HotelPlanner Announces the Opening of its Singapore Office

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This move underscores the importance of the Southeast Asian market to the group travel industry

Today, HotelPlanner, a leading online provider of group hotel bookings and individual hotel stays worldwide, announced the opening of its Singapore office and newly-launched sites Hotelplanner.sg, Hotelplanner.com.sg, and Meetings.com.sg. With six offices around the globe, HotelPlanner’s move to expand the company’s visibility in Asia beyond its Hong Kong headquarters underscores the importance of the Southeast Asian market to the group travel industry.

According to Swiss-based business school IMD’s 2019 World Competitiveness Rankings, for the first time in nine years, Singapore surpassed the United States and Hong Kong as the world’s most competitive economy. And, due to its world-class business environment, labor market, safety and security, travel and tourism policy, and overall infrastructure, it remains among the region’s most competitive travel and tourism country, ranking 17th globally in the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report.

“Travel in Southeast Asia is undergoing significant growth with the region’s consumers expected to spend $200 billion booking travel online by 2025. As a leader in the online group travel space, that’s exciting news for HotelPlanner. Singapore represents the bright future of the group travel industry and we’re thrilled to be at the center of it,” said Tim Hentschel, CEO of HotelPlanner.com.

Founded in 2002, HotelPlanner.com has become an established resource for group event planners and hotel partners alike, servicing over $10 billion in group hotel sales. Committed to expanding HotelPlanner’s presence in Southeast Asia and helping to bolster the industry’s growth in the region, Hentschel recently moved to Singapore to head up the company’s office.

HotelPlanner is located at 1 Tanglin Rd., Singapore 247905

About HotelPlanner:

HotelPlanner is the leading provider of online hotel reservations services in the global hotel marketplace, and an established resource for group event planners and hotel partners alike. Today, HotelPlanner.com provides its travel technology expertise to over 5 million customers globally while servicing an estimated $10 billion in hotel sourcing efforts 2019.

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 business meetings, conferences, weddings, conventions, family reunions, extended stays, tours, military reunions, church events, or any other group travels. 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. With a mission statement geared towards, “Bringing People Together,” HotelPlanner & Meetings.com are the global experts for hotel sourcing, providing direct clients and market leading affiliates with unmatched group and event discounted room rates plus localized service levels not available at other travel companies.

HotelPlanner provides hotel reservation service to Pro Sports Team clients most notably include, the Washington Redskins, USA Triathlon, Street League Skateboarding. On an international scale, clients include, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, European Professional Golfers (EuroPro), Triple Crown Sports, Matchroom Sport, Super League (Rugby), AFC Wimbledon, Euroleague Basketball, Millwall F.C., Hella Verona F.C., and Swansea F.C.

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), Singapore, Amsterdam, West Palm Beach, FL (USA Headquarters), and Las Vegas, Nevada.

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