HotelPlanner.com Announces UNICEF as the Charity Beneficiary of the 4th Annual 2018 European Group Travel Awards

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Will be held on Thursday 8th March 2018 at the prestigious InterContinental Berlin

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At EGTA we honor the best in group hospitality, an industry driven by generosity, kindness and a desire to provide comfort.These values are the foundation of why we are committed to supporting UNICEF in its steadfast mission to change children’s lives and keep them safe.

HotelPlanner.com, the leading provider of online group hotel bookings worldwide, is pleased to announce that UNICEF will serve as the charity beneficiary of the 2018 European Group Travel Awards (EGTA), which will be held on Thursday 8th March 2018 at the prestigious InterContinental Berlin.

Hosted by documentary film producer and former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan, this event recognizes leading suppliers delivering outstanding services and group travel experiences in Europe. Additionally, the event presents an opportunity for industry professionals to unite and show support for UNICEF’s mission to protect children in danger

“At EGTA we honor the best in group hospitality, an industry driven by generosity, kindness and a desire to provide comfort,” said Tim Hentschel, co-founder and CEO of HotelPlanner.com and Meetings.com. “These values are the foundation of why we are committed to supporting UNICEF in its steadfast mission to change children’s lives and keep them safe.”

During the event, nominees representing 18 award categories will be recognized, and there will be live entertainment by Grammy Award nominee and record producer Paul Oakenfold along with Berlin’s top DJ Benjamin Fröhlich. There will also be a live raffle to raise money for UNICEF.

Unicef operates in 190 countries around the world, including every port on the Clipper Race route, and has done more to ensure that the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organization.

About HotelPlanner.com:
HotelPlanner.com is the leading provider of online services in the global group hotel marketplace. Listed among the top 50 travel sites in the world and ranked number one in group travel, HotelPlanner.com is on track to produce nearly 4 million group leads this year, and is providing group hotel booking services to over 3,000 groups per day. The company’s robust technology and automated rate checkers provide customers with the guaranteed lowest available rates from a network of more than 100,000 quality hotel partners worldwide, making it easier and faster to book hotels for any corporate and leisure event. With its new eRFP group booking system, “Book-in-Block” and licensing technologies, HotelPlanner.com continues to advance the group booking process online for direct clients, market leading affiliates and hotel partners worldwide.

The company owns and operates Meetings.com, a premier site that provides information, planning and booking services for meetings and hotel stays for corporations, associations and business-to-business enterprises. Meetings.com is led by CEO and former co-founder of Booking.com Bas Lemmens. By combining advanced technology with a highly experienced staff of professional meeting planners and travel specialists, Meetings.com quickly finds clients the perfect space at the best price for meetings large and small.

Customers can visit HotelPlanner.com online at http://www.hotelplanner.com, or on its mobile app, which provides users with the lowest, real-time hotel rates and availability, detailed hotel information and an easy booking tool right from the palm of their hand. They can also follow HotelPlanner.com on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and its Everything’s Better Together blog.

Founded in 2002 by CEO Tim Hentschel and CIO John Prince, the company provides 24/7 customer service and has offices in London, England (European Headquarters), Hong Kong (Asian Headquarters), West Palm Beach, FL (USA Headquarters), and Las Vegas, Nevada.

About Unicef:
Unicef is the world’s leading organisation for children, promoting the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Unicef UK raises funds to protect children in danger, transform their lives and build a safer world for tomorrow’s children. As a registered charity we raise funds through donations from individuals, organisations and companies and we lobby and campaign to keep children safe. Unicef UK also runs programmes in schools, hospitals and with local authorities in the UK. For more information please visit unicef.org.uk

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