Larry Mogelonsky

Managing Director Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited

Larry Mogelonsky The world’s most published writer in hospitality, Larry Mogelonsky is the managing director of Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited. His experience encompasses hotel properties around the world, both branded and independent, and ranging from luxury and boutique to select-service. Larry also sits on several boards for companies focused on hotel technology. He is a much sought after public speaker. His published work includes five books: “Are You an Ostrich or a Llama?” (2012), “Llamas Rule” (2013), “Hotel Llama” (2015) and “The Llama is Inn” (2017)..and “The Hotel Mogel” (2019).

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Working with OTAs: The Indirect Distribution Dilemma

The distribution landscape mandates that mainstream hotels participate and fully engage with OTAs, setting aside those '0.1%' that are truly niche. It's been twenty plus years since the OTAs came to the forefront.

A Small Hotel on the Frontlines with the Delta Variant

The delta variant is slowly but inevitably absorbing the news cycle heading into Autumn 2021 as cases swell across the world and governments take pre-emptive measures to stop a fourth wave of COVID-19 from triggering another round of economically harmful lockdowns.

Tech Doesn’t Replace But Supports Guest Communications

Nothing replaces the human touch, and we’ve yet to see a machine learning messaging app or AI program that can make a customer feel just as confident in a product as a direct interaction with a live representative.

The Herald of a Las Vegas Renaissance with Resorts World

There are big hotel projects and then there are even bigger projects. Resorts World Las Vegas tops even that threshold. Just imagine a project covering 88 acres, over 3,000 guestrooms, three separate hotel marques (Hilton, Conrad and Crockfords), five pool experiences, a massive spa, 40 restaurants and bars and gaming, with a total investment of over $4.

Is the Restaurant Franchise Model Dead or Just Napping?

As the pandemic rolls on, it’s time to think again about your F&B, specifically in this case whether to recruit a restaurant franchisor or not. Initially these were a lifesaver for all manner of select service, economy and upscale hotels.
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