience for smartphones, including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Mobile. Key features of the mobile website include:
Mobile Deals are available exclusively on the HotelClub mobile site and offer offers hundreds of mobile-exclusive deals of up to 50% off around the world.
A few of theÂ Mobile DealsÂ Â on offer this week are:
HotelClub is a world leading global accommodation website. HotelClub provides over 75,000 accommodation choices in over 7,400 cities throughout 141 countries. Through its unique rewards program, HotelClub Rewards, members earn Member Rewards (1 Member Reward = 1 USD) Â of up to 7% of the value of every booking made, which can then be redeemed on future hotel Â bookings. HotelClub is part of Orbitz Worldwide Inc (NYSE: OWW), a leading online travel company.
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