HEI Hotels & Resorts Partners with Worktopia for Online Group Bookings Solution

April 10, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
New York - April 10, 2008 - Worktopia, Inc. announced today that HEI Hotels & Resorts will be offering over 20 new hotel properties on www.worktopia.com, the only live meeting booking engine for hotels, business centers and airport lounges.

“Worktopia is delighted to offer HEI’s hotels and resorts to meeting planners,” said Brian McCabe, Executive Vice President of Worktopia. “The addition of HEI’s properties will provide greater depth to Worktopia’s meeting planner clientele within top markets like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Orlando, Philadelphia and Dallas.”

“As a leading hospitality company, HEI is continually looking for opportunities to be at the forefront of revenue-generating innovation,” said Jess Petitt, Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing. “We look forward to increasing our small meeting market share through Worktopia’s live meeting booking engine, while continuing to provide the superior customer service that our hotels are known for.”

Worktopia’s online small meeting booking solution gives meeting planners of all types the opportunity to compare properties and make the booking on line in real time. “Worktopia has led the development of online meeting booking technology within the meeting industry, and with the addition of HEI, the ability of corporations to search, compare, book and measure their small meeting spend has been further enhanced,” McCabe also pointed out.

About Worktopia

Worktopia, Inc. offers meeting procurement solutions that allow meeting planners to search, compare and acquire simple meetings on line in hotels, conference centers, business centers and airport lounges in 65 countries. The Worktopia® meeting space booking engine can be found at www.worktopia.com, and in private label versions in hotel, airline and other third party web sites. For more information visit http://www.worktopia.com.

About HEI Hotels & Resorts

HEI Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., is a leading hospitality investment firm that acquires, develops, owns and operates full-service, upper upscale and luxury hotels and resorts throughout the United States under such well-known brand names as Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, Embassy Suites, Le Meridien and Hilton. For more information about HEI, visit the company’s website, www.heihotels.com.