This weeks Small Business Spotlight is on Holiday Inn Harbourside. This hotel is located on Indian Rocks Beach in Florida and is owned by Decade Properties, who also owns the Clearwater Beach Holiday Inn and Chart House Suites ACF redesigned their hotel website and currently provides IT and wireless internet services to them. You can view the Holiday Inn Harbourside website here.
What does your company do, and where can we go for more information?
We are a full service resort and conference center. You can visit our website for a great hotel overview.
How long has your company been in business?
We have been a Holiday Inn for 15 years now!
What is the most exciting part of your business?
We get to work with tourists and help guests enjoy their stay on Indian Rocks Beach daily.
What methods do you use to communicate with your clients and prospects?
Email blasts, phone, fax, personal visits.
What are your biggest obstacles?
Currently, the economy and the threat of the oil spill are really hurting tourism in general.
What sets your company apart from others in your industry?
We offer so much more with 2 pools, 3 outdoor bars, nightly entertainment, game room, fitness center and 18 hole Putt-Putt course.
What have you found to be your most effective marketing effort?
The internet based third party websites.
How are you using social media to promote your business?
We are on facebook and twitter.
How has technology benefited your business?
People shop online now and look for the best value for their buck!
What is your goal for the next 5 and 10 years?
We want to increase our leisure business and local corporate base.
List a special offer and/or closing statement here:
For any ACF clients we will offer rates of $79 for an islander guest room with two-queen beds - valid now-December 2010.