Industry Experts Join NAVIS Team to Expand Beyond Independent Resort Locations
November 2, 2017 9:21am
Proven revenue performance success with clients in city locations, flagged properties, and casino hotels creates opportunity to expand.
BEND, Ore. (November 2, 2017) - To further fuel their continued success, NAVIS today announced the expansion of their executive sales team to serve more segments of the hotel industry. Amber Fox, Julie Chapman, Lou Wolfson and Ryan Gervais have joined NAVIS as Systems Consultants dedicated to helping hospitality operators generate more profitable direct channel bookings, optimize team performance and strengthen relationships with their guests.
The latest additions to the NAVIS sales team come at a time of growth for the company. NAVIS’ powerful direct channel technologies are disrupting the status quo and empowering hoteliers to yield as much as twice the revenue from their existing demand. The appointments follow fast on the heels of several technological advancements and the recently announced preferred partnership with Two Roads Hospitality that mark the company’s position as a best-in-class integrated reservation sales and hospitality marketing platform.
“We are thrilled to welcome such knowledgeable and skilled talent with decades of experience to accelerate our reach and ensure that we continue providing the best revenue-producing solutions to the industry,” said Kyle Buehner, CEO of NAVIS. “With deep industry roots, each adds important new dimensions of expertise to our organization.”
Buehner added, “That established hospitality executives and companies like Two Roads Hospitality are gravitating to NAVIS is further validation of our pioneering solutions and services becoming a mainstream approach as hotels look to maximize marketing ROI, productivity, and profitability.”
For Amber, hospitality is a way of life, and she has immersed herself in it for her entire career. Working in hotel sales and marketing for brands, ownership groups, and management companies, Amber’s mission has always been the same - to drive revenue. Before joining NAVIS, Amber was the National Director of Sales at Signature Worldwide. She has also served as President of the HSMAI Ohio Chapter and has recently been invited to be on the HSMAI Sales Advisory Board for a two-year term. Learn more and connect with Amber on LinkedIn.
Julie is a hospitality marketing specialist who has been an integral part of industry-focused digital marketing firms including Milestone Internet Marketing, Vizergy, and TravelClick. She has lead high performing national teams and managed strategic account partnerships with top independent hotels and resorts as well as brands including Wyndham, IHG, and Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Julie also spent over a decade working on-property in roles ranging from front office to reservations to revenue management to Director of Sales and Marketing. Learn more and connect with Julie on LinkedIn.
Lou Wolfson brings plenty of business experience to his role as System Consultant, having built and sold two successful companies including The Active Network, a participatory sports marketing and enterprise software company; and Active Sports Marketing Group. Lou’s unique perspective and knowledge of the business world including processes, marketing and management are an advantage for clients and the team. He was also a founding member of The National Hotel Network, a nationwide in-room television network for hotel guests; and City Traveler TV, a television production company. Learn more and connect with Lou on LinkedIn.
Ryan has spent more than two decades specializing in reservation sales, revenue management, and marketing. He self-admittedly eats and sleeps driving direct revenue for hotels and resorts. Throughout his career, Ryan has held executive management roles at iconic independent hospitality brands in North America including Ocean Resort and Spa, The Breakers Palm Beach, and Mohegan Sun Casino. Learn more and connect with Ryan on LinkedIn.
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NAVIS is the No. 1 reservation sales and marketing platform for the hospitality industry. Because we believe technology should make you money, not cost you money, we developed our game-changing Revenue Performance Platform™ to transform teams into revenue makers, enabling them to drive, capture and convert more direct bookings. We deliver actionable guest insights so departments can seamlessly sell and market together. The result is always a dramatic increase in direct sales and profit. We guarantee it.
Founded in 1987, NAVIS is a privately held company with headquarters in Bend, Ore., and growing offices in Orlando, Fla. and Reno, Nev. The company has been awarded Top Workplaces by The Oregonian for four consecutive years, one of the 2016 Top 100 Workplaces in Central Florida, and one of the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association's 2017 Best Places to Work.
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