Hilton is hoping to woo meeting planners with a new technology solution to help with the frustrating problem of outside-the-block bookings. It won't stop people from booking on their own, but it will smooth the process of accounting for everyone staying at the headquarters hotel. A free tool, called Group Reservations Identification Program, allows the meeting planner's registration list to interface with the hotel's reservation system: It will take about 15 minutes to generate a comparison ...

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