by Michael J. Shapiro | March 29, 2016, an online booking portal for group hotel deals and meeting space, has acquired Hotel Hotline LLC, a search portal for discounted hotel rates. While the latter serves the individual and leisure travel markets rather than group, the acquisition is part of's growth strategy and is designed to expand the marketing options for its lodging clients and affiliates. 

Hotel Hotline, which was founded in 1999, offers exclusive hotel listings, property descriptions, landmark and airport guides. also owns and operates Meetings.Com, which provides meeting planning and booking services for associations and business-to-business enterprises.