Airbnb, world’s leading online room booking platform acquires last minute hotel booking platform HotelTonight.
Working with the incredible team at HotelTonight, we will offer guests an unparalleled last-minute travel experience that provides unique, memorable hospitality on every trip, on any schedule, at any time.
Brian Chesky, Airbnb Co-Founder, CEO and Head of Community
Airbnb is an end-to-end travel platform that combines where you stay, what you do, and how you get there, all in one place. As per their data, more than 400,000 companies are using Airbnb to help manage their travel, and same-day bookings are now growing 2x year over year.
HotelTonight is a hotel-booking service focused on making last-minute trips easy and fun, offering guests seamless, on-demand booking for boutique and independent hotels.
We started HotelTonight because we knew people wanted a better way to book an amazing hotel room on-demand, and we are excited to join forces with Airbnb to bring this service to guests around the world.
Together, HotelTonight and Airbnb can give guests more choices and the world’s best boutique and independent hotels a genuine partner to connect them with those guests.
Sam Shank, Co-founder & CEO of HotelTonight
After the acquisition, HotelTonight app and website will continue to operate as a seperate entity and Sam Shank will report to Greg Greeley, Airbnb’s President of Homes, and lead our boutique hotel category.