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Your Podcast Hosts:
  • Jeff Weinstein
    Editor in chief of HOTELS Magazine since November 1994, Mr. Weinstein has been recognized as a leading voice in the hospitality industry for over 30 years. A five-time winner of the Jesse H. Neal Award, presented by American Business Media, Weinstein is responsible for breaking some of the most high-profile hospitality news stories over the last three decades, and has had the opportunity to interview industry thought leaders from around the world.
  • Robin W. Trimingham
    Host Robin Trimingham has over a decade of knowledge and experience within the international hotel industry, spanning from daily operations of boutique properties to four-star mountain and beach resorts in North America and Bermuda. In addition to owning a Bed & Breakfast in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario Canada, Robin worked for Fairmont Hotels International for six years – initially as a Regional Sales Manager in Canada’s Western Mountain Region (representing The Fairmont Banff Springs, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, The Jasper Park Lodge and The Chateau Whistler) and laterally as the Director of Business Travel for The Fairmont Hamilton Princess in Bermuda.
Recent Episodes:
  • Nov 30, 2022
    Hospitality industry trends and 2023 outlook, with Jeff Weinstein
       2022 has been a crucial year for the hospitality industry at large. What are the decisive factors that will decide how it evolves over 2023? In this episode, Jeff Weinstein, Editor in Chief for Hotels Magazine, gives us his thoughts and forecast for hoteliers next year.    …
  • Nov 29, 2022
    Food Waste management strategies, with Dr. Carlos Martin-Rios
       In this episode, we’re discussing the prevention and management of food waste in the hospitality industry and how hoteliers around the globe can reduce the amount of food waste, with Dr. Carlos Martin Rios.           Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was…
  • Nov 18, 2022
    How AI chatbots are (surprisingly) increasing hotel guest loyalty, with Daan de Brujin
     In this episode, Daan de Brujin, CEO of guest communication platform Bookboost, chats with host Robin Trimingham about how chatbots with Artificial Intelligence can improve the workflow of customer support and improve satisfaction.           Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was supported through…
  • Nov 08, 2022
    Balancing purpose with profit for hotels, with Rocco Bova
    Every business should be profitable, but how do you best manage profit-making and the employees who make it happen? Hotelier Rocco Bova digs into the core meaning of leadership, and how it affects a hotel company's finances. Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was supported through the generosity…
  • Oct 27, 2022
    “Smart Simplicity,” and how it benefits hoteliers, with Peter Tollman
    Boston Consulting Group advisor Peter Tollman sheds light on “Smart Simplicity,” which focuses on how to use employees’ full potential and intelligence in today’s complex business environment. Learn about real life examples of “Smart Simplicity” examples that we’ve been witnessing without noticing their benefits. Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors:…
  • Oct 20, 2022
    2022 Q4 state of hotel industry markets, with Jeff Davis
    What is the current state of hotel investment and the lending market? What hotel sectors are struggling and which are exceeding expectations? JLL's Senior Managing Director and Co-head of U.S. Investment Sales Jeff Davis chats with host Robin Trimingham about what the hospitality market is like right now and what we…