Founding History of HotelTonight

Founded by Sam Shank, Christopher Bailey, and Jared Simon.

Purchased the hoteltonight.com domain name in October 2010.

Started design and development work in October 2010.

Launched in open beta in December 2010.

Incorporated as Hotel Tonight Inc. in February 2011.

Raised over $125 million USD in 11 rounds of funding.

Accepted acquisition offer from Airbnb Inc. in March 2019.

Headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

The Year 1 is available in a book put together by one of the members of our team. Click on the thumbnail below to find more details about the book.

Extras of HotelTonight

OCT 2013 HotelTonight's Jared Simon