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Recorded live from DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business in downtown Chicago, this is the Hospitality Spirit. A podcast designed to share and celebrate all the amazing things about hospitality and tourism. Sitting down with leaders representing the many facets and segments of the industry, we’ll be discussing their personal experiences, insights, industry trends, and advice for those looking to make a career in hospitality.

The Hospitality Spirit The Hospitality Spirit

    • Business
    • 4.2 • 9 Ratings

Recorded live from DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business in downtown Chicago, this is the Hospitality Spirit. A podcast designed to share and celebrate all the amazing things about hospitality and tourism. Sitting down with leaders representing the many facets and segments of the industry, we’ll be discussing their personal experiences, insights, industry trends, and advice for those looking to make a career in hospitality.

    Being a Landscape Architect with Pablo Massari

    Being a Landscape Architect with Pablo Massari

    Pablo Massari is a Principal at EDSA and a renowned landscape architect. He talks about the challenges of building properties that respect the natural landscape and goes into some of his past buildings across the world.

    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dpuhospitality
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitality
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/

    • 23 min
    What is a "Boutique Hotel?" with GM Keith Cestare

    What is a "Boutique Hotel?" with GM Keith Cestare

    Keith Cestare is the general manager for Ambassador Chicago. He talks about this "boutique hotel" is different from the rest of the hotel industry and goes behind the scenes on operating such a property.

    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dpuhospitality
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitality
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/

    • 34 min
    How to Enter the Hotel Industry with Executive Pierce Baron

    How to Enter the Hotel Industry with Executive Pierce Baron

    Pierce Baron is the Assistant Director of Sales at First Hospitality. As a recent graduate of DePaul's School of Hospitality, Pierce talks about how to bridge the gap between college and a profession.

    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dpuhospitality
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitality
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/

    • 32 min
    Discussion with First Hospitality CEO David Duncan

    Discussion with First Hospitality CEO David Duncan

    David Duncan is President & CEO of First Hospitality, one of the pillars of the the hotel industry at large. He shares in his extensive experience and talks about how he and his company shape the hotel world.

    Twitter: www.twitter.com/dpuhospitality
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitality
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/

    • 29 min
    Increasing Diversity in Education with Instructor Juan Mendez

    Increasing Diversity in Education with Instructor Juan Mendez

    Juan Mendez is an Instructor at the School of Hospitality Leadership at DePaul University and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advocate for the Driehaus College of Business. He explains his role in the world in education and how he plans to increase diversity within higher education.

    Twitter: www.twitter.com/dpuhospitality
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitality
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/

    • 29 min
    Interview with our Editor: Simon Machin

    Interview with our Editor: Simon Machin

    Simon Machin is an undergraduate student at DePaul University and this podcast's editor. In this episode, he goes into his history in media production and how real world experience interacts with his college education.

    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dpuhospitality
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitality
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/

    • 33 min

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4.2 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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