Room To Grow

Not Leaving Sales to Chance

The Sales Handbook for Hotels

It’s time for the hospitality industry to elevate the sales function as a critical component in the success of any hotel, brand, or management company. The hospitality industry can no longer rely on transactional “rates, dates, and space” tactics to put heads in beds. Hospitality sales expert, influencer, and entrepreneur Tammy Gillis shows you how to approach sales with strategic, thoughtful, business-focused action that, when combined with hard work and grit, achieves results regardless of the economic environment.

Whether you’re a hotel owner, director of sales, or a general manager, Room to Grow is a modern-day sales blueprint that will help you develop and execute a sales strategy that drives results for your hotel, your staff, and your customers now – and into the future.

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Tammy Gillis, Founder and CEO, Gillis Sales

Tammy Gillis is a recognized thought leader and influencer in the hospitality industry in the areas of sales and sales leadership. She is the founder and CEO of Gillis Sales. Tammy’s company disrupted the traditional hotel sales model in 2014 and launched a Dynamic Sales Solution providing remote sales support for hotels. She works with hotels, brands, and management companies to elevate their sales performance through her speaking and consulting engagements.

Tammy launched her sales career 28 years ago and has led high-performing teams with Hilton Hotels, BlackBerry, and her current team of 35 sales professionals who provide sales support to over 200 hotels across North America.

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Speaking Engagements

Tammy Gillis is a sales performance expert, professional speaker, CEO & Founder Gillis Consulting and Training, Inc. She specializes in training sales professionals, hotel owners, general managers and front-line associates across North America. Make sales accessible and achievable for your organization.

You Should Read Room To Grow if…

You have struggled finding and keeping good salespeople and want to build a sales-focused culture.

You are in a sales role and want to elevate your hotel sales game OR you are in operations and oversee the sales function.

You are done leaving sales to chance and want to develop an effective sales strategy, regardless of the economic environment.

What People are Saying

Jill Konrath

author of SNAP Selling & More Sales, Less Time

“Don’t leave sales to chance! Room to Grow is filled with tons of rock-solid strategies and practical advice.”

Brian Leon

President, Choice Hotels Canada

Room to Grow is a great read! Tammy Gillis provides a balanced combination of valuable high-level strategic advice paired with practical, executable tactics. 

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The timing couldn’t be better, given the opportunities (and, of course, challenges) ahead, as we emerge from the pandemic. This book is equally important for GMs, owners, brand leaders, and non-sales hotel team members.”

Rachel Humphrey

Executive Vice President and COO, AAHOA

“Coming out of the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on the hotel industry, Room to Grow is a must-read for every hotelier who wants to ensure their sales team 

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not only has the right skill set but, even more importantly, the right mindset to thrive.”

Irwin Prince

President & COO, Realstar Hospitality

“Required reading for hotel owners, managers, and sales associates!”

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