InnSuites Hotels Rolls Out Groupize Group Booking Engine to Exceed Guests Expectations

Hotel Website Becomes 24/7 Online Sales Tool to Expand Small Group and SMERF Business At 8 Top Rated Properties

Boston, MA, November 20, 2014 – With a brand synonymous for unparalleled service, comfort, value and innovation, InnSuites® Hotels and Suites, division of InnSuites Hospitality Trust (IHT) has selected Groupize as their group booking and management solution for their flagship properties. InnSuites Hotels & Suites, a hospitality company that manages hotels located across Southwest. IHT has 2 divisions: InnSuites Hotels & Suites and InnDependent Boutique Collection (IBC) Hotels network is comprised of 6450+ hotels with 600,000+ rooms and suites.

A robust, guest-centric platform for operators of hotels, resorts and multi-property chains, the Groupize Group Booking Engine (GBE) replaces the RFP forms on the hotel web site with a state-of-the-art micro-site that is tailored for groups, weddings, meetings, and more. Beyond online bookings, the GBE is integrated with the cloud-based Pipeline Response Manager (PRM) to centralize and track all group leads and related activities. Sales managers can communicate directly with organizers, send proposals and contracts in seconds, as well as set-up triggered emails, escalations, notes and more with much greater efficiency. All of these valuable components enable IHT management and staff to spend more time focusing on the business and guest experience and less time managing a flurry of unqualified inquiries.

Pamela Barnhill, President and COO of IHT and IBC Hotels commented “We have always been innovators and focused on finding cutting edge technology that empowers us to exceed guest expectations at every touch point, even before they arrive on property. We are excited about offering groups the tools to shop and book on our website. Groupize provides our hotels with a comprehensive suite of integrated applications that allow us to capture multi-room bookings, increase conversions, automate sales activities and improve overall efficiencies. This frees up our staff to focus on the guest experience. We have been hearing a lot about Groupize over the past year, and they clearly have the best group booking solution available. We look forward to implementing the solution across our IBC Hotels network in the near future.”

“We are very pleased that IHT selected Groupize as its technology partner to take advantage of our next generation capabilities that make their properties attractive to online organizers,” explains Charles de Gaspé Beaubien, President and CEO of Groupize. “Giving organizers direct access to shop real-time rates and availability and book online, not only increases conversions, it decreases costs to 3rd parties. The innovative group booking experience enhances organizers’ impression of the properties right from the start. We are committed to providing IHT the complete group lifecycle management solution they need to operate more profitably now and in the future.”

To view an online demo of the Groupize GBE with the newly enhanced Instant Book and the Hub, CLICK HERE or visit http://www.groupizesolutions.com.
InnSuites HotelsAbout InnSuites Hotels

InnSuites® Hotels and Suites has owned real estate and hotels and provided hotel services including management, branding and reservations to hotels under the brand name “InnSuites” trademarked and owned by IHT over 40 years by being innovators for customer needs and recognizing hotel membership demands. InnSuites Hotels offers “Your Suite Choice” of Studio or Two-room Executive, Family or Presidential Suites all with “InnSuites Extras” of Free Hot Breakfast Buffet, Free Hi Capacity WiFi/Internet, Afternoon Social Hour and more. InnSuites Hospitality Trust (fka Realty ReFund Trust) owns 72% of the general partnership interest in RRF Limited Partnership the Delaware Partnership that directly, or indirectly owns the three InnSuites Hotels.

InnSuites Hotels, Inc. owns the InnSuites and IBC trademarks and provides trademark services to 6450+ hotels in 170 countries. InnSuites Hotels, Inc. also manages 8 hotels across the Southwestern U.S.

 

 About Groupize Solutions

Groupize Solutions is passionate about solving the small to mid-size group booking dilemma for hoteliers and planners. Through the development and delivery of a highly intuitive group booking platform, Groupize Solutions empowers hotels to win and manage more group business thus delivering better service and ultimately increasing hotel revenues. Our innovative technology solution automates all tasks involved with booking group business online and simplifies the process for occasional and professional organizers. Groupize Solutions is the proud winner of the 2013 PhoCusWright Award for most Innovative Travel Technology Company (Emerging Category).

For more information or to schedule a demo, contact us or visit www.groupizesolutions.com

 

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Alisa de Gaspe Beaubien
Tel: 508-232-7719 x215
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Ivana Johnston
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