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LODGING On Demand's digital roundtables give hospitality leaders an opportunity to talk through pressing issues in the industry.

LODGING On Demand's digital roundtables give hospitality leaders an opportunity to talk through pressing issues in the industry.

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United States

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LODGING On Demand's digital roundtables give hospitality leaders an opportunity to talk through pressing issues in the industry.

Language:

English

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215-321-9662


Episodes

LODGING On Demand — Episode 29: Preparing Hotels for Summer Travel

5/25/2022
In this episode, LODGING Editor Christine Killion spoke with Scott Neslage, Director of Lodging Operations, The Indigo Road Hospitality Group, and John Kattato, Senior Vice President, Essex Hotel Management, about their expectations for the 2022 summer travel season and how they are preparing as hotel operators to make the most of guest demand, optimize rate, and mitigate the effects of the latest challenges facing the industry. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you...

Duration:00:12:38

LODGING On Demand — Episode 28: Mitigating Labor Challenges

4/8/2022
LODGING Editor Christine Killion spoke with UniFocus Founder and Board Director Mark Heymann and CEO Moneesh Arora about how hoteliers can mitigate today’s labor challenges by adjusting their strategies and incorporating technology. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (LODGING On Demand on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more).

Duration:00:26:58

Lodging On Demand – Episode 27: The Post-COVID Housekeeping Model

2/17/2022
LODGING Editor Christine Killion spoke with Del Ross, Chief Revenue Officer, Hotel Effectiveness, about the pandemic’s impact on the hotel housekeeping model and how technology is further evolving the ways in which hoteliers staff housekeeping departments and service rooms. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (LODGING On Demand on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more).

Duration:00:20:15

Lodging On Demand — Episode 26: Holiday Travel Trends

11/30/2021
The holiday travel season is fast approaching and hoteliers are preparing to welcome travelers looking to get back out on the road to see friends and family and fit in end-of-the-year trips. In this episode, LODGING Editor Christine Killion spoke with Jason Fudin, co-founder and CEO of WhyHotel, about the booking trends he’s seeing as 2022 approaches, how his company is preparing for holiday travelers, and the opportunities he sees for the industry during this upcoming season and beyond....

Duration:00:09:57

Lodging On Demand — Episode 25: Optimizing Pricing Post-Pandemic

10/20/2021
Leisure travel came back in force this summer across many U.S. markets. However, the industry’s outlook for the fall remains hazy; uncertainty caused by the surge in the Delta variant is expected to hamper leisure and business travel over the next few months. At the same time, many hoteliers continue to struggle to hire staff to meet the demand that is available and ensure guest expectations are met. In this episode, LODGING's Associate Editor Robin McLaughlin spoke with David Woolenberg,...

Duration:00:24:33

LODGING On Demand — Episode 24: Shifting Demand Trends in the U.S.

10/18/2021
In this episode, LODGING Editor Christine Killion spoke with Marisa Brooks, Regional Director of Revenue Management at Spire Hospitality, and Roy Madhok, Vice President of Revenue Management at Real Hospitality Group, about what markets they expect will outperform this summer and beyond, and how demand is shifting in the U.S. amid the current pandemic environment. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (LODGING On Demand on iTunes/Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:17:32

LODGING On Demand — Episode 23: Navigating Hotel Staffing Challenges

6/10/2021
In this episode, LODGING Editor Christine Killion spoke with Doug Tutt, CEO of Hcareers, and Tammy Gillis, founder and CEO of Gillis, about the current staffing challenges that hotel owners and operators are facing as travel demand heats up and strategies to help hoteliers attract, hire, and retain candidates. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (LODGING On Demand on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more).

Duration:00:28:17

LODGING On Demand — Episode 22: Revisiting COVID’s Impact on Meetings and Groups

12/2/2020
In this episode of LODGING On Demand, LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with Ginny Morrison, VP of Sales & Marketing for Spire Hospitality, Tom Poehailos, SVP of Operations for Hotel Equities, and Josh Nowak, Director of Sales & Marketing for Interstate Hotels & Resorts, about how group business has evolved eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (LODGING On Demand on iTunes/Apple...

Duration:00:25:44

LODGING On Demand Episode 21 — PMS: A Central Tool as Hoteliers Navigate the Recovery

11/16/2020
In this episode of LODGING On Demand, brought to you by RMS, LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with Victor Vesnaver, Global Chief of the Hotel Business Unit at RMS, about how property management systems are helping hoteliers adapt to a new normal and drive success in the current COVID environment. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:22:20

Episode 20: COVID’s Impact on Hotels Around the World

10/26/2020
LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with Deepak Ohri, CEO of Bangkok-based lebua Hotels & Resorts, and Rick Winn, president of Michigan-based AHC Hospitality, about COVID-19’s impact on hotels around the world. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:22:35

Episode 19: Positioning Your Hotel for Recovery

8/24/2020
Since COVID-19 upended the hotel industry more than five months ago, hoteliers have had to adjust their plans over and over—all while preparing for recovery. LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with Chris Russell, CEO of Spire Hospitality, and Michael Cady, Vice President, Marketing, for Charlestowne Hotels, about how they’ve adapted and positioned themselves for recovery. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google...

Duration:00:31:48

Episode 18: Navigating Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy

8/5/2020
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, hoteliers are having to make difficult decisions about their properties, including considering whether bankruptcy makes sense. Steve Jakubowski, shareholder at Robbins, Salomon & Patt, LTD., joins LODGING Editor Kate Hughes to discuss key issues facing parties in a distressed hotel situation, and what hoteliers should keep in mind as they plan their financial futures. This episode of LODGING On Demand is brought to you by Robbins, Salomon & Patt, LTD....

Duration:00:24:29

Episode 17: Re-onboarding Staff After the Pandemic

6/10/2020
Many hotels are starting to bring back furloughed staff. LODGING Editor Kate Hughes spoke with Agnelo Fernandes, chief strategy officer of Terranea, and Sloan Dean, CEO of Remington, about what hoteliers should keep in mind when bringing team members back on board after a furlough. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:32:27

LODGING On Demand — Episode 16: Marketing in a Post-COVID Hotel Industry

6/4/2020
Hotels are starting to ramp back up for the summer travel season, but hoteliers looking to promote their properties are facing a new marketing landscape. LODGING Editor Kate Hughes discussed marketing in a post-COVID hotel industry with Sheila Schottland, vice president of brand marketing at Wyndham; Deb Gabor, marketing specialist and author of two books on brand loyalty, Branding is Sex and Irrational Loyalty; and Emily Dille, director of marketing for Classic Hotels & Resorts. Subscribe...

Duration:00:26:36

LODGING On Demand — Episode 15: Getting Leisure Travel Back on Track

5/29/2020
The summer travel season has officially begun. In the lead-up to Memorial Day weekend, LODGING Editor Kate Hughes connected with Tamara Baldanza-Dekker, CMO at Margaritaville, Gary Gray, Chief Investment Officer at Twenty Four Seven Hotels, and Mark Williams, CEO of Coakley Williams Hotel Management Co., to talk about how the hotel industry is ramping back up for summer leisure travelers. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple […]

Duration:00:23:21

LODGING On Demand — Episode 14: Building During a Pandemic

5/20/2020
Aakash Patel, Chief Development Officer of The Witness Group, and Larry Spelts, Partner and President of the Lodging & Lifestyle Adventures Division of The Indigo Road, join LODGING Editor Kate Hughes to discuss how hotels’ approach to renovation and construction has changed in light of COVID-19. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:21:24

Episode 13: Post-COVID Cleaning — How the Hotel Industry Will Change

5/13/2020
In episode 13 of LODGING On Demand, LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with Adria Levtchenko, CEO of PurpleCloud Technologies, Tim Heim, Area GM of Focus Hospitality, and Phil Cordell, SVP and Global Head of New Brand Development for Hilton, about how the hotel industry’s approach to cleanliness will change post-COVID-19. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:19:37

Episode 12: Getting Groups Back on the Books

5/7/2020
Brent Jackson, president of Jackson Hotel Management, and Ashley Asher, director of sales for Columbia Hospitality, joined LODGING Editor Kate Hughes to talk about what hotels should do when rescheduling groups that canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:20:15

Episode 11: Virtual Town Hall With Radisson Hotels and RLH Corporation

5/4/2020
In this special edition of LODGING on Demand, Aly El-Bassuni, Americas COO of Radisson Hotels, and John Russell, Interim CEO of RLH Corporation, join LODGING Editor Kate Hughes for a virtual town hall to answer questions previously submitted by LODGING readers. If you have a question for a future virtual town hall, email editor@lodgingmagazine.com. Subscribe for more LODGING On Demand on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts (iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify).

Duration:00:32:45

Episode 10: Staying on the Payroll During the COVID-19 Outbreak

4/29/2020
LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with hospitality leaders about the steps they’ve taken to ensure their employees are kept on the payroll during the COVID-19 crisis, including flexing staff roles to meet the needs of this unique time. Panelists include Michael Williams, EVP and COO of The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Kerry Ranson, Chief Development Officer at HP Hotels, Lisa Lombardo, Chief People and Culture Officer at HGD Hotels, and Nicole Painter, Director of Human Resources at...

Duration:00:32:14