The GroupFriendly Promise:

GroupFriendly promises to promote your business in the best way to tour operators across the country. GroupFriendly was founded based off the difficulty of finding certain services that can accommodate the right care for large groups. It's not easy to find a restaurant, hotel, or entertainment service that can provide the necessary needs of a large group. When it comes to group planning, we're the first resource for many! Because of the high standards we hold our members to, clients trust us to find the best GroupFriendly service for their large groups. Come be a part of the GroupFriendly family and apply today! 

Are you GroupFriendly? 

GroupFriendly requires certain qualifications in order to be named as a GroupFriendly establishment. We invite you to read through the application and then submit it, if you believe your services meet our high standards. (No you cannot pay to be "GroupFriendly!")

  • Groups are treated with respect – never made to feel as if they are a burden.

  • Groups are provided with “Group Friendly” preferred rates (better than published group rates).

  • Establishments have adequate facilities to accommodate large groups.

  • Establishments are located in an area that is conducive for the group types they are catering to.  Types include youth groups.

  • Establishments have staff on hand that are trained and specialized and stand ready to meet the needs of the group.

  • Motorcoach parking is available on site premises or at a reasonable distance and at a reasonable rate. Written bus parking instructions are readily available to tour planners and group leaders.

  • Payment terms, including billing option for qualified groups, loyalty rewards points earning potential for group leader or operator. In addition, the company will accept major credit cards.

  • Business will have adequate Liability and Errors and Omissions insurance coverage and have contract for services. Motorcoach companies are willing to list operators as a named insured for services rendered.

  • Group friendly free service ratio provided to leader or operator.

  • Group friendly business’s abide by a commitment to service excellence - including the providing a group sales contact, a group welcome upon arrival and assistance throughout.


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