Planner-Plus increases the efficiency of Destination-Section, reducing time and effort spent to create more value for the Planner, Client and Industry.
Planner-Plus helps simplify the complexity of Destination-selection (especially those with multiple-origin attendees) and saves countless hours of effort by using real-time databases of key planning variables to help select the most optimal Destination for your next Event.
Planner-Plus offers the following benefits:
Benefits to Individuals and Organisations
- Savings in Time, Effort, Money
- Increased Efficiency and Productivity
- Increased ability to reduce conflict between Clients/Colleagues during project planning (Unless they wish to argue with Facts)
- Increased ability to plan more Environmentally Sustainable Events
- Better staff retention and talent development
- Increased ability to present options professionally to stakeholders within shorter times, and speed up decision making
- Increased ability to present accurate and up to date key information for clients or management to make a decision through automated reports
- Increased ability to present multiple options professionally to management whilst minimizing hours spent on research
- Increased ability to present customise your own unique profile to shape your final professional recommendation
- Increased ability to spend more time on other qualitative and value-creating aspects of planning and execution
- Increased ability to calculate the actual time/cost Impact of factors such as being stuck in traffic for a group of staff, availability of CVB support, etc
- Levels the playing field vis-a-vis larger firms with the manpower for ‘research’, whilst allowing unique characteristics to stand out.
Benefits To Educational Institutions
- Augment professional training with a focus on practical outcomes through the use of Planner-Plus
- Ability to spend more time on training other key skills needed for Industry
Benefits To Industry
- Increased Efficiency
- Increased Productivity
- Increased ability to Innovate better systems, processes, products, services & IP
- Increased ability to focus on Delivery leading to better outcomes
- Increased Staff morale and ability to retain and develop talent
- Increased Professionalism
- Enhanced Value of the Meeting Profession through Technological Innovation
Enjoy the following features with Planner-Plus:
1. Intelligent Scoring System
- Planner-Plus facilitates Destination-selection utilising prioritised preferences for standardised Considerations including: Safety, Pollution, Traffic and Budget.
- Users can utilise these scores to narrow down their Destination choices in minutes, saving time and effort and increasing planning effciency.
2. Key indexes for Destination Selection
The following indexes are built into Planner-Plus, with more indexes to be added in future for enhanced decision-making:
i. Safety Index
ii. Pollution Index
iii. Traffic Index
iv. Halal-friendliness Index
- Indexes used are from credible index providers and/or subject matter authorities.
3. Destination City Alerts
- Planner-Plus alerts users should there be major occurrences with the potential to impact Destination selection. Scenarios in our database include extreme weather, major events/festivals, disease outbreaks or other disturbances. Users have the choice of proceeding with such Destinations or opt for new ones.
4.“LIVE” flights and hotel costs
- Planner-Plus works with partners that offer "LIVE" information for flights and hotels worldwide to support your planning needs with the most accurate information possible.
- A unique feature of Planner-Plus is the ability to plan travel from multiple origin cities for a better overview of Travel costs, all done within minutes.
5. Trip Budgetting Made Easy
- Flight and hotel sleeping/meeting rooms constitute a major part of user budgets, significantly affecting Destination selection.
- With Planner-Plus, Budgeting to narrow down Destination options can be done efficiently and effectively in minutes.
6. Save Options for Future Use
- Planner-Plus make planning for future events easier by allowing users to save, reuse and edit previous trips planned
7. Professionally Formatted Reports in Minutes
- Planner-Plus generates professionally formatted reports in minutes you may share with your colleagues and other stakeholders for efficient decision-making.
Planner-Plus was made to help increase quality of decision-making and work.
We invite you to contact us if you would like to suggest additional features to make it even more helpful to users.