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No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. We speak to the CEOs, influencers and leaders to go behind the scenes of the hotel and travel business. Host Glenn Haussman is a well know travel industry personality, renowned industry speaker, writer, consultant, and publisher of


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No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. We speak to the CEOs, influencers and leaders to go behind the scenes of the hotel and travel business. Host Glenn Haussman is a well know travel industry personality, renowned industry speaker, writer, consultant, and publisher of






819: Harwood Hospitality May Be Biggest Player in Dallas You May Not Know

This real estate development is insane! The Harwood district is 19 blocks in Dallas, all owned by one organization. Its Harwood Hospitality Group has 15 F&B concepts (more on the way!), and a newly opened boutique hotel, the Swexon. COO Matt Minichino shares it all including how their Happiest Hour bar has the top 5 highest liquor sales in the state of Texas. Thanks to ZEL Capital Partners, the sale-leaseback guys for supporting this video.


820: Inside Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas

We speak with Cynthia Kiser Murphey, general manager of Palms. She's the top exec on the property steering the resort into its latest iteration. They discuss the resort's positioning and how they're striving to appeal to both locals and tourists. Plus, she shares all about F1, the upcoming Super Bowl and the importance of live music to the resort.


Bonus! Lower Hotel Expenses Now

Enjoy this our high impact 30-min session with industry experts Tejal N. Patel, MBA, CHIA, CHO Patel, President and CEO, Neem Tree Hospitality, Billy Gilchrist, Chief Development and Finance Officer and Rose-Lyn Gallegher, Director of Accounting at Hotel Development and Management Group. Together, we discuss industry growth, profitability challenges, opportunities, and smart solutions for reducing costs and increasing profitability, faster.


How AI Tech Could Transform the Hotel Business

Yes, we know AI is coming. But where are we headed with how we can use it in the hotel industry? Wesley Owens of Banjaxed Solutions tells us how.


818: Feeling Thankful

Glenn and Anthony are thankful. Here's why. Plus, hotel industry news including CBRE makes 2024 RevPAR prediction, Hilton wins Best Place top work from Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work, and, IDeaS' 2024 hotel tech predictions.


817: Hyatt Inclusive Collection President

Javier Coll is Group President of the Hyatt Inclusive Collection. They’ve redefined the luxury inclusive experience for the modern leisure traveler. We discuss how the company and segment had radically changed in the last decade.


816: How RainesCo Creates Careers For Hotel Biz Associates

When I was at the RainesCo conference earlier this fall, I connected with Nancy Obstler and Stephanie Atkisson, both VPs of Sales, Marketing and Revenue with RainesCo. We discussed how essential it is to create future leaders within your organization and how to do it.


815: Creating the First Ever Sports Illustrated Resort

Geoff Richards is COO of Travel + Leisure Co, which has nearly 20 travel brands across its resort, travel club, and lifestyle portfolio such as Club Wyndham, Worldmark, Margaritaville, and soon Sports Illustrated.


814: Creating a Groundbreaking $1 Billiion Arizona Resort

Next year Phoenix is getting a new $1billion resort featuring a major amphitheater, sandy beaches in the desert, Mattel Adventure Park, and lots more. Grant Fisher, President and CEO of VAI Global Development shares the details of this potentially game-changing project. View the resort's renderings here Learn more at


813: President & CEO of New Orleans & Company

Walt Leger has one of the coolest jobs in hospitality as President & CEO at New Orleans & Company, the organization that promotes the city. We learn what its like promoting tihis incredibly cultuarally relevant city to event managers, groups, associations, leisure tourists and more.


812: The President & CEO of the Hotel Association of NYC

New York, NY is one helluva town and Vijay Dandapani sits in the middle of its vibrant hotel business. As President & CEO at Hotel Association of New York City he has the insider's understanding of how the City's hotel business works and we share it with you.


Emerging Financing Solutions for Hotel Investors

Andrew Broad, Managing Director at RobertDouglas, and Stephen Schwanz of ZEL Capital Partners discuss financing solutions helping hoteliers either protect their properties from CMBS debt, or finding investment capital in this difficult market to develop hotels.


Classic Bonus: Cruising Through the Glass Ceiling w Celebrity Cruises CEO

In April 2019 we interviewed Celebrity Cruises CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo (now she's Vice Chairman, External Affairs with parent company Royal Caribbean) as part of the Checking In with Anthony and Glenn podcast. She's out with a new book called Making Waves, so we wanted to re-runt his classic interview. Here's the rundown: Hosts Anthony Melchiorri and Glenn Haussman speak with Celebrity Cruises CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, a dynamic business leader whose vision and strategy has propelled Celebrity Cruises to become the performance leader in the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) portfolio. Her record-breaking results and industry firsts have earned her a reputation as a trailblazer in the complex maritime industry. We learn everything you need to know about this incredible executive. LIKE us on Facebook! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and anywhere you get your shows! Find Glenn online: On the Net: LinkedIn: Find Anthony online: On the Net: LinkedIn: Instagram: @AnthonyHotels Twitter: @AnthonyHotels


FNA 116: Designing the Perfect Happy Hour

Carrie Nielsen of Group One Partners joins Glenn, Craig and Producer Dave for some laughs, booze and eventual sadness, regret and disdane for her decision making.


811: How to Really Connect with Younger Staff

Robin Kirk, President and Partner at Maverick Hotels and Restaurants, discusses looking towards in 2024.


810: The Importance of Mentoring

Ben Reinberg, Founder of I Own It, joins to talk about mentoring. Why does he find it important to help others and why is it important for people to find a good mentor? How can people be sure they found the right mentor?


808: No Vacancy Goes to Jail

Happy Halloween! Glenn and Producer Dave investigate Halloween Horror House and chat with the GM of Philadeplphia's Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary. We explore the SPIRIT of Hospitality at this unique attraction.


Hilton Breaks Ground on First Project H3 Extended Stay Hotel Brand

Hilton broke ground on the first ever Project H3 extended stay hotel brand (official name coming soon!). Brand leader Isaac Lake shares some critical details about the property, the brand and how they got shovels in the ground just five months after announcing the brand. Kudos to Bharat Patel, CEO of Sun Companies for taking the plunge as first franchisee. Thanks to our amazing partners ZEL Capital Partners -- the sale-leaseback guys -- for supporting this video. Leverage your exisiting portfolio to build one of these!


FNA 115: It's a Tipsy Halloween!

The only thing scarier than Halloween is another episode of Friday Night audit! Ghoul Glenn, Cryptkeeper Craig and Dead and Loving It Dave celebrate the holiday weekend with the anything but frightening Jessica Janis!


IHI Hospitality Hall of Fame Announces First Ever Inductees

It's time to celebrate those that have transformed the modern hotel business. It was such an honor to hel select the Inaugural inductees to the International Hospitality Institute's Hall of Fame! The list of living inductees includes: *Richard Branson *Marylin Carlson Nelson *Sheila Johnson *David Kong *Bill Marriott *Danny Meyer *Ian Schrager *Horst Schulze *Isadore Sharp *Barry Sternlicht Congrats to everyone!!!!