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The Carino Collection Introduces SalesConnect
Space Management™
First and Only Fully Integrated Web Based
Hotel Space Management Solution


New York, NY… July 5, 2006 – The CARINO Collection, the most innovative sales representation company for independent luxury hotels worldwide, announced a web-based upgrade of its proprietary software application that allows every member of a hotel sales team to view, book, manage and manipulate function space, either at a single property or among a group of properties. 

SalesConnect Space Management™ enables on-property sales managers as well as national sales managers to share critical information, including real time client and event data, and call reports with integrated email traces. It also allows sales managers to book space for a function at any property within a portfolio of properties, and links to a variety of PMS systems to facilitate real time communication across a property’s operation and among multiple properties within a brand or portfolio of hotels.

Joe Carino, President of the CARINO Collection, said, “We are proud to introduce SalesConnect Space Management™ which we believe represents a real innovation, and an important time and money-saving tool for hotel sales managers.” He concluded, “We look forward to making this tool available to existing CARINO members, as well as independent properties and brands in the industry.” 

Space Management was debuted in private demonstrations at the recent HITEC industry technology conference in Minneapolis, and will also be available for previews at the upcoming at the upcoming MPI conference, Dallas, July 9-11, 2006, and the NBTA conference in Chicago, July 16-19, 2006. 

Peter Kressaty, CARINO’s Vice President of Sales, said, “I am delighted to be associated with this exciting product, which has the potential to revolutionize the way sales managers book, manage and monitor function space.” He concluded, “I look forward to sharing the benefits of the Space Management web based system with many industry colleagues in the weeks ahead.”

For further information about Space Management or to arrange a personalized demonstration, contact Peter Kressaty at (212)-808-6590, or (917) 476-6101,or email,

About The CARINO Collection

The CARINO Collection is the only sales representation company that provides a centralized customer database, RFP tools and sales and marketing support for business hotels worldwide.  With offices in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Los Angeles and London, and more than 70 distinctive luxury hotels worldwide, the CARINO Collection is a full service sales and customer information company dedicated to assisting hotels with the sales process. 

SalesConnect2.0™ is CARINO’s proprietary web-accessible database of corporate, leisure and group account information.  This on-line tool enables hotel sales departments maximize their sales potential by gathering real-time, up-to-date contact and business profile information on existing and potential clients. 

SalesConnect Space ManagementTM is the only web based sales and catering software application that allows national and corporate sales offices as well as property-level sales personnel to view, book, manage and manipulate function space and related data, in real time, at a single property or among a group of properties.


Jennifer Carey – New York
for the CARINO Collection
(212) 808-6590

Peter Kressaty 
(917) 476-6101

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