Groupize pioneered the automated online group hotel room bookings industry, and today is the leader in providing turnkey solutions for TMCs and Corporations to take control of their small groups and meetings business.
Founded in 2011, Groupize is a privately held company and headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, please call 1.885.GROUPIZE or visit groupize.com.
Winner of Best Travel Technology at Phocuswright, Groupize is revolutionizing managed travel with innovative, cloud-based solutions that reduce the complexity of sourcing, booking, tracking and managing multi-room bookings, extended stays, groups and meetings in real-time.
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Join a passionate group that is intended on changing the groups and meetings space, while have fun.
You can now capture the small group, simple meeting, multi room and extended stay bookings that have traditionally bypassed your travel department. Provide a better experience to your travel arrangers, streamline negotiations and communications, achieve greater savings while maintaining the core pillars of your SMMP including policy, compliance, data management, sourcing strategy, duty of care, business intelligences and operational efficiencies.
Charles de Gaspe Beaubien is a Group Travel Guru. His 25 year career in the travel industry has included experience in every aspect of group travel. Whether guiding group tours, welcoming thousands of guests to the rafting company he co-founded, helping planners select Montreal as their destination while at Tourisme Montreal or serving in executive positions for major group tour operators including Yankee Holidays and Group Voyagers Inc. (Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and more); Charles understands the complications of planning and booking group and meeting travel. His hands on planning experience, combined with his extensive experience in travel technology fuels his passion to bring efficiencies to the difficult processes involved in booking and managing a group.</p> <p>Charles has held various board seats such as the Canadian Tourism Commission Leisure Advisory Board, the Starwood Advisory Board, and the Gloucester DMO. He credits his education in Entrepreneurship from Bishop’s University in Quebec and l’E.S.S.C.A. (Ecole Superieur des Science Commerciales d’Anger) in France for his ‘we can fix this problem’ attitude.</p> <p>Best Group Travel Experience: Annual Friends and Family Rafting Trip in Maine which combines two passions, Rafting and Sharing Experiences as a Group.
Alisa de Gaspe Beaubien wishes she lived in a hotel. She is so passionate about travel planning, she chose it as her career. “I take pleasure in every aspect of planning a trip. From the moment the idea occurs to me until the trip begins, I immerse myself in the details of planning a perfect experience for my family, friends and clients. And then I start all over again.”<br /> Her BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration is the foundation of her career as a travel planner. “I have been fortunate with my career selections and have enjoyed amazing professional travel planning experiences at Yankee Holidays, Globus and DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co.” The daily pressures of booking and managing hotel reservations for more than twenty years inspired Alisa to collaborate with the Groupize Team to automate the group hotel booking process.<br /> As C.O.O. of Groupize, Alisa’s mission is to empower both novice and professional planners to manage all aspects of their group hotel reservations with ease.<br /> Alisa is proudly serving as a member of the Endicott College Board of Trustees the President of the Endicott Alumni Council.<br /> Best Group Travel Experience: January 3, 2012 – Rose Bowl Parade followed by the Oregon Ducks Victory in the Rose Bowl.
Amadeu Tolentino is passionate about creating compelling, usable experiences on any platform. He is inquisitive and genuine, with a deep background in web technologies and touch screen interfaces. He has both a development and design background, which means he can speak fluently to multi-disciplinary teams to shepherd ideas with the best combination of practicality and delight. Amadeu approaches every new task as if he can learn something new, even if it seems familiar at first. Amadeu strongly believes in an Agile process that measures success and learns quickly from failure. He believes that small, incremental changes with a solid but malleable long-term vision are the way to build the best products for all stakeholders. Start with your team’s experience, do your research to fill the gaps, learn as you go, and smile along the way.
Ryan Grace, a graduate of San Jose State University, is a software engineer, manager, and team leader. He has displayed a consistent and proven track record of solving problems and completing projects within demanding and dynamic environments. He has developed end to end solutions in multiple languages and technologies, including Java and Ruby On Rails. He thrives both in individual as well as team settings. Before coming to Groupize, Ryan worked as a Software Engineer for CollabRX and a Technology Development Manager at Synergia LLC. At Groupize he utilizes his ample experience to successfully complete his duties as an engineer.