U.S. Communities


HotelPlanner Awarded Travel Services and Solutions Contract

Contract provides agencies with solutions that will capture, monitor, and manage their overall travel spend in order to maximize their savings.

West Palm Beach, FL. (June 10, 2015) – HotelPlanner, the leading provider of online services to the global market, has been awarded an exclusive contract with U.S. Communities’ for travel services and solutions. As the first automated group reservation system online, HotelPlanner provides unmatched customer service and competitive rates to thousands of customers. The City of Kansas City, MO, served as the lead public agency and awarded HotelPlanner the national contract after completing a competitive solicitation and detailed evaluation process.

More than 55,000 government agencies utilize U.S. Communities contracts and suppliers to purchase products and services that provide the best overall value. Under this new contract, HotelPlanner will offer special rates to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions, special districts and non-profit agencies eligible to use the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. The contract will provide public agencies with access to the lowest available hotel pricing, savings on airline booking fees, and the ability to create custom travel sites at no additional cost.

“We are proud to have been awarded U.S. Communities’ travel contract by lead agency City of Kansas City, MO,” said Tim Hentschel, HotelPlanner.com CEO. “By working closely together, HotelPlanner will provide each agency custom travel solutions that will capture, monitor, and manage their overall travel spend in order to maximize their savings.”

For more information on specialized or government programming, contact VP, Melissa Le’ppin at 866-205-1205 or uscommunities@hotelplanner.com. For details on booking travel under the U.S. Communities contract, visit www.uscommunities.org/hotelplanner.

About HotelPlanner
HotelPlanner.com provides online services to the global group hotel market and ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. Customers can book hotels for business meetings, conferences, conventions, family reunions, weddings, extended stays, tours, military reunions, church events, and other forms of group travel. A mobile application for booking group hotel reservations is also available. Founded in 2002, the company’s USA headquarters is based in West Palm Beach, Florida, with additional offices in Las Vegas, European headquarters in London, United Kingdom, and Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.

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