076 | Service, Trends, Brands and More with David Eisen

David Eisen is editor-in-chief of the Questex Hospitality Group, whose titles include the more-than-a-century-old Hotel Management magazine. His responsibilities include overseeing print and digital direction, and leading content creation for events and conferences under the Questex umbrella. Prior to joining Questex, he was hotel editor at Business Travel News.

David has a master’s degree in hospitality industry studies from New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. He frequently presides over and moderates panels and roundtable discussions on global hospitality investment, development and other industry trends and topics.

In This Episode, David Reveals

  • LL076-David_EisenHow to win, and lose, customers in a flash, and how exceeding expectations, versus failing to meet them, can lead to lifetime loyalty, or a negative review.
  • The power of connecting with your customers in a personal way, and why an effective service recovery program is critical.
  • Employee turnover in the hospitality industry and what leaders can do to improve retention.
  • How some hotels and brands choose to tailor their value proposition to a specific demographic, e.g. Millennials, and how doing so could potentially alienate others.
  • The role of the brands and whether an affiliation will offer the same value in the future.
  • Some of the things that really tick us off in this industry.

David invites you to download a white paper on the shifting landscape of hotel investment. Click here to get your free copy.


Resources & Links

Hotel Investment WhitepaperDavid Eisen

Questex Hospitality Group

Questex Hospitality Group
757 Third Ave., 5th Floor
New York, NY, 10017

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