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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 10, 2016

This week Glenn introduces you to Bruce Ford, SVP Business Development with Lodging Econometrics ( This guy knows everything about every hotel project being built, planned or renovated in the universe. But he's also a good friend to Glenn and serves as the perfect foil. You will love the banter while you learn about what is happening with the creation and development of new hotels.

Then Glenn has a great conversation with Steve Belmonte, CEO with Vimana Franchise Systems( This executive has seen some amazing happenings during his many decades in the hotel industry. We talk about what the business was like back in the 70s and 80s, hear stories from his days running Ramada Hotels and creating some legendary advertising featuring Saturday Night Live claymation alum Mr.Bill, and what he thinks of the current and future of this business.

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