Japan’s legendary Prince Hotels and Resorts has traded its private label chain code for full-service representation with Utell® Hotels & Resorts under the UI chain code. The change for 11 Prince properties will also include a migration to Pegasus Solutions’ next-generation central reservations system RezView NG.
Egyptian marketing company Marketer has contracted Utell to provide Utell Connect services to Marketer’s hotels, including the provision of award-winning reservations services, world-class distribution and online bookings.
Utell® Hotels & Resorts has added the five-star Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taipei to its international hotel portfolio of nearly 9,000 member hotels, which includes two other Evergreen Hotel Group properties that have also switched to Utell.
Utell Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the soon-to-be-launched, luxury Hotel Rafayel in London as one of the newest members of its extensive international hotel portfolio.
Utell® Hotels & Resorts has reported a 35% increase in the number of its hotels accepted year-to-date (YTD) into global corporate travel programs.
Utell® Hotels & Resorts appoints Aman Travels Limited as official sales representative in India to manage demand generation for the Utell portfolio.
Utell Hotels & Resorts has seen a substantial rise in the number of independent hotels and small independent group hotels seeking out and subscribing to its hotel representation services since the start of 2009. Through to the end of May, more than 150 hotels have chosen to sign up for full service membership. This enables hotels to capitalize on Utell’s unrivaled expertise in global marketing, sales and distribution services with valuable benefits that include Utell’s strength of partnerships and programs in the agency, TMC (travel management companies) and corporate markets. Utell’s representation and distribution also makes hotels available on the GDS’s under Utell’s UI code, through Utell’s global call center network and the dedicated agent site Utellagent.com.
Utell Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the renowned chic and stylish Soho House New York as the latest member of its extensive international hotel portfolio.
Milestone Internet Marketing have entered into a five-year renewable partnership to augment Utell’s market-leading representation support with Milestone’s award-winning online marketing services. As the world’s largest third-party hotel marketing, sales and representation company, Utell serves more than 11,000 member hotels, which can now benefit from Milestone’s top-rated, revenue-driving Internet marketing services.
Utell Hotels & Resorts has welcomed a raft of prestigious hotel signings, building on the success of its Utell Collections programme.
Breaking Travel News interviews Diana Banks, Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Utell Hotels and Resorts at World Travel Market 2007 on the launch of its segmentation strategy.