OTA’s were a stopgap solution when the non-tech hotel industry was being left behind during the early days of online distribution. Now, distribution has changed, and continues to change in rapid and meaningful ways. OTA’s aren’t as necessary anymore.

http://www.danpink.com/2013/04/why-givers-often-succeed-5-questions-for-adam-grant Great article on why “Givers in business succeed” I really dig the giving concept – it is my way of life, and I Continue Reading…

A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation. He wrote, “I would very much like to bring my dog with me. He is well-groomed and very well behaved.  Would Continue Reading…

This Quora question here finally provided me an outlet to sum up all my tired cliches. The best in this business are constantly innovating, but here’s why the overall industry is a conservative bunch of Continue Reading…