The Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino is an Asian-themed boutique hotel and casino that has sometimes offered rooms on booking site HotelTonight. You can hear the CEO of HotelTonight, Sam Shank, speak at Skift Global Forum in New York City in September 2019. Tim Rue / Bloomberg

Skift Take: HotelTonight’s acquisition by Airbnb last March represented a happy outcome, but it wasn’t inevitable. Back in 2015, HotelTonight faced layoffs and fundraising hiccups. Here, co-founder and CEO Sam Shank shares some of the ways he got his company back on track.

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