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Start Saving on Business Travel With Corporate Lodging Consultants

25/02/2010 14:51

Wichita, Kan., (PRNewswire / WorldTourismNews) - Travel savings that start in Vegas - don't have to stay in Vegas. That's what Corporate Lodging Consultants (CLC) offers as it brings its workforce travel solutions to retailers and brand managers at GlobalShop 2010 in Las Vegas March 10-12.


CLC provides savings and service to thousands of companies whose employees travel for business through its custom lodging solutions and savings card programs.

"Companies that are losing bids for new business may find it's because their competitors are paying 20 to 30 percent less for their hotel rooms," says Gary Shaw, CLC's Executive Vice President of Sales. "Their hotel costs are lower because they are working with Corporate Lodging Consultants to create custom solutions for their business lodging needs."

In addition to corporate lodging discounts on room rates at thousands of hotels, CLC clients enjoy operational benefits such as direct billing, improved tracking and reporting, and 24-hour support for travelers on the road.

"Acosta's relationship with CLC has been extremely positive," says Brad Smith, Executive Vice President of Retail Operations for Acosta Sales & Marketing. "The billing is simple for our accounting department in that we receive one consolidated statement for all of our travelers, and our field teams find the reservation process to be simple with many lodging options. As for cost savings, that's been the greatest benefit. Our average nightly costs are down over 20% due to the negotiating power that CLC has."

Because CLC's services extend to a wide variety of companies with construction crews, delivery drivers and field service teams, CLC also will attend the 2010 NARMS (National Association for Retail Marketing Services) Annual Conference April 17-20 in Tampa, Fla. CLC also will be at the Electric Power Conference and Exhibition May 18-20 in Baltimore, Md.

To take advantage of cost-effective solutions for company lodging, call (866) 362-0739, e-mail or visit CLC Booth 5032 during GlobalShop. Businesses ready to sign up for CheckINN Direct can use key code GSPR for special pricing.

Corporate Lodging Consultants ( is a division of FleetCor, the Global Fleet Card Company. CLC has more than 30 years experience as a leading provider of lodging management programs to businesses, serving thousands of clients in North America. CLC's clients purchase more than 9 million room nights annually across CLC's proprietary network of thousands of hotels.


CONTACT: Debra Austin, Manager, Communications of Corporate Lodging
Consultants, +1-316-771-7057,


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