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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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Jan 20, 2017

Raul Leal, CEO of Virgin Hotels reveals the secret sauce behind creating the Virgin Hotel Chicago. According to readers of Condé Nast Traveler, it’s #1 Hotel in the United States and Chicago, appealing to business and leisure travelers, with a score of 98.1. Amazing! He also reveals what it takes to create a strong brand.

But first, Glenn and chef Chip English square off once again. This time, the guys take opposing views on fiery statements by Alice Waters and Jacques Pepin accusing food related TV competition shows prompting the fast food culture. Then they vote up or down on the expected major food trends of 2017.

Alice Waters and Jacques Pepin blast cooking competition shows:

Eater top food trends 2017:

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