David Berger

Founder and CEO of Volara

David BergerDavid Berger was the first to conceive of, develop, and deliver a viable hotel voice assistant. He is the Founder and CEO of Volara - the voice hub for the hospitality industry. Volara’s conversation management software and secure integrations hub turns the leading consumer smart speakers and natural language processing platforms into a hotel business tool. Volara is building voice interfaces for leading hotel technologies, while providing hotels the software to manage conversations with their guests at scale. Volara is the Official and Exclusive Partner of Marriott for pilots of voice technologies. It is also developing voice-based solutions for leading brands like Viceroy, Melia, Two Roads, and more.
Insights by David Berger (10)

Innovative Ideas for Keeping Guests Safe During the Pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact occupancy rates of hotels across the U.S., hoteliers are doing what they can to signal to travelers that their properties are taking every precaution to keep them safe, but this messaging — even with the continued support of brands and industry associations — is often inconsistent with the narrative consumers are hearing from other sources.

NOW is the Time to Tap Top Talent in Hospitality

Success in hospitality has always focused on finding talented workers with a hospitality mindset and a desire to pursue personal growth. These workers thrive in a hotel environment, where they can tap into the industry's nearly limitless opportunities for growth potential.

5 Reasons Guests Matter More Than Ever

Providing a quality guest experience is more important than ever for hoteliers seeking to compete in the post-COVID-19 world. Much has been said over the past six months about social distancing, mask etiquette, and the need for greater vigilance in protecting public health.

Hotel GMs Share What They Are Doing to Welcome Guests Back Safely and Comfortably

As the hospitality industry realigns to new guest requirements it begins the process of reopening hotels across the U.S. While each of their situations are unique, hoteliers are navigating similar economic and environmental challenges.

Leading Hoteliers Share Their Strategies for Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

As I've reviewed the "Commitment to Cleanliness" tomes released by major hotel brands and management groups over the past month, I've been impressed by the dedication and attention to detail from the teams' that put each together.
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