Apps For Spontaneous Travelers
If you’re burden with a lot of work and stress, a quick weekend getaway might be the answer for you to relax. However, these days spontaneous trips can be even more stressful.
Fret not as HotelQuickly, Asia-Pacific’s leading last-minute hotel booking app, is here to give you a hand with your spontaneous travel plans by offering hotel rates which are up to 28% cheaper compared to best price online at the last minute.
With a network of over 4,000 hotels in 14 countries over Asia Pacific, whether it’s in Australia or Vietnam, your quick holiday getaway will be less stressful financially and emotionally.
Designed to help travelers find the best deals on last-minute hotel reservations, this free app includes new features such as a significant redesign, local hotspot guides in major cities, as wellas full PayPal and TrustYou payment platform integration.
These new features showcase HotelQuickly’s commitment to help travelers saves time and money by offering dynamic deals at the best hotels in Asia-Pacific.
“We believe spontaneous travel enriches people’s lives, and our goal is to make last minute hotelbooking be fast and rewarding,” says HotelQuickly Co-Founder and CEO, Tomas Laboutka at the launch held recently.
Last minute booking made easy
“We want to bring people last-minute, high-quality hotels with greatdeals to help bring the spontaneous travel experience to anyone with a cell phone,” he adds.
Travelers are not the only parties that benefit from this mobile app. For hotel managers, HotelQuickly becomes a highly dynamic way to sell extra rooms and to improve the hotel’s occupancy.
The inventory is updated in real-time, adding to the experience of the user and the need of the hoteliers.
Start Booking with Hotel Booking App
To start booking hotel rooms all you have to do is simply download the free HotelQuickly app, which is available for download through an iOS, BB10 and Android app.
Then, complete the registration process and then select the option to book your hotel for either today or tomorrow up to five nights. Payment is made via a debit card, credit card or Paypal and loyal customers can enjoy extra discounts on every booking via HotelQuickly’s loyalty programme.
Multi Language Supported
They are also the only last minute mobile booking app that supports multiple Asian languages such as English, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese.
According to HotelQuickly’s research team, 48% of travel planning is done via mobile phone in the Asia Pacific region.
Laboutka explains that HotelQuickly was able to offer discounted hotel rates to app users because of the 63% occupancy rate in hotels nationwide, which allowed it to sell users last-minute deals.
With 40,000 mobile downloads in the region and 225 partner hotels in Malaysia so far, he said HotelQuickly’s main challenge was to build customer trust and localise its network.The company has so far build partnerships with Packet One Networks (P1), HSBC, LINE and Easy Taxi, among others.
“One of our biggest challenges is localization. We have done careful research on travelers’ behavior and watched booking trends in Malaysia, in which most users would like to search various hotel-booking services then come back to us again and see if we have the best deals.”
Improve Customer Mobile booking experience
Laboutka says that through research, HotelQuickly will be able to improve the app quality and customer service in order to bring a seamless booking experience for its customers.
All hotels are hand-picked by the HotelQuickly team and the best-rated 3, 4, and 5 star hotels are listed on this app. Only the top 10 best deals will be shown to users on their chosen night, based on hotel ratings and highest discount rates in order to save users’ time from scrolling through hundreds of listings.
Their selection of Malaysian hotels in the region includes Best Western Premier Dua Sentral, GTower Hotel, Prince Hotel & Residences and Wolo Bukit Bintang.
HotelQuickly currently has a network of hotels in 10 different locations throughout Malaysia, which includes all major cities and tourist destinations.
As more hotels join their network, they plan to expand their reach to other destinations within Malaysia as quickly as possible.
With one of the highest smartphone penetration in the region, HotelQuickly will only continue to support more Malaysians to find the best value when booking hotels at the last minute.
Expanding to cuntries like Vietnam
This Hong Kong based company proudly features curated hotels across Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam, HotelQuickly has manage to secure USD 5.65m (RM 19m) from global investors since its launch in March 2013.