Job Title: Housing and Travel Specialist
Date Posted: 09-12-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Framingham/Worcester
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: IDG World Expo
Company Website:
Contact Information: IDG World Expo   IDG World Expo (
Job Description:
IDG World Expo is seeking a Housing and Travel Specialist to join our Event Services team. This
individual will report to the Housing and Travel manager and work on hotel and travel related
responsibilities for several events per year. Responsibilities include, providing customer
service to our exhibitors and attendees via phone and email to increase room reservations in
event hotels, as well as coordinating hotel and travel related functions for speakers,
attendees and staff. This includes the setup and daily maintenance of hotel room inventory
using the Passkey system, processing new reservation requests, changes and post show
reconciliation of each event hotel. Other responsibilities include the setup of the event
hotel/travel page in our printed brochures and event Web sites. In addition, this position
will research event venues with area convention and visitor bureaus and hotel national sales
offices, as well as assist with hotel contract reviews and negotiations. This individual must
have excellent phone skills, strong customer service, attention to detail, excellent
organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. A minimum of 4 years in the hospitality
or event industry required. Knowledge of HTML and housing database experience is a plus. Some
travel required. 


About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo ( produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and
events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop
comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo
leverages its experience and knowledge of technology-focused events and conferences, enabling
technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World
Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld Conference & Expo®, LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo®, Bio•IT World Conference + Expo®, Wireless Sensing Solutions®, Syndicâte™,
RoboBusiness and RoboNexus. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading
technology media, research and event company.
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