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  • 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:
  • Aug 10, 2023
    Behind the Data, with Hopper’s Hayley Berg
         Hayley Berg is not only the lead economist at booking app Hopper, she is a data disciple. In this conversation with host Robin Trimingham, she touches on a slew of travel data points and explains how predictive algorithms can dictate travel trends and consumer booking patterns around…
  • Aug 03, 2023
    Demystifying Hospitality Hiring, with Wizehire’s Sid Upadhyay
         Technology is transforming the way the hospitality industry hires employees. But an ongoing labor shortage has placed candidates in the driver’s seat, making it essential for hoteliers to ensure that they are responding to and engaging applicants in a timely manner. Learn more about this topic in…
  • Jul 27, 2023
    How the Economy and Shifting Capital Stack Impacts Hospitality, with Peachtree’s Greg Friedman
         A stubborn and still clouded economic picture is making it difficult for hotel investors to time deals and for operators to grow margins. What hospitality stakeholders should be ready for and will capital markets cooperate is the topic of this week’s conversation between Greg Friedman, CEO of…
  • Jul 20, 2023
    How Hilton Learned to Love the Cloud, with Michael Leidinger & Aditya Thyagarajan
         Hotels switching from a legacy system to a cloud-based management system is a big move. How do factors such as the hotel's size, budget and technological needs impact the decision and process? These are all variables our two guests had to navigate as Hilton in collaboration with…
  • Jul 13, 2023
    Envisioning F&B in Hotels, with Scot Turner
         Scot Turner, founder and managing director of Auden Hospitality, chats with host Robin Trimingham about how to develop a unified restaurant vision, creating an experience and maintaining the concept.   Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was supported through the generosity of the following sponsors:…
  • Jul 06, 2023
    The Ethics of AI in the Hotel Industry, with Mark Brown
         What are the complications and opportunities with AI technology in the hospitality space? Discover the differences between “human ethics” and “machine ethics” in this conversation between host Robin Trimingham and Mark Brown, founder & CEO of   Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was…