NEW YORK -- Hotres.com
, the hotel reservations Web site that sells
this city's hotels exclusively, more than tripled its hotel
inventory this year, according to Kerrin Behrend, Hotres.com
The Web site, which debuted in the spring of 1999 with
approximately 30 New York hotels, this year added 60 hotels for a
total inventory of more than 90 properties, he said.
With its new inventory, Hotres also has grown beyond midtown
Manhattan to the city's airport hotels and several lodgings in
"Originally, we focused on the midtown area as a way to
establish ourselves," said Behrend.
"Now, we are offering our customers an expanded service that
includes hotels all over Manhattan as well as the three New York
airports." he added. "With these expansions we are trying to meet
all of our customers' New York hotel needs."
Among Hotres' new downtown Manhattan properties are the Beacon,
Holiday Inn Wall Street, Marriott Financial Center, Marriott World
Trade Center, Millennium Hilton and Washington Square hotels.
New Midtown properties include the Algonquin, Barclay, Grand
Hyatt, Hotel Pennsylvania, Marriott Marquis, Milford Plaza,
Novotel, Ramada New Yorker, Sheraton New York and
Hotres also added several boutique hotels in the midtown area,
including the Gorham, Mayflower, Morgans and Royalton hotels.
The company advertises that its reservations are confirmed
against a guaranteed block of rooms.
In addition to information about discounts, the site offers
detailed hotel descriptions and site maps.