GTMC Announces Global Hospitality Services As Preferred Industry Partner

March 08, 2017

The GTMC has announced that sales and marketing specialist Global Hospitality Services (GHS) is the latest organisation to join as a preferred industry partner.

The new partnership with the leading international hotel representation company of over 280 independent hotels and hotel groups will enable GTMC members to tap into the GHS sector expertise and ever-expanding portfolio of quality hotels around the globe.

GHS offers unrivalled sales and marketing services including global account development, expert analysis and identification of each individual hotel’s particular business needs, familiarisation trips and support and representation at industry events and trade shows. The 30-strong team of global sales experts operate in offices across Europe, Asia and the Americas, enabling both independent hotels and hotel groups to gain international exposure and incremental revenue.

GHS Partner Hotels have the unique opportunity to maximise sales through innovative technology specifically designed by hotel experts for the hospitality industry.

Through the GTMC partnership with GHS, members and industry partners will have access to the latest technology and innovation.

Paul Wait, Chief Executive of the GTMC, says: “As we continue to focus our efforts on the benefits of investing in international travel and international growth for UK businesses, we’re delighted to be working with Global Hospitality Services who have an enviable worldwide presence and a proven track record in delivering a personalised approach to sales and marketing.”

The new relationship will enable GHS Hotel Partners to enjoy exclusive access to the GTMC’s diverse range of travel management company members: from independent specialists to some of the world’s largest multiples. GHS Hotel Partners will also enjoy synergies with fellow industry partners across all business travel sectors; from transport to IT solutions.

Linda Bekoe, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Global Hospitality Services, said: “With five decades of business travel expertise and an unrivalled network of industry members, we look forward to developing our new partnership with GTMC. We are confident that our combination of local presence combined with global reach will enable GHS Hotel Partners to strengthen relationships with TMCs, helping them to deliver best in class services and value to corporate travellers acrsoss the globe.”

Representing a diverse range of travel management companies – from global companies to small independent specialists and top regional agencies – GTMC, originally founded in 1967, is the voice of business travel and acts to lobby those who have an impact on the business travel community, together with promoting the activities of its members as the best in quality and value to the business traveller.

GTMC will host its annual domestic conference on Friday 3 November 2017 at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London, part of the GHS portfolio of properties.

The GTMC is the UK's leading professional body for travel management companies. The diverse membership accounts for over 80% of UK expenditure on managed business travel, delivering value for money and great service to business travellers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Global Hospitality Services is a professional hotel sales and marketing company, launched by hotel sales experts to fulfil the growing need for personalised, innovative hotel sales support in the competitive global marketplace. GHS helps partner hotels to enhance their brand through extensive sales and marketing activities and currently represents over 280 independent hotels worldwide. GHS specialises in corporate sales, together with meetings, incentives, conferences and events, operating in all major cities and active in all markets and key industry events.