April 18, 2014

CEO Sounding Board

Florida CEOs answer: What are you doing to bring in customers?

Mike Vogel | 11/30/2011

Bruce Dunbar
Bruce Dunbar

Hotel
Bruce Dunbar
General manager — Terrace Hotel — Lakeland

"More internet solicitations. We target specific companies or institutions that we know are traveling. We're doing more with colleges and universities. We cherry-pick the market segments that are less sensitive to the turmoil. We customize the package to fit the needs of the client. We do a lot of surveys. We pivot as soon as we get a read on the direction it's going."

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