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No Vacancy with Glenn Haussman is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. A fun, fast paced genre bending program peeling back the travel business veneer.
Perfect for road warriors, leisure travelers and industry insiders, we look behind the scenes of the travel business by sharing stories, experiences, and with interviews featuring the industry’s biggest names.


Host Glenn Haussman is a well know travel industry personality, renowned industry speaker, writer, consultant, host of heretostay.tv and contributor to youmustbetrippin.com


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Sep 22, 2017

This week, Glenn has one of his most personally gratifying interviews. Todd English helped create the mold for the modern celebrity chef. He’s been a huge fixture and influencer for decades, creating trends we all take for granted . Take food halls, we recorded this show at the Todd English Food Hall, which has been a NY fixture for years. Now every superstar chef is entering this business.


First, Glenn catches up with Corey Nyman of the Nyman Group. They were supposed to talk about Las Vegas F&B, which they eventually get to. But most of the chat focuses on how the city is changing rapidly with the influx of new sports teams, shifting entertainment and the status of new hotels. Nyman even predicts why he thinks the recently sold Fontainebleau will be DOA. Eesh.

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Sep 16, 2017

Carlos Flores, President & Chief Executive Officer of Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, just secured a deal for 14 new properties to join the Sonesta ES Suites brand. The brand gets an immediate boost by about 30% and sets the stage for the company’s emphasis on extended stay. They also discuss issues such as staying independent when major companies keep getting bigger, and why extended stay seems to be a win for customers and hotel developers.

But first, Glenn and Bruce Ford, SVP at Lodging Econometrics, share how the extended stay market is becoming a massive industry segment. They also kick off Home2 Suites Road to 200 Challenge and seek to figure out which one in the pipeline will be lucky 200. Let us know what you think it’ll be!

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Sep 12, 2017

In today’s bonus episode, we speak with Sky Tucker of Bartech Systems International. Glenn gets schooled in minibars and the guys go through all the classic arguments why investing in minibars is a horrible thing to do. Truths revealed about how this amenity influences guest satisfaction, while creating a new profit center. Sky also shares combat duplicitous guests looking to steal minibar booze.

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Sep 8, 2017

This week we learn strategies to make our career work smoothly when faced with adversity. In this case, a total a%$hole. Glenn speak with Bob Sutton, author of the Asshole Survival Guide. Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University.  He co-founded the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (“the d school”).  He is a Fellow at IDEO, Senior Scientist at Gallup, and an advisor to McKinsey & Company.  Sutton studies organizational change, leadership, innovation, and workplace dynamics.  He has published over 150 articles and chapters and written seven books. Sutton’s latest book is The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt.  His web site is www.bobsutton.net and he tweets @work_matters.  

Learn more about the Asshole Survival Guide on Amazon.com.

First up we have Stuart Butler, COO of the innovative company Fuel Travel Marketing.  Glenn and Stuart share stories from the front lines of marketing and supply strategies to whip your hotel digital marketing strategy into shape.

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Sep 6, 2017

We're getting set to launch a new hotel history podcast we expect will run every other week. Here's our test show, focusing on the Georgian Terrace hotel in Atlanta. 

It's an amazing story of a grande dame that hosted the movie premier party for Gone With The Wind. Then it became a home to vagrants, lowlifes and the old Angora Ballroom, which hosted bands like U2 in the early days. Now it's risen to once again be a premier property in the heart of a resurgent neighborhood. 

Let us know which hotels you want to be featured on No Vacancy:Hotel History at @Travelingglenn on twitter and Instagram. Or by email at glenn@rouse.media. Better yet, give us a better name for the show. 

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Aug 26, 2017

First up, Glenn and Jeff Polly provide valuable insight on how to create, foster and feed a hotel’s social media strategy. It’s not as easy as sending a few tweets, and the guys share best practices, as well as what not to do in order to find success via this online medium.

Then, Casandra Matej, CDME, CTA, President & CEO, Visit San Antonio on what makes their destination a favorite for conventions. They share their strategy that’s transformed their city into a major events destination.

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Aug 18, 2017

Glenn spent two weeks in Israel, and shares his adventures with Rebecca Alesia, who conveniently booked the trip for him in her capacity as a travel curator with SmartFlyer. The talk the Old City of Jerusalem, Dead Sea, rafting down the Jordan River, riding on ATVs through a blown out Syrian military base, digging up treasures from 2,300 years ago and much more.

Then, Glenn speaks with Michaela Guzy, the creator and head storyteller from OhThePeopleYouMeet, a video based content destination for travelers, foodies and philanthropists seeking authentic local connections when traveling. This interview focuses on the amazing adventures you can take, while also being focused on sustainability. Be sure to take her Sustainable IQ quiz, which we discuss on the program.

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Aug 16, 2017

Hey folks!

I was in the amazing land of Israel for two weeks for some learning, eating, relaxing and family fun time. Enjoy this video report of what I learned and where I went. 

Highlights:

  • Riding an ATV through an abandoned Syrian military base
  • Going on an archaeological and digging up 2,300 year old artifacts
  • The story of Masada, the Western Wall and other critical historical sites. 
  • Swimming in the Dead Sea
  • Interview with Soshi the camel
  • And much more. 

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Aug 11, 2017

In celebration of the life of an industry icon, we present to you an interview with Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar, who passed away last month. This interview was recorded several years ago, and we at the No Vacancy podcast felt we needed to share this ‘lost’ interview with all of you.

He was a mastermind who oversaw the development of EPCOT Center (now known as Epcot) at Florida's Walt Disney World Resort. As VP creative development, EVP and President of Imagineering, Sklar oversaw the design and construction of Tokyo Disneyland, the Disney-MGM StudiosDisneyland ParisDisney's Animal KingdomDisney California Adventure Park, Tokyo DisneySea, the Walt Disney Studios Park and Hong Kong Disneyland.

An amazing man with an even more amazing story.

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Jul 21, 2017

Glenn is back with Rick Garlick, Global Travel and Hospitality Practice Lead at J.D. Power, when they dished on social media myths last spring. Hear that show here. Now he is back to talk about which hotels landed in the number one spot on the company’s highly respected annual 2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study. What we learned: Winning is about understanding your target customer intimately. We examine which brands are doing this right, and how they’re winning. If you want to cheat, find the list here.

But first, Glenn speaks with Thomas Engel, President, T.R. Engel. They talk about airbnb and their desire to appeal to business travelers and travel managers, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) conference, the massive rise of soft brands and their true value to owners, how more available brands means more hotel development, and how hotel investors can get some of that ‘key money.’

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Jun 18, 2017

Glenn speaks with industry legend Lee Pillsbury about his career and newest passion, hotel industry technology. Through his investment arm Thayer Ventures he owns pieces of many companies you’ve heard of, such as Hipmunk, Duetto, Nor1, social tables and many more.

First, Glenn talks about technology from another angle, slot machines. Skill based slot machines are here and Glenn gave one a spin (yeah, bad pun). He battled against the classic aliens of Space Invaders and shares why the industry is banking on slot machines that allow users to bring their skill rather than just pray for luck. You guessed it, it’s all about those millennials.

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Jun 9, 2017

Glenn speaks with Dream Hotel Group’s CEO Jay Stein. The guys speak about new development, including projects from Hollywood to Vietnam, Dream’s approach to business (Hint: There’s big bucks in booze), update on its newest brands Unscripted and more.

First, Glenn, and Bruce Ford of Lodging Econometrics, break down the NYU International Hospitality Conference. They discuss what CEOs have to say about the Trump Travel Ban and fallout, the dearth of brand announcements such as Hard Rock’s Reverb, Wyndham’s Trademark Hotel Collection, Red Lion’s Signature Hotels and Trump Hotels’ American IDEA.

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Jun 2, 2017

The ultimate cocktail and bar show! Drive bar revenue!

Glenn talks to Dylan Holcomb, House Mixologist for HOTMIXOLOGY on the Fusion network where he creates original craft cocktails for each episode. They talk about cocktail trends, which spirits are most popular, getting local with liquor, why tiki bars rock, and more. Then, Dylan shares great and easy to implement advice on how hotel and bar owners can make more money.

Then, Glenn talks to Mark Grossich, Founder, Owner, And Chief Executive of Hospitality Holdings. He’s been winning big in the Big Apple for decades and he shares how he did it. They also talk about his newest venture, EMPIRE ROOFTOP, a rooftop bar overlooking Lincoln Center. The company owns such places as: The Carnegie Club in CitySpire Centre, Bookmarks Rooftop Lounge and Terrace at The Library Hotel, Madison & Vine – an award-winning American bistro and international wine bar located in The Library Hotel, DAG’S Patio Café Street in Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, Lexington’s at the Court Hotel, and more.

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May 31, 2017

Former AAHOA Chairmen Tarun Patel and Mukesh Mowji share details of their newest venture where they changed The Hotel Inventory into Aqqire. It’s a one stop real estate shop for hotels, gas stations, convenience stores and more.

It’s all about connecting buyers and sellers of real estate online in real time.

In this show, we learn about the state of commercial real estate and why this is a smart online solution for folks buying and selling.

They even sell ostrich farms

http://www.aqqire.com/

May 22, 2017

Glenn speaks to Michael Taylor of J.D. Power where they talk about the best and worst airlines according to a new survey. According to the J.D. Power 2017 North America Airline Satisfaction Study,SM overall customer satisfaction with airlines has reached its highest level ever, continuing a trend that now stretches five consecutive years. Here we explore why and how did this happen against a backdrop of such negative airline news.

First, Glenn shares his thoughts on the latest news for the hotel industry, including news from the Best Western Leisure Travel Summit featuring executives from AAA, U.S. Travel Association, Trip Advisor and Brand Fuse. Then Glenn shares the results of a new survey from Best Western and U.S. News and World Report focused on hotel industry customer loyalty programs.

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May 13, 2017

Derek Stevens is widely credited for helping bring back downtown Las Vegas from the precipice of irrelevancy, making it a must visit stop on everyone’s Las Vegas vacation. Owner of the The D, The Golden Gate, The Las Vegas Events Center and developer of a new city block big casino, Stevens has redefined the downtown Las Vegas entertainment experience. This is story of the transformation, and what’s happening next. They discuss NHL hockey’s Las Vegas Golden Knights, the NFL’s Raiders coming to town, the downtown music scene, outdoor bars, and how he pulled it all together.

But first, Bruce Ford, SVP Business Development with Lodging Econometrics and Glenn chat about HD Expo Las Vegas, the major event Glenn hosted for Porcelanosa with major designers from Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton, Salt Hotels, West Elm Hotels and studio Bunnyfish, who work with Tony Hsieh on the downtown Las Vegas revitalization project. Then Bruce shares insight on Q1 2017 hotel development trends.

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May 11, 2017

Kevin Barry Fine Art is an industry leader that’s changed the way hotel guests interact with the art experience in hotels. This is way beyond a pretty framed picture next to the bed. It’s a wholesale reinvention of how art creates sense of place, interactive experiences, and serves as a lynchpin for hoteliers’ social media engagement.

See their amazing work at places such as major Las Vegas casinos, high end boutique hotels, luxury branded properties and more here.

You will learn much more than ever expected about how important the right art is in your hotel. Listen now!

Find Kevin Barry Fine Art, here: http://kevinbarryfineart.com/

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Apr 28, 2017

Padgett is redefining cruising through ultimate personalization, and has the pedigree to do it. Padgett holds 19 patents and multiple innovation awards for wearable devices, experience itinerary scheduling and optimization, digital experience interaction platforms and operational processes. In his former life at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, he spearheaded the invention, development and implementation of guest engagement innovations that include the MagicBand, FastPass+, Disney’s Magical Express, Be Our Guest restaurant, Main Entrance access portals and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique retail locations. Now he’s creating Ocean Medallion™, a first-of-its-kind wearable device enabling personal experiences by bridging the physical and digital worlds to deliver a new level of personalized service not previously considered possible -- including sophisticated wayfinding, food and beverage on demand, an array of interactive gaming, personalized entertainment experiences and more.  The quarter-sized, 1.8-ounce disc can be accessorized with jewelry, clips, key chains and bands or simply carried in a pocket or pocketbook. We learn all about this new technology and his history.

But first, Glenn speaks with Corey Nyman of the F&B consulting firm, The Nyman Group (www.thenymangroup.com). They talk about societal dining trends before drilling down to how it’s expressed in the hotel industry and, in Las Vegas in particular.

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Apr 21, 2017

John Greenleaf, SVP, Global Head, Hilton Garden Inn at Hilton Worldwide shares how Hilton Garden Inn is being refined while simultaneously looks to spread itself around the world.

Plus, David Eisen, Editor in Chief of Hotel Management, and Glenn discuss AAHOA, breakdown the massive CEO panel held during the event, and they  talk about how hard it must be to be running Trump Hotels right now.

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Apr 19, 2017

Coming soon for American hoteliers, and already established for more than 3,500 of hotels in India, is hotelbids.com. It’s an exciting new platform that delivers reservations at a cost at only $5 - $7 per reservation. Traditional OTAs charge as much as 25% commission per room night, costing hoteliers thousands in unnecessary expenses every month.

In this special episode, we learn from Inder Sharma, founder of Hotelbis.com and a highly-regarded lodging industry entrepreneur, how he’s looking to give hoteliers more control over their profits though an intelligent hotel marketing platform.

Glenn and Inder also talk about why industry initiatives such as Room Key haven’t resonated, how he wants to help the AAHOA community, and how he garnered support from industry icons such Mike Leven and MP Rama.

Learn more at hotelbids.com

Apr 14, 2017

Get the behind the scenes story with Keith Cline, President & CEO of La Quinta.

Plus, Bruce Ford, SVP Lodging Econometrics.

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Apr 12, 2017

Straight from the No Vacancy broadcast studio in San Antonio, TX, we bring you the first in a series of special interviews.

Mar 31, 2017

Glenn busts social media myths as a form of hotel feedback with help of Rick Garlick, Global Practice Lead, Travel and Hospitality Group at JD Power. They destroy everything we’ve held sacrosanct when it comes to guest social media commentary. The discuss online complaints, TripAdvisor, the need to respond NOW, and much, much more.

First, Glenn speaks with Rebecca Alesia, a travel consultant with SmartFlyer (www.smartflyer.com). They discuss the expected amazing summer travel season and what are the hot spots to visit. This year’s trend is all about adventure travel and finding the hidden destinations that have to break into the mainstream. Puglia, Italy, anyone?

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Mar 25, 2017

Glenn speaks with AAHOA Vice Chairman Bhavesh Patel on sacrificing his personal life and business for the AAHOA mission (www.AAHOA.com), planning a massive convention and trade show, what it’s like to be on the cusp of being Chairman and more. Plus, AAHOA and No Vacancy partnership revealed; and we share info on a new event series, Hotel ROI (www.hotelroi.com). It’s a series of hyper local one day events to get super relevant insight. This interview was taped just a few days before publication.

But first, Glenn has something against complimentary cheese plates. We know, it doesn’t make sense to us either. The reason why will surprise you.

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Mar 17, 2017

Glenn has a wide ranging and fascinating conversation with famed hotelier Harris Rosen. He started on projects such as Disney’s Contemporary and Polynesian Resorts before starting his own company with passion, grit and not much money. The man is simply inspiring. He has more than 5,000 associates, puts kids through college, has started charities and has done so much for his people and his community. This is an incredible story you must hear.

But first, our Vegas is showing. Glenn speaks with Tim Dressen, who has been hosting a Las Vegas focused podcast for more than a decade. Called Five Hundy by Midnight (http://www.fivehundybymidnight.com/fhbm/) it’s a great show focused on a city him and his co-host love. Glenn and Tim hit on all the trends and share the inside scoop on what is new in the city they love. They chat about new hotels that may or not be coming – we’re looking at you Resorts World – their love of Downtown Vegas, new comp drink voucher systems for gamblers and much more.

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