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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:
  • Sep 21, 2023
    The Future of Hotel In-Room Entertainment
         In-room entertainment has evolved from a “nice-to-have” amenity to a comprehensive package that has become an integral part of a hotel’s tech stack. In this episode of the Innovative Hotelier, Robert Grosz, president of WorldVue Connect, discusses infotainment platforms and what it takes to deliver a great…
  • Sep 14, 2023
    Talking Shop with HOTELS Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief David Eisen
         David Eisen, the Editor-in-Chief of HOTELS Magazine, took over the position a little more than six months ago, but he’s been embedded in hospitality media for more than 15 years. In this wide-ranging episode with host Robin Trimingham, he discusses the trends—and emerging trends—within the global hospitality…
  • Sep 07, 2023
    Why Hoteliers Need a PR Strategy
         Jessica Gillingham, CEO of Abode Worldwide, talks with host Robin Trimingham on the key differences between a strategic marketing plan and a PR campaign and why a hotelier really needs to employ both.   Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was supported through the generosity…
  • Aug 31, 2023
    Designing an Ethical Triple Bottom Line Tourism Business Model
           Britnie Turner, Founder & CEO of The Aerial BVI, chats with Robin Trimingham, The Innovative Hotelier Host, regarding the advantages of utilizing the triple bottom line business model to design and operate a luxury boutique hotel facilitating transformative travel experiences.   Highlights from Today's Episode Episode…
  • Aug 24, 2023
    Adapting Next-Gen Technology for the Hotel Industry
         AI is all the rage. In this podcast, Benny Bennet Jurgens, co-founder & CEO of Nect, and Christian Mager, CTO of HelloGuest Solutions, discuss with host Robin Trimingham their partnership that will seek to create an AI-based identity verification for hotel check-ins.   Highlights from Today's Episode…
  • Aug 17, 2023
    Strategies for Building a Unique Resort Experience, with Rosewood’s Martein van Wagenberg.
         Building a “sense of place” is vital toward creating a guest connection. In this podcast, Martein van Wagenberg, managing director of Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth, converses with host Robin Trimingham about how to build a strategic resort marketing plan and advice for meeting typical island destination…