Hotels.com app gets Japan's shock jocks out of hot water Tokyo Shock Boys complete hotel booking while racing down white water rapids in Hotels.com's latest Xtreme Booking video
DALLAS, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online accommodation reservation website, Hotels.com®, today launches the third instalment of its popular Xtreme Booking video series – "White Water Booking", this time featuring Japan's shock jock comedians, The Tokyo Shock Boys*, known for their wacky and extreme stunts.
The new Hotels.com Xtreme Booking video shows the Tokyo Shock Boys making a hotel reservation at the very last minute using Hotels.com's mobile app while surging down ice-cold mountain rapids and free-falling down a 23 foot waterfall.
Commenting on the group's booking experience, the Tokyo Shock Boys, who book the Matsunoi hotel with only a few clicks, say: "It worked! Sliding down rapids at a high speed, we were able to book a hotel room and receive the confirmation. Coming into this, we didn't know whether it was actually possible, but the speed of the Hotels.com app has shocked us."
Following its launch in 2011, the Hotels.com app is now available for iPhone, Android, iPad, Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8 and has achieved more than 15 million downloads. Users can manage their Welcome Rewards™ accounts, access up to 20,000 last-minute hotel deals based on their search and current location, read seven million traveler reviews, as well as get quick and easy access to upcoming reservations, thanks to a contextual home page, which changes based on the user.
Tell us about your "xtreme" experiences and follow the conversation on Twitter @Hotelsdotcom with #XtremeMobile. To learn more about the Hotels.com app, visit the Hotels.com mobile page.
*Since the making of this video, Sango Jugo has been become ill and is undergoing treatment. It is Sango's wish that this video is distributed as planned, showing his indomitable and adventurous spirit. We send our sincere and very best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Ashley Aberbach – Finn Partners for Hotels.com
Phone: (212) 715-1524
Taylor L. Cole, APR
Hotels.com North America
Phone: (469) 335-8442
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