Home > Americas
Related topics: Americas,Technology
May 13, 2014
|

Americas: Inside Story of Lanyon's Passkey Acquisition


In partnership with:


Lanyon, which earlier this year merged with Active Network Business Solutions, which itself was formed in 2011 after Active Network acquired StarCite, announced this week it has acquired Passkey, the industry-leading group reservation technology platform. Sounds complicated, but the end result should be a simplification of meeting management, according to JR Sherman, president of Lanyon. (Ultimately all the names will be simplified, too, with everything rolling up into the Lanyon Smart Events Cloud this year.)

In the hundreds of hotel reservation systems with which it is integrated, Passkey provides a seamless link for planners, allowing them to set up event Web sites so attendees can book their hotel rooms within the group’s housing block and planners can get real-time updates on registration numbers. Passkey also is used by 90 percent of convention and visitor bureaus in the U.S., providing centralized management and reporting of room block reservations across hotels for planners of citywide conventions.

Read more at MeetingsNet.com...
 


What do you think of this $type?
 

About the Author: MeetingsNet

MeetingsNet


PUBLISHING PARTNERS

 

GLOBAL ASSOCIATION PARTNERS

GLOBAL EVENT PARTNERS

   IT&CM China  Caribbean Meeting Incentive Travel Exchange      Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition EIBTM IBTM IMEX America  IT&CMA IT&CM China IT&CM India Conventa BTC convene  cventMBTMMA 2013 COCAL 

GLOBAL AGENCY PARTNERS                                                                                           OFFICIAL TRADE SHOW PARTNER FOR THE UK MEETINGS MARKET 

MCI Ovation Euromic