The membership club Little Emperor focuses on offering value-led hotel stays bookable in only four clicks via its app and website. “It was a travel company, now it’s a tech company,” says the founder, Rebecca Masri, who set it up in 2009. “We recently created a calendar feature which allows you to look at hotel rates over a six-month period in only one click.” It also offers a notification alert, so if you can’t find a bed on a particular night and your preferred hotel gets a cancellation, you’ll get a message on your phone saying a room has become available. “We’re in the process of creating a rate checker, so if the rate drops more than 5 per cent between the date you book and the date you stay, we will adjust your rate to fit,” Masri adds.