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Cambean Hospitality Hotels Find Serious Service and Reservation Surge
with InnPoints Worldwide

All Four Miami Beach Hotels Switch to InnPoints

Miami Beach, FL and Albuquerque, NM — November 8, 2010 — In July of 2010, all four Cambean Hospitality Hotels switched to InnPoints Worldwide for GDS distribution and website booking engine services. Just four short months later, the Carlton Hotel, the Majestic Hotel, the Clifton Hotel and Hotel Nash, all located in the Art Deco historic area of Miami Beach, are celebrating the positive results of InnPoints dedicated service and global reservation solutions with an overall reservation increase of 60% since the switch.
 
Cambean Hospitality Hotels turned to InnPoints Worldwide, provider of reservation solutions for over 1,800 hotels globally, to secure a reservation marketing strategy for its four Miami Beach hotels. With a struggling economy and a dip in occupancy, Cambean was in search of fresh ideas and advanced tools to expand its market and drive revenue. InnPoints Worldwide now provides the group with GDS distribution through its central reservation system,  MyCRS, along with website booking engine services through VIBE, the versatile internet booking engine, and private label voice.
 
“We are very pleased with the quality and level of services that InnPoints has supplied over these first few months of our relationship.  InnPoints has quickly adapted to our complex marketing strategies by rolling-out customized features and integrated solutions,” said Brian Scheinblum, President of Cambean Hospitality.  “InnPoints has adapted from the corporate world to the cutting edge features that one comes to expect while booking a hotel in South Beach and we look forward to continuing to work together with InnPoints as the launch partner for new features yet to come.”
 
Through a strong client relationship, InnPoints worked side-by-side with executives at Cambean to gather input and feedback on specific enhancements and MyCRS system upgrades beneficial to both the Cambean group and the rest of InnPoints portfolio. Major customization and flexibility of the VIBE internet booking engine was delivered to Cambean Hospitality Hotels after weeks of research and development to find the best booking engine look, layout and functionality suitable for the group’s specific marketing strategy.
 
“Hotels are finding that service and customization play a huge role when choosing a GDS or reservation marketing partner,” said Tia Hobgood, Director of Client Services at InnPoints Worldwide. “For that very reason, InnPoints is expanding rather quickly in the Miami market as hotels search for an intuitive partner.”
 
Each of the four unique Cambean Hotels has its own distinctive personality, providing all guests with a hotel that bests suits their style or mood. While staying at the Clifton, guests can enjoy a classic boutique experience that is fresh, hip and eco-friendly. Placing guests only footsteps away from pristine beaches and aquamarine waters, the Majestic South Beach decorates the world famous Ocean Drive. Affordable chic best characterizes the Carlton. Currently, the Hotel Nash is being transformed into Lords South Beach at the Nash.  When completed in late November 2010, the hotel promises a “quantum leap in gay travel.”
 
About Cambean Hospitality Hotels
Cambean Hospitality is a Miami Beach-based hotel ownership and management company that provides professional support services to independent hotel properties. Cambean Hospitality combines cutting edge technology services and prestige locations, incorporating high end yield practices to maximize profits and streamline expenses through personalized strategies that focus on operations, finance, sales and marketing, as well as human resource management. Currently, Cambean Hospitality properties include the Carlton Hotel South Beach (www.carltonsouthbeach.com), Majestic Hotel South Beach (www.majesticsouthbeach.com), Clifton Hotel South Beach (www.cliftonsouthbeach.com) and the Lords South Beach at Nash (www.lordssouthbeach.com).  For more information, please visit www.cambean.com or contact Brian Scheinblum at brian@cambean.com.

About InnPoints Worldwide
InnPoints Worldwide is a diversified reservation marketing organization and proven leader in electronic distribution and channel marketing.  From its World Headquarters in Albuquerque and offices in Dallas, Chicago, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Calgary, Sweden, Italy, and Greece, InnPoints Worldwide provides GDS/IDS reservation technology, a web-based property management system, the VIBE internet booking engine, private label voice services, revenue management and strategic marketing programs for over 1800 hotels worldwide. www.innpointsworldwide.com

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Contact:

 Phoenix F. Smith
Director of Marketing
phoenix.smith@innpoints.com
Tel: 505.768.6169

Cambean Hospitality
Brian Scheinblum
President
brian@cambean.com
Tel: 305.455.2236

 

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Also See: InnPoints Worldwide Appoints Tia S. Hobgood as Director of Client Services / Ocotber 2010

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InnPoints Connects Hotels Directly With Expedia / March 2010

InnPoints Worldwide Hotels See 15.4% Increase Year Over Year Despite Recessione / December 2009

Meet VIBE: The Versatile Internet Booking Engine InnPoints Worldwide's New Booking Engine Provides Limitless Customization through JSON Interface / October 2009

America’s Best Franchising and InnPoints Worldwide Continue Reservation Relationship / July 2009

InnPoints Worldwide and EZYield.com Complete Interface; Seamless interface enhances hotel channel management capabilities / June 2009

InnPoints Worldwide Wraps Up First Annual Conference with 655 Hotels Represented / January 2009

InnPoints to Demo New Reservation Technology at IH/M&RS Booth 3180: Web-Based Property Management System and Central Reservation System on Display / November 2008

Web-Based Property Management System MyHMS Named Preferred PMS for America's Best Franchising, Inc.: Including America's Best Inns & Suites and Country Hearth Inns & Suites / July 2008

All InnPoints Properties Upgrade to MyCRS Central Reservation System / May 2008
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