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How to Play (and Win) the Long Game in Group Sales

Groups360 | September 24, 2018

Meeting planners don't want to work with a salesperson. They want a reliable, long-term partner in planning. Someone who can brainstorm ideas, come up with realistic solutions, and bring value to the table event after event. Delivering lasting value is vital to building this type of relationship. However, most group sales managers wait until they're actively wooing the client to be helpful - within their proposal, during the site inspection or at the negotiating table. Instead, offer value for the long haul, not for quick conversions. Begin right at the beginning of the sourcing journey, then continue long after the event is ove...

Visit South Bend Mishawaka and Hunden Announce RFI Regarding a Proposed Tourism Generating Indoor Sports Facility

Hunden Strategic Partners | December 12, 2017

Visit South Bend Mishawaka (VSBM) is soliciting expressions of interest from organizations who may be interested in partnering on the Proposed 8-Court Sports and Recreation Facility in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The intent of the proposed facility is to generate sports tournament activity, as well as other related usage. Hunden Strategic Partners (HSP) is advising VSBM and co-managing the process with VSBM. Visit South Bend Mishawaka is interested in learning what experienced organizations can do/offer/provide related to the Proposed Sports and Recreation Facility in the following categories: Development/Funding/Ownership Management...

Stand Out When You and Your Comp Set Receive the Same Group RFP

Groups360 | July 11, 2017

Not all hotels are created equal. And, neither are customers. Today, most meeting planners aren't privy to hotel availability and pricing. So, they end up fanning their RFP across the country, hoping to find that perfect venue amongst hundreds (if not thousands) of options. This has been the norm for years. Our team has a collective decades of experience working for the country's largest convention hotels and resorts. And, in our experience, we know that meeting planners tend to send the same RFP to several hotels located in the same region. This means, if you receive an RFP, expect that all of your neighboring comp set has received it ...

Jekyll Island-State Park Authority RFP 326: Request for Proposals to Design, Construct and Operate a 100+/- Room Limited Service Hotel

June 30, 2016

The Jekyll Island State Park Authority (the "Authority" or "JIA") is seeking proposals from qualified and a highly experienced Hotel Developer to design, construct and operate a 100+/- room limited service hotel on a site in the Jekyll Island Beach Village. The new Jekyll Island Beach Village is the culmination of ten (10) years of island-wide revitalization. The Beach Village features retail shops, restaurants and lodging adjacent to pristine beaches and the Jekyll Island Convention Center. More information on Jekyll Island can be found at www.jekyllisland.com. To be considered, proposals must arrive at the offices of the Jekyll Island...

Request for Proposals to Develop a Proposed Hotel in Fox Lake, Illinois

Hotel & Leisure Advisors | April 28, 2016

Hotel & Leisure Advisors is working on behalf of a client to solicit qualifications and proposals from experienced firms to develop a branded 100-room, upscale hotel in Fox Lake, Illinois. The hotel is projected to offer 6,000 square feet of meeting space; a restaurant lounge and rooftop bar; indoor pool with waterslide; whirlpool; fitness room; a 2,500 square foot spa; and business center. The site is located in northwest Lake County, Illinois (north of Chicago), which is home to the headquarters of several major corporations, including Abbott Laboratories, Walgreen Co., Baxter International Inc., and Discover Financial Services. T...

Hunden Strategic Partners Issues Convention Hotel Developer RFQ/P for Fort Worth

September 15, 2015

Hunden Strategic Partners, Inc., on behalf of the City of Fort Worth, Texas, is issuing a Request for Qualifications for a convention hotel developer for a project near the Fort Worth Convention Center, which is detailed more specifically in the RFQ. Fort Worth invites hotel development firms experienced in the development and financing of hotels to submit a proposal outlining their qualifications in response to this RFQ for the Convention Hotel Development, as part of Part I of the RFQ/P. Fort Worth seeks to establish a shortlist of qualified hotel developers that will be invited to submit proposals as part of Part II of this RFQ/P pro...

City of Visalia, California Issues Request for Proposals for Downtown Hotel Development Project

September 1, 2015

Sealed Proposals will be received by the Purchasing Division located at 707 West Acequia, Visalia, CA 93291, until 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 9, 2015 for a Downtown Hotel Development project. Informational Proposal Conference: An informational conference will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in the Council Chambers of Visalia City Hall, 707 W. Acequia Avenue, Visalia, CA 93291 beginning at 11:00 a.m.. This will be an opportunity for interested proposers to ask questions about the scope of work required. RFP and Contract Documents: Documents may be inspected and obtained in the office of the Purchasing Division, 707 W. Acequia Ave....

2015 Hotel Investment and Finance Opportunities: Hotel Operating Agreements and Asset Management

Jim Butler | June 30, 2015

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Author of www.HotelLawBlog.com June 2015 Jack Westergom, Managing Director of Manhattan Hospitality Advisors, discusses hotel operating agreements, asset management, and the RFP process in the video. Jack spoke with David Sudeck, a senior partner in the JMBM Global Hospitality Group®, as part of our video interview series on hotel finance and investment opportunities in 2015. David Sudeck: I'm David Sudeck. I'm a senior attorney with Global Hospitality Group® at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell. We're here at the 25th Annual Meet the Money® Conference. I'm here with Jack Westergom,...

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