Home-Towne Suites Sees Growth in Distribution Business with Help of InnLink

  • InnLink & Trust International – Now a part of Sabre Corporation
  • 08.18.09
Home-Towne Suites is announced that distribution revenue is up 68 percent year over year through the summer.

Major growth has been seen in the GDS/Pegasus channels.  Home-Towne Suites implemented eLINK electronic distribution and iLINK Internet booking engine, through InnLink Central Reservation Services in March, 2009. The company's InnLink Revenue Manager focused on optimizing distribution channels with Home-Towne Suites and ensured that revenue management strategies were appropriately implemented across the OTAs. Home-Towne Suites has benefited with increased distribution reservation volume.

Home-Towne Suites also announced the implementation of InnLink Voice Reservation Services for all of its locations in the Home-Towne Suites chain, including both their suite and studio properties.

“We are excited about the opportunity and on-going partnership with InnLink.  We look forward to the implementation of the new InnLink Voice Service,” said Carolyn Hundley, vice president of culture and development.

“We are pleased to welcome Home-Towne Suites to the InnLink Voice Services family,” said CEO, Per Wendin. “Our agents were impressed with the Home-Towne Suites commitment to service demonstrated during their training sessions and are excited to be part of the Home-Towne Suites team.”

Founded in 1991, InnLink specializes in the processing of reservations for hotels and hotel companies using vLINK comprehensive private-label voice reservations; eLINK electronic connectivity for GDS and OTA reservations; iLINK, an integrated private label booking engine; gLINK group reservation services; ONtarget Revenue Consulting, revenue management consulting and marketing programs; and RESmatrix customer tools for data, rate and inventory management. InnLink maximizes channel-managed, reservation revenue streams for over 3000 hotels, resorts, inns, bed and breakfasts, condominiums and extended-stay properties.

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