The following is from Thomas Magnuson – co-founder and CEO of Magnuson Hotels, one of my best friends, and the smartest man I know.
Resilient Business Ecosystems: The Only Vaccine for Travel & Hospitality
The only way to weather the COVID-19 storm is to be lean, efficient, and flexible in the short and long term.
Magnuson Hotels Reports Sustainable Q1 of 2020 Performance
Magnuson Hotels reports ‘sustainable’ results for Q1 2020, the first full operating quarter of Covid 19 owing to operating factors.
Lighthouse Keepers: Business People to Cut the Fog of the Pandemic
A look at the lighthouse keepers of hospitality. Tom and Melissa Magnuson, people like them, will lead us through the fog.
A Solemn But Positive Message from Thomas Magnuson
The following is a message from Thomas Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel network.
Crete Island: A Destination with a Celestial Potential
A look at the tremendous potential of sustainable Crete hospitality and tourism with some of the industry’s most knowledgeable experts.
Airbnb Writing on Expedia’s, Bookings’ and Hoteliers’ Profit Walls
Airbnb, the online brokerage dreamed up by schoolmates Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia has apparently eclipsed Expedia’s booked room nights.
Lessons from the World’s Most Successful Hotel Renegade: Tom Magnuson
Magnuson Worldwide founder Tom Magnuson is responsible for creating the fastest-growing hotel brand of all time, with more new hotels added in the last ten years than eight of the brand’s ten biggest competitors. Here, the founder shares the most important lessons learned through starting a successful hotel chain such as Magnuson, and how these lessons can help you make the most of your own independent hotel.
Brands Eyeball Croatia & Airbnb Competitiveness
Fear of growing competition has made Croatia’s hotel market prime for big hotel management and development brands intent on expansion.
Magnuson Hotels Brand Boosts Revenue 25%
America’s fastest growing hotel brand, Magnuson Hotels has announced a revenue increase in excess of 25% for the portfolio of Magnuson Grand, Magnuson Hotel and M Star for 2016 versus 2015.
Day Four of Five in Athens: Life is A Prayer
Two days of the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo in Athens delivered their business promise to those who attended, and to those of us presenting. Friends and colleagues, old and new, were ready to embark along their separate paths, but for us exploring the streets of Plaka, and listening to the echoes of eternity, the message was in […]
The Digi.travel Conference: Day Two On Athens Business
Yesterday I reported on day one of our business excursion to Athens for the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo. Day two was, as was expected, all about contributing to an all-star lineup at the event organized by Travel Media Applications. Today I will attempt to recap some of the most informative sessions and speakers at […]
Business in Athens: Day One of Five
The first increment of a reflection on a five-day business excursion to the masterpiece, the legend, the reality of one of the oldest cities on Earth, wonderful Athens, Greece. Here’s what business is like in Greece’s capital.
Balancing In Between a Rigid and Adaptive Hotel Business Model
The advent of new technologies has brought about a great deal of change for hospitality businesses. The trend has opened up amazing possibilities, while at the same time causing great apprehension.
Magnuson Offers Brand Collection at Asian Hotel Owners Convention
The world’s largest independent hotel brand, Magnuson Hotels will introduce their 2014 brand collection at the upcoming Asian American Hotel Owners convention in Philadelphia.