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Now available on the App Store
CLEVELAND, June 19, 2013 -- Americas Best Value Inn (including its sister brands, Canadas Best Value Inn and Value Inn Worldwide) is pleased to announce the launch of its free iPhone mobile app on the App Store.
ABVI, the 10th largest hotel brand in the world with over 1,000 hotels, inns and suites, has introduced the app just in time for the busy summer travel season. It has been designed to be user-friendly, providing the key functionality needed by customers looking for hotel accommodations while on the road.
The app's key features allow travelers to:
- Find the nearest hotel to their current location, book a room, and navigate to the hotel using GPS functionality
- Quickly find any ABVI or CBVI in North America and view in a list or an interactive map
- Touch to call hotels directly
- View hotel information, amenities, accommodations, photo galleries, and virtual tours
- Save favorite hotels and retrieve the hotels instantly
- Join the Value Club loyalty program to receive instant rewards
"We want to make it as simple and convenient as possible for consumers to do business with us. Research shows that 1 in 5 travelers in 2014 will book on their smartphone or tablet and most of those will select a hotel within 20 miles of their current location. Between the new app and our mobile website, ABVI is well positioned to make sure that customers find it easy to shop and book at its hotels," said John Burkard, Vice President of Distribution & Technology for Vantage Hospitality Group, which is the parent company of Americas Best Value Inn and Lexingtonby Vantage.(SM)
An Android version of the app is currently being reviewed for inclusion in Google Play, which is the equivalent of the App Store. Launch in the store is expected this summer.
A family of over 1,000 inns, hotels, and suites located throughout North America, Americas Best Value Inn offers guests hometown comfort, quality and service at an exceptional value. Convenient locations and a variety of accommodations make Americas Best Value Inn ideal for the leisure or business traveler. Guests enjoy free high-speed Internet, HBO and continental breakfast at most locations and are encouraged to join the Value Club to receive instant savings and benefits. Visit www.AmericasBestValueInn.com or call 888-315-2378 for reservations and locations.