66 episodes

Welcome to Virtual GM, the ultimate podcast for anyone looking to elevate their game in the modern hospitality industry! Whether you're a boutique hotel owner, VRBO manager, Airbnb administrator, front desk staff, or just someone trying to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the hospitality world, this podcast is for you! Each episode is packed with valuable insights, expert advice, and real-life stories from industry leaders and innovators. We'll cover everything from how to effectively market your property and increase bookings, to how to provide top-notch customer service and stand out in a crowded market. But it's not all business - we'll also be having a lot of fun along the way. Expect witty banter, relatable anecdotes, and plenty of laughs as we take a fresh and entertaining approach to discussing the hospitality industry. Produced and distributed by Vibrant Management - a company dedicated to helping hoteliers and vacation rental managers thrive in the modern world - Virtual GM is your go-to source for all things hospitality. So, join us, and let's elevate your game! and visit us on our website: www.thevibrantteam.com

Virtual GM - A Hotel Management Podcast Vibrant Management

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Welcome to Virtual GM, the ultimate podcast for anyone looking to elevate their game in the modern hospitality industry! Whether you're a boutique hotel owner, VRBO manager, Airbnb administrator, front desk staff, or just someone trying to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the hospitality world, this podcast is for you! Each episode is packed with valuable insights, expert advice, and real-life stories from industry leaders and innovators. We'll cover everything from how to effectively market your property and increase bookings, to how to provide top-notch customer service and stand out in a crowded market. But it's not all business - we'll also be having a lot of fun along the way. Expect witty banter, relatable anecdotes, and plenty of laughs as we take a fresh and entertaining approach to discussing the hospitality industry. Produced and distributed by Vibrant Management - a company dedicated to helping hoteliers and vacation rental managers thrive in the modern world - Virtual GM is your go-to source for all things hospitality. So, join us, and let's elevate your game! and visit us on our website: www.thevibrantteam.com

    Strategic Design and Marketing: Insights from Pink Wall Designs

    Strategic Design and Marketing: Insights from Pink Wall Designs

    In this episode of the Virtual GM Podcast, your hosts Meagan and Cody Adent from the Vibrant Team are joined by special guests Erin Donnelly and Heather Loduca, Co-Founders of Pink Wall Designs. Erin and Heather share their expertise in transforming properties through strategic design and marketing.Meet Our Guests:Erin Donnelly brings a wealth of experience from her extensive background in house flipping, property conversions, project management, design, and development. As a licensed realtor...

    • 39 min
    Hotel DeNovo: A New Gem in Hilton's Tapestry Collection

    Hotel DeNovo: A New Gem in Hilton's Tapestry Collection

    In this episode of the Virtual GM Podcast, your hosts Meagan and Cody Adent from the Vibrant Team introduce the newest hotel in Hilton's Tapestry Collection, Hotel DeNovo. We believe this stunning property will soon be the number-one Hilton Tapestry hotel in the world. At Vibrant Management, we had the privilege of being the branding agency for this incredible project, and we couldn't be more proud of the results.Don't miss your chance to book a night at this remarkable property: Visit Hotel ...

    • 12 min
    Exploring Unique Stays: From Floating Retreats to Vibrant Hotels

    Exploring Unique Stays: From Floating Retreats to Vibrant Hotels

    In this episode of the Virtual GM Podcast, your hosts Meagan and Cody Adent from the Vibrant Team share some of the coolest properties they've come across lately. Get ready to be inspired by these unique and captivating locations:Stay Ombi: Immerse yourself in secluded bliss and find serenity in nature’s embrace. Enjoy a unique stay on board your floating retreat. Visit Stay OmbiAmbiente Sedona: Discover a stunning landscape hotel in Sedona, Arizona, where luxury meets nature. Visit Ambiente ...

    • 28 min
    Owner Opportunities: Must-Haves for Building a Successful Property

    Owner Opportunities: Must-Haves for Building a Successful Property

    In this episode of the Virtual GM Podcast, your hosts Meagan and Cody Adent from the Vibrant Team discuss owner opportunities in the hospitality industry. Whether you're a new owner looking to start your property, interested in hospitality, or already up and running but feeling like you're missing something, this episode is for you.We reveal the three must-haves for building a new property:On-site LaundryOn-call PersonWater Features (pool, hot tubs, etc.)Plus, don’t miss our bonus tip: You ne...

    • 26 min
    Navigating OTAs: Maximizing Direct Bookings and Understanding Online Travel Agents

    Navigating OTAs: Maximizing Direct Bookings and Understanding Online Travel Agents

    In this episode of the Virtual GM Podcast, your hosts Meagan and Cody Adent from the Vibrant Team dive into the pros and cons of Online Travel Agents (OTAs). They explore popular platforms such as Expedia, Booking.com, Airbnb, and VRBO, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks of each.It's crucial to drive direct bookings for your property because guests who book through an OTA are not fully your customers. Meagan and Cody provide valuable tips and tricks on how to maximize your direct booking...

    • 24 min
    Tech-Savvy Management: Top Software Picks for Streamlining Your Property

    Tech-Savvy Management: Top Software Picks for Streamlining Your Property

    In this episode of the Virtual GM Podcast, your hosts Meagan and Cody Adent from the Vibrant Team reveal their top three favorite software tools to enhance operations at your property, complete with an invaluable bonus tip! Discover how PMS-WebRezPro, Akia's Text AI Feature, and Lynx Locks can transform your management practices and boost efficiency.Meagan shares her rich insights and learnings from over three years of managing multiple properties virtually, providing practical advice and str...

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

BelindaLenhard ,

Crushing it!

Love this podcast! These guys have engaging content, great energy, inspiring ideas, and they're driven to make a difference in the hospitality industry. Every episode, I walk away more educated and am excited with a list of new ideas to incorporate into our business. Thanks, VGM and please keep crushing it!

mzkayeto ,

Great Team, Great podcust

Was a pleasure participating in your podcust.

johntheoptimist ,

Great Show!

You’ll walk away with actionable business solutions, regardless of your industry!

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