ION Travel offers Housing Services for events and tournaments. The ION Travel team has 30+ years of destination and experiential travel / hotel experience which has prepared us to take care of every need including negotiating rates, all reservations, invoicing. We will also provide customized reports. ION Travel’s reservations system allows hotel operators, Sports Commissions, CVB’s, and the Event / Tournament Director to see live the reservations status in real time, 24/7
So why ION Travel?
Simply, our reach and methodology enable us preference in most any town in North America.
ION Travel can handle all your housing needs and generate significantly more revenue for your event. We’re there with you!
As an extension of our world class customer service – helping business, organizations and events succeed, we are committed to:
√ Ioncreasing your revenue by negotiating and collecting rebates.
√ Reducing your workload for the Event / Tournament Director as all hotel negotiations will be handled.
√ Provide perks, such as: upgrades, complimentary rooms, discounted parking, etc.
√ Participants choosing a hotel that suits their needs from within our platform.
√ Ability to create reports to collect history for an event / Tournament that help with future negotiations.
Services ION includes are:
√ Work directly and/or with the CVB to collect bids from the hotels with a goal of having the lowest rates possible.
√ Negotiate all contracts. We use a standard contract that does NOT include attrition or cancellation polices.
√ Negotiate rebates, staff and comp rooms, meeting planner points, and other concessions you may need such as parking, etc.
√ Provide platform to send regular newsletters encouraging hotel and other reservations
√ Communicate special requests and rooming lists with the hotels directly
√ Collect all final pick-ups from event to provide accurate history for future years.
√ Quickly handle all invoicing for commissions + rebates