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No Vacancy Live and No Vacancy News


No Vacancy Live 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.

The show is hosted by Glenn Haussman, a well know travel industry personality, renowned industry speaker, writer, consultant; and Anthony Melchiorri who had a successful 10 year run hosting Hotel Impossible on the Travel  Channel. 

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Jun 28, 2017

Planning meetings is a laborious process. As a matter of fact, it’s pretty time consuming for on-property sales professionals too. Meanwhile, technology has created opportunity virtually everywhere, but the meetings side of the business acts as if its still 1985.

Not anymore. IVvy is leveraging the power of the cloud...

Jun 24, 2017

Sorry for the delayed post. I was flying cross country after emceeing Hotel ROI and had some weather delays.

Glenn speaks with the president of Red Roof! Great chat with this amazing executive taped at the AAHOA conference back in April. 

First, Glenn talks with Craig Sullivan, CDO, Broughton Hotels and Bruce Ford, SVP,...

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...

Jun 14, 2017

In this bonus episode, we speak with Samsung’s Jonas Tanenbaum to discuss critical issues such as:

  • How technology affects guest journey at a hotel;
  • How guest satisfaction ratings can be improved/influenced at a hotel through technology;
  • How televisions are acting as the central hub of a guest’s hotel stay;
  • Future...

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...