Room 77′s CEO Drew Patterson: Google to license our software
Room 77, the hotel metasearch startup, sent a letter today to its shareholders saying that Google is licensing its booking software, according to a story first reported by Bloomberg News.
The move suggests Google is moving into fulfillment, not just search. Google will be able to bolster its Hotel Finder metasearch tool as a result.
CEO Drew Patterson confirmed the story to Tnooz.
The startup will keep its consumer brand. Yet the company’s “primary focus” will be CheckMate, a B2B service for hotels to manage mobile bookings, that it acquired last year.
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