Stephen Szczygiel

CHIA, Associate at Hotel & Leisure Advisors (H&LA)

Stephen SzczygielStephen brings his expertise in process improvement, financial analysis, competitive benchmarking, market analysis, and operations. He prepares appraisals, market feasibility studies, economic impact studies, and impact studies throughout the United States. Prior to joining Hotel & Leisure Advisors, Stephen was Director of Food & Beverage with several Hilton branded properties, Assistant General Manager for Xfi nityLive! and spent many years in the casino industry as Manager of Food & Beverage for Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. Stephen has had direct P&L accountability for operations exceeding $10M+ and has facilitated Kaizen Process Improvement Seminars throughout the country during his tenure in casinos. In addition to Steve’s operational experience, he studied Culinary Arts at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia. Steve is a registered real estate appraiser assistant in Ohio.

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In a brief look back at 2021, there was widespread hope that it would be a slow return back to normal as pandemic concerns eased and society reordered itself, but pandemic troubles lingered through the year.

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In the span of only a few years, the immersive entertainment concept has taken much of the attractions world by storm. A relatively new phenomenon, it has quickly moved into the mainstream, covering everything from immersive art installations and virtual reality to escape rooms and fully-themed immersive parks.