Social travel startup, Minube, which focuses on helping would-be travellers figure out what to do when they get to their destination, has added a real-time hotel pricing and booking feature to its App.

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Social travel startup, Minube, which focuses on helping would-be travellers figure out what to do when they get to their destination, has added a real-time hotel pricing and  booking feature to its iOS and Android apps. The new versions of the apps support hotel booking for more than 300,000 establishments in more than 40,000 cities, across 180 countries.

The startup was already offering a hotel booking facility via its network of websites but growth in usage of its mobile apps made extending the feature to phone users a natural next step. An “increasing percentage” of its users (circa 35%) are accessing its service via mobile, it said.

The Spanish startup, which was founded back in 2007, now has around 800,000 registered users, while its apps have had about 1.3 million downloads across iOS and Android. Its web platform garners about 40 million visits per year.

The apps’ hotel booking facility is…

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