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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. 

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.

6 Tips to Ensure a Positive Attendee Experience

6 Tips to Ensure a Positive Attendee Experience

As meetings return, the attendee experience is more important than ever. Both hotels and planners have crucial roles to play in producing a seamless and memorable event for guests and attendees. Here are five ways to make that happen.

5 Tips to Avoid Room Block Attrition

5 Tips to Avoid Room Block Attrition

This is the third and final article in our recent series, Full-time Insights for the Part-time Planner. We’re going to talk about attrition clauses in hotel contracts and how to get the best deal from your hotels.

5 Tips for Negotiating Rates and Concessions

5 Tips for Negotiating Rates and Concessions

If a planner isn’t well versed in the art of negotiating hotel contracts, unexpected costs can arise, and many freebies end up left on the table. The second in a series of Full-time Insights for the Part-time Planner, we’re going to talk about getting the best group hotel rates and concessions packages for your next meeting.