Posts Tagged: hotels


Last-minute hotel booker HotelQuickly nets even more funding, this time from Japan’s Gree

HotelQuickly, a startup that connects travelers in need of a room with hotels that are in a pinch to put heads in beds, announced today it ...

  • July 10, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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India’s bus-ticketing firm RedBus to venture into hotel booking

RedBus, the Bangalore-based company that serves as India’s one-stop shop for bus tickets, has moved into the travel accommodation spac...

  • April 28, 2014
  • at 7:34 pm
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JD acquires HotelVP

Chinese e-commerce giant JD boosts travel offerings with acquisition of hotel booking app

Chinese e-commerce company JD – the closest rival to Alibaba’s Tmall in China – has acquired a startup company to boost it...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 5:29 pm
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Indonesia’s partners with HotelsCombined for better hotel booking

Indonesian startup has had a good couple of years, and now it’s about to get better. Australian search-and-compare website...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 6:43 pm
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BingDian Hotels App Lets Users Check-In to Auctions, Loyalty Discounts

A new Chinese startup has launched that claims to help hotels sell more directly to consumers and thereby build up better customer loyalty t...

  • April 5, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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360Buy Opens a Hotel Booking Site, Now Has a Full Online Travel Service

China’s second-largest e-commerce site, 360Buy, continues its very aggressive expansion today with the launch of a hotel booking site....

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Companies Try to Keep Up with Social Media Boom in India

With social media being the new mode of marketing, every company – be it a startup or a multi-national – is trying to woo the In...

  • August 17, 2011
  • at 12:09 pm
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Mobility Solutions Call-for-Collaboration (CFC): Food, Beverage, Retail, Hospitality Sectors

After Mobile Alliance concluded their Mobile Innovations eXchange on 9th June, now Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) follows...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 9:16 pm
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HotelQuickly adds an extra 24 hours to last-minute hotel booking app

Last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly is no longer so last minute

Users of HotelQuickly, a popular last-minute hotel booking app, can now book one day ahead. The change comes in a major app update rolling o...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 8:59 am
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Jovago Pakistan launch

Rocket Internet’s hotel booking site Jovago launches in Pakistan

Jovago Pakistan has 50 hotels on board right now in Karachi and Lahore, but hotels in Islamabad are being prepped to be added in as well.

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 9:40 pm
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Personal information from hotel check-ins found for sale online in China

Reports have surfaced in Chinese-language media outlets of a website purporting to contain personal information from thousands of guests tha...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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BingDian Hotels App Checks-In Some Series A Funding

The makers of the BingDian Hotels app, which we looked at earlier this year shortly after it launched, has checked-in some series A funding....

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm
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Need a Hotel Fast? Baidu Maps Has Got Your Back

Today has been a pretty good day for the hotel business in China. First we saw e-commerce giant 360Buy launch its own hotel booking service ...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Take Me Somewhere Nice: Wego Travel Search Engine Launches Indonesian Site

The travel search engine Wego, which opened an office in Jakarta recently, has finally launched its Indonesian site. With the huge potential...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Colopl Innovates the Social Gaming Business Model

Scott performs mobile related research and consulting for Infinita in Tokyo. He is fascinated by all things mobile and is always seeking out...

  • July 28, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Press Release: Circos circles the world in search of opinions of people just like you

Little known fact of US-based is that the company has a development center in Singapore. And if you had seen Circos prior to this...

  • September 6, 2008
  • at 2:50 am
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