Category: Interviews

Suite Smarts: An interview with Adrian Thompson of Meriton Suites

Suite Smarts: An interview with Adrian Thompson of Meriton Suites

Meriton Suites (formerly Meriton Serviced Apartments) was launched in 2003 with a purpose to fill a gap in the Australian market for luxury, self-contained apartment hotel accommodations. Since then, Meriton Suites has added on average one hotel to its portfolio every year and has evolved into one of the most prominent hospitality organizations in Australia. Such strong growth is largely due to their dedication to quality, consistency in their service,…

Golden Opportunities: An interview with Cindy O’Keefe of Golden Nugget Las Vegas

Golden Opportunities: An interview with Cindy O’Keefe of Golden Nugget Las Vegas

Golden Nugget Hotels and Casinos operates five locations in the U.S., including the top casino destination Las Vegas. In addition to running a complex operation successfully, they also have amazing entertainment and restaurant offerings, making them an attractive option for customers from different age groups all anticipating to find different experiences at the Golden Nugget. As complicated as it sounds, the whole operation looks like a walk in the park…

“A new take on hospitality” — Interview with Chris Herndon of The Guild

“A new take on hospitality” — Interview with Chris Herndon of The Guild

The Guild is a unique new concept in hospitality. Currently based in Austin, TX, The Guild combines local and inspirational experiences with the consistency and comfort of traditional hotels. In their own words, they are “the best of both worlds: a hotel and a short-term rental rolled into one providing stylish, spacious suites with hotel-like amenities, a mobile concierge team, and a sick rewards program.” They also make recommendations on…

by Miguel Sanchez April 25, 2017 Comments Interviews
Hotel marketing past, present, and future: An interview with Imtiaz Ali

Hotel marketing past, present, and future: An interview with Imtiaz Ali

When Imtiaz Ali began his successful career in hospitality at a luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan, his primary objective, customer satisfaction, was simple to achieve. Go above and beyond guest expectations, anticipate guest needs and deliver before being asked, and genuinely care to make them happy. Though these basics remain centered in the spirit of hospitality, the competition to attract guests to your hotel has changed significantly since then. Ali…

by Nancy Huang March 20, 2017 Comments Interviews

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