Lodging Leaders

Lodging Leaders

Lodging Leaders

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Lodging Leaders is an award-winning weekly podcast that examines trends and issues impacting the hospitality industry. Each week, we bring listeners on a journey through engaging stories narrated by co-hosts by Jon Albano and Judy Maxwell, and amplified by interviews with hospitality experts and other thought leaders. Each enhanced episode leverages modern media to provide closed captions, chapter markers with images and links, and an expanded multimedia report with downloadable transcriptions, while adhering to strict editorial standards. The longest running, top-ranking hospitality podcast, Lodging Leaders received a Bronze Stevie® Award in 2020 for Podcast of the Year in the 17th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Its parent company, Long Live Lodging, also received a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Media Hero of the Year category for its expanded coverage of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis on the hotel industry.
  1. May 12, 2021
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    321 | Here to Help: Pandemic crisis fuels third-part…
    Hotel owners and operators who believed they could go it alone before the coronavirus pandemic devastated the hotel industry are having another think and turning to third-party managers to work their way back t…
  2. May 05, 2021
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    320 | Where’s My Stuff?: Breaks in the global supply…
    Hotel owners and developers are growing eager to refresh their properties in preparation for a post-pandemic business revival. But capital improvement might be delayed by breaks in the global supply chain. Ship…
  3. April 29, 2021
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    01 | Virgin Hotels: An Example of Where the Industry…
    Raul Leal had been in leadership roles in the boutique lodging sector for 15 years when he first met Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, which includes Virgin Hotels. In a conversation with Lodging Lu…
  4. April 28, 2021
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    319 | TEAMWORK: Joint ventures strengthen hotel comp…
    The phrase “stronger together” has been used throughout the coronavirus crisis to encourage businesses and employees to join forces in thought and deed to keep economies afloat. The concept also has taken on ne…
  5. April 21, 2021
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    318 | Gold Standard: General manager of The Ritz-Car…
    Amanda Joiner has worked for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. for 25 years. Starting in housekeeping, Joiner has been general manager of The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis for more than five years. Her career trajectory is n…
  6. April 14, 2021
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    317 | Together Again: U.S. hotel industry begins to…
    {caption}NEW MEETING MIXER: The hotel industry is seeing small meetings begin their return, with most planners booking for the second half of 2021. More planners are organizing hybrid events that feature live s…
  7. April 14, 2021
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    317 | Together Again: U.S. hotel industry begins to…
    As public health agencies expand COVID-19 vaccination programs across the U.S. and states ease up on public-gathering restrictions designed to keep the virus at bay, the hotel industry is seeing small meetings…
  8. April 07, 2021
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