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hotel SystemsPro Announces New Vice President
to Champion Company Growth

Industry veteran Kathy Bannasch named vice president sales and marketing

ATLANTA, GA � September 24, 2009hotel SystemsPro, a pioneer of Web-based enterprise solutions that enable hotel companies to increase market share, has tapped industry authority Kathy Bannasch as the company�s vice president of sales and marketing.  The new position was created to assist the company in its growth in the constantly evolving hospitality technology marketplace, including sales and catering software, and hotel management software.

Based in hotel SystemsPro�s Atlanta corporate offices, Kathy�s responsibilities include leading the training, account development, revenue retention and communications strategy for the company.

Kathy Bannasch, vice president marketing and sales, shares how hotel SystemsPro
can help hotels thrive in a time when operators are demanding more
efficiency and profitability.

�With her wealth of industry expertise, Kathy will enable us to expand our company and its services and continue to deliver the revenue generating tools our customers value,� said hotel SystemsPro President Chip Carroll.  �Her energy and experience in management, operations, and business development assets will strengthen our company and benefit our users.  She is a valuable addition to our team.�

Kathy brings more than 25 years of successful hospitality industry experience to hotel SystemsPro, working with companies including the Walt Disney Company, Marriott, Intercontinental Hotels, and Hilton Hotels Corporation. She has held numerous positions, ranging from concierge to corporate regional manager and was formerly adjunct professor at Grand Valley State University. 

Most recently, Kathy was with Hampton Inns in New York, New Jersey and New England. She was also a partner and co-creator of Hilton�s Focused Service Brands General Manager Leadership Training Program, and the program�s principal trainer/facilitator.

Kathy recently became a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) from AH&LA and is a graduate of Ferris State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management and Marketing.

About hotel SystemsPro
Founded in 1996, hotel SystemsPro is a technology company operated by hospitality professionals who provide high performance, ASP-based enterprise and property solutions that enable hotel companies grow market share through better management of assets, increased sales, reduced operating expenses, and a higher quality guest experience. Hotel SystemsPro partners with clients to provide solutions that scale across a broad range of properties in North America and around the world. Whatever the size of the property operator or its challenges, hotel SystemsPro solutions do the heavy lifting for operators to streamline operations and boost staff productivity and profitability. Our solutions include hotel SalesPro, hotel CateringPro, hotel ServicePro and hotel WebSpace. For more information, visit

Hotel SalesPro is a multi-property ASP sales and catering system with scalable functionality that increases sales efficiency for hotel chains and independent properties.  Hotel ServicePro is an economical hotel maintenance solution that preserves property asset value and improves guest service by automating the communication, scheduling, tracking and reporting of tasks surrounding best practices, guest requests, safety requirements and preventive and equipment management. Hotel WebSpace, is an effective new online marketing solution that drives market share for hotel companies.


Danielle Rieppi 
Marketing Manager 
280 Interstate Circle N. 
Atlanta, GA 30339 
Phone: 770-303-9911 or Toll free: 877-263-3645 
Email: [email protected]

Media Contact:
Julie Keyser-Squires, APR
Softscribe Inc.


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Choice Hotels Selects hotelSystemsPro as Qualified Vendor; hotelSalesPro sales and catering, and hotelServicePro property maintenance and guest service, implemented by Cambria Suites properties / June 2009
Expansion in 2009: Hotel Equities' Strategy for 100% Growth by 2010; Web-based System Unifies Sales Management for Properties and Flags / May 2009
Lodgian Increases Deal Closing Effectiveness with Multi-Property Sales System; Web-Based Sales & Catering Software Automates 39 Properties / April 2009
hotelSystemsPro Implements Sales & Catering and Asset Management Systems at 122 Properties to Date in 2009 / March 2009
hotelSystemsPro Implements Sales & Catering and Asset Management Systems at 122 Properties To Date in 2009; Operators select hotelSystemsPro for revenue generating productivity tools / March 2009
Aimbridge Hospitality Focuses on Sales Performance Metrics for Success; 50-property hotel company uses 80/20 rule to target sales teams on top accounts / February 2009
hotelSystemsPro Expands into Larger Offices to Accommodate Continued Growth; Industry Leader Gains 250+ New Customers in Q4 �08, Doubles Office Space / January 2009

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