Author Archives: Jordan Hollander
Smart technology buyers judge companies by capabilities not number of employees
Unseasoned technology buyers often make the assumption that the biggest companies have the best products. It’s not a terrible assumption when you think about it. After...Read the full article
Hotelogix founder to hotel industry “Artificial intelligence is not going to take your job”
One of the biggest misconceptions that hotel workers believe is that technology and artificial intelligence will take their job. Here’s a news flash - it won’t...Read the full article
How Adam Isrow and his team built GoConcierge into a global empire without venture funding or a marketing budget
What do you think of when asked to picture the founder of a dot com era startup founded in the year 2000? I picture an arrogant and sharp elbowed hype man with an inflated...Read the full article
What does the INTELITY merger mean for your hotel technology strategy?
If you’re like most hotel owners and managers you’re probably being pitched by dozens of technology vendors each week. Some of these vendors are specialists that...Read the full article
(VIDEO) "With AirBnB and OYO here at HEDNA LA, it's clear that what it means to be a 'hotel' has changed"
It's really interesting that in today's market while we're at a hotel electronic distribution conference (HEDNA) we have panels featuring executives from Airbnb and OYO Rooms...Read the full article
(Podcast) FOSSE creator Dave Berkus uses lessons from history to predict the future of hotel technology
In this episode we chat with Dave Berkus, one of the most prolific angel investors of all time. Dave is the creator of FOSSE - the property management system that Marriott...Read the full article
Hotel tech is a massive investment opportunity and PeakSpan Capital is doubling down
How many hotels are there in the world? Back in 2012 STR estimated 187,000 hotels with more than 17.5 million rooms globally but we’ve seen estimates from Booking and...Read the full article
IDeaS Founder Dr. Ravi Mehrotra on why revenue managers need to start thinking fast and slow
Many academics spend their careers publishing research on obscure topics distributed via infrequently read academic journals but Daniel Kahneman and Dr. Ravi Mehrotra break from...Read the full article
Why is it that real estate agents love Zillow but hotels hate the OTAs?
While Zillow and Expedia are similar in many ways, Zillow is loved by many in the real estate industry while Expedia and its rival Booking are widely considered to be &ldquo...Read the full article
The 10 Best Places to Work in Hotel Tech 2019
Creating a great work environment is the single biggest determinant of success for any business. Companies that foster great work environments attract the best people and the...Read the full article