As president of Rouse Media and editor at large with Questex, Glenn is deeply entrenched in all things hospitality. He hosts a weekly on demand radio show, is a frequent keynote speaker and is a sought out lodging trends expert. Closing in on 20 years in the hospitality industry, Glenn enjoys the worlds of hospitality and travel as an observer, educator and of course, as a guest. He’s known for his lightning rod viewpoints on controversial lodging industry issues.
As a frequent moderator and speaker, he uses a unique motivational style and viewpoint to get people to rethink conventional thinking to find empowerment in their careers and businesses. His weekly radio show style podcast attracts the biggest names in hospitality as guests and was just selected as a top podcast by USA Today to listen to while traveling.
Glenn has also served as adjunct professor at New York University, teaching classes in Consumer Behavior at the Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management and is frequently quoted in leading publications such as the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, MSNBC.com, CNN.com, Chicago Tribune and many more.
“This is all a rather new industry to me but I really enjoyed hearing about the perception of changes, particularly in the short-term rental, “end of alternative” debate. It was also exciting to see people blurring the lines with regards to serviced apartments and aparthotels in Paul Rands’ talk. My favourite part though was listening to the Brexit debate and seeing people put their views on the table.