TITLE

Hoteliers hopeful FedRooms concept takes off

AUTHOR(S)
Chipkin, Harvey
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Hotel & Motel Management;3/6/2006, Vol. 221 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Carlson Wagonlit Travel was awarded the contract to manage the federal government's large lodging needs. The programs has laid a foundation and is prepared to make the offering work. Those who are involved in the program concede that it involved onerous regulations and an insufficient number of participating hotels. According to the program director, the new program has thousands of participating hotels. It launched a marketing initiative to convince government travelers to book rooms via their site.
ACCESSION #
19990278

 

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