Shane Husband becomes Groups360’s senior vice president of technology following the launch of instant booking for group guest rooms and meeting spaces for leading global hospitality brands
NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 13, 2022 – Shane Husband joins Groups360 as senior vice president of technology, leading the company’s technology and operations forward at its corporate headquarters. The hire follows Groups360’s launch of real-time group rates and GroupSync™ Instant Booking across nearly 8,000 hotels including Hilton Hotels, Omni Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International, and selected IHG Hotel properties.
Husband is a senior technology leader, experienced in driving full life-cycle product development and partnering with international development teams. He brings over 20 years of specialized experience in delivering technology solutions and has held strategic leadership positions in complex enterprises, including Bayview Asset Management and Asurion.
“It’s an exciting time to be a part of the innovation and progress that Groups360 is bringing to the group travel industry,” Husband said. “I’m looking forward to working with the GroupSync technology teams to enhance the platform and continue to scale rapidly.”
As the leading hotel marketplace for booking groups, GroupSync’s enhanced electronic RFP capability empowers event planners to search, source and book groups at over 200,000 properties worldwide more efficiently. This single web-based solution provides greater access to hotel group inventory and rates for faster, smoother booking. It includes a proprietary RFP-free group booking option called GroupSync Instant Booking.
“We’re excited to add Shane’s extensive leadership skills to our team,” said Kemp Gallineau, president and CEO of Groups360. “As we continue to scale our operations across the globe and refine our technology, his experience building modern and intuitive customer experiences and growing development teams will help take us to the next level.”