Snooze auction site offers hotel rooms via web

An internet auction platform to allow users to purchase hotel rooms for congresses and group travel has been set up. Snoozeland.com is the brainchild of Leipzig Tourist Service director Richard Schrumpf. It has been designed to enable meetings organisers to obtain low-cost hotel room allocations quickly without having to solicit quotations themselves. It also gives hotels the chance to achieve higher occupancy rates during low seasons. Up to 10,000 partners from the C&I industry have already registered and the site is initially focusing on the UK, Germany, Austria, the US, Japan, China and Thailand. Next year, C&I suppliers from Australia, Italy, France, Switzerland and Cyprus will join.

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