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TMCNet:  CLC Lodging Launches Free Android® App for Customers

[December 13, 2012]

CLC Lodging Launches Free Android® App for Customers

WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- CLC Lodging, a leading negotiator of workforce lodging rates, is pleased to announce that its Hotel Locator app for Android® is now available to CLC customers free of charge through the Google Play® store.

By offering an easy-to-use hotel search tool using Android's® built-in GPS capability to instantly map CLC hotels to a traveler's current location, CLC hopes to ease the busy business travel life for its customers.

"More than 90% of our customers take their mobile devices when they travel. Our goal is to offer CLC customers a streamlined, fast and friendly hotel search interface while on the road or when they don't have access to a personal computer," said Tim Downs, President at CLC Lodging. "Our customers are busy road warriors. The ability to instantly map and get directions to the closest CLC partner hotel is a tremendous benefit to our travelers. Our iPhone® app, also introduced this year, has been very well received and we are excited to provide our Android® equipped travelers with the same instant mapping capability." The new application is a private password-protected application that requires sign-up with CLC Lodging to access. The Hotel Locator mobile app takes full advantage of Android's® native technology to allow users to: Easily search from CLC's broad network of hotels using the current location or by entering city, address or ZIP detail Map hotels using GPS technology and get directions in seconds Fine-tune hotel searches by distance and rate ranges Toggle hotel search results quickly between a hotel list and map view Filter by breakfast, high-speed Internet and truck parking View hotel details, amenities and photos One-tap dial to the hotel to make reservations Access CLC's 24-hour Traveler Support Center support line To start saving on business lodging, call (866) 857-9783 or e-mail: sales@clclodging.com. Smaller companies can receive free membership by using the keycode "APPNEWS" during registration at www.CheckINNcard.com or by calling (866) 857-9747, Option 1.

CLC Lodging (www.clclodging.com) is a division of FleetCor, the Global Fleet Card Company. CLC has more than 30 years experience as a leading provider of lodging management programs to businesses, serving thousands of clients in North America. CLC's clients purchase more than 10 million room nights annually across CLC's proprietary network of thousands of hotels.

For Media Inquiries, Contact: Denny MarlinDirector of MarketingCLC Lodging 316.771.7057 (direct) dmarlin@clclodging.com This press release was issued through eReleases® Press Release Distribution. For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.

SOURCE CLC Lodging

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