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Stayful.com Adds New Orleans to Suite of Cities Offering Exclusive Deals on Independent and Boutique Hotels

Stayful.com, an exclusive online hotel bidding and booking service today announced it’s now offering exclusive deals in New Orleans, adding to a suite of cities the company operates which includes: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Phoenix, San Diego, Boston and Seattle.

Consistent vacancies have several effects on business such as financial losses and layoffs. Stayful, developed for passionate travelers seeking a local, boutique experience is designed to help travelers discover special hotels through a unique bidding system and get a rate lower than published prices. Furthermore, independent hotels such as those partnered with Stayful, now have the option to release otherwise unsold inventory, at a price they can feel good about.

Now travelers can use Stayful.com to book stays at desirable independent and boutique hotels in New Orleans, such as:

  • Hotel St Helene
  • Melrose Mansion
  • Inn on St Ann
  • Inn on Ursulines
  • Royal St Charles
  • Hotel Royal
  • International House
  • The Hotel Modern

“New Orleans is recognized as one of America’s prominent cities, offering a distinctive flair for music, food and fun,” said Stayful co-founder and CEO Cheryl Rosner. “Tourists go to New Orleans for these reasons and a memorable hotel stay is an added bonus. Stayful customers will reap the benefit of experiencing a unique boutique hotel at a price in which both the buyer and seller can feel good about.”

As part of Stayful’s entrance into New Orleans, the company is holding a giveaway contest where contestants can win a three-night hotel stay in New Orleans that includes airfare and amenities valued at $3,000. Visit www.Stayful.com or https://www.facebook.com/stayful for details.

Stayful’s first-of-its-kind bidding system is a one-stop-shop that lets consumers choose what they want to pay and where they want to stay. Users can research hotels in their desired location and book up to 30 days in advance by using the “bid” or use the “book it now” feature. The “book it now” option allows users to choose from several room types and pay the current best available rate online. The “bidding” option gives users the chance to decide the rate they would like to pay.

Whether people are visiting friends and family, traveling for work or simply looking for a getaway, independent and boutique hotels almost always guarantee travelers enviable locations, distinctive esthetics and unparalleled service.

Travelers can start booking and saving on independent boutique hotels at Stayful.com today.

About Stayful:

Stayful is a real-time bidding service for booking rooms at independent boutique hotels. It offers travelers a way to quickly and easily negotiate the right prices for themselves and their budget, while also creating a unique travel experience to fit their tastes. Stayful also gives independent boutique hotels a solution that no other online booking service has offered in the past, by enabling them to fill their unsold inventory at fair booking rates.

Stayful was founded by Cheryl Rosner, formerly of TicketsNow, Expedia Corporate Travel and Hotels.com; and Shariq Minhas, formerly of Jigsaw, Expedia and Hotwire.

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