is Proud to Announce the Addition of Doug Robinson as Their New Regional Director of Product in the New England States

Aug 31, 2011, 15:05 ET from

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Robinson is part of's new strategy to regionalize their group planners across the world. Doug Robinson is based out of Boston, MA and has the hotel experience and regional knowledge to help groups of all sizes find the perfect hotel for their needs in New England. As a lifelong hospitality industry veteran, Doug has grown up in hotel management as a 3rd generation hotelier. He began his career with Sheraton and completed their Corporate Management Training Program. Doug spent 11 years in various supervisory and management positions, in the Rooms Division, Accounting, and Food & Beverage Departments. After leaving Sheraton, he has worked with various hotel management groups as Director of Operations and General Manager. Most recently he spent five years with the Park Lodge Hotel Group in Waltham, MA as the Corporate Director of Sales.

Doug Robinson, Regional DOP of Boston for says, "I am very pleased to join It is a very progressive company that focuses on being on the cutting edge of technology, while not forgetting the importance of service and that they are in the hospitality industry. I look forward to utilizing my diverse hotel background with this new and exciting opportunity."

Tim Hentschel, CEO of says, "We are happy to have Doug on our team. He brings a great amount of hotel experience and regional knowledge to our company that will be very valuable to our groups going to Boston. Regionalization has continued to be a great success and differentiator for our company by combining technology with localization for a superior group booking experience." is the leading provider of online services to the estimated $30-$45 billion global group hotel sales market. Currently, HotelPlanner's system processes over 20,000 group leads per month completely online.  Over 40,000 hotel members currently compete online for HotelPlanner's group business daily. has increased sales in 2011 during a year when most travel companies were drastically down. is projecting the same rapid lead and revenue growth for 2012.

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