In July 2003, the SJCVB and Center consolidated its sales and marketing teams to streamline the selling and marketing of the Center.
We are committed to making San Jose a first-rate meetings and conventions destination," said Dan Fenton, president and CEO of the SJCVB.
net allows SJCVB employees to recommend, coordinate, and follow-up on various visitor services activities such as hotel reservations, restaurant reservations, theater tickets, attraction and museum tickets, and transportation arrangements in a consistent manner.
net we used manual systems which unfortunately led to most of the knowledge resting with individual employees," said Kate Manley, director of visitor services for the SJCVB.
Through referrals and recommendations the SJCVB provides revenue to local businesses including: hotel reservations, restaurants, nightclubs, attractions, museums, tour operators, taxi companies, limousine services, and theaters.
In the meantime, the SJCVB is moving forward with its efforts to sell San Jose as a high-value weekend getaway for regional visitors and as a high-tech experience for global travelers.
Like any other consumer business, it's very important for a visitor destination to have a unique brand identity," said Leonard Hoops, senior vice president of Marketing Communications for the SJCVB.