Groups360 and IHG Hotels & Resorts today announced the release of GroupSync Engage, the hospitality industry’s first integrated direct booking solution for groups to include both meeting space and guest rooms. IHG is the first brand to launch the streamlined instant booking capability on the GroupSync platform, which will initially be available at approximately 30 hotels in the U.S. in the coming weeks.
If your hotel is in need of immediate revenue, consider implementing a voucher or gift certificate program to sell room nights and hotel services for future stays. By selling gift certificates to new and existing customers, you can tap into pent-up demand from pandemic-weary travelers.
Many snags and snafus in sourcing and planning meetings can be traced to a lack of or breakdown in communication.For this installment of our Planner Pain Points series, we’ve culled from recent research five ways that planners need clear and consistent communication to be effective. From better hotel responses to connected NSOs to informed stakeholders, an integrated technology platform will ensure everything you need to make critical decisions is well organized in one place.