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The Golden Touch: hotel SystemsPro Congratulates 4 Award-Winning Directors of Sales

Top Sales Professionals Demonstrate Community Involvement, Association Leadership

Atlanta – May 14, 2012 – A property can be perfectly flagged and positioned but to quote Thomas J Watson, the founder of IBM, “Nothing happens until someone sells something.” hotel SystemsPro wants to congratulate outstanding directors of sales that used their professional Golden Touch to make something important happen for their properties, owners, and communities.

“The hotel SystemsPro team understands that an effective hotel sales process is the foundation of success for nearly every hotel in the world. Our company wants to honor the award-winning sales professionals recognized by their hotel companies for outstanding achievement,” said Edie Chandler Lowe, vice president of hotel SystemsPro. Chandler Lowe noted that all of the award winning properties use the hotel SalesPro Sales & Catering software.

Kinseth Hospitality recognizes 2 sales directors for financial achievement
Kinseth Hospitality Companies recently recognized directors of sales at two of its properties for outstanding achievement. Sarah Schipper, director of sales at the Clarion Inn, Mason City earned awards for Sales Excellence/Community Marketing and for Financial Achievement; and Mandy VanVoorhis, director of sales at the Best Western Clear Lake, was honored with a Financial Achievement Award.

“Kinseth Hospitality is fortunate to have many outstanding sales professionals,” said Gary Kinseth, company vice president of operations. “All our award winners are strong performers with good teams, and it is a challenge to select individuals for awards because most of our teams are excellent. We recognize our people who are closely involved in their communities. We also give them the best tools to be successful and use the hotel SalesPro Sales & Catering system at nearly all Kinseth properties.” Kinseth Hospitality Companies is an Iowa-based hotel development and management company that owns and/operates 99 hotels and nine chain-affiliated restaurants in 13 states.

Hilton Garden Inn honors Director of Sales of the Year for entire brand
Hilton Garden Inn recently honored Kip Damrow with the title of Director of Sales of the Year for the entire brand. Mr. Damrow has been director of sales at the 119-room Hilton Garden Inn Mayfair since 2006 and was nominated by proving to be an outstanding role model for his team members. Damrow was also recognized by the North Carolina Coast Host trade association as their hospitality Person of the year – Southern Region, and is serving his third term as president of the Wilmington Area Hospitality Association.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Conway, Arkansas honored with Marriott's Diamond Award
The Fairfield Inn & Suites Conway in Arkansas was honored with Marriott's Diamond Award as one of the top 10 Fairfield Inn & Suites properties in America. The hotel near Conway Regional Medical Center was nominated by Michael DePrez, regional director of 3H Group Hotels Inc. which operates the property. "The property’s staff consistently strives to be number one," he said. DePrez also recognized key staff members who go above and beyond to be models in leadership and excellent customer service. "The property’s Director of Sales, Chad Starr, worked to build relationships with local schools and universities and treats groups like they are the only guests at the hotel."

hotel SalesPro is a multi-property ASP Sales & Catering software system with scalable functionality that increases sales efficiency for hotel chains and independent properties. It automates the entire sales administration process in less time and at significantly less cost than any competing product. hotel SalesPro comes with iSalesPro, a free mobile version utilizing cutting edge mobile CRM capability that allows sales teams to access hotel SalesPro information on mobile devices. The system is used by more than 3,000 full service hotels, limited service hotels, resorts, convention centers, private clubs, and golf clubs.

The hotel SystemsPro team will be exhibiting in Booth 1739 at HITEC 2012 in Baltimore, MD on June 25 - 28. Come see our newest solutions at the show.

About hotel SystemsPro
hotel SystemsPro is a technology innovator operated by hospitality professionals that helps clients efficiently manage assets, increase sales and reduce operating costs. The company’s suite of high performance, web-based, true enterprise property solutions empower hotel teams to easily create revenue via tools that cost-effectively provide a higher quality guest experience. hotel SystemsPro solutions scale across all properties and any flag. They evolve to assist hotel professionals in meeting their markets’ ever-changing needs. Whatever the size of the property or its challenges, hotel SystemsPro solutions do the heavy lifting for hotel operators to streamline operations and boost staff productivity and profitability.

Products include:
hotel SalesPro - a multi-property web-based sales and catering system. Its scalable functionality increases sales efficiency for hotel chains and independent properties.

hotel ServicePro - an economical hotel maintenance solution that preserves property asset value and improves guest service. It automates the communication, scheduling, tracking and reporting of tasks that surround best practices, guest requests, safety requirements, and preventive and equipment management.

hotel WebSpace - an online marketing solution that enables properties to increase their web presence. It converts browsers to buyers on search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing.

For more information, please visit www.hotelsystemspro.com.

hotel SystemsPro
Edie Chandler Lowe
Senior Vice President
280 Interstate North Circle, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (770) 303-9911 or Toll free: (877) 263-3645
Email: edie.lowe@hotelsystemspro.com

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