HotelPlanner.com Announces the Appointment of Timothy Gunstone to the Newly Created Role of Vice President of Marketing and Advertising

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Gunstone will oversee the company's advertising and Preferred Membership programs that offer hotel partners a more efficient way to book group business online

Today, HotelPlanner.com, a leading online provider of group hotel bookings and individual hotel stays worldwide, announced the appointment of Timothy Gunstone to the newly created role of Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. In this role, Gunstone will oversee HotelPlanner.com’s advertising and Preferred Membership programs, that through custom and priority placement of listings online, offer more than ten thousand hotel partners worldwide a more efficient way to book group business online.

In 1997, Gunstone founded the company Eyefortravel, a community of experts whose mission is to increase the efficiency and customer experience around how travel is sold. Now a top B2B publication, Gunstone grew the brand into one of the leading voices in travel sales, educating consumers on how best to thrive in a market continuously impacted by innovations in technology.

This intimate look into how various aspects of the travel industry are segmented and sold, will allow Gunstone to drive HotelPlanner.com’s advertising programs as the company continues to innovate and grow. “Due to our high volume of business and engaged quality customers, we’ve experienced great success with our advertising programs, and we expect that business to grow exponentially under Tim’s leadership. With his knowledge and expertise, Tim will help evolve these programs to help hotel partners more effectively and efficiently book group business,” said Tim Hentschel, Co-Founder and CEO, HotelPlanner.com.

“I am incredibly grateful to be joining HotelPlanner.com, a world leader in group travel, still with so much potential growth ahead. I am excited for the challenge to help develop innovative ways of making one of the largest remaining segments of travel easier to buy and sell,” said Timothy Gunstone, Vice President of Marketing and Advertising, HotelPlanner.com.

Gunstone will manage his team out of HotelPlanner.com’s London office.

About HotelPlanner.com:
HotelPlanner.com is the leading provider of online services in the global group hotel marketplace, and an established resource for group event planners and hotel partners alike.  Today, HotelPlanner.com provides its group travel technology expertise to over 4,200,000 group event planners globally while servicing $7 billion in group hotel booking requests in 2017 and an estimated $10 billion in 2018. 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.

HotelPlanner.com’s Pro Sports Team clients most notably include, the Washington Redskins Professional Bowlers Association, and partnership with USA TODAY Sports Active Alliance. 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.

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.

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