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Budget Host Switches to InnLink, LLC
for Reservation Services
HENDERSONVILLE, TN., December 3, 2007 – InnLink Central Reservation Services today announced the signing and activation of Budget Host to InnLink’s Central Reservation Services.  Budget Host with 150 properties, has chosen to move from Magnuson Hotels to InnLink, LLC Central Reservation Services. Properties begin going active today.  Budget Host’s properties will be using all InnLink’s Core Services, including eLINK to maximize their online booking capability to GDS and internet channels, iLINK , the booking engine for property reservations and vLINK, voice reservation services to provide a new service for the Budget Host brand.  Each Budget Host property will also have ONtarget Revenue Consulting services to help increase property revenue, and manage inventory and channel distribution. 

“Budget Host is focused on becoming more accessible to customers, improving our online visibility and booking capabilities. InnLink will help us deliver that promise to our customers.  We are also launching a new website this week as part of this change,” says Lisa Sawyer, President, Budget Host. “We are always looking for ways to improve our affiliates’ profitability, and InnLink is helping us achieve that objective.” 

“We are excited to welcome Budget Host to the InnLink family.  We strongly support their brand philosophy and Lisa Sawyer, in her focus to improve both the affliate and customer experience”, states Per-Anders Wendin, InnLink’s CEO. “We look forward to helping Budget Host prosper over years to come.”  

InnLink will provide the following services to Budget Host: 

  • Connectivity to the four major GDS systems
  • Internet distribution to thousands of Internet websites
  • Online booking engine  
  • Easy-to-use data management through InnLink’s web-based RESmatrix tool
  • Online training and guidance
  • Revenue Management
  • Voice reservations services
  • 24/7 customer service
About Budget Host:

Budget Host began its operations in 1976 and has grown steadily, attracting owners of high quality independent inns.  If you would like more information about Budget Host, contact us at mail@budgethost.com or 817-861-6088.

About InnLink, LLC: 

Founded in 1991, InnLink specializes in the processing of reservations for hotels and hotel companies using vLINK: comprehensive private-label voice reservations; eLINK: GDS, Internet and Channel Distribution; iLINK: a private label Booking Engine, ONtarget Revenue Consulting: Revenue Management services and RESmatrix: Customer Tools for Data, Rate and Inventory Management. InnLink maximizes channel-managed, reservation revenue streams for over 1000 hotels, resorts, inns, condominiums and extended-stay properties. To learn more about InnLink’s products and services visit www.innlink.com  or contact Pam Walrond, Director of Marketing at 615-264-8087 or pam.walrond@innlink.com.

Contact:

Pam Walrond
Director of Marketing 
InnLink, LLC
PH: 615-264-8087
 pam.walrond@innlink.com

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