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Lodging Leaders brings together the best and brightest minds of the hotel industry to share their stories, insights and actionable advice. Each week, lodgingleaders.com founder and entrepreneur Jon Albano interviews inspiring hoteliers and leading hospitality industry professionals that have produced amazing results to help you maximize profits, scale your portfolio, protect your investment, and so much more. Let the collective intelligence of the hotel industry lead you to better results.

Lodging Leaders brings together the best and brightest minds of the hotel industry to share their stories, insights and actionable advice. Each week, lodgingleaders.com founder and entrepreneur Jon Albano interviews inspiring hoteliers and leading hospitality industry professionals that have produced amazing results to help you maximize profits, scale your portfolio, protect your investment, and so much more. Let the collective intelligence of the hotel industry lead you to better results.
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Lodging Leaders brings together the best and brightest minds of the hotel industry to share their stories, insights and actionable advice. Each week, lodgingleaders.com founder and entrepreneur Jon Albano interviews inspiring hoteliers and leading hospitality industry professionals that have produced amazing results to help you maximize profits, scale your portfolio, protect your investment, and so much more. Let the collective intelligence of the hotel industry lead you to better results.

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English

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(404) 594-4484


Episodes

151 | Online Influencer Booking, Campaign and Relationship Management with David Gabriele

2/21/2018
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Technology entrepreneur David Gabriele is Founder and CEO of Swayy, the world’s leading Influencer booking and campaign management website in the hospitality industry. Swayy changes the way leisure businesses worldwide market themselves. Venues enjoy increased bookings, loyalty and brand awareness through targeted, scalable influencer marketing. Venues can find, evaluate, book, pay for and review the […] The post 151 | Online Influencer Booking, Campaign and Relationship Management with...

Duration:00:32:33

150 | Real-time Integrated Communications for Hotel Operations with Adria Levtchenko

2/14/2018
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Hotel technology entrepreneur Adria Levtchenko is CEO and Co-Founder of PurpleCloud Technologies, whose flagship product, Cielo, is a software platform that provides real-time access to data and analytics for operational associates and managers in the hotel industry. Under Levtchenko’s tenacity, creativity and guidance, Cielo has become a mature task management and data platform with proven […] The post 150 | Real-time Integrated Communications for Hotel Operations with Adria Levtchenko...

Duration:00:33:05

149 | Get More Bookings with Less Effort with Lynan Saperstein

2/7/2018
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Luxury marketing strategist, Lynan Saperstein guides boutique hotels and resorts to get more bookings and generate more revenue with less effort in less than 3 months by catapulting client’s ideas into growth + profit through her digital marketing agency, Experience Experts. Our expertise is stunning high-converting websites, traffic-driving social media & domination in your regional […] The post 149 | Get More Bookings with Less Effort with Lynan Saperstein appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:35:45

148 | Growing Sales and Developing Sales Teams with Rachel Sheerin

1/31/2018
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Rachel Sheerin is a public speaker and sales coach focused on helping hospitality professionals grow sales and enjoy their success. Training hotel, wedding, event and facilities teams all over the country, Rachel’s programs and workshops start by unlocking an understanding of ourselves so teams can be better for others. Before devoting herself to helping creatives […] The post 148 | Growing Sales and Developing Sales Teams with Rachel Sheerin appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:38:20

147 | Mobile Keyless Entry and Remote Check-In with TJ Person

1/24/2018
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As CEO and founder, TJ Person made OpenKey the leader in universal mobile key access technology. With more than 17 years of experience in technology, business management and marketing, TJ knows what it takes to make a company successful. He is known for both his strategic leadership and marketing innovation capabilities. Under his leadership, OpenKey […] The post 147 | Mobile Keyless Entry and Remote Check-In with TJ Person appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:25:53

146 | Right Riches for You with Laleh Hancock

1/17/2018
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Laleh Hancock is a transformational facilitator and business coach with more than 25 years of experience building companies and individuals that win. Whether partnering with a Fortune 500 company or a stay home mum, Laleh is dedicated empowering people and organizations of all ages and stages to grow and expand. Laleh is a Certified Facilitator […] The post 146 | Right Riches for You with Laleh Hancock appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:43:53

145 | Proactive Strategies for Service and Sales with Hospitality Instructor Keely Law

1/10/2018
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Keely Law is Sales Manager for the Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa in Florence, Alabama, and she has been part of the hospitality network for over 15 years. She is passionate about women’s empowerment and karaoke, in that order. Her personality can best be described as 1 part sales professional, 1 part skills developer, 2 […] The post 145 | Proactive Strategies for Service and Sales with Hospitality Instructor Keely Law appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:42:29

144 | As You Think, So Shall You Be with Snay Patel

1/3/2018
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Snay Patel is a 2nd generation hotelier born and raised in Los Angeles, California. His parents purchased a small 15 room Motel soon after immigrating to America, and he grew up living on property until the age of 26. Over the years, Snay learned the family business through hands on experience. Today, his company, Hospitality […] The post 144 | As You Think, So Shall You Be with Snay Patel appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:44:12

143 | Artificial Intelligence for Labor Management with Nigel Beck

12/27/2017
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Nigel is CEO and Founder of When Labs: artificial intelligence for augmenting management, driving compliance, employee engagement, retention, and productivity. http://whenlabs.com Nigel’s passion for HR and management comes from over two decades of building and managing teams from two to thousands around the globe, and led to his acquisition of Kenexa, a human capital management […] The post 143 | Artificial Intelligence for Labor Management with Nigel Beck appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:35:30

142 | How to Increase Repeat Bookings and Drive Direct Revenue with Marc and Erica

12/20/2017
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Marc Heyneker is the co-founder and CEO of Revinate, the leading hospitality SaaS company that helps hoteliers drive more direct revenue and deliver exceptional guest experiences. Since being founded in 2009, Revinate has grown its offerings to include targeted marketing and data management, guest surveys, and online reputation management. Prior to founding Revinate, Marc spent […] The post 142 | How to Increase Repeat Bookings and Drive Direct Revenue with Marc and Erica appeared first...

Duration:00:40:17

141 | Upping Your F&B Game with Keith Halfmann

12/13/2017
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Keith is an award winning hospitality executive specializing in all phases of hotel and restaurant development from concept creation through opening. Having developed over 10 highly successful bar and restaurant concepts inside hotels, he understands how to retain guests and draw locals back into hotels for amazing experiences. With his broad depth of knowledge he helps owners […] The post 141 | Upping Your F&B Game with Keith Halfmann appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:27:01

140 | Crazy Hotel Stories by Industry Professionals

12/6/2017
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Today’s show is going to be a little different. Several weeks ago, I reached out to my email list to ask industry folks to share a crazy hotel story. I’m sure most of us have dozens. Some hilarious, some heartwarming, and some may be downright disturbing. I got a lot of great responses, and this […] The post 140 | Crazy Hotel Stories by Industry Professionals appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:29:55

139 | Engage Your Guests in Real Time Using Artificial Intelligence with Raj Singh

11/29/2017
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Raj Singh is a Product Design expert from a family of hoteliers, and CEO at Go Moment, a company dedicated to making customer service instant. Go Moment’s Ivy is the world’s leading automated customer service platform for hotels. Raj brings cross-discipline design, technology, and marketing experience from hundreds of large scale technology projects for leading […] The post 139 | Engage Your Guests in Real Time Using Artificial Intelligence with Raj Singh appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:35:35

138 | The Business Case for Case Goods Refinishing with Robert Wallis

11/22/2017
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Robert Wallis is Director of Sales and Operations at Case Goods Refinishing. He came from a family of academics, but 25 years ago, after completing a master’s degree, he realized his passion was not in academics, but rather in working with his hands. He believes the predominant industry practice of letting case goods and public […] The post 138 | The Business Case for Case Goods Refinishing with Robert Wallis appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:42:24

137 | Hotel Fire Safety and Prevention with Buddy Dewar

11/15/2017
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Buddy is the former Director of Florida’s State Fire Marshal’s Office and is internationally known as a fire safety expert. He earned a BA in Economics from Florida Atlantic University, and a MBA from Nova Southeastern University. Buddy first entered the fire service in 1961 with the New River Fire Department in the Ft. Lauderdale, […] The post 137 | Hotel Fire Safety and Prevention with Buddy Dewar appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:38:47

136 | Escaping the Hilton Sonoma Fire with Jon Petz

11/8/2017
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Jon is a motivational keynote speaker who works with organizations who want to create a culture of peak performance backed by purpose and passion. As an opening Keynote speaker, closing keynote speaker or combination of keynote and conference emcee, his quality, customization and energy is unsurpassed. Jon holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications Systems Management […] The post 136 | Escaping the Hilton Sonoma Fire with Jon Petz appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:27:34

135 | Hospitality Recruiting Best Practices with John Carpenter

11/1/2017
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John Carpenter has been in recruiting for 7 years, two years of recruiting semi-pro/college basketball players, and 5 years in the hospitality industry. He currently serves as Hotel Division Executive Recruiter and Vice President of Operations at Snelling Hospitality in Akron, Ohio. In This Episode, John Reveals: What you should expect when working with a […] The post 135 | Hospitality Recruiting Best Practices with John Carpenter appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:35:24

134 | The Trap of Success with Gene Hammett

10/25/2017
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Gene Hammett works with companies to discover new strategies for growth. From small businesses to large corporations, he presents his ideas on becoming THE choice, not a choice, and unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit by activating internal brand ambassadors for companies. Gene’s podcast, Leaders in the Trenches, has been recognized by Inc. and Entrepreneur for its […] The post 134 | The Trap of Success with Gene Hammett appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:36:23

133 | GDPR Compliance with HFTP COO Lucinda Hart

10/11/2017
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Lucinda Hart, CAE, MBA, has over 22 years of association management and customer service experience in the areas of human resources, certification, membership, chapter relations, conferences/trade shows, nonprofit legal issues, and governance and administration. As HFTP Chief Operations Officer, Lucinda is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the association, managing 30 staff members, as well […] The post 133 | GDPR Compliance with HFTP COO Lucinda Hart appeared first on...

Duration:00:23:32

132 | Practical Hospitality Consulting for Today’s Hotelier with Chip Elbers

10/4/2017
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Chip is a hospitality veteran and he’s been serving the industry for more than 30 years. He’s done it all – from washing dishes, to the front desk, Assistant GM, General Manager, Sales Manager, COO, CDO, VP and more. For over 20 years, Chip served America’s Best Franchising as the brand grew from just a […] The post 132 | Practical Hospitality Consulting for Today’s Hotelier with Chip Elbers appeared first on LodgingLeaders.

Duration:00:37:33

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