At the same time, he was quick to add, “This was difficult. It affects people’s lives. We’re very painfully aware of that.” He declined to offer more details about which areas of the company were affected, but he said this should not change HotelTonight’s overall direction or the experience of customers and hotel partners. Shank also said that HotelTonight is on track to double bookings this year compared to 2014, that it will become profitable next year and that it will continue hiring. As the name implies, HotelTonight started out in 2010 as a mobile-focused, same-day hotel reservation app before adding seven-day booking options last year. It raised more than $80 million in venture funding. The most recent round was a $45 million Series D in 2013. Get the full story at TechChrunch, Skift and Tnooz