SOURCE: HotelTonight


September 08, 2011 13:37 ET

HotelTonight Snags Travelocity Exec as new CMO

Mobile Innovator on Growth Trajectory With Key Hire and Market Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - HotelTonight, the mobile app innovator that offers deeply discounted same-day hotel deals, hired Travelocity executive Beth Murphy as its Chief Marketing Officer. Murphy will be responsible for product and marketing as the company continues to increase its investment in growth.

Murphy most recently led mobile product, media and global marketing efforts for Travelocity. A Silicon Valley veteran, she has held leadership roles at Yahoo!, Digg, Visa and Intuit.

"We are thrilled that Beth is on board to spearhead our next stage of growth," said Sam Shank, Founder and CEO, HotelTonight. "With her incredible mobile technology and travel industry track record, we're building HotelTonight into a world class offering."

HotelTonight launched in January of this year and already has over 700,000 downloads on iPhone and Android. Its offering has recently expanded to 22 cities. Unlike traditional OTAs, HotelTonight is able to offer deep discounts up to 70 percent on same-day bookings by working with a select group of leading hotels. Travelers can book exclusive hand-picked deals, in less than 10 seconds.

"Mobile is fundamentally changing how we travel, with people increasingly opting for flexibility and spontaneous adventures," said Beth Murphy, CMO of HotelTonight. "I'm excited to join the innovative HotelTonight team to help build the best place for last-minute travel deals."

HotelTonight is the only hotel booking app that is made-for-mobile. Available for free in the Apple App Store and Android Market, HotelTonight offers the best pricing for last minute deals at top hotels vetted personally by HotelTonight staff. Perfect for business travelers, leisure travelers and locals alike, HotelTonight deals are currently available in 22 destinations.

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Contact Information

  • HotelTonight PR Contact:
    Audrey Craipain
    (415) 684-9403
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