SOURCE: Peabody Orlando Hotel

September 06, 2005 12:06 ET

Peabody Hotels Seeks New Advertising Agency

ORLANDO, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 6, 2005 -- Peabody Hotels, comprising The Peabody Orlando, The Peabody Memphis and The Peabody Little Rock, announces an advertising agency review. Qualified agencies who wish to view the Request For Proposal can view and download it by accessing http://www.peabodyorlando.com/peabody_orlando/press_room.cfm.

Qualified agencies should submit their responses to the RFP no later than 5 pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2005. No responses will be considered after that date and time. Peabody Hotels will not accept telephone calls from advertising agencies concerning the review. The selection will be completed by November 1, 2005.

"Our last advertising review was in 1989, and we are indebted to Turkel & Partners for sixteen years of extraordinary creativity and efficient management of our advertising needs over the years," said Barry Anderson, vice president of sales and marketing, Peabody Hotels. Turkel & Partners will not be involved in the current advertising agency review.

In making the announcement Anderson stated, "The scope of the account includes the national advertising campaign for Peabody hotels in Orlando, Memphis and Little Rock, as well as the future addition of new Peabody-flagged properties, and expansions of existing hotels."

Peabody is not reviewing public relations firms.

Peabody Hotels is a division within the portfolio of Peabody Hotel Group, Memphis, Tennessee. Each of the multi award-winning properties is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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