CHICO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After taking iOS by storm and going viral overnight, HelloTel is now available on Android and is updated on both systems with a host of new features that takes connecting with fellow travelers to the next level. Based on the user feedback, HelloTel has implemented numerous new functions and improvements that include push notifications, a streamlined User Interface, LinkedIn login and more.

"Our team has been working around the clock to create the best version of HelloTel to date," said HelloTel App CEO and Founder Marc Lewis. "The latest version for iOS and Android is the perfect mix of elegant design and robust functionality required to make an app standout in a crowded marketplace."

Design / UI Improvements Include:

+ Push Notifications to be alerted on kudos, comments and private messages
+ More professional overall look
+ LinkedIn sign-in option 
+ Full hotel name in hotel list 
+ Stationary sticky footer
+ Improved menu

After downloading HelloTel App from the Google Play or App Store, users can create a profile with one simple touch using their Facebook or LinkedIn accounts. The app will automatically begin scanning for hotels or places of interest nearby to check-in. Once checked in, users will see all the social activity in their hotel and nearby in a rich social environment. Find events at your hotel, meet new people, network with other business travelers or ask the community for reviews on local businesses. Not currently traveling? Simply check-in to a location nearby and join the conversation.

The HelloTel App experience can be customized through personalized social feeds that displays travelers that are in the same hotel or near-by and for those who are there to socialize or for business. The latest version of the app includes push notifications when users interact with your content, public comments, posted pictures and even private message notifications.

The free app is available for download now at: and on the following links:

Download for iPhone / iOS

Download for Android

About HelloTel App

Launched in October 2014, HelloTel App is a mobile application available now on iOS and Android. HelloTel App connects hotel guests together like never before by allowing them to post comments and photos and direct message each other. For more information, visit, like us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter at

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