Bedsonline Overcomes Growing Pains

The brand’s new integrated online booking system now has triple the amount of hotel inventory and travel ancillaries, and enhanced filters to make searches easier for advisors.

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"I didn’t understand that they could access these amenities through the buying power of these networks they join. I didn’t realize that an agent could open doors that I couldn’t."

Julia Glum

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Best Hotels in Detroit

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  3. MGM Grand Detroit
  4. The Royal Park Hotel
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