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No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. A fun, fast paced genre bending program mashing up and erasing the lines between the consumer and trade worlds. We take a look behind the scenes of the travel business by sharing stories, experiences, and through interviews with the industry’s biggest names. Host Glenn Haussman is a well know travel industry personality, industry speaker, writer, consultant and editor at large with Hotel Management (HotelManagement.net), where he writes two columns a week. Though this is a new show, he had five years’ experience behind the mic. Follow Glenn on Twitter @TravelingGlenn or visit www.rouse.media.

No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. A fun, fast paced genre bending program mashing up and erasing the lines between the consumer and trade worlds. We take a look behind the scenes of the travel business by sharing stories, experiences, and through interviews with the industry’s biggest names. Host Glenn Haussman is a well know travel industry personality, industry speaker, writer, consultant and editor at large with Hotel Management (HotelManagement.net), where he writes two columns a week. Though this is a new show, he had five years’ experience behind the mic. Follow Glenn on Twitter @TravelingGlenn or visit www.rouse.media.
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No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. A fun, fast paced genre bending program mashing up and erasing the lines between the consumer and trade worlds. We take a look behind the scenes of the travel business by sharing stories, experiences, and through interviews with the industry’s biggest names. Host Glenn Haussman is a well know travel industry personality, industry speaker, writer, consultant and editor at large with Hotel Management (HotelManagement.net), where he writes two columns a week. Though this is a new show, he had five years’ experience behind the mic. Follow Glenn on Twitter @TravelingGlenn or visit www.rouse.media.

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English

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917-604-2900


Episodes

Making the Moxy Times Square; Great Christmas Hotel Packages

12/15/2017
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We learn everything about the new Moxy Times Square through an in-depth conversation with the property’s developers. We speak with Mitchell Hochberg, President of the Lightstone Group and learn about the process to develop, design and build the hotel. Plus, we hear all about their F&B partnership with Tao Group, which yielding the largest rooftop (and most innovative) bar in the city (the country?) Plus, Glenn and producer Jeff Polly speak about amazing Christmas packages. Subscribe to...

Duration: 01:10:59


Bonus F&B Show: The Latinization of Southern Cuisine

12/12/2017
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Today we hand the reins over to Tim Cameron. He's an associate professor, College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University, and he definitely knows his food. In this minisode (yeah, we made that up), we learn about how shifting demographics is affecting southern American cuisine. We think this is pretty interesting stuff, and believe you will too. We like this concept so much, we've partnered with Johnson & Wales University for more interesting food related content in 2018, and we...

Duration: 00:12:47


Gamifying Hospitality Marketing; Reinventing a Classic Hotel

12/8/2017
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Glenn shares his thoughts about this past week’s Design Connections conference, which brought together the design disciplines of hospitality, education, office and healthcare under one roof. Then, Jennifer Johnson, a VP of Loyalty Marketing at Foxwoods, and Aron Ezra, CEO with OfferCraft, about using gamification to turbocharge hospitality campaigns. We explore how Foxwoods did it, so you can too. Then, we talk about the redevelopment of Bahia Mar in Ft Lauderdale. We speak to Jimmy...

Duration: 01:03:08


A Woodspring of Development; Does C-Suite Squelch Disruption?

12/1/2017
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Woodspring Hotels is coming out the other end on a complete company reinvention. New name, new imaging, pretty much new everything. Glenn catches up with Ron Burgett, EVP Franchise Operations and Development and Wendy Hoekwater, CMO at WoodSpring Hotels to discuss the changes, where the company stands now, and how they’re appealing to operators and customers. First, Glenn speaks with Ken Greger, Managing Director of ‎AETHOS Consulting Group. They speak of the importance of disruptive...

Duration: 01:05:20


Bonus Episode: Slavery, Sex Trafficking and How You Can Stop It

11/28/2017
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Essential to hear, this interview was potentially the toughest Glenn ever conducted. But it’s a story that can save lives. Glenn speaks with Rani Hong, a sex slavery victim and now a leader in this critical human rights movement. She was just seven years old when she was stolen, then sold in her native India. This interview shares elements of her experience, but more critically gives you the power and know how to stop this horrific human right violation from taking place in your hotels....

Duration: 00:30:36


Challenging Your Inner Self, and Return to Wellness

11/24/2017
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Author, speaker and adventure traveler Jeff Evans has been a paramedic in war zones, took a blind man to the summit of Mount Everest, and competed on a reality TV show. Yup, he’s done it all. Today Evans shares his story and how you can find the strength within yourself to achieve what you’ve always thought he impossible. Visit: http://www.jeffbevans.com/ First, Glenn speaks with Steven Schwartz, President and CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs. He’s recently opened a new wellness and health...

Duration: 01:00:21


Vegas Forges Forward

11/18/2017
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Glenn was in Vegas weeks ago and recorded this show alongside Bruce. Both dark and light, we focus on the aftermath of the Las Vegas Shooting with Corey Nyman before moving on happier things. Look, we simply could not ignore the elephant in the room. Then Glenn and Bruce check out Bandito, an Off-Strip Latin restaurant that hits all the right marks. We learn all about what it takes to make a restaurant successful, not just outside a casino hotel, but also how it relates to what customers...

Duration: 01:07:09


Lodging Conf Wrap Up and Mastering Management

11/10/2017
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Glenn and Bruce Ford, SVP of Lodging Econometrics analyze the state of the industry and the action at the Lodging Conference, one of the industry’s top deal making events. Are times too good? Too many new brands? Will Glenn ever speak slower? We find out. Then, Kim Sims, President, and Chris Green, COO of Chesapeake Hospitality share their company’s 60 year story, as well as how management companies are changing the way hospitality industry business runs its hotels. Visit our revenue...

Duration: 00:54:45


Bonus Show! It's "Impossible" with Anthony Melchiorri

11/8/2017
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Hotel Impossible host Anthony Melchiorri is back on the show! We had such a good time podcasting last time, we did a whole other show right after. And be sure to join us Monday 11/13 for a special Facebook LIVE event where Glenn and Anthony are teaming up to answer YOUR questions! That's November 13 at 2pm EST. Join us in person during BDNY at the Black Carpet Live Area! Level 2, Concourse Lobby. Watch it here: http://ow.ly/p0Ag30gpq1N Or submit your questions on Twitter @TravelingGlenn,...

Duration: 00:32:33


Making the Modern Marriott w Liam Brown, President...

11/3/2017
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While you may think this will be the type of interview that’s a total sales pitch for some of the Marriott family of brands. It’s not. In this interview we focus primarily on innovation, what it takes to bring giant companies together and lots of other interesting and fun stuff. But first, Glenn shares his thoughts on the lodging conference and explains what the issues really are these days. He also offers up some sage advice. Subscribe to our newsletter. Just text ‘hotel’ to...

Duration: 01:01:54


Chip Conley, Industry Icon and Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

10/27/2017
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Bestselling author, hospitality entrepreneur, disruptive business rebel, and social change agent, Chip Conley is a leader at the forefront of the sharing economy. At age 26, he founded Joie de Vivre Hospitality by transforming an inner-city motel and parlayed that into the second largest boutique hotel brand in the world. In 2013, he helped transform Airbnb from a promising home sharing start-up into the world’s largest hospitality brand. Now he’s celebrating the rerelease of his seminal...

Duration: 01:05:06


The Food Festival Godfather & Celebrity Chef Maker

10/20/2017
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Veteran restaurant and celebrity chef marketer Herb Karlitz is the visionary behind food festival culture and some of the country’s most notable food focused events. He’s worked with chefs like Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, Michael White and Marcus Samuelsson, with whom he created Harlem EatUp! You my not know him, but you’ve enjoyed events such as The New York Wine & Food Festival, The Chocolate Show, Vegas UnCork’d, and Napa Flavor. Plus, he’s bringing the Michelin Awards to the...

Duration: 01:24:39


Caribbean Special Report: State of the Market and Road to Recovery

10/18/2017
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Parris Jordan, Chairman of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS), talks to Glenn about the state of the Caribbean. Topics: Is tourism business permanently destroyed, what’s the true status of Puerto Rico, what islands were left unscathed, is there a path to recovery, silver lining opportunities. Then, Glenn speaks with Andrew Cohan, Managing Director of Horwath HTL – Miami. They discuss path to tourism recovery for Caribbean countries, what these countries...

Duration: 00:48:24


XL Airways Teaches US Airlines Thing or Two

10/14/2017
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Laurent Magnin, CEO of France based XL Airways is the ultimate aviation enthusiast. His goal is to make us love flying again, so we asked him how he managed to get XL to be the top tourist airline for French Tour Operators under his stewardship. We learn all about he’s making flying magical again. But first, Glenn has a lot of complaining to do about how US airlines treat loyal customers, and why their breaking financial records even as customer loathe them. Visit our sponsor: Kevin...

Duration: 00:46:53


Special Hotel Security Report: What now?

10/10/2017
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A difficult subject to talk about in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, but one that needs to take place. Glenn speaks with Mac Segal, Head of Fixed Site & Hotel Security Consulting with AS Solution. He’s a renowned hotel security expert and we talk about all the issues you want answers to. They discuss, the state of hotel security, is it possible to beef it up, will that actually happen, and lots more to fully understand the answers. Glenn also asks if we’re even asking the right...

Duration: 00:30:46


Going Local with Wyndham’s Hawthorn Suites VP Brand Ops

10/6/2017
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Today we speak with Larry Hambro, VP of Brand Operations with Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham. They discuss how the brand fits into the wider hotel business, his plans for brand expansion, a new grocery delivery service they’ve started and overall extended stay sector performance. First, Glenn speaks with Roger Miller, President of RA Miller Hospitality Sales & Marketing Services and Consulting. They discuss how to energize your career if you are a property level sales professional, and how...

Duration: 01:13:53


TV Hotelier Anthony Melchiorri Goes “Extreme”

9/29/2017
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Hotel Impossible host Anthony Melchiorri is back with all new episodes of Hotel Impossible starting October 2. And he’s got a new show too. “Extreme Hotels” is an all new series, launching that very same night at 9pm on the Travel Channel. Glenn and Anthony discuss getting freaked out at a haunted hotel, going to extreme places for extreme experiences, and how this all applies to the mainstream hotel business. First, Glenn speaks with Adrian Kurre, global head of Homewood and Home2, who...

Duration: 01:09:44


The Original Celebrity Chef: Todd English

9/22/2017
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This week, Glenn has one of his most personally gratifying interviews. Todd English helped create the mold for the modern celebrity chef. He’s been a huge fixture and influencer for decades, creating trends we all take for granted . Take food halls, we recorded this show at the Todd English Food Hall, which has been a NY fixture for years. Now every superstar chef is entering this business. first, Glenn catches up with Corey Nyman of the Nyman Group. They were supposed to talk about Las...

Duration: 01:12:42


Sonesta CEO Carlos Flores Makes Massive Deal, and We Got Him

9/16/2017
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Carlos Flores, President & Chief Executive Officer of Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, just secured a deal for 14 new properties to join the Sonesta ES Suites brand. The brand gets an immediate boost by about 30% and sets the stage for the company’s emphasis on extended stay. They also discuss issues such as staying independent when major companies keep getting bigger, and why extended stay seems to be a win for customers and hotel developers. But first, Glenn and Bruce Ford, SVP...

Duration: 01:03:41


Debunking Major Minibar Myths

9/12/2017
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In today’s bonus episode, we speak with Sky Tucker of Bartech Systems International. Glenn gets schooled in minibars and the guys go through all the arguments why investing in minibars is a horrible thing to do. Truths revealed about how this amenity influences guest satisfaction, while creating a new profit center. Sky also shares combat duplicitous guests looking to steal minibar booze. Subscribe on iTunes: No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman Subscribe on Android: ...

Duration: 00:33:36

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