Founded in 1980, Benchmark, a Global Hospitality Company is a recognized global leader in the development, management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers. The company’s two distinctive portfolios of hotel and resort properties, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® and Gemstone Collection®, represent the finest in guest-dedicated hospitality. Today, Benchmark’s portfolio consists of unique destinations across the United States, Caribbean and Japan, with more destinations on the horizon. Included in Benchmark’s first-class portfolio is the Villas at Grand Cypress, which was recently voted the #1 hotel in Orlando. Benchmark employs over 7,500 associates portfolio-wide with approximately $3.0B in assets under management covering 50+ properties consisting of over 8,000 rooms. Over the past 36 years, Benchmark has grown, thrived and set a new standard as a globally recognized independent resort, hotel and conference center management company.

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The Grove Resort & Waterpark is the only vacation home resort in Orlando that provides its owners with a professionally managed turnkey and hassle-free hotel management program. The Grove’s rental program is administered by Benchmark Hospitality, an award winning hotelier with a global footprint and a keen eye on maximizing the guest’s experience and owner satisfaction. Benchmark provides our owners with peace-of-mind that their unit is managed by a leader in the industry, and is built on a foundation of award-winning customer service and world-class amenities that combine to provide an exceptional ownership experience. By partnering with the gold-standard in hotel management, our owners enjoy the benefits of an expansive global network of sales people and decades-long relationships with international tour operators and affiliations with online travel agencies. Combining Benchmark’s sales infrastructure with The Groves incredible amenity offering helps ensure that owners receive the highest possible daily rate and occupancy, helping to offset ownership costs.

VACATION RENTAL PROGRAM

WHAT DOES THE VACATION RENTAL PROGRAM MEAN FOR YOU?

  • A rental property in one of world’s premier vacation destinations
  • Access to a full-service resort with first-class amenities
  • Resort, HOA & Rental program managed on-site by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels specializing in managing upscale resorts & providing proven resources and expertise
  • Generating revenue to offset the cost of ownership
  • Your property is located in a high-demand area with 64 million annual visitors
  • Turnkey rental & property management services provided making the process effortless for property owners
  • Providing maximum efficiency and cost-effective services to owners.

HOW WE DO IT. THE KEYS TO SUCCESS.

Direct Sales

  • Seasoned, multi-tiered team of highly skilled sales and marketing professionals with expertise across all markets.
  • Dedicated, on site sales, marketing and reservation teams driven to increase resort exposure and maximize occupancy and revenue.

Direct Marketing

  • Access to Benchmark’s proprietary customer database of over 110,00 booking professionals located throughout North America, Europe, South America, Latin America and Asia.
  • Access to Benchmark’s comprehensive leisure guest history database of 1.7 million records in order to deploy targeted marketing campaigns to specific areas of business such as leisure, families, food and beverage, holidays and special events.
  • Benchmark’s global distribution system (GDS) provides connectivity to nearly 800,00 travel agency terminals worldwide along with consumer-direct booking access on millions of websites globally
  • Our global reservations sales office optimizes capture and conversion through our highly trained, skilled and dedicated sales associates.
  • We will execute a series of strategic seasonal and exclusive brand campaigns that promote the guest experience and adventure messaging that is at the core of Benchmark’s brand communications.

Domestic & International Travel Partners

  • Established and preferred relationships with travel agencies, corporate accounts, association and wholesale accounts.
  • Preferred relationships with travel website (OTS’s) such as Expedia, Orbitz, and Travelocity providing the ability to participate in exclusive promotions and offers.

Web Presence

  • Create a strong web presence on major search engines to promote brand awareness, acquire new guests and drive direct bookings to the resort through focused search engine optimization and remarketing advertisements.

Public Relations & Social Media

  • Public Relations (PR) capability consisting of over 14 professionals company-wide, including three full-time PR employees with one based in media-centric New York City to create widespread awareness of the brands, hotel and resort.
  • User engages in all major social media channels, including Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
  • Mosaic Traveler, Benchmark’s award-winning blog features crafted stories to provide engaging messages to the public.​
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Advantage of Condo Hotel
“It’s your Condo when you use it, and a hotel room when you’re not” offsetting costs of ownership
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Founded in 1980, Benchmark, a Global Hospitality Company is a recognized global leader in the development, management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers. The company’s two distinctive portfolios of hotel and resort properties, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® and Gemstone Collection®, represent the finest in guest-dedicated hospitality. Today, Benchmark’s portfolio consists of unique destinations across the United States, Caribbean and Japan, with more destinations on the horizon. Included in Benchmark’s first-class portfolio is the Villas at Grand Cypress, which was recently voted the #1 hotel in Orlando. Benchmark employs over 7,500 associates portfolio-wide with approximately $3.0B in assets under management covering 50+ properties consisting of over 8,000 rooms. Over the past 36 years, Benchmark has grown, thrived and set a new standard as a globally recognized independent resort, hotel and conference center management company.

Founded in 1980, Benchmark, a Global Hospitality Company is a recognized global leader in the development, management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers. The company’s two distinctive portfolios of hotel and resort properties, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® and Gemstone Collection®, represent the finest in guest-dedicated hospitality. Today, Benchmark’s portfolio consists of unique destinations across the United States, Caribbean and Japan, with more destinations on the horizon. Included in Benchmark’s first-class portfolio is the Villas at Grand Cypress, which was recently voted the #1 hotel in Orlando. Benchmark employs over 7,500 associates portfolio-wide with approximately $3.0B in assets under management covering 50+ properties consisting of over 8,000 rooms. Over the past 36 years, Benchmark has grown, thrived and set a new standard as a globally recognized independent resort, hotel and conference center management company.