Knowing What Good Looks Like

Knowing What Good Looks Like Hiring, Onboarding, and Retaining Sales Staff Consider for a moment a salesperson or a sales director doing sales pre covid? What might they tell you about their experience in sales? They’d likely talk about how successful they were. During a time of unprecedented growth in the industry, they were able…

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Three-Dimensional Selling

Are you a one, two or three dimensional seller? And what is the difference between each dimension? The difference between each dimension is the research conducted ahead of time by the seller and how it’s leveraged to have a business conversation vs. a sales conversation. If you can picture a 1D object i.e.: a straight…

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Gillis Family Pineapple Squares

Discover the delightful taste of summer with the Gillis Family’s cherished pineapple square recipe. Bursting with tropical flavor and a touch of nostalgia, these pineapple squares are a perfect treat for sunny days and warm gatherings. Simple to make and refreshingly delicious, this family favorite is sure to become a staple at your summer celebrations.…

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The Sales Imperative: What Hotels Need to Do to Survive Post Covid

When the economy is good and hotels are making money, sales is something that flies under the radar and is not closely inspected or even fully understood by people in operations who oversee this function. To successfully recover post Covid, hotels, brands and management companies will need to look at how the sales function is…

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Do you Have a Strong Sales Strategy for 2020?

According to HVS, occupancy is going to be relatively flat in 2020 with less than a 1% increase in ADR. Although we cannot control the economic cycle or the labor shortage in the hospitality industry, we can instead make gains by controlling how we show up and what we do from a sales perspective. As…

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RFP Best Practices for Best Results

What are some of the best practices surrounding RFP’s (Requests For Proposal) that will yield results? These days, there are no official ‘start’ and ‘stop’ dates as it can happen year-round. However, the bulk of negotiations typically take place between August and January so it’s good to be prepared to approach this time with a…

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Some of Our Clients

Proudly Serving Clients throughout US & Canada

"As a management company with 4 smaller hotels in busy transient markets, we have struggled to keep our sales and marketing costs relative to the size of our hotel.  The cost and time invested in attracting, training, and retaining good salespeople with the current job climate can be not only daunting but frustrating with turnover.  With varying demand in the market, a sales manager needs to recognize when to take the business, and when to say no to it.  The right rate, at the right time!

We have solved all these problems through turning this demanding role in 3 of our hotels over to Gillis Sales.

Gillis is a trusted, credible partner who has supplied me with experienced professionals who know the fastest route to the business I need.  This has become our most effective resource, and I 100% recommend the Gillis solution to my colleagues."
Patti Barker -

Vice President of Hospitality, Metropolitan Hospitality Management

We have the pleasure of working with Gillis Sales, and couldn’t be happier with the results. Their expertise in the hospitality industry, combined with their innovative sales strategies, have delivered exceptional revenue growth for our property. I highly recommend Gillis Sales to any hotel looking to boost their sales and increase their bottom line. Their commitment to excellence and personalized approach make them a valuable partner in the competitive world of hotel sales.
Preena Patel -

Preena Patel, Administrative Director,  A-1 Hospitality

"The math is simple: Gillis equals heads-in-beds!

The sales pro's at Gillis have been instrumental in building occupancy at Motel 6 and Studio 6 hotels in Canada over the past several years.  Working collaboratively with owners and managers, Gillis takes the time required to find and convert prospects to guests.  Gillis provides a best-in-class solution for hotels that don't have a dedicated, well-trained sales team."
Irwin M. Prince -

Irwin M. Prince, President & COO, Realstar Hospitality

“We had the good fortune of engaging Gillis after years of managing our sales effort inhouse. They came highly recommended through brand leadership and seasoned sales professionals – and they haven’t disappointed. Despite only a few months into our relationship, they have had an immediate impact on our hotels and key account relationships. The Gillis team has already established themselves as one of our most valued and trusted advisors and partners. They have always displayed the professionalism, passion and accountability demanded by their profession. The Gillis team is well prepared, highly engaged and goal orientated. To this end, they have solidified accounts, delivered new bookings and helped to diversify our business drivers. As a result, they have earned the deep respect and trust of our organization. I would not hesitate to recommend Gillis for any organization that requires the highest levels of sales performance, execution and professionalism.”
Perry Batke -

CHA, General Manager, Denham Hospitality Organization

“Tammy Gillis and her organization have been nothing short of amazing! We have seen an approximate ROI of 10x at our BW PLUS hotel as well as a ROI of 4-5x at our BW hotel. The sales team is so dedicated, passionate and driven to deliver revenue to hotels. I just wish we started sooner with Gillis!”
Hitesh Patel -

President, Colorado Hospitality, Inc.

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800.296.2962 | sales@gillissales.com

 

Sales is the life blood of your organization.

No business has ever succeeded without sales. Knowing where to start can be overwhelming.

The good news is, we can teach you how to do it OR we can do it for you.

Our services will help you sell more rooms, stand out and succeed in a competitive market, and train your staff to implement sales more effectively.

Interested to learn how this applies to you? Contact us for a complimentary consultation.

 




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