Articles tagged “group booking”

How Anxious Should Event Planners Be as Coronavirus Impact Looms?

How Anxious Should Event Planners Be as Coronavirus Impact Looms?

Lauren Ward, Skift

Event planners can expect increasingly aggressive pitches from hotels as group bookings decline and the threat of coronavirus continues to loom. The new year is already taking some unique turns.

5 months ago

Cvent Group Bookings Down Even Before Potential Coronavirus Impact

Cvent Group Bookings Down Even Before Potential Coronavirus Impact

Lauren Ward, Skift

A predicted dip in group bookings is making hotels more aggressive on bookings, with future uncertainty compounded by coronavirus and the 2020 election.

5 months ago

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New Report: How Group Business Can Infuse Stability Into Hotel Revenue Management

New Report: How Group Business Can Infuse Stability Into Hotel Revenue Management

Cvent + Skift

In today’s uber-competitive group business space, technology can be a key differentiator. But to leverage the benefits that technology —and particularly data — provides, hotels must understand what capabilities and features they should acquire.

7 months ago

How to Make Reserving Room Blocks Less of a Gamble

How to Make Reserving Room Blocks Less of a Gamble

Isaac Carey, Skift

It's tough to provide event housing when the financial risks are so high. New platform Stayker aims to give planners a bit of security.

8 months ago

Booking Startup Stayker Makes Room Blocks Less Risky for Planners

Booking Startup Stayker Makes Room Blocks Less Risky for Planners

Isaac Carey, Skift

Event planners are putting their money on the line when signing a room block contract, and often the gamble is just not worth it. If Stayker catches on, the group booking rate may start to pick up again.

8 months ago

Corporate Group Booking Faces a Difficult Future Starting Mid-2020: Cvent Research

Corporate Group Booking Faces a Difficult Future Starting Mid-2020: Cvent Research

Isaac Carey, Skift

The decline in group bookings is already being felt by some hotels, something that may stretch throughout next year.

8 months ago

Cvent Hitches Up With Wedding Spot to Boost Venue Business

Cvent Hitches Up With Wedding Spot to Boost Venue Business

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cvent remains committed to bringing new products to its customers through acquisitions. By diving into the U.S. market for weddings, the event tech giant hopes to keep its platform relevant despite the friction it creates for hotels and planners alike.

1 year ago