Archive for September, 2009

  • Twitter based technology solution empowering last moment travelers to Boise Idaho.

    September 22nd, 2009 by Michal

    Twitter based technology solution empowering last moment travelers to Boise Idaho.London, UK, 21 September 2009 – Inoqo (, launched a Twitter-based hotel booking engine today, providing an innovative win-win service to hotels adapting to the current trend of last-moment bookings, and travelers seeking urgent hotel accommodation. The Modern Hotel ( is the first hotel in Idaho to collaborate with Inoqo to offer last-moment deals to travelers who are looking for a great value hotel offer.

    “The current economic climate has driven increasing amounts of leisure and business travel to be planned at the last minute.” says Bretton Putter founder of Inoqo. “The Modern Hotel can now meet these needs by harnessing the real-time power of Twitter.”

    Inoqo allows hotels to easily advertize unique high-value packages on Twitter, filling otherwise vacant rooms at the last moment. Hotels that are looking to increase occupancy and up-sell services whist retaining price parity can utilize Inoqo as a powerful service, to supplement their existing distribution and revenue management strategies.

    “The Modern is excited to partner with Inogo to bring our customers great last minute savings,” said Elizabeth Tullis, owner of the Modern Hotel. “We work hard to make sure our customers benefit from cutting edge technologies and were excited to learn about the opportunity to use Twitter to offer special last minute deals.

    For travelers with last-moment accommodation requirements in Boise Idaho , Modern Hotel and Inoqo provide a valuable service by only publishing great value hotel packages available within the next 48 hours. The service is available from today, with launch hotels in the US, UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

    About Inoqo

    Founded in 2009 Inoqo offers the first last-moment (48 hours or less) Twitter based booking engine for hotels. The service gives hotel owners the ability to generate revenue from Twitter by selling rooms that would otherwise have remained empty. Users can follow Inoqo’s dedicated city streams on Twitter to receive the best value hotel deals in real-time. Inoqo is one of the first of a new breed of real-time services to successfully harness Twitter for ecommerce.

    About Modern Hotel

    The Modern Hotel opened in Boise’s downtown Linen District in June 2007. The hotel features sleek, modern design, high-end amenities and a rich history. The hotel’s 39 guest rooms and surrounding property bring together modern architecture, cutting-edge interior design, and top-of-the-line amenities while offering guests an intimate setting away from home.

    For more information please contact:

    Bretton Putter

    CityStreams Ltd

    Tel: +44 7711 241 525

    Modern Contact

    Michal Lloyd

    Modern Hotel and Bar

    Tel: 208-424-8244

    Cell: 208-319-4684

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  • Modern Mustache Contest

    September 5th, 2009 by webAdmin


    Meet the Modern Bar Staff…

    Unofficially the Modern had a moustache contest. Rachel Riechert instigated the contest in an effort to pass the time and stay in vogue. The contest was open to any willing participant and the result was all of the bartending staff took on the challenge

    Twenty judges gave the Golden Moustache Award to Michael Bowers for his amazing mutton chop moustache combo.


    The Golden Moustache was hand formed by yours truly (Rachel Irene Reichert), using chasing and repousse. The materials: New-gold (a brass like metal), Sterling Silver, Silk and Gold Ink. For additional info please visit

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