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Houston, TX, United States, 2010/05/11 - Hotelmine, the world’s largest “direct connect” leisure travel site, is please to announce that Michael Landau has joined the company as a Regional Director of Marketing.
In his new role at Hotelmine, Landau will continue to cultivate his existing hotel relationships while also growing new business with Executive management who represent full and limited-service hotels and resorts.
“We’re very excited to have Michael as integral part of our marketing team,” said Tom Costello, Partner and Co-Founder of Hotelmine. “Michael’s extensive and successful career in the hospitality industry will allow us to introduce the Hotelmine advantage to hotel partners across the country. We are confident he will make immediate and outstanding contributions to the sales performance of Hotelmine.”
“I am very happy to be joining the Hotelmine team,” said Landau. “As a direct online channel partner, Hotelmine will be able to lower a hotel’s distribution and conversion costs and that’s just one of the many reasons why hotels will gravitate to this new distribution model.” Landau added, “The integration of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook will allow the hotel to engage with prospective customers which will only help to increase their brand awareness, leads, and direct bookings.”
Michael Landau, Regional Director of Marketing
Hotelmine, a Groups International brand, allows hotels to share or create packages and promotions through the Hotelmine.com Website and when a Members find something that suites their budget or tastes, they book directly with the hotel. As a direct connect channel option there are no GDS fees, net, wholesale or commissionable rates required to become a Hotelmine hotel partner. Hotelmine is scheduled to launch into public beta on June 1st.
About Groups International
Based in Houston, Texas, Groups International (gropsinternational.com) provides services and technology solutions to the group and leisure travel markets and is the parent company to iGroupManagement™, iGroupHotels™, iGroupMeetings™, iGroupAdvisor™, and Hotelmine™.