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Responsibilities Of The Class Reunion Website Committee

A class reunion website is much like a plant. It needs to be cared for, pruned, fed, and watered. The days of just putting up a few pages of information one web page are gone. Nowadays, your classmates are expecting a highly interactive class reunion website. If you don’t know how to create one, we suggest you Read more …

Hotel Site Inspection : Sports Team Travel

Many coaches and parents select a hotel based on the brand or on price alone. They fail to anticipate their needs as a group and without realizing it, book a hotel that makes their team travel a miserable experience. So how do you avoid selecting the wrong hotel for your team? By knowing what to Read more …

Deciding on a Hotel for Your Sports Team

There are many things to consider when choosing a hotel for your sports team. In order to find out what hotels are available for your group, just fill out this simple group hotel rates request form. Hotels in your desired city and price range will respond with their group rates by email. Once you have a Read more …

Why You’re Paying Too Much For A Hotel When Traveling With A Sports Team

Chances are that you and other team parents are booking rooms at hotels individually when traveling to a sports event or tournament. And the probabilities are high that you are satisfied booking online and getting the AAA discount of 10%. But what if we told you that you’ve been paying too much? Let me ask Read more …

How To Block Hotel Rooms For A Sports Team

Blocking hotel rooms when your sports team should not be a hassle. It used to be that you had to call hotels individually to get group rates. The whole process was cumbersome and took over a week to complete, if you were lucky. Half the time, hotel sales managers were too busy to call back Read more …

4 Easy Steps To Blocking Hotel Rooms For Out Of Town Guests

I had never known how simple a process it was to block rooms till I had to do it myself. What I found was that people made the whole thing far more complicated than it needed to be. Blocking rooms, for those that aren’t familiar, means that you are asking a hotel to put aside Read more …

What Amenities Do Out Of Town Wedding Guests Really Want In A Hotel?

One problem that many couples have when blocking rooms for wedding guests is that they don’t know what to look for. Should they book a higher end hotel, a lower end hotel, one with a pool, or some other amenity. In order to satisfy most guests, we took a survey and here are the top Read more …

Do Wedding Guests Pay For Their Own Hotel Rooms?

Who Should Pay For The Hotel Rooms? The Guests or the Hosts? Having blocked over 100,000 hotel rooms for wedding guests, we have been asked this question over and over again. And no matter how you ask the question, the answer is always the same. Traditionally, wedding guests pay for their own hotel rooms. In Read more …

How Much Is The Deposit To Block Hotel Rooms For A Wedding?

Reserving a block of hotel rooms for out of town wedding guests is a great gesture on the part of the wedding couple. Not only do wedding guests enjoy discounted room rates, but they also stay in one location rather than all over town. While most couples know to block rooms, many hesitate when they Read more …

Should I Book Rooms At More Than One Hotel For Wedding Guests?

Many couples make the mistake of thinking that they should block rooms for wedding guests at just one hotel. And if they need less than 20 rooms, then one hotel is just fine. But if you are looking to block anything more than 30 rooms per night, then you should be looking at blocking rooms at Read more …

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