Author Bio

Dr. Lily Lin

Author of "Interviewing Successful Hotel Managers"

Lily Lin, MBA, Ph.D. is the author of a well-received book, “Interviewing Successful Hotel Managers”, in which she interviewed 44 hotel managers and executives from major international chain and independent hotels. She is also the partner of Lin & Pavelson B.V., the publisher of the book and the owner of the Her management experience includes the positions of international marketing manager and VP of Marketing Management. She has taught in American, German and Dutch universities. For more than 20 years, she was the designer and the lead lecturer of a number of marketing courses at the Hotelschool The Hague in the Netherlands. She designed the first Revenue Management course offered at the School. She is also experienced in consulting and corporate training in hospitality and other industries. Lily Lin graduated with summa cum laude (highest honors) from the University of Maryland (in the US) with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and a B.A. in Psychology. She received her MBA from the California State University and Ph.D. in Strategic Marketing and TQM from the Amsterdam University. She also completed the Cornell University, Revenue Management certificate program. She is a US citizen. She works and lives in the Netherlands. She speaks English, Chinese and German.

Articles by Dr. Lily Lin (27)

Interviewing the GM of W Hotel London, Coen van Niersen

- and it is your first GM job. Do you think, besides hard work, having talent has helped?I think so. I think I have talent for what I do. They say in professional football, "only 10% is talent and the rest is hard work". I think it works the same for what we do as hoteliers. ...