Checking In with Anthony & Glenn
Travel Channel's Anthony Melchiorri and hotel industry expert and No Vacancy podcast host Glenn Haussman empower your business, your career and your life.
info_outline 532: How to Win During RFP Season! 06/22/2022
532: How to Win During RFP Season! RFP season for 2023 is almost here and there are still questions about the full return of business travel. Lukasz Dabrowski of HRS joins the show to talk about projections for BT return and how sustainability and payment functionality is playing a part in which hotels are getting accepted into programs.
info_outline 531: Whoa-oh Mexico 06/21/2022
531: Whoa-oh Mexico We have Marco Ortlam, Managing Director; and Daniel Diaz, Head of F&B, from the amazing Montage Los Cabos. We talk about what it's like running such a beautiful, sprawling property and how they've been able to reattract travel from domestic and international sources.
info_outline 530: A Walk with Mainstreet Hospitality 06/20/2022
530: A Walk with Mainstreet Hospitality Sarah Eustis, CEO of Mainstreet Hospitality, joins us to talk about running a company that focuses on some of the more glamourous and unique independent properties in the county. How do they compete against the big brands and what can all hotels take away from the the way they operate?
info_outline 529: Jennifer Hsieh, VP, Homes & Villas by Marriott International 06/16/2022
529: Jennifer Hsieh, VP, Homes & Villas by Marriott International Marriott has been in the vacation home rental space for quite some time. Jennifer Hsieh, VP, Homes & Villas by Marriott International discusses why combining Marriott’s best in class service and rewards program with home rentals is moving the company forward.
info_outline 526: Inspirato's Been Doing THIS For Years 06/14/2022
526: Inspirato's Been Doing THIS For Years Inspirato features high end exclusive homes, hotels, resorts, and experiences for paying members-only nightly rates when they travel. They've been doing this since before vacation homes resonated with the general public. Inspirato President David Kallery shares the details of how this company works and how they're pioneering a new subscription model that generates consistent cash flow.
info_outline 525: Deep Dive on Sonesta Franchising 06/08/2022
525: Deep Dive on Sonesta Franchising After going from having fewer than 100 hotels to becoming the 8th largest hotel company in less than two years, the company hit another major milestone for its franchising platform. Join us as we get an update from Brian Quinn, Sonesta's Chief Development Officer.
info_outline 524: Opening the Conrad Los Angeles 06/08/2022
524: Opening the Conrad Los Angeles We go coast to coast with GMs as we broadcast live from Producer Dave's hotel and are joined by Adam Heffron, GM of the new Conrad Hotel in LA. We learn what it takes to open a luxury hotel, plus hear about how GMs are solving their current challenges. Plus, Adam shares what he's expecting from opening a new hotel in today's climate in a downtown urban location.
info_outline 523: Live from Margaritaville Resort Times Square 06/07/2022
523: Live from Margaritaville Resort Times Square Glenn and Anthony are on location from the new Margaritaville in Times Square NYC. We speak to Tamara Baldanza-Dekker - CMO, Margaritaville, to talk about why a hotel focused on beach vacations fits perfectly in Midtown Manhattan, what the response has been so far, and how they keep a pool open in winter in New York.
info_outline 521: Air Travel Is Soaring. We've Got the TSA Sharing How They're Helping Ease Travel Stress! 06/01/2022
521: Air Travel Is Soaring. We've Got the TSA Sharing How They're Helping Ease Travel Stress! Dan McCoy from TSA rejoins the show to talk about how things are going at the airports. Travel is up drastically from when we last spoke, but employee shortages and other travel difficulties seem to have stress at an all time high when flying.
info_outline 520: Castell Project and AHLA Unite 05/31/2022
520: Castell Project and AHLA Unite Peggy Berg, founder and chair at the Castell Project, and Rosanna Maietta, President and CEO of the AHLA Foundation, join the show to talk about the exciting merger between these two great organizations to help women grow in the industry.
info_outline 519: A Chief Officer for the People 05/27/2022
519: A Chief Officer for the People Dan Bienstock, Chief People Officer of EOS Hospitality, shares innovative new ideas on how to attract, retain and engage talent. But first, Glenn is broadcasting live from the Radisson Red in downtown Minneapolis, so GM Dan Lundin starts the show off discussing the brand with Anthony and Glenn.
info_outline 518: Hospitality Next 05/27/2022
518: Hospitality Next Anthony & Glenn discuss the latest in hospitality news including summer travel expectations, how Delta Airlines' service is cratering at JFK, NFTs and how one hotel is trying to use this tech to force guests who cancel rooms to sell it on a third party site, and much more.
info_outline 517: Horwath HTL is Helping Hotels 05/25/2022
517: Horwath HTL is Helping Hotels Paul Breslin, Managing Director of Horwath HTL, joins the show to talk about how they are helping the industry develop. With some of the most unique projects under their belt Paul talks about what it takes to bring a hotel deal together.
info_outline 514: Behind the Scenes of a Hotel Documentary 05/16/2022
514: Behind the Scenes of a Hotel Documentary HospitalityMD’s Kyle Allison joins the show to discuss the public release of their brand’s award winning documentary film and his experience being mentored by the Film’s subject, Craig Poole. Listen in to learn about the small things you and your team can do to build an award winning culture” www.reelhouse.org/hospitalitymd/followme
info_outline 512: Being a Happy Leader with Tia Graham 05/10/2022
512: Being a Happy Leader with Tia Graham Continuing with the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month, we bring back Tia Graham, founder of Arrive at Happy. It's another jam packed episode of positivity, well, except for Glenn constantly complaining.
info_outline 511: Your Mental Health Awareness Checklist 05/09/2022
511: Your Mental Health Awareness Checklist May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we have Dr. Erin Berman back from the National Institute of Mental Health to talk about this important topic. As things get back to 'normal', it's more critical than ever to focus on mental health issues causing burnout, stress, depression and more.
info_outline 510: Top Hotel Development Officers from Hyatt, IHG, Marriott and Wyndham!!! 05/02/2022
510: Top Hotel Development Officers from Hyatt, IHG, Marriott and Wyndham!!! At the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference Glenn hosted a panel with: Jim Tierney, SVP Development & Owner Relations at Hyatt Hotels Corporation Julienne Smith, CDO, IHG Hotels & Resorts Noah Silverman, Global Development Officer, US & Canada, Marriott International Chip Ohlsson, EVP & Chief Development Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Thanks to the team at Hunter for allowing us to rebroadcast this amazing panel!!
info_outline 509: Rocco's Humble House 04/28/2022
509: Rocco's Humble House Rocco Bova, Managing Consultant at My Humble House joins the show to talk about how they are disrupting the industry with a focus on Consultancy, Asset Management, and Business Model Franchising. Hear first hand how they are making it happen.
info_outline 508: Charlestowne Hotels See Opportunity 04/28/2022
508: Charlestowne Hotels See Opportunity Matthew Barba, COO, and Johnathan Capps, Chief Revenue Officer share how Charlestowne Hotels thrived during the past two year s despite the circumstances. Plus, a focus on retaining talent, creating culture and how to understand the maximum value a customer can bring to a hotel.
info_outline 506: Driving Hotel Revenue in 2022 04/25/2022
506: Driving Hotel Revenue in 2022 Travel is back and we have Cesar Wurm, Vice President of Commercial and Revenue Management for IHG, joining us to talk about the focus of Sales and Revenue Management as demand picks up. How has the strategy shifted and what should hoteliers be focusing on?
info_outline 505: Graduate Hotels Schools Us on Hospitality 04/23/2022
505: Graduate Hotels Schools Us on Hospitality Kevin Osterhaus, President of Graduate Hotels and Steven Gottlieb, SVP - Sales & Revenue Management discuss the essence of the brand, its growth strategy and the secrets to its incredible success.
info_outline 504: Anatomy of Remington/Chesapeake Deal 04/20/2022
504: Anatomy of Remington/Chesapeake Deal Today we get into the anatomy of a deal. Chris Green is back to share the news of Chesapeake Hospitality being acquired by Remington Hotels. Remington CEO Sloan Dean joins to share his side of the experience.