HotelPlanner’s goal is to assist Mid America Youth Basketball to make travel more affordable, allowing more participation by athletes, and helping tournament planners work more effectively with hotel partners
West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2015
HotelPlanner, the leader in the hotel group sales market, announces a new partnership with Mid America Youth Basketball, one of the largest youth sports organizations in the United States, to help provide the lowest hotel rates for MAYB’s teams, officials and fans.
MAYB offers 450 tournaments year round for boys and girls in 22 different states. HotelPlanner has developed an expertise in youth sports travel and will assist the organization in planning tournaments and events throughout the country. “Mid America Youth Basketball is excited to partner with HotelPlanner to offer a quality service to thousands of teams participating in MAYB tournaments,” said Layne Frick, Director of Marketing for MAYB.
With a portfolio of 50,000 participating hotels, HotelPlanner will be directly integrated into MAYB's website at mayb.hotelplanner.com. It will be easily accessible and provide a range of options to tournament organizers, coaches, players, parents, family members and friends attending events.
Tim Hentschel, CEO of HotelPlanner, stated, “HotelPlanner’s goal is to assist Mid America Youth Basketball to make travel more affordable, allowing more participation by athletes, and helping tournament planners work more effectively with hotel partners.”
Mid America Youth Basketball has been organizing and promoting youth basketball tournaments since 1993. What started as one summer tournament with 69 teams has grown into more than 170 summer tournaments involving 3700 teams from at least 27 states and two foreign countries. MAYB offers basketball tournaments for 1st through 12th grade boys and girls teams across the Midwest. With 450 tournaments annually, MAYB is one of the largest youth sports organizations in the country.
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HotelPlanner.com provides online services to the global group hotel sales market. Its service ensures the lowest rates by allowing clients to receive quotes online from hotel group sales managers. The company delivers group travel services to world class sports organizations including PONY Softball and Baseball, the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey League (NHL), and the Professional Bull Riders (PBR). HotelPlanner.com 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. Founded in 2002, the company has offices in West Palm Beach, FL (USA Headquarters), Las Vegas, Nevada, London, England, (European Headquarters) and Hong Kong (Asia Headquarters).
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