The Proven Principles Hospitality Podcast

Recent Episodes

June 15, 2022

Whole Hotel Revenue Management: Shawn Tarter, RealTime Reservation

Shawn is the CEO of RealTime Reservation, an organization that provides real-time inventory management software to the hospitalit…

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June 8, 2022

What hotels and vacation rentals can learn from one another: Matthew …

Matthew and Brian are the hosts of the GuestX Podcast. Matthew is also the President and CEO of Xplorie, and Brian is the Founder…

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May 25, 2022

What it takes to build world-class teams: Matt Rolfe, Results Hospita…

Matt is the founder of Results Hospitality and Westshore Hospitality Group, and the author of You Can’t Do It Alone, a new book a…

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May 18, 2022

What’s next for the hotel industry: Sheenal Patel, Arbor Lodging

Sheenal is the Co-founder of Arbor Lodging and Chief Executive Officer of Arbor Lodging Management. I find the stories of senior …

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May 11, 2022

The next wave of F&B technology: Ben Pryor, SpotOn

Ben is the Head of Innovation at SpotOn. He’s a long time restaurant industry vet, he has moved to the other side of the table to…

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May 4, 2022

Does the short term rental industry affect affordable housing?: Pam K…

Pam is the Senior Director of Compliance Services at Avalara, a transactional tax compliance company that operates across multipl…

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Recent Blog Posts

What is NPS?

This post originally appeared at knowinghospitality.com/ --- Like it or not, recommendations and social proof are more important than ever. As a result…

5 MORE Ways to Improve Service

In an earlier post we explored 5 ways to improve service in your hotel.  Today, travel is starting to come back, and occupancy is climbing. Guests …

5 Ways to Improve Service

With everything that the past year has brought, it’s completely expected (and normal) that a handful of basics have fallen off but as occupancy sta…

About the Host

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Adam Knight

Creator and Host

Adam is the Creator and Host of The Proven Principles Hospitality Podcast, Co-Founder and CEO of Recreation Vacation Rentals and Principal at Knowing Hospitality. He brings 25 years experience across luxury brands and independent hotel companies.

A hospitality veteran and operations expert, he has lived and worked all over North America and the Caribbean. He loves the left brain/right brain dichotomy of the hospitality industry. One minute you’re diving into a P&L, the next you’re tasting the new seasonal menu in the restaurant. His passion lies in understanding how things work and making them better, be it small service experiences or large-scale project management.