Airbnb buys HotelTonight app to broaden travel offerings

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Mar 9, 2019-

Airbnb said on Thursday it was acquiring the last-minute lodging application HotelTonight, giving the home-sharing giant a broader range of offerings as a travel platform. Terms of the deal for Hotel Tonight, a mobile applications which connects users to hotels for last-minute bookings, were not disclosed. The deal “accelerates our work to build an end-to-end travel platform that serves everyone,” said a statement from Airbnb, one of the largest “sharing economy” startups with a valuation at some $30 billion. The move comes with Airbnb set to launch a stock listing as soon as this year. (AFP)

Published: 09-03-2019 09:50

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