Hotels Enhancements for Hotwire.

Hotwire has unveiled a number of enhancements to its growing hotel product, making it even easier for bargain hunters to find great deals in 61 cities around the country—even at the last minute.

By the end of 2001, Hotwire will offer discount hotel rooms in more than 100 American cities, resort towns and top vacation destinations. These enhancements mean dramatically better availability, steeper discounts and ultimately better deals for Hotwire customers.

Hotel product additions include:

—The addition of 22 new U.S. cities, including: Albuquerque, NM; Cocoa Beach, FL; Colorado Springs, CO; Memphis, TN; Milwaukee, WI; Monterey, CA; Napa/ Sonoma, CA; Newark, NJ; Oakland/ East Bay, CA; Palm Springs, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Reno/ Tahoe (NV, CA); Sacramento, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; Santa Barbara, CA; Santa Fe, NM; Vail, CO.

—Same-day booking, until 6pm local time

—Expanded search results, including specific hotel amenities such as beach access, pool or spa

—Hundreds of new hotels at all star levels
Launched in January 2001, Hotwire hotels is the fastest-growing Hotwire product, with sales currently growing at a pace of 40% a month. Hotwire works with more than 2000 top hotels nationwide to offer specially negotiated Hot-Rates. For travelers who don`t need to choose their specific hotel, Hotwire can offer significant discounts—even at the last minute. It works because Hotwire delivers hotels incremental revenue from rooms that would otherwise be empty.