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No Vacancy Live is the travel industry’s most exciting podcast. A fun, fast paced genre bending program peeling back the travel business veneer. 

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May 7, 2017

Ray Schultz, shares major hotel history way back to his involvement with Kemmons Wilson, creator of the Holiday Inn brand. Hear how Schultz started with Holiday Inns, Inc., in 1970, and how he founded the Hampton Inn brand in 1983. We hear those stories, through his days as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Promus Hotel Group.

But first, Glenn speaks with Donna Quadri-Felitti, the Marvin Ashner Director and Associate Professor, School of Hospitality Management at Penn State.

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six and a half years ago

very interesting

Mr. Ivey Jackson
six and a half years ago

I had a close friend, Don Marshall, that taught Kemmons how to buy HI furniture. One day they were wrapping up a big order, when Kemmons said the cost was so large, Chairman Johnson had to co-sign the check. Well, Mr. Johnson had had his Happy shot on was to Operating Room. They caught him in the hall and had him scribble his name.