Signs Football Partnership Deal with Hellas Verona F.C.

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Official Hotel Booking Partner for the Professional Italian Football Clubs next three years

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HotelPlanner is proud to be a new partner in Hellas Verona. We hope this will become a long-term professional relationship and full of satisfaction. is proud to be named Hellas Verona’s newest team partner for the next three years.

The agreement sees the world’s leading online provider of hotel reservations and group event management become the professional Italian football club’s preferred hotel booking partner for team and fan travel. will power and provide hotel booking accommodations and requirements for the entire teams travel while on tour and for fans needing away game hotel stays.

With an impressive sports legacy spanning more than 100 plus years since 1903, the Hellas Verona Football Club has become an internationally renowned club worldwide. Hellas Verona’s national and international expansion through’s innovative group booking system will help drive more travel efforts for the team, staff, and provide special pricing their fans. By delivering a customized online solution for the club’s hotel booking needs, HotelPlanner will help Hellas Verona take advantage of this emerging online group travel marketplace.

"HotelPlanner is proud to be a new partner in Hellas Verona," said Tim Hentschel, Co-Founder & CEO of, with the aim of providing the team and the fans with the best hotel prices and hotel services throughout the season. “We hope this will become a long-term professional relationship and full of satisfaction.”

Francesco Barresi, operative director of Hellas Verona, said: "We are proud to present the new agreement with HotelPlanner, an international player that we strongly wanted at our side for hotel accommodation during the first team travels. It also cares for the fans' needs, facilitating them in travel thanks to an innovative, reliable and at the same time easy to use portal.”

Through a dedicated link, will be available for fans, sponsors and Hellas Verona members to take advantage of offers on hotel accommodations traveling to the stadium or attending away games.

Hellas Verona and will work together to actively promote, engage and facilitate the partnership via all available media and digital platforms.

About 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, is on track to produce nearly 1 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, continues to advance the group booking process online for direct clients, market leading affiliates and hotel partners worldwide.

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

Customers can visit online at, 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 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. is proud to provide hotel reservation services to valued clients within the sports team and university, corporate, and government organizations. The company’s Pro Sports Team clients most notably include Matchroom Sport, Washington Redskins, Professional Bowlers Association, Triple Crown Sports, European Professional Golfers (EuroPro), Super League (Rugby), AFC Wimbledon, Euroleague Basketball, Millwall F.C., and Swansea FC. In terms of college travel, Universities such as Texas A&M, New Mexico State, Saint Mary’s College, Bradley University, University of Reno-Nevada, University of Illinois-Chicago, Northeastern University, Cal Poly, and California State University Northridge use HotelPlanner to negotiate their group travel and recruiting stays. Corporations such as CROMPCO, Jackson Motor Sports, National Grid, Chicago Bridge & Iron, Publix, Servpro and Government clients such as the State of Louisiana, State of Arizona, Government Services Agency, and US Communities also utilize as their hotel procurement provider to negotiate hotel rates, book hotel reservations and provide excellent service year-round.

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