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We'll plan our summer vacations in our next guest co founded -- one of the biggest names -- online travel hotels dot com.
And has since moved on to creating new travel planning site get a room dot com.
-- curious from Miami is Bob Diener hey Bob.
Well it's great to be with it and this is a great time because this is -- time to take advantage of bargains because they're probably won't last that long.
Well what's the difference between hotels dot com and get a room dot com.
Why we created some new ways to book hotels and one of them is what we call a time promotion.
So what we do as we work with hotels offer special deals.
On a limited time basis -- that where we're -- Hotels will offer sales say for 2448.
Or 72 hours and if you -- and during that window.
You can typically save.
Twenty to 40% you often have an extended period of time -- state -- the weekend of the summer.
Some hotels -- the end of the year so we're very focused on deals were focused on values.
We're focused on the big destinations and and we also created a brand new way to book which we called -- on.
Published rates -- Now most people think you're going to find the lowest rate on line but that's not always the case now it sounds counter intuitive.
But we created a system where sometimes you can get a better deal.
And the way it works if you simply look on the site you go to the destination let's -- going in New York Chicago -- -- and that whatever it is you look at the hotels on the site.
And and is a phone number on the site to call C go to get a room dot com you pick your city look at the hotels and then you pick up the phone you call the phone camera on -- site.
And asked the un published -- food and hotels are participating.
-- often drop your rate.
Somewhere between ten point 5% they don't actually give -- race they hide the rate they -- the approximate savings and if you book it.
You can say a good amount of money off the lowest rate on the line so we created some new fun ways -- statements -- about saving money everybody wants a value.
And so this is really of value oriented site.
OK so is a NASA think the name is really catchy Terry got it got in the bad -- a little bit of the can't forget the name was yeah.
So an uncertain times and you know best times -- day to find a roommate best times of the year -- finer roommate what's the deal as far as.
-- -- -- that definitely are encounters are big thing right now and many vendors are taking advantage of this it depends where you're traveling -- for example.
If you're traveling to Las Vegas the trick is -- -- mid week.
Travelling Sunday through Thursday you rate as often lower end.
And -- dot com right now we have about thirty or forty hotels out on the strip right next to the strip.
As low as eighteen dollars a night -- like this -- for twenty to 22 dollars and even some of the best hotels and -- like that trial.
Five star running a -- hundred dollar a night range but the trick is.
Going mid week weekends are a little bit more now if you going to Washington DC.
Go on the weekends -- -- because a lot of members of congress and -- lobbyist go home and it's not as busy and the hotel rates can be half.
On the weekends in the -- mid week.
Now we are going at this time.
Some kind of shoulder seasons right now some places are busy some places are not so busy.
Miami is really South -- really busy right now in however a couple weeks it starts to slow down a little bit and the rates really drop.
And we have a lot of hotels right on the beach.
In Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale running in the low one -- -- it's a hundred dollar night rain -- 94 -- tonight's from a 111 dollars a night.
Right on the beach it's getting pretty warm here it's beautiful if you wanna -- down -- Miami waited out wait a couple weeks and then come down here and get some amazing bargain.
The thing about weigh -- -- -- last summer it was all the all the last minute deal is that the case this time -- honors is it time to really lock in now.
We actually don't want to wait to book.
You don't want a book in advance now a year ago -- used to -- people look at advance because.
That's those are your -- tell people -- last minute because rates are coming down.
Now the opposite -- happen it's actually starting to get busier out there and so if -- booked in advance.
You probably gonna get a much better deal so we're telling people book as far in advance as you can if you know your summer plans right now.
-- it in advance because as he gets busier and it is starting to get this -- we are starting to see some compression.
In some markets we are seeing a pickup in travel and demand so if you book it now you rate is likely going to be better.
Been waiting for the last minute like it was a year ago and there are lots you know take advantage of these sales these -- promotions.
If you do it -- advance you can say a good.
-- might not be traveling to Europe this summer demand is really picking up for your wishing a lot of demand coming up you can still get.
In the -- midsummer.
Four star hotels in markets like London.
For low hundred dollar night range deluxe hotel London and Paris in the low -- hundred dollar night range -- we expect those rates to be much higher.
As we get closer to some mountains of book then now and also -- in dollars don't book and county heroes -- annually have no idea what happened but the currency fluctuate.
And I couldn't go -- England though I know you guys -- on FaceBook and Twitter do you set alert sounds of fighting you know follow you on Twitter I'll find out the deals.
Because there are lots of promotions that we put on FaceBook and Twitter.
Also there -- an email us and get a room dot com you can sign up for the weekly email and we put out the -- first of all those emails and those social networking sites.
So deftly Werth signing up for those and take advantage of the deals thank you Bob we appreciate it.
Have a great day out there you do to -- Bob -- co-founder of hotels dot com and get a room dot com and you know summer.
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