In a previous blog post we mentioned ten inspiring hospitality leaders and influencers that are helping to shape the future of the hospitality industry. We had such an amazing response that we decided to share even more of the leaders that are helping keep the community up-to-date with the latest trends, news and hospitality insights.
Here are ten more of our favourite hospitality leaders, helping to supercharge the journeys of hotel managers all over the world!
Barbara Castiglia @bcastiglia44
Executive editor at Modern Restaurant Management, Barbara Castiglia has her finger on the pulse on the latest trends within hospitality. Although primarily focused on the restaurant side of hospitality, Barbara shares valuable thought pieces and articles that you should be keeping on your radar!
3 Ways to Build the Rewards Program Customers Want https://t.co/hGooFPOQL8
— Barbara Castiglia (@bcastiglia44) May 7, 2019
Are Morch @AreMorch
Hotel blogger and social media consultant Are Morch has a twitter feed that’s jam packed full of hotel marketing gold. He’s learnt what it takes for hotels to grow and reach the level and lucky for us, he’s sharing his knowledge!
— Are Morch (@AreMorch) May 9, 2019
Katherine Price @katherineprice
Katherine Price shares tips and articles on all things hospitality. As a reporter for The Caterer, Katherine shares inspiring articles from the publication, alongside thought pieces and the latest trends in hospitality – what else could an aspiring hotel manager want!
— Katherine Price (@katherineprice) March 22, 2019
Social Hospitality @SocHospitality
If you’re a hotel manager struggling with how to market your business successfully across social media, then Social Hospitality are an account that you need to be following. Always on the forefront of trends, their helpful posts and tips are all angled at helping you to get out there and share how amazing your hotel is.
There are many details to consider when you create and optimize a high-converting hotel website. Mobile optimization, stunning visuals, usability, and chatbots can all play a role in converting visitors. Here are 4 examples of captivating hotel websites. https://t.co/5I0QVZCSKr
— Social Hospitality (@SocHospitality) March 21, 2019
Josiah Mackenzie @JosiahMackenzie
Josiah Mackenzie is someone striving to help the hospitality community deliver better guest experiences and improve with technology. Sharing quotes, tech updates and hospitality news, Josiah is always one of our go-to accounts to stay on top of things.
— Josiah Mackenzie (@JosiahMackenzie) November 14, 2018
Sean McCracken @HNN_Sean
Hotel News Now’s Sean McCracken is a trendwatcher and writer who always keeps on top of both global and US hospitality news. If you’re looking to see what the future of hospitality has lined up and what’s most likely to be adopted – Sean McCracken is the person you’ve been looking for.
ICYMI yesterday: Park did what Tom Baltimore has promised to do since 2016. With the planned $2.7b buy of Chesapeake, Park will own several @MarriottIntl and @Hyatt hotels with 9 separate operators. #hotelnews https://t.co/uqMa5do2Gv pic.twitter.com/nXaBJn4708
— Sean McCracken (@HNN_Sean) May 7, 2019
Sam Shank @samshank
HotelTonight CEO and Founder Sam Shank shares his take on the hospitality industry and why he thinks that it’s ready for change. HotelTongiht is changing how hotel bookings are made – and there’s something to be learnt from the mastermind behind it!
The week before Christmas is the best time of the year for "deal-hungry hotel geeks" to use @HotelTonight to book "boutique, independent, and/or distinctive hotels" @qz @rojospinks https://t.co/DFSdY9Dx1c
— Sam Shank (@samshank) December 11, 2018
Mark Hoplamazian @MarkHoplamazian
Hyatt Hotels provide some of the very best customer service and experience around. Learn from President and CEO Mark Hoplamazianas as he shares the exciting news and developments happening with Hyatt Hotels, alongside great articles on how they’re approaching mindfulness.
Proud to be among fellow CEOs embracing mindfulness in business – a key to practicing empathy and central element of Hyatt’s wellbeing strategy. #CaretakersOfWellbeing #FeelFuelFunction #InAHyattWorldhttps://t.co/x2wdHhfvJD
— Mark Hoplamazian (@MarkHoplamazian) December 10, 2018
Sean O’Neill @sean_oneill
Skift reporter Sean O’Neil shares exciting articles and reports detailing all of the latest trends, detailed analyses and data breakdowns related to hospitality.
— Sean O'Neill (@sean_oneill) April 9, 2019
Veronica Stoddart @wanderlust13
Travel editor and content consultant Veronica Stoddart is always sharing all the latest hotel studies and news, along with articles detailing all aspects of the hospitality industry. For hotel managers looking to learn more about the industry, the trends and reasoning behind them – Veronica has the account for you.
— Veronica Stoddart (@wanderlust13) April 23, 2019
We hope we’ve helped you come across more thought leaders and sources of inspiration to help you on your journey as a hotel manager. Are there any leaders that you follow that we left out? Tweet us @innformapp and let us know who we should be keeping on our radar.
Be sure to check out our previous blog, where we explored why temporary staff are needed in hospitality.