Expedia plans to add the free Expedia Hotels app to the iTunes App store by mid-April and an Android version to the Android Market by the end of April. An iPad version is expected to be released later in the year.
Expedia Hotels works with your phone’s GPS to locate nearby hotels Key features include:
-- An interactive map view that shows hotels in the area, with green pins marking those recommended by TripAdvisor, a user-reviewer website owned by Expedia.
-- Ability to search by price, rating, popularity or distance;
-- Summary of each hotel's features, with a slideshow;
-- Ability to get directions to the hotel you book, share your confirmation through email and import the reservation into your iPhone calendar.