Kemp Gallineau, Author at Groups360
Rooms, Space and Trust: How to Bridge Industry Needs

Rooms, Space and Trust: How to Bridge Industry Needs

The current industry standard for booking hotel rooms and conference space is like a canyon, with meeting planners and hotel inventory separated by a massive chasm — a lack of trust and transparency filling the void between. Now, imagine a bridge linking each side of the canyon, making the booking of rooms and space a direct and trustworthy process.

The Time Is Now for Direct Booking for Groups

The Time Is Now for Direct Booking for Groups

As a result of the pandemic, hotels and meeting planners increasingly are looking at ways to automate manual tasks and improve efficiency. Groups360 has embraced this unique opportunity to provide technology solutions for hotels that need to do more with less. We launched GroupSync Engage, the first direct booking solution for groups on the market, in October 2020.

Need Dates – Not the Only Way to Find Value

Need Dates – Not the Only Way to Find Value

This week, we continue to tackle commonly held misconceptions in the group meetings industry. We previously addressed the myth that the lowest price always wins the day. To continue the myth-busting series of blog posts, we’ll take on the idea that a seller’s market means you will pay more, and we’ll discuss need dates.

Setting and Achieving Your Yearly Goals

Setting and Achieving Your Yearly Goals

I’ve written previously that the right kind of stress is a good thing. We need stress to grow professionally and personally. We need to set goals that stretch us. But most people set poor stretch goals. They shoot way too low or way too high. The S.M.A.R.T. goal formula is a good place to start.