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Groups360 Adds Choice Hotels to Group Instant Booking Platform

Smart Meetings

Groups360 announced this week that Choice Hotels worldwide will be offering online instant booking for group guest rooms through their proprietary GroupSync Marketplace. Instant Group Booking at Scale Choice joins hoteliers Marriott , Hilton and IHG on the platform that allows meeting planners to direct book without the need to submit an RFP.

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Southwest Commits to Groups with Simplified Booking, Investment in Routes and People

Smart Meetings

Dave Harvey, vice president and chief sales officer for the airline, explained that the new product makes booking and/or changing names for group flights—something that could have taken weeks of manual confirmations, approvals and information gathering in the past—a self-service task with the potential to be condensed into a few minutes.

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Quick Trips: How to Score Spontaneous Bookings

Dana Communications

The golden rule of traveling was always to book early, and the earlier the better. Jump ahead to today’s world of flexible work schedules and mobile-savvy globe-trotters and you’ll find that more and more people are choosing to book shorter, spur-of-the-moment trips on the fly. Want to boost bookings in today’s spontaneous society?

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Here’s Where Business Meetings and Travel Are Being Booked

Smart Meetings

That’s according to predictive data company Adara , which reports that both those Western cities are down only 29 percent for business trips booked in the last two months as compared to same period in 2019. The company says these bookings “very likely reflect travel by small and medium-sized businesses.”.

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DIY Car and Train Booking App Could Ease Transportation Inflation 

Smart Meetings

Do you sometimes wish you could book the most reasonably priced rental car by clicking a few buttons on your phone? The travel management company CWT just added car rental and train booking to their app and website to give travelers more independence in making their reservations at a time when travel costs are reaching historic highs. .

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Compelling reasons to book rooms with access to the Club InterContinental at InterContinental Bangkok

Travel Daily Media

The post Compelling reasons to book rooms with access to the Club InterContinental at InterContinental Bangkok appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily Media. Book a room with access to the Club InterContinental at InterContinental Bangkok and have an enhanced and more luxurious stay. Or call +66 (0)2656 0444.

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ETC and University of Surrey launch children’s book series to promote careers in tourism

ETC Corporate

Today, the European Travel Commission (ETC) and the University of Surrey launch the publication of two children’s books: Dee and Flee at the Theme Park by Julia Hubery and Searchlight: The Rock by Ann Bryant.

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