News from Travel Technology Update: After 10 months of operating solely as a search engine and “room concierge,” Room 77 is getting into the business of taking hotel bookings. The company has been building a database that doesn’t just describe a hotel; it amasses data on every room in the property, so a user knows whether a room is near the elevator (and noisy) or whether the “ocean view” is really a view of a skyscraper hotel with a tiny sliver of sea off ...

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