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in-person events in the new era of group travel
In-person meetings and events are back—with some changes

In-person meetings and events are back—with some changes

While a semi-return to normal is welcome after more than two years of a worldwide pandemic, event planners remain divided about the best way to host. In-person? Virtual? A hybrid of the two? We’re all eager to see people in person again—here are the COVID safety guidelines to keep your IRL event safe and smooth.

Hotels
Hotel-Groups
Finding profits and productivity in the new era of group travel

Finding profits and productivity in the new era of group travel

Hoteliers continue to optimize in the face of inconsistent travel regulations that limit business opportunities and force staff to do more with less. While in the UK we are getting back to pre-pandemic routines, we still have a long way to go. Hoteliers must get creative in order to hold on to loyal customers and generate revenue.

HotelsPlanners
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How Omni’s instant group booking announcement is breaking new ground in hospitality

How Omni’s instant group booking announcement is breaking new ground in hospitality

Omni Hotels & Resorts became the first brand ever to offer GroupSync Instant Booking for both group rooms and meeting space, The move breaks new ground in the business of group travel, and Omni’s rollout serves as a roadmap for more hoteliers to drive innovation.

HotelsPlanners
travel-trends-blog
3 trends that signal we’re entering a new era of group travel

3 trends that signal we’re entering a new era of group travel

Between fluctuating national priorities and the uncertainty posed by an ongoing global pandemic, the business of organizing and hosting events is a new ballgame with entirely new rules. Read along as we uncover three group travel behaviors that will change the way hoteliers and organizers will work in 2022.

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Planners-Booking
The Importance of Data Security and Why Compliance is Critical to Your Business

The Importance of Data Security and Why Compliance is Critical to Your Business

When it comes to customer trust and loyalty, data security is an important building block. Depending on the size of your business, there are different levels of information security that are required to prevent breaches of sensitive information such as banking information, social security numbers, names and addresses. 

HotelsPlanners
group-meeting
No meeting space? No problem – How to increase group bookings

No meeting space? No problem – How to increase group bookings

Group business represents a significant portion of many hotels’ revenue, but smaller hotels and motels often lack the meeting space to go along with a room block. However, there still are numerous ways that hotel owners can attract group business and cash in on this lucrative sector of the industry.