.@Convene to Offer Group Hotel Booking Services

New Service, Powered by Jetaport, Enhances Convene’s All-Inclusive Meeting Packages with Customized Online Booking Tools and Superior Hotel Rates


NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Convene (www.convene.com), the nation’s fastest growing conference center network, will now provide group hotel booking services to its clients thanks to a partnership with Jetaport (www.jetaport.com), a travel platform technology company.


Jetaport’s online service is more efficient and cost-effective than traditional hotel booking services and is optimized to provide the greatest value to Convene clients seeking to block hotel rooms at the best possible rate. The platform enables customers to search for hotels in close proximity to their Convene event location and receive competing rate proposals. Meeting planners can go to Convene’s online portal (www.convene.com/overnight-accommodations) or enlist the assistance of a Convene relationship sales specialist to book their hotel accommodations.


“Partnering with Jetaport to provide an efficient and easy-to-use group hotel booking system is a natural extension of our all-inclusive offerings,” said Ryan Simonetti, co- founder and CEO of Convene. “We are committed to providing our clients with an incomparable level of anticipatory and consultative services that foresee their needs even before being asked. Offering the most efficient and affordable hotel selection online is just another example of how Convene partners with meeting planners to reduce their stress and improve their productivity.”


Introduction of Jetaport’s service follows Convene’s initiative to further streamline the event planning experience. Recently, it introduced all-inclusive packages which increase transparency in pricing and simplify the planning process. Convene’s packages include meeting space, food, technology and on-site support for meetings of all sizes.


About Jetaport

Jetaport (www.jetaport.com) is a hospitality technology company focusing on online group hotel bookings. After graduating from Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), a top startup incubator, and being named as one of TechCrunch’s ‘Demo Day Picks,’ Jetaport has gone on to become a leader in the group hotel accommodations space. Visit Jetaport.com for more information and follow @Jetaport on Twitter for group travel updates.


About Convene

Convene (www.convene.com) is the leading developer, owner and operator of urban day conference centers in the United States. Its full suite of business services includes meeting and collaboration space rental, “room service building catering,” audiovisual and conference planning support. Offered through various lease, joint venture and management arrangements, the company partners with landlords and tenants to enhance the quality of commercial office buildings and improve the workplace experience through better service and space design.




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