The Proven Principles Hospitality Podcast

Recent Episodes

April 14, 2021

Yes is the Answer: Christine Trippi, The Wise Pineapple

Christine is an award-winning hotelier with over 30 years in the industry, founder of The Wise Pineapple, a company that helps le…

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April 7, 2021

Health Verification and the Return of the Hotel Industry: Hermann Elg…

Hermann is an industry veteran bringing over 25 years with companies like Baccarat Hotels and Resorts, St. Regis, Montage and Rit…

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March 31, 2021

Unhustle: Milena Regos

Milena is the founder of the Unhustle Movement, a certified human potential coach and podcast host on a mission to inspire 100 mi…

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March 17, 2021

Entrepreneurship and institutional money in the vacation rental indus…

Andrew founded Lyric, a network of tech-enabled rentals designed for the modern business traveler that developed properties in 14…

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March 10, 2021

Diversity, Inclusivity and Wellbeing in Hospitality: Daniel Poulin

Daniel is the former Director of Wellbeing for Accor Hotels and led the company’s diversity and inclusion planning. Unfortunately…

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March 3, 2021

Emotional Leadership: Stephanie Coradin, Dembo, Inc.

Stephanie a Florida-based Executive Coach with Dembo, Inc. who has an extensive background in hospitality and holds both an MBA a…

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Recent Blog Posts

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…

Five Trends Expected in the Hotel Industry in 2021

Trying to predict when travel will return feels like a bit of a fool’s errand.  There are simply too many variables in play to get a good…

About the Host

Adam Knight

Adam is the Creator and Host of The Proven Principles Podcast and Principal at Knowing Hospitality, a full service hotel management company that operates hotels on behalf of owners and lenders. He brings 25 years experience across luxury brands and independent 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.