hotels

Supplier spotlight: Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

by admin • June 13, 2014

“Be honest and open about what you want, what budget restrictions you have and aim for a win-win for both parties” Mr. Kees Hogetoorn, Director of Sales & Marketing at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam tells us what corporate planners should do to have an efficient working relationship with hotels. In his view, the best […]


Supplier Spotlight: Vivamarinha Hotel & Suites

by admin • May 26, 2014

Miguel Ximenez, Vivamarinha hotel: If planners could allow for longer time frames and provide schedules on a regular basis, they could more efficiently reduce costs and minimize the risk of mistakes. Miguel Ximenez is a Sales Executive at Vivamarinha Hotel & Suites. He is responsible for the corporate market accounts in Spain, Belgium, Holland and […]


How can data analytics be applied in the hotel industry?

by admin • May 21, 2014

Hotel industry trends There is a lot of talk nowadays about big data in the hotel industry. But in fact it is just a buzz-word that provides little benefits to any enterprise. In essence, big data is a collection of unstructured data from traditional and digital sources inside and outside your company that represents a […]


Negotiating with Hotels

by admin • October 7, 2013

An essential characteristic in order to persuade someone toward your benefit, is to be or at least to appear knowledgeable around the subject. If you just know one side of the story, chances are your arguments will be full of deficiencies and easily challenged. So, before negotiating with hotels, do your homework. Find out what […]


5 Tips to Receive Decreased Hotel Rates

by admin • August 1, 2013

As a planner, your clients are often looking to save money and possibly cut corners. “Can you get a better rate at this hotel?” “Can we get a deal on this offer?” At a glance, it may seem difficult to keep your group travel planning cost effective. However, if you approach planning the right way, […]