Website of the Week: Want Me Get Me

Just launched today, Want Me Get Me is a free members-only hotel booking site that aims to give travelers exclusive access to perks and amenities usually reserved for celebrities, rock stars, and platinum rewards status priority guests at the world’s best hotels.

For the first time, travelers pay standard hotel room rates and get to stay as VIPs — guaranteed — at a curated selection of hand-picked luxury and boutique hotels that compete for customers with a variety of complimentary perks in exchange for their booking.

Want Me Get Me has secured agreements with more than 200 boutique and luxury hotels including properties from Ace Hotel, Montage Hotels & Resorts, Morgans Hotel Group, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Orient-Express Hotels, The Peninsula Hotels, Raffles Hotels and Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, and Trump Hotel Collection.

To join, travelers simply sign in to Want Me Get Me (www.wantmegetme.com) using Facebook Connect or a personal email to set up an account. From there, you can choose your city and travel dates, and request amenities. Members can personalize their booking experience by filtering hotels based on their amenity preference. All members signed in via Facebook Connect automatically have their profile photo sent to the hotel for inclusion on the GM’s VIP List and instant recognition upon check-in.

Also, members can discover who within their Facebook friend network has recommended a particular hotel. Recommendations and reviews can also be posted to the member’s Facebook Timeline. Want Me Get Me will soon allow members to share bookings and itineraries, making the travel experience more “social.”

The founders of Want Me Get Me – Tristan Mace, Harrison Hughes, Melanie Brandman, David Morris and Jeffrey Hedge – have all received critical acclaim and recognition for their prior work throughout the luxury travel, digital and social media and technology industries, and the company has attracted notable Silicon Valley, business and travel luminaries to its advisory board.

We’re always keeping our eyes open for new ways to make travel (and the booking of travel) more convenient and more valuable. Give Want Me Get Me a try and let us know what you think! So far, we’re pretty impressed.

Lindsay Taub About Lindsay Taub

Lindsay Taub is a writer/editor, producer and photographer covering travel, lifestyle, culture, arts, food, and all facets that make life a journey. She calls Los Angeles home when she’s there, but prefers to leave the city for the mountains and open spaces as often as possible. She loves cooking, gardening, live music, hiking with her three rescue dogs, and nothing beats cheese and wine during a spectacular sunset. If you can’t find her, she’s trekking through a jungle, seeking a seeker, admiring wildlife, or on a plane, quite possibly jumping out of it when the adrenaline junkie is at her best. She is the co-founder of Voyage Vixens. Follow her on twitter @lindsaytaub.

Comments

  1. Not entirely sure of this site since Kiwi Collection. Coo Boutique, Mr and Mrs Smith all offer free benefits. So don’t see the benefit of being a member of Want me Get Me. But we can all agree flash sales are coming to an end.

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