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5 New Habits for Success in 2010!

Web Cast November 13, 2009

November 3, 2009 - "The economy grew at a 3.5% pace in the third quarter, best showing in two years" according to the Commerce Department and reported by USA Today (10/29/09) the article went on to say that while the pace of growth will probably slow a bit, the recession is officially over.  However, for the hotel industry, while the "Transient occupancy percent change was positive for the total U.S. (4.9 percent)" for the week ending October 10 REVPAR increases were not as positive in most markets. (STR HotelNewsNow, 10/20/09)

"The recession is over but challenges remain and the effect of the recession was to spawn new processes and innovations in hotel sales," says Carol Verret. "Every hotel sales person must understand post recession sales habits if they are to thrive in the recovery."

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  • Social Networks:  How to maximize your engagement on social networks - they emerged stronger and more pervasive than before. Plus -- why you need to become Twitter savvy now!
  • Prospecting:  Who has the money in the post recession economy? Internet tools you need to know about! How to prospect faster and more efficiently - the prospecting game has changed!
  • Online Distribution for Sales:  Which platforms generate leads for targeted market segments? Distribution platforms for group sales are imperative in order to be where the clients are and in their minds when they are ready to make a decision.
  • RFPs -  Reduce dependence on large RFPs -- the key to rate growth.  How to locate corporate transient business that yields a higher rate premium.
  • The Science of Sales:  Measure everything!  Be brutal about allocating time to squeeze in new habits!    Measure the effectiveness of your sales initiatives before management does!
Following this web cast, participants will have greater understanding of the habits and processes imperative for success in the post-recession economy as well as the tools to implement in order to maximize revenue in a recovering economy.

This web cast should be attended by General Managers, Directors of Sales and Hotel Sales Professionals.  This web cast will be offered on November 13 at 10:00am PDT, 11:00am MDT, Noon CDT and 1:00pm EDT.  It is approximately an hour in duration and the fee is $109 per connection, $99 for two or more connections from the same company. Click here to register.

It's time to meet!  Rally the team with fall & winter meetings.  Looking for programs, tailored seminars and web casts, that will motivate and give your team tools to implement in the post recession economy?  Call us 303.618.4065 or email

Carol Verret And Associates Consulting and Training offers training services and consulting in the areas of sales, revenue management and customer service primarily but not exclusively to the hospitality industry. To find out more about the company click on To contact Carol send her an email at or she can be reached by cell phone (303) 618-4065. Visit

Carol Verret, Consulting and Training
Carol Verret
5910 S. University #C-18, PMB 374
Greenwood Village, CO 80121
Telephone: (303) 618-4065
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