SAN DIEGO, CA - January 20, 2010 - HotelPlanner.com is the official hotel booking source for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team during the 2010-11 NBA season.
HotelPlanner.com, a leader in online group travel, announces their latest partnership with the Los Angeles Clippers. This joint venture is another innovative way that HotelPlanner.com will exercise their distinct group booking practices to enhance relationships with hotels and clients world-wide. As part of their partnership, HotelPlanner.com will be awarded advertising and signage by the Clippers.
In addition to working with the Los Angeles Clippers, HotelPlanner.com is committed to working with the NJ Nets and Florida Panthers. HotelPlanner.com will provide the teams with cutting edge group booking services, ensuring the best value for the finest accommodations when they travel.
"We are pleased to share the same hotel deals and services that college and youth teams have enjoyed with us for years, said Tim Hentschel, HotelPlanners CEO. The increased brand exposure for HotelPlanner.com is opportune and the partnership is a clear win-win for both companies. Greg Flaherty as well as the entire Clipper's advertising and marketing team and Rebecca Del Monte from Fox Sports West have been great to work with in forming this new partnership
HotelPlanner.com is the leading provider of online services to the estimated $30-45 billion global group hotel sales market. Customers retain the ultimate decision-making power, enjoying access to competitive rates without ever having to pick up the phone or purchasing rooms at an undetermined hotel for pre-negotiated rates. Currently, HotelPlanner's system processes over 15,000 group leads per month completely online. Over 30,000 hotel members currently compete online for HotelPlanner's group business daily. HotelPlanner.com has increased sales in 2009 during a year when most travel companies were drastically down. HotelPlanner.com is projecting the same rapid lead and revenue growth for 2010.