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5 Questions to Determine if Your Hotel Group Sales Process Is Broken

Lauren Hall | April 23, 2019

By Lauren Hall, Founder & CEO, iVvy The hospitality industry is evolving at a rapid pace. From heightened guest expectations to revolutionary new-age technology, the world of travel is constantly reinventing and re-imagining itself. The group booking segment is experiencing a similar period of growth, and the potential for hoteliers to capitalize has, perhaps, never been more imminent. In fact, CWT Meetings & Travel predicts a 5-10% growth in demand for meetings and events this year. Not only that, but meetings are getting 22.7% bigger according to the AMEX Global Meetings Forecast. Between 2017 and 2018 the number of companies ...

The National Conference Center Celebrates October With “Halls of Horror” Screambuilding Meeting Package

Shocktober | October 10, 2018

Features Gothic Mansion "Shocktober" Benefit for Children of Arc of Loudoun Leesburg, Virginia, October 2018 …The National Conference Center, the largest conference center on the East Coast, has partnered with the wickedly fun and haunted, Shocktober, featuring an authentic 19th Century Victorian Gothic Mansion, to create a Halls of Horror Screambuilding meeting package this October. The National enhances the learning experience by offering value-add amenities, creative teambuilding and a hyper-local culinary program to meetings. The National's Halls of Horror Screambuilding package includes all the components of the Complete Mee...

Groups and Events: Disruption Is on the Agenda for Hotels in 2019

Lauren Hall | September 25, 2018

By Lauren Hall The emergence and subsequent evolution of transformative, industry-shaping technology cannot happen without some disruption. It's a now-familiar scenario, when we reference the likes of Uber and Airbnb, in which a brave new player comes into the mix to offer a service or product that does things in a way that no one else has (successfully) attempted. Disruptive innovation within industries is often what keeps them alive, bringing forth new ideas and processes that allow companies to continuously cater to modern consumers. The hospitality realm is admittedly notorious for lagging behind other industries in terms of adoptin...

Group Bookings in New Year Brighten Hotel Outlook

TravelClick | November 21, 2016

Slowing Transient Reservation Pace Continues into November NEW YORK – November 21, 2016 – Committed occupancy* and average daily rates (ADR) for the first quarter of 2017 are showing major signs of growth with group travel leading the way despite the continuing lag in transient booking pace in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to new data from TravelClick's November 2016 North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). Across all travel segments in the first quarter of 2017, occupancy and ADR are up 6.7 percent and 2.7 percent, respectively, and occupancy for the group segment is up 6.8 percent. "Even with the slowing transient...

Groupize Selected as Preferred Online Group Booking Solution for GCommerce Hotel Clients

Groupize Solutions | March 3, 2015

Industry trailblazers announce strategic partnership to help hotels attract more direct group business and increase conversions while reducing costs with automated website bookings for small groups and meetings Boston, MA, March 3, 2015 - Groupize Solutions and GCommerce announced today a strategic partnership to leverage the Groupize group booking platform as part of the GCommerce digital marketing strategy for their portfolio of 1,400 hotel clients. This alliance will ensure that GCommerce clients have the ability to capture new business while increasing guest satisfaction by enabling organizers of reunions, weddings, tours, sports tr...

How Millennials are Redefining Group Travel: 6 Things Hotels Need to Know

Groupize Solutions | November 3, 2014

As Millennials move into higher spending years, hotels need to seize the group business opportunity that this generation offers. CEO of Groupize Solutions offers tips to capture Millenial market share by offering online group bookings and updating traditional marketing techniques that are no longer effective. By Charles de Gaspe Beaubien CEO of Groupize Solutions The first hotel online booking engines are twenty years old now, and they are slowly evolving to give users more features and more control over their stay. So why has there has been so little effort made in the evolution of web bookings for small groups. Most hotels are still e...

Free eBook: The Smart Hoteliers Guide to Maximizing Small Group eBusiness

Groupize | September 25, 2014

21-page eBook and webinar by Groupize Solutions provides insights to engage planners, increase conversions, boost staff productivity and reduce costs with direct website bookings Boston, MA, - September 25, 2014 - Groupize Solutions, the leading online group booking platform for hotels, resorts, and large chains, today announced the release of a free eBook, "The Smart Hoteliers Guide to Maximizing Small Group eBusiness." Featuring actionable tips and recommendations for reducing costs while increasing revenue and overall profitability, this eBook is a must-read for hotel managers and owners who want to cash-in on the growing group marke...

Award Winning Sanctuary Hotel New York Selects Groupize Solutions

Groupize | September 3, 2014

Offering Direct Group Bookings Online Keeps Top Rated Times Square Luxury Hotel Ahead of the Competition Boston, MA, - September 3, 2014 Groupize Solutions, the leading online group booking platform for hotels, resorts, and large chains, has announced today that Sanctuary Hotel New York has selected their GBE (Group Booking Engine) to drive an increase group business. "The Sanctuary Hotel is a high touch, luxury boutique property, in one of the most competitive markets in the country," states Marissa Hoppe, VP, Sales & Marketing at Sanctuary Hotel New York. "The Groupize GBE enables us to stand out and offer something unique to grou...

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