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The mobile hotel booking app is expanding the number of cities that it is available in based on some expected hotspots for summer vacations. HotelTonight has also released data on how consumers are expected to use their mobile devices this summer to book trips.
For this summer, the company is opening up hotel bookings in several European cities, including Lyon, Marseille and Lille in France.
In North America, Puerto Vallarta, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Mexico are all available to let consumers book hotels via their mobile devices.
In Italy, consumers in Florence and Rome can now download the HotelTonight app to find a hotel room. Travelers in Malaga/Costa del Sol and Madrid in Spain can also use the services.
Destinations in the South Coast in Ireland also now work with HotelTonight.
The company also has plans to launch in the Jersey Shore, NJ area later this month.
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