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Archive for February, 2014

From Bain: Why Cybersecurity Is A Strategic Issue

Cybersecurity.  There are daily reports of data breaches across industries.  This one, very relevant to the lodging industry, recommends a strategic approach to protecting your reputation, assets and business: By Syed Ali, Vishy Padmanabhan and Jim Dixon When you think of the billions of dollars organizations spend to protect their digital assets, it’s amazing that [...]

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From BCG: The Digital Road to Earning Travelers’ Trust

I graze reports from top tier management consulting firms and this one by Dylan Bolden, a partner in BCG’s Dallas office, caught my eye: Digital marketing in travel and tourism is quickly developing into much more than another e-commerce channel for companies to manage. Online and mobile interaction is becoming the most frequented and substantive interface [...]

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Completion News: Mr. Dan Peterson, Senior Vice President, Operations, Remington Hotels

    We are pleased to have assisted Remington Hotels in the recruitment of Mr. Dan Peterson as Senior Vice President, Operations.  Dan, based in Dallas, will oversee Remington’s Marriott branded full service and select service properties nationwide.  He has more than 20 years experience with leading hospitality companies including Marriott, Bristol Hotels, Meyer Jabara Hotels [...]

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I’ve always found him to be the consummate professional. He works very hard to understand the client’s need and has an expansive network which allows him to execute against the strategy.  Larry is ethical beyond reproach and understands how to gently nudge the process forward and across the finish line.
Bill Upshaw, President Lodging and Residential, TPI Hospitality
In early 2013, we engaged Larry Mendez at Bannerot Partners to conduct a search for a chief operating officer for our company, Supertel Hospitality – a publicly traded REIT located in Omaha, Nebraska. I was familiar with Larry through his work in the hotel industry, and our Board of Directors endorsed the assignment. Larry was incredibly thorough, communicative, and effective throughout the process. In the end, we hired a very qualified candidate that fit our culture perfectly.
Mr. Kelly Walters, CEOSupertel Hospitality
“I highly recommend Larry Mendez and Bannerot Partners. In the search work that Larry did for us, he was able to identify high caliber candidates in a relatively short time span. We were pleased with the professionalism of the process and the final outcome. “
Bob Joyce, EVP Human Resources, Extended Stay America