Improves productivity for your group organizer from manually managing guest reservations.
Increased pickup from both extended stays and room type up-sell via the online booking process.
Automated reminders to keep you, your customers and their guests on the same page.
Detailed data analytics to help uncover surprising insights to give you a competitive advantage.
|Group reservations microsites where guests make their reservation online, super easy.|
Tired of manually managing rooming lists and massive spreadsheets full of personal data? Is there a better process for managing group reservations?
In a recent press release, Marriott International announced that the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) communicated its intent to issue a fine in the amount of £99,200,396 (over $124 million) against the company for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in relation to the Starwood guest reservation database incident.
It's been just over a year since the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation took effect, governing how personal data is handled both inside and outside the European Economic Area for citizens of the region's countries—EU members plus Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. If you're a meetings manager collecting data on these citizens, your company needs to comply with this law. If found in breach, the company could be fined 20 million euros or as much as 4 percent of annual revenue, whichever is greater.
Next Story Group has appointed popular hotelier Patrick Imbardelli as Chairman of its Board with immediate effect.
Guests who book outside of the group block around corporate events and meetings might find better rates, but this causes headaches for hoteliers and meeting planners.
Patrick Imbardelli takes a close look at the challenges faced by the travel & hospitality industries managing groups, and how the lack of automation impacts the guest experience.