The visitor economy Podcast. Q&A with experts and leaders on the trends shaping the global flow of people, capital, ideas, and experiences.
The Marriott AC Hotel New York NoMad will set a new precedent to become the world’s tallest modular-built hotel. On this episode of QuestCast, Danny Forster of Danny Forster & Architecture - the lead firm on the project - talks about how modular design and construction is as much about process as it is about design.
The membership model is a trend in hospitality and travel more generally, but what does it really take to go members only? Scale, distribution, brand, product? On this episode of QuestCast, we have Emmanuel Guisset founder and CEO of Outsite, a boutique co-live / co-work brand now focusing on growth and exclusivity.
Andrew McConnell CEO at rented.com, talks about where the vacation rental property investor money is going.
What happens when aging millennials tire of big city life and head for simpler living in towns like Joplin, Missouri On this episode of QuestCast, I’m joined with Toby Teeter, President and CEO at the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, to learn about how his team is reworking the town’s visitor marketing strategy.
Today I’m joined with Greg Abbott, Practice Head for the travel vertical at DataArt, a global technology services firm operating across 14 different countries, to talk about how companies should think about distributed teams in terms of managing culture, expectations, and productivity across geographies and time zones.
On this episode of QuestCast, I chat with Jared O’Toole from Under30Experiences, an outbound tour operator out of Austin Texas that organizes group travel experiences for younger demographics, about the psychology of the solo traveler and how group dynamics play out during their organized adventures to trendy international destinations.
On this episode, I speak with Jerad Bacher Executive Vice President at Visit Pittsburgh, to better understand the various layers of local government, and how different interests can - or even should - work together to promote destinations to both visitors and business entities.
On this episode we speak with Brian Lee, senior director of real estate at Common, one of a handful of co-living brands now operating in New York and beyond, about how urban policy could shift to include co-living as a recognized affordable housing real estate class.
QuestCast topics are sourced from Quest360, our database of timely questions now being asked across the travel industry value chain.
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