Mike Pavicich | February 6, 2024
By Mike Pavicich Group business is back in a big way. In-person events are returning to their pre-COVID normal pace. In 2024, 81 percent of meetings will have an in-person component in them. A recent study by Deloitte anticipates that by 2024, business travel spending will return to its level before the pandemic. This view is echoed in Accor's data, which shows in their latest survey regarding client business travel that 57 percent of those surveyed anticipate a budget increase for travel in 2024 compared to 2023. With this influx of in-person gatherings, in 2024, event technology is projected to become even more critical, providing k...
Mike Pavicich | January 9, 2024
By Mike Pavicich Data analytics can play a crucial role in identifying potential group sales opportunities for hotels. By analyzing large volumes of data, such as customer preferences, booking patterns, competitors, and market trends, hotels can gain valuable insights into the demand for group bookings. In fact, hotels that use data analytics strategies have seen a 20% increase in group sales and reduced their group sales acquisition costs by 25%. Platforms like SalesAndCatering.com’s STS Cloud, with robust reporting and business intelligence capabilities, are transforming not just the way hotels interpret group sales performance bu...
Mike Pavicich | November 15, 2023
By Mike Pavicich | Director, Global Sales | SalesAndCatering.com As the calendar pages turn, we bid farewell to 2023, a year that saw our steady stride back to normalcy within the hospitality sector. But as we look to 2024, we're not just walking; we're poised to leap into an era marked by the potential for unparalleled growth. The once turbulent waters of the hospitality industry have calmed, and now it's time for hotel brands to chart a course for uncharted territories of opportunity. The spotlight shines on the group sales and meetings sector, which is anticipated to accelerate in the coming year. In the world of hospitality, group...
SalesAndCatering.com | September 26, 2023
With over two decades in the hotel sector, Pavicich aims to bolster SalesAndCatering.com's global reach and fortify its leadership in hospitality solutions. Charleston, SC – (SEPTEMBER 26, 2023) – SalesAndCatering.com is excited to announce the appointment of Mike Pavicich as their new Director of Global Sales. With over 20 years of experience in the hotel industry, Pavicich brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team. In his new role, Pavicich will be responsible for driving global sales strategies, expanding business partnerships, and implementing successful sales initiatives. With his extensive background in the hospit...
Twenty Four Seven Hotels Names STS Cloud as Preferred Sales and Catering System for Portfolio of 25 Properties
SalesAndCatering.com | May 24, 2023
Leading hotel management company upgrades to SalesAndCatering’s STS cloud to optimize productivity, efficiency, and sales to meet the increase in group business with travel rebounding Charleston, SC – (May 24, 2023) – Twenty Four Seven Hotels, one of the country's leading hotel management companies for premium-branded, select-service, and lifestyle hotel segments, has selected STS Cloud as the preferred sales and catering system for all 25 properties. Any new hotels added to the portfolio will also use STS Cloud as the company continues expanding its management footprint. SalesAndCatering’s STS Cloud is a cloud-based hospitality...
Visrez and SalesAndCatering.com Strengthen Partnership by Offering Integrated 3D Event Diagramming as an STS Cloud Enhancement
SalesAndCatering.com | May 9, 2023
Hotels gain a competitive advantage with photorealistic 3D Event Plans in proposals, and new Event Dashboard view of contracts, menus, layouts, venue space for sales teams and event planners Charleston, SC – (May 9, 2023) – – SalesAndCatering.com and Visrez, the revolutionary hotel and venue sales tool used by the leading brands to bring event spaces to life, have strengthened their long-standing partnership by debuting an enhanced integration between Visrez’s Floor Plan Builder and STS Cloud. Visrez Floor Plan Builder software produces superb photorealistic 3D event plans using exact replicas of event spaces, furniture, and pro...
SalesAndCatering.com and Amaze Insights Team Up to Provide Hotels With Consolidated View of Group Sales Data Across All Platforms and Properties
SalesAndCatering.com | May 2, 2023
Strategic technology partnership gives hotel brands, management companies, and individual properties flexibility to choose multiple S&C systems with access to actionable insights via a single-view platform Charleston, SC / Seattle, WA – (May 2, 2023) – – SalesAndCatering.com and Amaze Insights today announced a technology partnership that consolidates hotel group sales analytics. The idea behind this integration is to enable hotels to quickly and easily extract maximum value from their data in a centralized BI tool. The Amaze Insights platform provides a centralized view of group sales and catering/events data across multipl...
Hospitality Industry’s Most Trusted Proposal Tool ProposalPath Celebrates 18 Years of Helping Hoteliers Boost Productivity and Revenue
Bluebuzzard | April 19, 2023
Chicago, Illinois (April 19, 2023) – ProposalPath by Bluebuzzard, the hospitality industry's most trusted, intuitive, and cost-effective online hotel proposal solution, is looking back on eighteen years worth of milestones and technology innovations as it celebrates a key anniversary. Founded in 2005, the firm pioneered the use of advanced automation capabilities for developing and managing the full lifecycle of hotel sales, including quotes, interactive visual proposals, personalized videos, contracts, e-Signatures, reporting, online RFPs, AV, 3D floorplans, and menus. Identifying a gap in the market for an end-to-end hospitality propos...
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