Hospitality

Meet the Hospitality Expert: Orietta Verdugo

I'm really excited to be here today because we're talking about the hospitality industry and it's going through a big digital transformation and being at the center of technology at Intel, we're really looking at how we're using technology to personalize guest experiences and really help with operational efficiencies at the hotels. The Read more

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Meet the Hospitality Expert: Orietta Verdugo
I'm really excited to be here today because we're talking about the hospitality industry and it's going through a big digital transformation and being at the center of technology Read more
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Meet Hospitality Expert: Brad Beakley
I'm excited about what I think the dynamic conversation here today as we talk about host COVID volumes and the various different types of travelers that at the hospitality Read more
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Meet the Hospitality Expert: Glenn Haussman
Well, I'm super excited to be a part of this conversation because I am at the intersection of big business every day I talk to all the leaders in hospitality. I know what they're Read more
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CDC Guidelines “Really Not Workable” According to Carnival CEO
U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Carnival Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said the agency's restrictions were Read more
Hospitality
Sustainable Travel is Proving More Important Than Ever Post Pandemic
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more
Hospitality
Why Storytelling Will Lift Boutique Hotels Above the Giants
    Storytelling is more relevant than it's ever been due to the impact of the pandemic. Hospitality companies are facing a much more competitive landscape, and Read more

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How Will the NFT Market Shake Up Auction Houses?
April 9, 2021
Their primary practice is based around asset protection, trusts & estates, as well as representing high net-worth individuals like art collectors, designers, wine importers & producers, and Read more
Why Credentialing Platforms Have to Fill the Void in Job Skills that Universities Are Creating
April 9, 2021
Numbers are up across the board for employer-based credential programs as companies develop a robust parallel higher education infrastructure. Research out of credentialing platform Credly found that Read more
The Longterm Impact of Retail Closures in 2021
April 9, 2021
  The CEO of Mainvest, Nick Matthews, discusses big news out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics on massive incoming retail closures in 2021. He breaks down which sectors are most impacted, but Read more

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Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Selects FranklinCovey’s “Gold Standard” Leadership Development Curriculum To Elevate Leadership Excellence
December 18, 2020
Phoenix, Arizona - Salt Lake City, Utah - Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) and FranklinCovey, a global performance improvement firm, announced today that BWHR has selected Read more
Hotel EffectivenessⓇ Partners with Global Industry Leader Aimbridge Hospitality
ATLANTA, GA – Hotel EffectivenessⓇ, the leading provider of labor management software for the Read more
Introducing The Main Course with Barbara Castiglia
MarketScale’s food and beverage publication just got even tastier with The Main Course, a Read more
Hospitality Leaders Predict How COVID-19 is Changing the Industry
Right now, 80% of the hotel rooms in the United States stand empty. As occupancy rates Read more
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Hospitality Leaders Predict How COVID-19 is Changing the Industry
April 17, 2020
Right now, 80% of the hotel rooms in the United States stand empty. As occupancy rates continue to plummet and fear rises, industry leaders are looking to the future for hope and preparing Read more
How Virgin Hotels’ Rapid Expansion is Driven by Customer Service
  Virgin Hotels – it’s a name popping up everywhere, most recently in Dallas, Texas, Read more
3 Tech Trends Propelling the Cruise Industry Forward
In many ways, cruises are the ultimate culmination of the hospitality industry. These floating Read more
What News To Expect at IAAPA Expo 2019
More than 1,000 leading amusement park and attraction industry companies will exhibit at IAAPA Read more
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What News To Expect at IAAPA Expo 2019
November 12, 2019
More than 1,000 leading amusement park and attraction industry companies will exhibit at IAAPA Expo 2019. The Orange County Convention Center will open on November 19 until 22 and dozens of Read more
How a Navy Veteran Continues to Give Back Through Business
Beth Bechtel served her country as a member of the United States Navy for six years. For the Read more
IAAPA 2019 Preview: 3 Reasons to Attend
The attraction industry’s global association should have no problem attracting professionals to Read more
October Jobs Report: Leisure and Hospitality Lead the Way
The October Jobs Report was released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. Read more

Latest Podcasts

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Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Traditional Hospitality
March 10, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more
Empowering Women to Pursue Hospitality Leadership Roles
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
Easing Burnout for Hospitality Employees by Prioritizing Self-Care
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental Read more
Evolving Private Transportation for a Brighter Future
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental Read more
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Evolving Private Transportation for a Brighter Future
February 18, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental impacts - travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies that power travel and the Read more
Why Every Hotel Leader Needs to be a Financial Leader
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
Touchless Travel: Have Our Travel Behaviors Changed Permanently?
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
How Resorts Will Return to Being Premier Destinations in 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
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How Resorts Will Return to Being Premier Destinations in 2021
January 28, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more
Applying Data Analytics and AI to Enhance Drive-Thru Performance
Drive-thrus have been a staple of the quick serve restaurant (QSR) industry and have been Read more
Why Cruise Lines Are Delaying Rolling Out Entire Fleets
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
How the “Train Effect” Developed from Travel Restrictions
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more

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Hospitality
Meet Hospitality Expert: Brad Beakley
April 9, 2021
I'm excited about what I think the dynamic conversation here today as we talk about host COVID volumes and the various different types of travelers that at the hospitality Read more
Meet the Hospitality Expert: Glenn Haussman
Well, I'm super excited to be a part of this conversation because I am at the Read more
CDC Guidelines “Really Not Workable” According to Carnival CEO
U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Read more
Sustainable Travel is Proving More Important Than Ever Post Pandemic
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
Hospitality
Sustainable Travel is Proving More Important Than Ever Post Pandemic
April 8, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more
Why Storytelling Will Lift Boutique Hotels Above the Giants
    Storytelling is more relevant than it's ever been due to Read more
Strategies for Reopening Gyms In A Hybridized Fitness Landscape
 The COVID-19 pandemic impacted many industries, but the fitness industry might Read more
Leveraging Technology to Eliminate Task-Driven Roles in Hospitality
Ken Patel is the CEO and Founder of EV Hotel Group, and he tackled a key Read more
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Leveraging Technology to Eliminate Task-Driven Roles in Hospitality
April 5, 2021
Ken Patel is the CEO and Founder of EV Hotel Group, and he tackled a key hospitality trend that will be critical in the immediate and long-term future of the industry — technology Read more
Wellness’s Evolving Role in Travel
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental Read more
Disney CEO Bob Chapek on Park Reopening Precautions and Future Plans
As COVID-19 restrictions ease across the United States, Disney plans to open its flagship Read more
How Travel Companies are Tooling Strategies for Key Demographics
Got a case of the Mondays? Just take you work to the beach! Sounds pretty appealing, Read more
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Meet the Hospitality Expert: Orietta Verdugo
April 9, 2021
I'm really excited to be here today because we're talking about the hospitality industry and it's going through a big digital transformation and being at the center of technology at Intel, we're really looking at how we're using technology to personalize guest experiences and really help with operational efficiencies at the hotels. The Read more
Meet Hospitality Expert: Brad Beakley
April 9, 2021
I'm excited about what I think the dynamic conversation here today as we talk about host COVID volumes and the various different types of travelers that at the hospitality industry is going to be serving. And I look forward to talking about the technologies and the processes and customer facing engagement that will accelerate. The hospitality Read more
Meet the Hospitality Expert: Glenn Haussman
April 9, 2021
Well, I'm super excited to be a part of this conversation because I am at the intersection of big business every day I talk to all the leaders in hospitality. I know what they're saying in public and in private. So we've got the clear sense of where our business is going. So you've got to tune it. The hospitality industry is a changed one in Read more
CDC Guidelines “Really Not Workable” According to Carnival CEO
April 8, 2021
U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Carnival Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said the agency's restrictions were "not workable," and that the company considered setting its ships to sail from outside the U.S. Donald spoke with Bloomberg's Carol Read more
Sustainable Travel is Proving More Important Than Ever Post Pandemic
April 8, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Sustainable travel has a new energy around it, as most of the world rethinks what it Read more
Why Storytelling Will Lift Boutique Hotels Above the Giants
April 7, 2021
    Storytelling is more relevant than it's ever been due to the impact of the pandemic. Hospitality companies are facing a much more competitive landscape, and great storytelling can help you stand out. For example, highlighting employees that have worked hard to keep the business running through COVID. People can relate to Read more
CDC Says Cruises Possible by Mid-Summer as Tensions Boil Over
April 6, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday after Carnival Corp., the largest operator, threatened to relocate ships to other markets. The agency’s signal sent shares of cruise companies rising in after-market trading, with Carnival gaining as much as 4.9%. Royal Read more
Strategies for Reopening Gyms In A Hybridized Fitness Landscape
April 5, 2021
 The COVID-19 pandemic impacted many industries, but the fitness industry might have got it the worst. Though many gyms pivoted to online classes and lessons, the impact of losing in-person workouts might reverberate for some time. But, as the economy starts to reopen, what are some of the things fitness brands did right and wrong during the Read more
Leveraging Technology to Eliminate Task-Driven Roles in Hospitality
April 5, 2021
Ken Patel is the CEO and Founder of EV Hotel Group, and he tackled a key hospitality trend that will be critical in the immediate and long-term future of the industry — technology adoption. Here's what he had to say. "I believe that we need to cross over to the technology itself, and we need to have more streamlined processes. And the only way we can Read more