00:02 — GDPR overload of late compliance emails
00:10 — Red Lions decision to offer enhanced meeting planner commissions
00:20 — Facial recognition software sales from Amazon to the government
00:41 — voice activation use in hotels, the new frontier of the internet of things and how is it best to use it for privacy and value of use.
00:49 — Why is it such a challenge to responsibly adopt technology in hospitality?
00:56 — what can be said to the youth of hospitality in how leadership and technology work together – integrity, intelligence, and hard work warrant buffet three features to hire — critical thinking, work with clients& team members, and have to good leaders — for success look out the window for failure look in the mirror — easier to mold yourself to other than to have them mold them to you. — learn how to settle
01:05 — Lighthouse brand, the pros and cons of what they are doing
01:27 — SEO article that says that SEO is dead creates more problems and al lack of true understanding of the real value of SEO work.
01:41 — DMO and real issue of what they should be doing to benefit there market
01:50 — Rut Roo — veritas study
TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #146:
1. Internet of Things for hotels – great, until a hacker calls
1. Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware
2. Blackstone Agrees to $4.8 Billion LaSalle Hotel Deal