Groups360 and Choice Hotels International Announce Direct Booking Solution for Group Room Blocks
Groups360 | April 27, 2023
Choice Hotels properties worldwide will offer online instant booking for group guest rooms through GroupSync Marketplace Groups360 and Choice Hotels International announces today the rollout of GroupSync™ Instant Booking across Choice’s global portfolio in 2023. Soon meeting and event organizers can shop and book online group guest rooms at Choice Hotel properties within GroupSync Marketplace. GroupSync’s direct integration with Choice Hotels will offer real-time best available group rates and inventory to thousands of Choice properties. Planners of small or simple meetings can book these events in real-time, with guaranteed rates a...
Groups360 Appoints Matthew Hancock as Chief Financial Officer
Groups360 | April 11, 2023
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 11, 2023 – Matthew Hancock joins Groups360 as senior vice president & chief financial officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hancock worked at Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for nearly ten years, serving in roles of increasing responsibility across corporate strategy and channel innovation, investor relations, and treasury. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Hancock joins David Cheek, recently appointed chief administrative officer, as members of Groups360 executive team. This leadership expansion follows Groups360’s launch of real-time group rates ...
Wyndham Teams with Groups360 for Instant Multi-Room Booking Solution
Groups360 | March 16, 2023
Tool will give group and event planners, as well as those managing infrastructure, logistics and corporate accounts, access to real-time rates, availability, and instant online bookings—a first for the economy segment PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 16, 2023 -- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchisor with approximately 9,100 hotels spanning more than 95 countries, today announced a new agreement with Groups360 to bring instant online multi-room bookings to Wyndham hotels in 2023. Powered by GroupSync™, the hospitality industry's leading direct booking solution, Wyndham hotels will have the oppor...
Marriott International Announces Instant Booking Solution for Meetings and Events With Groups360
Groups360 | January 18, 2023
Marriott International now offers online instant booking for group guest rooms and meeting space through GroupSync Marketplace at properties in the U.S. & Canada Marriott International and Groups360 today announced the launch of Instant Booking for Marriott’s portfolio of hotels in the United States and Canada. Marriott International is the first brand to have a direct integration with Groups360 to offer the “Instant Book” functionality for both guest rooms and meeting space at scale on GroupSync Marketplace, providing planners with a streamlined booking process at the click of a button. As the meetings and events landscape be...
Groups360 Onboards New Technology Leadership to Scale Its GroupSync Solution for the Hospitality and Events Industries
Groups360 | December 13, 2022
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 tech...
Hoteliers Find Answers and Revenue Potential in Technology
Groups360 | September 27, 2022
The world has experienced some bizarre, and yes, unprecedented times in a short, but monumental, few years. The hospitality and travel industries, (among the rest of the world) have heard the continuous talk about “the new normal.” But for hoteliers, the only thing proving to be normal is that nearly everything about guest services is new. Today’s guests want risk-free contingencies, self-service, and contactless support. Meaning hoteliers need innovative ways to manage volume, promptly communicate, and provide exceptional guest experiences, all while facing a labor shortage. If hoteliers, and the hospitality industr...
Omni Hotels & Resorts Becomes First Brand to Launch Seamless Instant Booking Experience for Both Group Rooms and Meeting Space
Omni Hotels & Resorts | April 14, 2022
Groups360 empowers event organizers to book rooms and space in a single transaction on GroupSync™ DALLAS, TX – April 14, 2022 – Omni Hotels & Resorts and Groups360 today announced that Omni is the first ever hotelier to offer instant booking for both group rooms and meeting space on GroupSync™. GroupSync is Groups360’s proprietary online booking marketplace, with instant booking capabilities that enable anyone organizing a meeting or event to book both group guest rooms and event spaces online. This functionality is now available at the Omni Frisco Hotel (Frisco, TX), and soon across Omni’s more than 50 properties in the U.S...
Groups360 Raises $35 Million in Funding to Support Rapid Growth
Groups360 | April 7, 2022
$35 Million Investment from Zigg Capital, Blackstone Innovations Investments, and Fir Tree Partners to Accelerate Growth NASHVILLE, TN – April 7, 2022 – Groups360, a leading platform for booking group travel, today announced the completion of a $35 million funding round led by Zigg Capital and including Blackstone Innovations Investments, and Fir Tree Partners. They join existing investors Accor, Hilton, IHG Hotels & Resorts, and Marriott International. Groups360 provides real-time availability and instant booking capabilities for both hotel room blocks and meeting space, streamlining group travel for organizers, attendees, a...
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