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HOTEL ONLINE: Q&A with Gary Isenberg, President of LW Hospitality Advisors Asset & Property Management Services

Gary Isenberg | March 9, 2017

Hotel-Online recently spoke with Gary Isenberg, President of LWHA Asset & Property Management Services following the ALIS Conference to discuss his predictions for the industry in 2017 including methods to work collaboratively with Airbnb as well as where there is potential for growth in the short and long term: You recently shared that you believe there are four major trends in hospitality for 2017. You explain that three of these four trends are not new. Why do you believe these trends are still relevant and will have a bigger impact now than in previous years? The three trends I'm referring to are: consolidation, booking direct r...

Paul Breslin of Horwath HTL Shares 2017 Industry Predictions

Paul Breslin | February 7, 2017

Managing Editor Michelle Renn interviewed fellow Atlanta based hospitality expert Paul Breslin, Managing Director of global consultancy Horwath HTL, to discuss 2017 industry predictions for various topics including the Marriott-Starwood merger, Manhattan's historic NoMad District, and the overall outlook for the industry this year. Q: In your opinion, what are some of the most important impacts of the Marriott-Starwood merger? A: The true take away from this merger has to be the increase in destinations offered to new guests as well as long time loyal guests. In addition, the strength of the Marriott brand speaks for itself, with the hi...

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