Brad Wilson, President of Ace Hotels, talks to Andrew Benioff, Founder + Chairman of the Independent Lodging Congress, on Ace Hotel Kyoto, luxury hospitality and why he loves the independent lodging congress.
Mark Harmon, Founder of Auberge Resorts Collection, talks 20 year anniversary, the Auberge family and how each property maintains an individual identity.
Marquise Stillwell, Principal of Openbox, talks human centered hospitality and the role design plays in representing community culture. Interviewed by Dan Ryan, CEO of Beachwood Custom, at the 2018 Independent Lodging Congress.
A chat with four industry disruptors: Jim Abdo of Abdo Development, Bradlee Bartram of Starr Restaurants, Martin Ditto of Ditto Residential, and Michael Lastoria of &pizza.
Lotenberg on the value of timelessness and craftsmanship, brands resurrecting themselves through reinvention, and how automation will impact the future of customization of products.
Pundole talks about his passion project AHotelLife, the impermanence of the creative process in the changing industry and hotels adopting civic and social responsibility.
Marchant talks about the future of travel and the role technology plays in creating experiences like Blink and Get Lost.
Bowd talks about the need for interesting hotels in secondary markets, fitting into the local neighborhood and what it means to ‘hire the attitude, train the skill.’
John Foley talks fitness, tech and how the decline in Religion aided to the rise of the fitness movement at the 2017 Independent Lodging Congress.
Goldworm talks scent branding and the power of emotion connected to scent at the 2017 Independent Lodging Congress.
Marcus Samuelsson, Chef & Owner of Red Rooster Harlem, speaks on sustainability, food, and giving back at the 2017 Independent Lodging Congress.
Danny Meyer kicks off our 2016 INDIEtalk series with his talk on The Convergence of Casual and Fine.
Dror Benshetrit is a designer, thinker, dreamer, and futurist renowned for his unconventional work. Here, Benshetrit gives his INDIEtalk on “How to Dror: Inspiring Change” at the 2016 Independent Lodging Congress.
Sanwal gives his take on how tech is disrupting travel at the 2016 Independent Lodging Congress.