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Gannett purchases user-generated hotel review site

Gannett Co. has wrapped up its purchase of HotelMe, the company announced today.

Launched in 2012, the website aims to provide authenticated user-generated hotel reviews. HotelMe is a joint venture between Gannett, USA Today Travel Media Group and District Hospitality Partners.

“Gannett values the review space,” John Peters, USA TODAY Travel Media Group president, said in a statement. The HotelMe team did a wonderful job building an authenticated review platform for hotels and we look forward to building upon what they created.”

The USA Today Travel Media Group also owns Experience Travel, The Point, 10Best.com and Reviewed.com.

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