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No Reservations: Now's the Time for Last-Minute Hotel Apps

No Reservations: Now's the Time for Last-Minute Hotel Apps
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It’s apparently zero hour for companies that specialize in last-minute hotel deals.

Groupon said on Monday that it had acquired Blink, a startup that offers travelers the chance to make same-day reservations from a rotating list of hotels via a mobile app. The company operates solely in Europe, where Groupon will continue to run it as a separate business.