Winner: Launch People's Choice Award

Website: http://dayuse.com/

Headquarters: Paris, France

Leadership: David Lebée, CEO and Founder

With 70% of hotel rooms empty during the day, we're optimizing unused inventory and helping hoteliers increase total revenue. The first and most advanced daytime hotel booking platform allowing consumers to access 'day-use' of hotel rooms at discounted rates - up to 75% less than nightly rates. Participating properties range from boutique properties to big-box brands in upscale neighborhoods in major cities as well as those located near airports, central stations and business districts.