The "Hotelicopter" is an April Fool's Joke
A company, after being in news for its "flying-hotel joke", has launched a new brand for its hotel search engine, hotelicopter.Hotelicopter.com owns up to the prank on its site blog:
hotelicopter, which was previously known as VibeAgent, searches 30 travel sites in real-time, aggregating hotel room rates, availability, photos and video to instantly reveal where to find the best hotel deals. It has access to more than 65 travel partners and 150,000 hotels.
Oh, and yes, we’re the folks behind the flying hotel of the same name. We were just having some fun, and had no idea it was going to blow up like it did - we've gotten about 1.5 million page and video views just in the last week - so thank you very much for all the attention and support - and hopefully we made you smileA copy of the original flying hotel prank website is still available on the hotelicopter.com website.