Ed Gillis has done a fantastic job for HotelPlanner.com and will lead our efforts to further expand business in Nevada and other gaming destinations.
West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013
Ed Gillis has been promoted to Regional Vice President of HotelPlanner.com and Meetings.com based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ed has been employed by HotelPlanner.com since 2010 and previously held the position of Regional Product Director for Las Vegas. He began his hotel career in Las Vegas in 1999 at the Sahara Hotel & Casino and has 15 years of hotel experience including becoming the Director of Sales at the Sahara Hotel & Casino, National Sales Manager at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, National Sales Manager for Hyatt Hotels in San Diego and Las Vegas, and National Sales Manager at Wynn | Encore Las Vegas. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he completed his undergraduate work in 1996 and received his Master’s degree in Education in 1999.
“Ed Gillis has done a fantastic job for HotelPlanner.com and will lead our efforts to further expand business in Nevada and other gaming destinations,” stated Tim Hentschel, CEO. In addition, Ed will be leading a team focused on growing HotelPlanner.com’s corporate and association group business along with the business for the recently acquired Meetings.com brand. HotelPlanner.com and Meetings.com have many clients with larger meetings that require special handling. “Ed will be addressing the needs of these larger customers as we continue to grow these two brands in Las Vegas and around the world,” said Mr. Hentschel.
HotelPlanner.com provides online services to the global group hotel sales market. Its service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. The company also provides mobile applications for booking group hotel reservations and owns and operates Meetings.com, a site that provides information on meeting and banquet venues around the world for corporate and association meeting planners. Its services allow customers to book hotels for business meetings, conferences, conventions, family reunions, weddings, extended stays, tours, military reunions, church events, and group travels. HotelPlanner.com was founded in 2002 and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida. The company also opened its European headquarters in London, United Kingdom in 2012 and now has offices in Las Vegas, NV.