by Michael J. Shapiro | August 11, 2010

Online technology provider StarCite announced a new relationship with InterContinental Hotels Group yesterday, resulting in integrated electronic request for proposal technology for the Holiday Inn, InterContinental and Crowne Plaza brands. StarCite also unveiled new, industry-specific strategic meetings management solutions at the National Business Travel Association Convention in Houston. Key SMMP areas such as regulatory compliance, reporting, budgeting and meeting-request processes will be addressed by industry, beginning with the life sciences and financial services sectors — two industries steeped in specific regulatory and compliance guidelines. The company currently is providing demonstrations of the web-based tools.