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No Vacancy is home to the hospitality industry’s top podcasts. We speak to the CEOs, influencers and leaders to go behind the scenes of the hotel and travel business.

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No Vacancy is home to the hospitality industry’s top podcasts. We speak to the CEOs, influencers and leaders to go behind the scenes of the hotel and travel business.

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English

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Episodes
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FNA 140: Triple Trouble

6/14/2024
Rick West, Kenny Weston and Kevin Snyder of Commercial Green Solutions apparently have nothing better to do so they're foolishly joining tonight's shenanigans with Glenn, Craig and Producer Dave. That's right, we used shenanigans.

Duration:00:58:48

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ESLA Icons & Experts 4: Peggy Berg

6/13/2024
Welcome to the newest episode of Icons and Experts, brought to you twice a month in partnership with the Extended Stay Lodging Association. (www.esla.org) Every other week we highlight either a person who’s had unmistakable impact on the extended stay hotel industry, or we’ll learn from extended stay experts how to maximize opportunity and find success in the extended stay hotel category. On this episode we feature the amazing Peggy Berg. Most recently we all know her as founder and president of the Castell Project for this portion of her career where she striving to help create opportunity for others. But before that she spent decades making change. She was the first female employee elected by the PKF partnership. Plus, so much more. Today’s cohost is Mark Skinner who I first got to know when he was also with The Highland Group. Today’s episode is sponsored by Dellisart Hospitality (www.dellisart.com)

Duration:00:31:40

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NYU Conf: Why a Hotel Asset Manager Matters

6/12/2024
What does an asset manager do anyways and why are property level people sometimes freaked out by them. Peter Kressaty, CCO with LW Hospitality Advisors shares how these folks can be a great partner because they've been there done that and bring in fresh eyes. Thanks to our friends at Unifocus , technology that drives value, for supporting this video!

Duration:00:04:23

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875: The Essense of Creating Luxury Hospitality

6/12/2024
Ashish Verma, Senior Vice President, Luxury Division, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt talks about how he under his leadership The Chatwal is now recognized among the top luxury boutique hotels, voted #1 of the 20 Best Hotels in New York City by Condé Nast Traveler in 2022 as well as one of the Best City Hotels in the Continental U.S. by Travel + Leisure in 2021. How was he able to make that happen?

Duration:00:46:23

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Bonus: Reinvigorating Your Hotel’s Revenue Opportunity

6/11/2024
Last week Glenn hosted a great session on revenue opportunity for his friends at Hotel Business Magazine and IDeaS. As maximizing revenue opportunity becomes more complicated, it’s essential to get back to basics. In this thought leadership discussion, experts share the fundamentals of creating, executing and mastering a robust revenue management strategy that increases overall profitability while eliminating lost opportunity. Moderator: Glenn Haussman, Founder/Host, No Vacancy Live podcast Panelists: Cesar Wurm, Vice President of Commercial, Premium Brands, IHG Hotels & Resorts Federica Bresciani, Director of Revenue, Lefay Resorts Klaus Kohlmayr, Chief Evangelist & Development Officer, IDeaS

Duration:00:59:45

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874: Data, Guts and Marketing with BWH Hotels' SVP/ CMO Park

6/11/2024
Joelle Park, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at BWH Hotels shares the company's strategy of leveraging its mothership brand through it’s "Life's a Trip" campaign to promote all its brands. Plus, how AI affects advertising, staying authentic and why travel influencers actually matter.

Duration:00:39:11

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NYU Conf: What AutoCamp, Courtyard By Marriott and Extended Stay Hotels Have in Common

6/11/2024
Paul Novak, partner at Whitman Peterson, is an original thinker. Currently, he’s invested in AutoCamp, which just did a distribution deal with Hilton, is highly focused on extended stay, and back in the day was involved in the early days of Courtyard by Marriott and helped both those companies find their way into midscale and economy properties. Wow! Thanks to our friends at Unifocus , Technology That Drives Value, for supporting this video. This video was recorded during NYU IHIIC.

Duration:00:06:40

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Why WaterWalk Didn't Sell to Wyndham Hotels

6/10/2024
During NYU IHIIC last week I spoke with WaterWalk Extended Stay by Wyndham’s COO & CFO Jim Mrha about why the company entered into an agreement with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts rather than just sell, and also about the maturation of the extended stay hotel market.

Duration:00:04:41

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FNA 139: Don't Get Carran Away

6/8/2024
The one where Glenn, Craig and Producer Dave think inviting Steve Carran, another podcaster, on the show is a good idea but will surely learn they made a horrible, no good, dreadful mistake.

Duration:01:02:43

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NYU Conf: Brad Rahinsky, President & CEO, Hotel Equities

6/8/2024
For dealmakers it’s a year of the haves vs the have not during the NYU IHIIC. Brad Rahinsky, President & CEO, Hotel Equities, shares why some developers get deals done while others are struggling.

Duration:00:03:38

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Introducing Red Roof's New President Zack Gharib!

6/8/2024
It’s time to get to know Red Roof Inn’s new President Zack Gharib in his first major industry interview! I was blown away by his enthusiasm and committment to his new role and love he's already moved to Columbus to get right to it. I recorded this earlier this week at the NYU IHIIC. Thanks to our friends at Unifocus , technology that drives value, for supporting this video.

Duration:00:11:56

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873: Hotel Strategy: Irreplaceable Assets in Supply-Constrained Markets

6/8/2024
Ben Weinberg and Mike Weiss, Founders of Trailborn, are talking about how they have created unique hotel experiences in the great American outdoors. Each Trailborn hotel puts guests at the heart of the country’s most extraordinary outdoor destinations – from national parks to coastal cliffs, and snow-capped mountains to sun-soaked beaches. Trailborn combines elevated, thoughtful design with an authentically local experience to create a memorable stay for outdoors enthusiasts.

Duration:00:29:20

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NYU Conf: Sage Hospitality Group President, Hotels & Restaurants Daniel del Olmo

6/6/2024
Sage Hospitality Group President, Hotels & Restaurants Daniel del Olmo and I caught up during the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference and discussed why there's so many hotel management companies, how these companies can differentiate themselves and the danger of allowing tech to take the humanity out of hospitality. Thanks to Unifocus , technology that drives value, for supporting this video!

Duration:00:03:30

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NYU Conf: Sean Hehir, Managing Partner, President & CEO at Trinity Investments

6/6/2024
Big NYU Conf topic; Capital Markets!! Sean Hehir, Managing Partner, President & CEO at Trinity Investments - owner of iconic properties like The Diplomat Beach Resort and Grande Lakes Orlando Resort, shares why he thinks markets are 'open and vibrant.' Thanks to Unifocus , technology that delivers value, for supporting this video.

Duration:00:02:27

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NYU Conf: Charles Oswald, CEO Aperture Hotels

6/6/2024
Early vibe here at NYU Hospitality Conferece is one of 'tempered optimism' says Charles Oswald, CEO of Aperture Hotels. Here's how he's turning the tempered into tempting. Thanks to our friends at Unifocus , technology that drives value, for supporting this video.

Duration:00:02:54

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872: Sonesta Hotels Marketing & Branding Goes For Personal Connections

6/6/2024
Last week at SonestaCon24 we had the chance to hear from Sonesta’s CBO Elizabeth Harlow and CMO Chris Trick about how the company will define itself to the consumer. We discuss giving their customers access to things you can’t buy with a relationship with Rolling Stone magazine, its rewards program and how they’re leveraging micro influencers.

Duration:00:17:11

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871: Sloan Dean, CEO of Remington Hospitality

6/2/2024
Sloan Dean is CEO of Remington Hospitality and is focused on smart growth. For them that means going all in on places such as Caribbean and Latin America. Today, we learn more about their strategy and much more about the financial state of the hotel business.

Duration:00:32:30

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870: Sonesta Shines During First Ever Brand Conference

6/2/2024
Sonesta Hotels is hosting its first ever brand conference after a few years of furious growth and creating a company trajectory. Here in Las Vegas we speak with CEO John Murray and Keith Pierce, EVP, Development and Franchise, to hear how it all came together and what’s next.

Duration:00:15:33

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Icons & Experts 3: Mark Laport

5/30/2024
Welcome to the newest episode of Icons and Experts, brought to you twice a month in partnership with the Extended Stay Lodging Association (www.esla.org). Every other week we highlight either a person who’s had unmistakable impact on the extended stay hotel industry, or we’ll learn from extended stay experts how to maximize opportunity and find success in the extended stay hotel category. On this episode we feature Mark Laport the man behind Concord Hospitality, https://www.concordhotels.com. Laport founded Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company in 1985. Concord has since become one of the largest hotel companies in north America both owning and managing hotels, as well as developing them. Thanks to the support from Modus Architecture, extended stay experts https://www.modusarchitecture.com/. Also, thanks to the support from Dellisart Hospitality. Please visit https://www.dellisart.com/

Duration:00:34:13

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Jaimie Miranda – SVP Hotel Administration, Venetian

5/28/2024
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is launcing a $1 billion renovation. Yes, $1 billion!! The Venetian's Jaimie Miranda, SVP Hotel Administration, shares what to expect, and what it's like running this 7,094 suite property on a daily basis.

Duration:00:15:46