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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:
  • Feb 23, 2023
    Puerto Rico’s Post-Pandemic Rebound, with Adam Greenfader
         Host Robin Trimingham and real estate advisor and developer Adam Greenfader discuss Puerto Rico’s post-pandemic boom. The island has overcome economic crises to become a hotbed for travel and hospitality investment.     Highlights from Today's Episode Episode Sponsors: This episode was supported through the generosity of the…
  • Feb 16, 2023
    How AI is Reshaping the Hotel Experience, with CLEAR and Virdee
         In today's episode, Catesby Perrin of CLEAR and Branigan Mulcahy of Virdee join host Robin Trimingham and lay out how AI human recognition technology is transforming the hotel check-in process, among other things, and how that’s just the tip of the iceberg.   Highlights from Today's Episode…
  • Feb 10, 2023
    The Fourth Revolution Is Coming: How Tech Is Reshaping Hospitality
         In today's episode, we will be speaking with Karthik Namasivayam, director of the School of Hospitality at Michigan State University, about what the fourth industrial revolution is, what a fully tech integrated hospitality looks like, and whether it is the future of budget and luxury hotels.  …
  • Feb 03, 2023
    From Luxury to Lifestyle, with Nikki Beach’s Alex Schneider
         In today's episode, Alex Schneider, president of the hotel division at Nikki Beach Worldwide, talks with host Robin Trimingham about how the luxury hotel business needs to break away from its traditional, staid model to one based on offering and executing a lifestyle experience.   Highlights from…
  • Jan 26, 2023
    The Case for TRevPAR over RevPAR, with Adam Mogelonsky
         In the world of measuring hotel performance, there are a many metrics that have been used for quite some time. RevPAR, revenue per available room, is the most common of the legacy metrics. But Adam Mogelonsky, noted hotel consultant, believes there is a better way. In this…
  • Jan 19, 2023
    Building Better Guest Loyalty in 2023, with Josiah Mackenzie
         Josiah Mackenzie has been a hospitality advisor for many years. Now that 2023 has begun, he and host Robin Trimingham discuss what the best strategies are for retaining guests and generating loyalty in the 2023 hospitality landscape. For more of Josiah's work on artificial intelligence, see his guide…