What will the travel industry look like in a post-COVID-19 world? Join hosts David Keen and Catherine Monthienvichienchai in candid conversations with key players in tourism and hospitality, as they look to the future of an industry in crisis.
Veetika Deoras, Vice President – Strategy and Brands, The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
David and IHCL’s Veetika Deoras wax philosophical in this episode. They discuss India’s gradual unlocking, and potential sidestepping an all-but-certain second wave of infections. They ponder the virus as a catalyst for change and introspection amongst...
Amanda HillsBalfour, President, MMGY Hills Balfour
Andrew Fay, President, The Gettys Group
Andrew Fay, President of The Gettys Group, beams in from Chicago to chat with David in this episode. The long-time friends and fellow Cornell grads cast a wide net: the state of Brand America; business as a force for good; the perks and pains of being...
David Abraham, Co-founder and CEO, Outpost
In this episode, Catherine is joined by David Abraham, co-founder of Outpost—a network of co-living, co-working and social spaces for location-independent professionals. A long-time remote-worker himself, David shares how an afternoon at a Tokyo...
Mark Hehir, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands
In this episode, David is joined by Mark Hehir, General Manager of the new Ritz Carlton Maldives in the Fari Islands, an ambitious project that represents a new concept of high-end luxury for hospitality. Mark has been active in the Maldives since 1997...
Rob Hornman, Senior Vice President Global Supplier Relations, HRS
Old friend and fellow travel lover, Rob Hornman, discusses the differences between travel and tourism with David. He says real travel is about taking your time, enjoying the chance to explore a place, meeting local people and exploring. Food in...