getplanning to expand to nearly 200 Connect+ properties around the
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Continuing to make connections and large-scale events easier, Hilton
Worldwide invites meetings professionals to check-in to the cloud. Today
the hotelier announces the deployment of getplanning™ - an
interactive planning platform created by experienced meeting
professionals - to its portfolio of Connect+ properties globally. Using
secure cloud-based technology, getplanning allows planners to connect
with hotel staff, vendors and partners in real-time, making event
management easier and keeping everyone on the same page.
"We're always listening to meeting professionals around the world as we
evolve our tools and services to deliver successful events for them and
their clients," said Mark Komine senior vice president, sales Americas,
Hilton Worldwide. "We believe strongly in the value of personal
relationships and this platform enables planners to stay connected to
everyone involved in their event."
Participating hotels within the Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria
Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and
Embassy Suites Hotels brands are part of Hilton Worldwide's Connect+
program, which provides a high level of event expertise and planning
support. Each Connect+ hotel is located in a destination city with
features including more than 450 guest rooms or more than 40,000 square
feet of meeting space.
"When planning large events, meetings and conventions, circumstances
change often and decisions need to be made quickly," said Joyce
Inderbitzin, vice president, events and catering, Americas, Hilton
Worldwide. "getplanning enables our clients to exchange information
seamlessly and securely between all stakeholders in real-time."
getplanning features include:
Organized and detailed approach to planning with real-time
Document access from one centralized location (contracting, planning,
on-site and post-event archive)
Efficient dissemination of information with chronological organization
Single-click to planning assets (floor plans, menus, Passkey and more)
Ability to manage third-party vendors and activities
Reply to getplanning correspondence directly from own email inbox
Use of mobile devices on-site elevates the planner experience,
including access to daily pick-up reports, food and beverage and
banquet checks, weather, etc.
Systematic approach to manage all customer meetings and events
For more information on getplanning at Connect+ properties, visit hiltonworldwide.com/connectplus
and join the Hilton Worldwide Meetings & Events group on LinkedIn.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the
lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to
extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 94 years, Hilton
Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing
exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of ten
world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed,
franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with
nearly 672,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories, including Waldorf
Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels &
Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn,
Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and
Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning
customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.
Source: Hilton Worldwide