With tourism being Ireland’s largest home grown industry and a critical component of the export economy, accounting for €5.7 billion in spending in 2013 and representing 4% of Ireland’s GNP, Guestline are looking forward to establishing a strong presence within the country.
Guestline will be meeting hoteliers and demonstrating their cloud hosted solutions at the 2015 Irish Hotels Federation Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition – Showtel – taking place at the Slieve Russell Hotel, Co. Cavan, on 23rd and 24th February 2015. Along with JLL, Guestline will be sponsoring the delegate lunch and look forward to meeting members during the two day event.
Heading up the operations is Matt Willacy, Corporate Sales Manager at Guestline who commented: “Our mission is simple - to be the system of choice for leading hotel and serviced apartment operators across Ireland and demonstrate how our solutions can deliver results for their businesses.Our hotel and central management systems, distribution platform and digital marketing services are designed to deliver an enriched customer experience and seamlessly connect all areas of the customer journey to enable operators to maximise reservation profit, reduce commissions and boost revenue.
Our partnership with JLL means we can offer superior technology and a unique insight to help clients increase asset value. By combining Guestline’s technical excellence with JLL’s industry-leading expertise in real estate and investment management, the partnership supports hotels and enables them to embrace the ever-changing market and improve their business processes”
Daniel O’Connor, Vice President at JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group added: “We’re pleased Guestline are keen to grow their presence in Ireland at a time where Irish hotel transactional activity is returning to peak levels and hotel trading performance across Ireland is improving rapidly (2014 RevPAR +10.1% in Dublin City Centre and +16.8% across Regional Ireland). Investment in the best hotel technology is vital to ensuring hoteliers maximise their distribution, minimise their cost and create real value”.