All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘opentable’

Priceline Buys OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

One booking and accommodations company has agreed to acquire another, as travel and hotel site Priceline is buying restaurant reservation purveyors OpenTable. The acquisition is for $103 per share, an all-cash purchase valued at $2.6 billion. “OpenTable is a great match for The Priceline Group. They provide us with a natural extension into restaurant marketing services and a wonderful and …

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Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages

Facebook has just launched a rolling update to both its iOS and Android apps that should make mobile pages much more useful to the average user. It also helps Facebook keep more users on their own app, making them less likely to have to open up another app to do simple tasks like making dinner reservations or checking the air …

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Foodspotting Joins OpenTable in $10M Deal, Will Continue to Operate on Standalone Basis

Restaurant reservation powerhouse OpenTable have just announced their intent to acquire food photography-based recommendation app Foodspotting. According to a release, the deal will be for $10 million OpenTable and Foodspotting have been partners for some time already – OpenTable reservations on Foodspotting and Foodspotting food photography on OpenTable, so this acquisition doesn’t come as a huge surprise. But according to …

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Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations

In another move to strengthen the “explore” functionality of their app, Foursquare has added an awesome new integration to the mobile experience. Now, users can make restaurant reservations via OpenTable without ever leaving the Foursquare app. “Now when you’re searching for the perfect dinner spot with Explore on iPhone or Android, you’re just a few taps away from making a …

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Glitch in Google Reviews for Places

Hamish McKenzie over at PandoDaily recently noticed an interesting “glitch” regarding how Google lists its reviews of various places in search. For example, when searching for Fior d’Italia Restaurant in San Francisco, Google initially presents 145 reviews. Though, when actually reading said reviews, only 17 are actually present. Here’s a look at the discrepancy: Even if one were to take …

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Foursquare Partners with OpenTable

The foursquare Blog just announced that its geolocation service has forged a partnership with OpenTable, the online real-time restaurant reservation platform. Essentially, foursquare users can access its Explore recommendation engine to research the restaurants of a specific locality, and then go on to book reservations with the new OpenTable integration. Below is a screen of the new interface: Foursquare users …

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Top 100 Restaurants In US for Service

In recognition of how vital service is to the dining experience, OpenTable, Inc., a provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, has announced the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the 100 restaurants in the United States providing the best service. These awards reflect the combined opinions of nearly 5 …

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