With experience, comes knowledge. With knowledge, comes power. With Rosen Hotels & Resorts, you get all three.

“I PERSONALLY FEEL like coming back to a Rosen Hotel is like ‘coming home,’” said Kedran Whitten, CMO, CSI, who recently hosted her second of three conferences at Rosen Shingle Creek. “Everything about it just works. Your culture is strong and prevalent through every employee’s actions. That is a rare and exceptional thing to accomplish. I applaud Mr. Rosen for employing a culture that empowers your employees. Their loyalty and pride in the company resonates through their actions and service levels.”

 

The staff at Rosen Hotels & Resorts is unlike any other, delivering unsurpassed service for more than 44 years. With a longevity that is unheard of in the industry, Rosen associates are experienced, knowledgeable and empowered to offer valuable, on-the-spot solutions to meeting planners in a way that typical corporate hotels can’t match. Couple this with the award-winning hotels’ expansive offerings and you have the formula for what has made the company Florida’s largest independent hotel chain. It is the Rosen Difference.

“The company works as a cohesive team. It’s more than a well-oiled machine; they function as one body,” said Jack Fiechter, meeting planner with Blue Star, Inc., who recently held his company’s annual conference at Rosen Shingle Creek. “I can talk to any team member here and know that everything will be taken care of. This is the way all hotels should operate. It makes a meeting planner’s job so easy and allows me to thoroughly enjoy what I do. I don’t have any of the angst I’ve had when working with other hotels.”

Founder and owner Harris Rosen said the company’s independent status also allows each of the individual hotels the freedom to consistently refresh the properties with new venues, upgrades and enhancements.

“We are always working from the top down—and from the bottom up—to ensure we are exceeding expectations at every level. Every improvement is tailored to create the ultimate experience for our guests and offer solutions to their unique needs,” said Rosen.

All three hotels—including Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and Rosen Shingle Creek —have recently unveiled new enhancements, from refreshed guestrooms to new event spaces. The 800-room Rosen Plaza recently unveiled chic new furnishings and stylish décor for an elegant new look for its front desk and lobby and new décor and contemporary carpeting throughout the hotel’s 60,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. A stunning refresh of Rosen Centre’s 1,334-guestrooms including suites reflects sleek and polished new furnishings, a calming color palette and plenty of tech-friendly integrations to keep business travelers and families rested and recharged. Planners seem to appreciate these enhancements and aspects of the Rosen Difference.

“I had so many attendees tell me that it was one of the best venues we’ve been to!” said Robert W. Lipscomb, CEO, Williams Company Southeast, who hosted his company at 3NINE. “Many of my guests stayed inside 3NINE and ate and drank and danced, while others were able to enjoy watching the football game at the outside adjoining quieter bar area.”

The AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek recently completed extensive décor and technology upgrades in its 1,501 guestrooms, common areas and restaurants; stylish, trend-setting new carpeting throughout all of its indoor meeting and event space and introduced a new outdoor covered golf pavilion, offering spectacular views of Shingle Creek Golf Club course, with a renovation of the hotel’s exquisite suites on the horizon.

“There’s nothing you can’t do here,” said Fiechter. “Everything is under one roof. There are numerous restaurants and incredible catering. Our attendees raved about the food!”

Rave reviews are exactly what planners can expect when they trust in Rosen Hotels & Resorts.

“We are free to say ‘yes,’” said Leslie Menichini, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Rosen Hotels & Resorts. “We are able to create engaging, memorable meetings that provide real value. We have the knowledge and are afforded the power to deliver an elevated level of service, and an unbeatable meeting planning formula.”

Heidi Pascale, Director, Corporate Events, ASSA ABLOY, hosted her company’s annual convention at Rosen Centre. “The Rosen Centre is the ONLY venue we will come back to time and time again,” said Pascale. “It goes without saying that the proximity to the airport and convention center is a huge benefit, but it goes way beyond that for us. The hotel itself is equipped with just the right amenities and dining outlets, has more than ample meeting space, is sustainably conscious, and let’s not forget the AWESOME poolside bar and 24-hour deli!”

Rosen Hotel’s three convention properties—Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and Rosen Shingle Creek—combined provide more than 700,000 square feet of impressive meeting and event space and 3,635 guestrooms and suites to accommodate from dozens to thousands of attendees. Their premier executive and sales team members ease the planning process and expand planners’ abilities to deliver exciting, affordable and notable meetings.

“It was our first year here, but it won’t be our last,” said Fiechter.

Whether planning a tournament at Shingle Creek Golf Club or hosting an inspired event in one of the hotels’ versatile venues, planners are not just appreciated clients of Rosen Hotels & Resorts, you and your attendees are family.

Experience the Rosen Difference for yourself and and take advantage of the 2018 and 2019 Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ “Signing Bonus” promotion. New leads on select hot dates in 2018 and 2019 may qualify for a bonus starting at $3,000; events must be a minimum of 250 room nights and include a food and beverage contribution for Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre or Rosen Shingle Creek. For details, planners may call 407-996-4890 or visit RosenHotels.com/ROI.

Sponsored Content is submitted by our advertisers and does not represent the views of Meetings Today or its publisher, Stamats Communications. Content may be edited for clarity and style.