Roomlia, the next-generation mobile hotel booking app created by former Expedia executives Michael Reichartz and Jim Ferguson which launched to critical praise on iOS in August, is now available for download on Android. With this announcement the roomlia app is now available to 94 percent of U.S. smartphone users.
Designed by hospitality and digital experts who are both passionate about travel and knowledgeable about the hotel industry, roomlia launches on Android with multiple market first features designed to make the hotel booking experience simple. Roomlia is poised to become the premier mobile solution for hotel reservations and change the way we shop for and book hotels.
In addition to launching on Android, roomlia is also announcing availability in new markets including: New Orleans, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Reno-Lake Tahoe.
Available for download, roomlia offers:
• Availability of rooms up to seven days from arrival
• Rates exclusive to roomlia users
• 24/7 Customer Service 1.800.374.1226
• Swipe to book: a one-swipe, one-tap process creating the fastest booking experience in travel
• Option to search for roomlia deals near users via map feature
• Rapidly growing hotel inventory giving users new options daily
Roomlia's user experience is designed and specifically optimized for mobile. Co-founders Michael Reichartz andJim Ferguson were early digital booking innovators at Expedia (EXPE) and were responsible for building one of the most successful sales teams in the travel industry – growing Expedia's hotel revenues more than 4000 percent. Together, they have designed roomlia to offer an unprecedented mobile experience by directly collaborating with hospitality partners, giving users the ability to stay at the top hotels at the best available rates.
"Our goal is to deliver the best mobile hotel booking experience for travelers and the easiest reservations channel for hotel revenue managers, and we believe we have achieved this with roomlia," said Reichartz.
Roomlia launched in the U.S. and is expanding to other markets at a quick clip. The app is currently available in major U.S. Markets including: New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, Chicago, and San Francisco. In addition to the new cities announced today, expansion to Boston, Washington, D.C, Phoenix and Scottsdale are planned for the coming weeks.
SOURCE: Roomlia press release