Officials of Questex Hospitality Group, a division of Questex, the world’s largest multi-media organization dedicated to travel and lodging, today announced that Glenn Haussman has been named editor-at-large of Hotel Management, the leading provider of hospitality industry news, analysis, trends, finance, business, design and people for hotel-motel management. Haussman will be responsible for providing editorial content for the magazine, as well as serving as a co-host and moderator of the group’s ongoing HOTEC conferences for hoteliers.
“Glenn is one of the most respected names in hospitality journalism, having worked for some of the industry’s most prominent publications,” said David Eisen, Hotel Management’s editor-in-chief. “In addition to starting the world’s first podcast dedicated to the business of hotels, he has consistently been at the forefront of the intersection between journalism and technology. His addition to our team opens an entirely new, invaluable level of insight to our readers.”
Prior to joining Hotel Management, Haussman was editor-in-chief at Hotel Interactive. He has covered all aspects of hospitality, including hotels and resorts, restaurants, casinos and cruise ships. He is sought out by other journalists for his expertise and has been quoted in such leading publications as The New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, MSNBC.com, CNN.com, Chicago Tribune and many more. Haussman also has served as adjunct professor at New York University, teaching classes in Consumer Behavior at the Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. Haussman will continue his wide-ranging interests in the industry, including the launch of an all-new podcast, as well as consulting, public speaking and industry education for companies.
“Glenn’s pedigree in hospitality is top-notch and matched only by his personality, which shines through in both his editorial and his vibrant stage presence,” said Alexi H. Khajavi, Questex senior vice president. “We are confident that his in-depth knowledge, enthusiasm and gravitas will further enable our media and event brands to not just cover the what, but more importantly the why of critical issues within the hospitality industry. Having just celebrated our 140th anniversary in 2015 as the leading hospitality industry publication, we now are relaunching our digital websites in Q1 2016, all of which will keep our readership abreast of the latest trends, strategies and tactics.”
“Hotel Management has been on the forefront of hospitality journalism for my entire nearly 20-year career, and I look forward to adding my skillset to their already impressive team,” Haussman added. “I see this as a partnership between leading hospitality brands. Questex is known for innovation, and I believe our strengths complement one another.”