The Hotel Tech Podcast

The Hotel Tech Podcast

Episode 9

A Hotelier’s Digital Marketing & eCommerce Strategy

This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at The Time Hotel in NYC. Our guest, Michael Zayas, Corporate Director of Digital Marketing and eCommerce for Real Hospitality Group, discusses the current realities of guest booking, and the importance of clearly communicating your hotel brand to attract and convert more users.

Guest: Michael Zayas, Corporate Director of Digital Marketing & eCommerce, Real Hospitality Group


Episode 8

Driving Direct Demand with Facebook and Google

We sat down with Sanjay Wahi, VP of Product Management at Sojern, to find out how you can start using guest habits and information from Facebook and Google to your hotel’s best advantage.

Guest: Sanjay Wahi, Vice President of Product Management at Sojern


Episode 7

Are You Shopping the Right Way for Your Hotel Tech?

In episode 7 of The Hotel Tech Podcast, Glenn and Estella speak with two great guests: Chuck Valentino, V.P. of Operations for Vagabond Inn, and Jordan Hollander, co-founder of Hotel Tech Report to learn what their opinions on the state of hotel tech are.

Guests: Chuck Valentino, Vice President of Operations for Vagabond Inn, and Jordan Hollander, Co-Founder of Hotel Tech Report


Episode 6

Best-in-Class Hotel Revenue Strategy: Unpacking RLH RevPak

In this episode, we sit down with Greg Mount, President and CEO of Red Lion Hotel (RLH) Corporation to find out how his team took a 40-year old hotel brand and brought it into a new era via the RLH RevPak, and how their vision can help other hoteliers win their own markets.

Guest: Greg Mount, President and CEO of Red Lion Hotel Corporation


Episode 5

Latest Industry Survey: Are Hoteliers and Their Tech Vendors on the Same Page?

In the latest episode of The Hotel Tech Podcast, Glenn and Estella discuss a new hospitality industry survey that asks if today’s hoteliers are on the same page with their technology vendors.

Guest: Stuart Butler, COO for Fuel Marketing


Episode 4

Meeting Your Hotel Guests Where They Are Through Predictive Marketing Tech

With so many data-gathering technologies emerging in the last few years, knowing what to choose to serve your guest and your hotel is a growing challenge.

Guest: Rich Maradik, Founder of nSight for Travel


Episode 3

What Was Hot at HITEC & ROC 2018 and Why It Matters to Hoteliers

Glenn Haussman and Estella Hale, Chief Product Evangelist with SHR, take a look at the hot topics from HITEC 2018.

Guests: Doug Tucker, Director of Product Managment for SHR, and Nicole Adair, Corporate Director of Revenue Management for SHR


Episode 2

Why Most Hotels Fall Short of Their Integration Goals, and How to Reach Yours

On this episode of The Hotel Tech Podcast, we sit down with Kevin Duncan, Vice President of Revenue Management for Classic Hotels & Resorts to discuss what he has seen in his day-to-day experiences with hotel technology integrations.

Guest: Kevin Duncan, Vice President of Revenue Management for Classic Hotels & Resorts


Episode 1

The Cost of Distribution: Why It Matters When Managing Channels

To kick off our Hotel Tech Podcast series, we sat down with Wendy Norris, Corporate Director of Revenue Management and E-Commerce for Valencia Group, to discuss the study, what she has seen in her day-to-day, real-life experiences, SHR’s position, and what this all may mean for your hotel business.

Guest: Wendy Norris, Corporate Director of Revenue Management and E-Commerce for Valencia Group

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