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This article was published on July 13, 2015

Booking Now lands on Android to help book last minute hotel rooms

Booking Now lands on Android to help book last minute hotel rooms
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Booking.com‘s handy app that helps you book last minute hotels has today landed on Android.

The app uses your location to suggest hotels based on where you are in combination with your preferences, then provides directions for getting there.

Stuart Frisby, Principal Designer at Booking.com said that “there is a growing demand for instantaneous and on-the-move travel with almost half of worldwide reservations made within 48 hours being booked on a mobile device.”

The company also launched Booking Now on iOS and Apple Watch in the last year.

It’s a crowded space, with competitors Hotel Tonight, Priceline and even Airbnb offering last-minute hotel deals, but Booking.com hopes to tap into its loyal user base.

Booking Now [Android]

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