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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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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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