Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Amanda Szabo, CEO of ResortPass

While living in San Diego in 2015, Amanda Szabo realized two things. Known for its beaches, parks, and inviting climate, San Diego had some incredible hotels to choose from, and this was as close to […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Charlie Osmond, Founder, Triptease

Charlie Osmond is the founder and “Chief Tease” of Triptease. The Triptease Platform is designed to identify a hotel’s most valuable guests, then work across the entire customer journey, from acquisition to conversion, to personalize […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Juan Carlos Abello, Founder and CEO, Nuvola

Hotel technology solution provider Nuvola got its start after its founder and CEO, Juan Carlos Abello, came to see the need for such a company after working in the hotel industry for more than a […]

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Spotlight Interview: Allan Nelson, Co-Founder and CEO of For-Sight

For-Sight is a provider of next-generation hotel marketing, CRM and guest engagement solutions. With a passion for technology, Allan Nelson is part owner, founder and board director of For-Sight’s parent, Forth Communication Ltd, and its […]

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Spotlight Interview: Todd Sabo, President, RMS North America

RMS is a global hospitality software company with North American headquarters in San Diego. As a leading provider of reservation and property management systems for more than 35 years, RMS has helped thousands of properties […]

Hotel Operations

Spotlight Interview: Mark Loyd, President, Jonas Chorum

Jonas Hospitality is comprised of several well-known and well-established hospitality technology brands, including Springer-Miller Systems, which develops hospitality software including PMS, POS and resort activity systems for upscale hotels, resorts and spas. Other major brands […]

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Spotlight Interview: Josie Kilgore, Brand President, Cobblestone Hotels

Last year, Josie Kilgore was named brand president of Cobblestone Hotels. Based in Neenah, Wisconsin, Cobblestone Hotels is an upper-midscale hotel brand with over 140 hotels open, under construction or in development in 18 states. The […]

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Spotlight Interview: Jon Kennedy, President, GrandStay Hospitality

GrandStay Hospitality consists of extended-stay and select service hotels. From conversions to new builds, the company follows a back-to-basics philosophy that provides flexibility and one-on-one support to help its franchisees succeed. An industry veteran, Jon Kennedy, […]