HOTELS.COM Boosts Mobile Strategy With Two New Smart Phone Applications


London, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/23/2011 -- has recently launched two new smart phone applications for Android and iPhone, which allow the users to search and book more than 135,000 hotels worldwide and view more than 20,000 last minute deals.

This app is available in more than 30 languages and it allow users to sort and filter hotels, find last minute hotel deals close to their location and browse two million user reviews.

Users can book hotels as a guest or create a account. The 'sign in once' feature remembers the email and password, so the user doesn't have to login everytime.

All the bookings can be accessed even without a data connection. This app support WelcomeRewards and also, the unique loyalty programme that offers 1 free night for every 10 nights stayed.

User can also access the customer service desk by only one click.

Scott Booker, SVP eCommerce for, said: "This is one of many enhancements we are making in the mobile space. We aim to deliver an unsurpassed hotel booking service for our mobile customers and these apps will make it even simpler for our customers, and ensure they find the right hotel quickly and easily."

As part of the Expedia group which operates in all major markets, offers more than 135,000 quality hotels, B&Bs and serviced apartments worldwide. If a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, will match it. benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry negotiating the best rates for its customers, plus there are 2m reviews from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers make an informed choice when booking. has recently launched its Welcome Rewards customer loyalty programme in the UK, where customers can earn a free night for every ten nights stayed (subject to Welcome Rewards terms and conditions as set out at won the Gold Award for best hotel booking site in Webuser magazine in February 2009. Travellers can book their hotels online or by contacting one of the multilingual call centres on 0871-200-0171.