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 […]

Spotlight Interviews

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 […]

Spotlight Interviews

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, […]

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Spotlight Interview: Bhanu Chopra, Founder and CEO, RateGain

Bhanu Chopra is the founder and CEO of RateGain, which has grown rapidly since 2004 as a provider of technology platforms for manage hotel revenue, reputation and online distribution in a unified manner. The company, with more […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Alex Shashou, Co-Founder and President, ALICE

Alexander Shashou is the co-founder and president of ALICE, which, as reported here, last month secured $26 million in series B funding from Expedia and also acquired GoConcierge. Alexander received his BA from the University […]