Bruce Skidmore

Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Little Rock, AR, USA

Bruce Skidmore has served as director of sales and marketing since June 2011. With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality management industry, Skidmore’s skills range from strategic marketing and sales planning to cultivating a diverse team and delivering high-quality customer service. Skidmore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel, restaurant and institution management from Pennsylvania State University.

  • On October 9, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What weight training equipment does The Peabody Little Rock gym offer?

    Cybex machines as well as dumb bells ranging from 2.5 lbs to 50 lbs. Also plated weights are available.
  • On October 9, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    When is The Peabody Little Rock’s gym open?

    The gym is open from 5 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. daily.
  • On September 7, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    Does The Peabody Little Rock charge any fees?

    There is an 11.5 percent sales/occupancy tax and a 4 percent facility fee on all guestroom rates.
  • On September 7, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What are five things I should know about The Peabody Little Rock?

    It is Arkansas’ first and only Forbes Four-Star hotel, and has complete banquet and catering services. It located on the banks of the beautiful Arkansas River and within walking distance of many of the city’s best attractions. The Peabody Ducks march twice every day — at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The hotel has a restaurant and two bars in the facility.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What is Little Rock’s restaurant scene like?

    Little Rock is the dining capital of Arkansas. Whether you like home-style Southern cooking, prime aged steak, fresh seafood, fusion cuisine or healthier fare, Little Rock's chefs offer the state’s best selections. Chose a global cuisine or satisfy your palate with traditional Arkansas favorites such as barbecue, catfish and Southern comfort food.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What are the five best Little Rock food experiences?

    The five best Little Rock food experiences are its barbecue, Cajun/Creole, Italian, sushi and steaks.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    Which five Little Rock restaurants are best for brunch?

    The five Little Rock restaurants best for brunch are The House, Vieux Carre, Leo’s Greek Castle, Ya Ya's Euro Bistro and Boulevard Bread Company.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What are the five best romantic restaurants in Little Rock?

    The five best romantic restaurants in Little Rock are Capriccio Grill, Ferneau, 1620, Capers and So.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What are the five best kid-friendly restaurants in Little Rock?

    Whether your child has a picky palate or a mealtime-is-playtime attitude, Little Rock’s family-friendly restaurants has something for everyone. U.S. Pizza and Canon Grill are good bets but don’t miss out on Purple Cow, a combination of a 1950s diner, soda fountain and burger joint, featuring hand-dipped shakes and malts and soda fountain treats. All Aboard is a kid-friendly restaurant offering a fun and active atmosphere, complete with a variety of locomotive décor. Your food is actually delivered on a miniature train. Chuck E. Cheese's features age-appropriate games, rides and prizes, plus food that children from toddlers to big kids will love. 
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    Where can I go to watch sports in Little Rock?

    Little Rock is full of outdoor activities and sporting events. The Arkansas Travelers enjoy one of the longest running histories of any minor league franchise, and with its new home in the Dickey-Stephens Ballpark, the history continues. University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an NCAA division 1 school playing in the Sunbelt Conference. You can catch a volleyball or basketball game at the Jack Stephens Center or a baseball game at Gary Hogan field. In addition, Little Rock is also home to Philander Smith College and Arkansas Baptist College, both offering a variety of college sports. For the sports fan, the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame is a museum of recollections from over four decades of induction ceremonies honoring the athletic greats of Arkansas.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    Where are the best places to hear live music in Little Rock?

    Acoustic, techno, alternative, piano bars, rock, jazz and country — we love music and we’ve got it all. Open mike night, DJs, dance hits from the '70s and '80s and every genre in between make up Little Rock’s eclectic mix of club entertainment. Cajun’s Wharf is a Little Rock landmark restaurant and entertainment venue located on the banks of the Arkansas River. The River Market District is another great place to find live entertainment. If a high-energy atmosphere is what you are looking for, the District’s plentiful bars, restaurants and pubs offer a night on the town you'll never forget! West of downtown, Little Rock’s historic Hillcrest neighborhood features additional live entertainment options, such as The Afterthought. It is the city’s oldest local bar and offers live music every night, ranging from jazz to jam-rock and reggae. 
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What is the best Little Rock nightlife?

    Located in the heart of downtown Little Rock, the River Market District is the best place to find live entertainment and local music. We’ve got it all — from acoustic, techno, alternative, piano bars, rock, jazz, classical and country. If a lively, high-energy atmosphere is what you are looking for, the District’s plentiful bars, restaurants and pubs offer a night on the town you’ll never forget.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What are the best places to stay in Little Rock?

    More than 6,000 rooms await you in the capital of Arkansas. Some promise romance with every amenity and luxury, while others offer historic charm and beauty. Whether you’re planning a weekend holiday with the kids, a group meeting or a once-in-a-lifetime romantic getaway, we invite you to experience the very affordable Southern hospitality Little Rock offers.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What are the best Little Rock museums?

    The five best museums in Little Rock are:

    1. The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park. Experience the nation’s newest and most innovative presidential library. Permanent exhibits and interactive stations highlight President Clinton’s domestic and foreign policy achievements.

    2. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and Visitors Center opened in 2007 to mark the 50th anniversary of the school’s desegregation. Little Rock came to symbolize the federal government's commitment to eliminating separate systems of education for blacks and whites.

    3. Old State House Museum. Built in 1836, this Greek Revival-style building served as a former state capitol and the backdrop for President Bill Clinton's 992 and 1996 election-night celebrations. Today, the building houses a museum of Arkansas history.

    4. The Historic Arkansas Museum celebrates the state’s cultural heritage with six galleries of regional art and artifacts, an interactive children's gallery, Orientation Theater and museum store.

    5. Located in the historic Arsenal Building, the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History interprets our state’s military heritage and honors the contributions of Arkansas servicemen and women, at home and abroad. Little Rock is the birthplace of Army Five-Star Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
  • On May 15, 2012
    Bruce Skidmore answered the question: Bruce Skidmore

    What should I pack for a trip to Little Rock?

    When packing for a trip to Little Rock, bring a pair of comfortable shoes. Little Rock is surrounded by the state’s natural beauty and offers a variety of outdoor activities as well as numerous cultural attractions that are not to be missed. There is also great food, so bring your appetite.