Premier Flexible Lodging Innovator Introduces a Variety of Enhanced Features to Streamline Online Bookings for Guests

WICHITA, Kan. – (November 2, 2023) – WaterWalk, the nation’s most innovative flexible lodging brand, today announced the launch of its new website, marking a significant transformation in its online booking experience including an industry-first feature – the ability to instantly book unfurnished hotel rooms without traditional leasing constraints. WaterWalk is known for its unique hybrid business model in the extended-stay industry by providing both fully furnished ‘STAY’ units and ready-to-furnish, apartment-style ‘LIVE’ units that are equipped for customizable, longer-term bookings. Both offerings across all WaterWalk’s properties are now bookable through the brand’s enhanced website, which also includes upgrades such as virtual 3D tours, advanced purchase options, special rates, simplified group bookings and more.

“WaterWalk’s remarkable growth trajectory and unwavering commitment to innovation naturally led us to the revitalization of our website,” said Mimi Oliver, chief executive officer of WaterWalk. “We’re thrilled to launch a new custom booking experience that empowers our guests with the necessary tools to book their stays more quickly and efficiently than ever before, marking an exciting chapter in our journey.”

With the revamped website, guests will now be able to effortlessly book unfurnished one- or two-bedroom suites at any of WaterWalk’s properties for stays of three months or more with no lease signing. Additionally, guests can now take a virtual, 3D tour of WaterWalk’s accommodations – whether they prefer the unfurnished ‘LIVE’ or furnished ‘STAY’ units – to further determine the best fit for their unique lodging needs.

Additional updates to the website include new special promotions and discounted rates for travelers – including exclusive AAA, AARP and government rates. Group, A kitchen with a white counter top

Description automatically generatedcorporate and IATA travel bookings have also been simplified through the new website, with options that allow for a convenient booking process. Additionally, guests now have the option to prepay for their room at a discounted rate.

WaterWalk’s accommodations boast all the comforts of home with a fully equipped kitchen with full-size appliances, in-room washer and dryer, modern bathroom, spacious closet with storage shelving and expansive living area, along with 24/7 concierge services, complimentary Wi-Fi, engaging community amenities, all-inclusive utilities and housekeeping services.

With rising demand for unique alternatives to traditional lodging concepts, WaterWalk is rapidly expanding its footprint across the U.S. Since the beginning of 2023, WaterWalk has opened five new properties including in Phoenix, Arizona; Sandy Springs, Georgia; Meridian, Idaho; Tucson, Arizona; and Jacksonville, Florida. Additional Gen 2.0 development includes an upcoming opening this winter in Huntsville, Alabama, with plans to double in portfolio size by the end of 2024.

For more information on WaterWalk, visit WaterWalk.com. Stay up to date on the latest news by following WaterWalk on LinkedIn.

About WaterWalk

WaterWalk offers a liberated hospitality experience with the nation’s most innovative flexible lodging brand. The company was founded in 2014 by the late Jack DeBoer, a hospitality visionary recognized as the pioneer of the extended-stay and all-suite hotel concepts. WaterWalk is unique in that it boasts two accommodations options under one roof, with its signature ‘LIVE | STAY model.’ This diversified product offering creates the utmost in flexibility and value to consumers and investors alike.

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