4 Ways to Inject Energy into Your Hospitality Career

On the latest episode of That Bad Review, I spoke to Amanda Hinton, general manager of Capricorn Caves in Queensland. Being a general manager of a hospitality-based business is impressive enough, but Amanda got this position when she was 21 years old. In addition to having such a great job, Amanda is on the board of Caravanning Queensland. She started …

25. Eric Cacciatore from Restaurant Unstoppable on Chasing Your Dreams and Connecting with Amazing People

Getting a bad review can be one of hardest things to deal with in the accommodation business, but it can also be a great catalyst for improvement. Each week industry veteran Adrian Easdown talks to passionate people from across the industry who share their thoughts, experiences and lessons learned from the good, the bad and the ugly in accommodation and …

Best Buying and Selling Tips For Accommodation Business Owners From a Top Australian Broker

Like any property, when you’re buying or selling an accommodation business – caravan park, hotel or motel – there are a bunch of tips and tricks to ensure you get the best outcome. But not everyone is always aware of them. That’s why I was fortunate to have leading accommodation broker and industry veteran, Kevin Connolly of CRE Brokers, on …

15. Buying or Selling an Accommodation Business the Right Way, with Kevin Connolly

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a caravan park, hotel or motel, then this episode is going to set you up to do it right. My guest is industry veteran and Principal of CRE Brokers, Kevin Connolly. If you’re not familiar with them, CRE is Australia’s leading accommodation and hospitality business brokerage firm, with offices up and down the …

Why a Good Insurance Broker is Essential to a Caravan Park Operator

Unsurprisingly, caravans really don’t like staying on the ground when they’ve got cyclonic winds battering them. This is a consistent concern for caravan park operators in subtropical locations, particularly in places like Queensland. Severe weather events seem to be getting more prevalent; and insurance is, naturally, an important consideration. But what is often neglected in that thought process, is the …

13. Secrets to Great Service, Authentic Experiences, the Airbnb Conundrum and Investment Basics with Campbell Korff

It wouldn’t be surprising to bump into my latest guest, Campbell Korff, in the surf off Byron Bay. What might surprise you is the incredible career path that’s taken him from Sydney lawyer to world-travelling finance wiz and back to Northern New South Wales. It’s here that he brings his knowledge and experience to benefit his local community, both in …

7. Feedback, Perspective and Going Viral with James Henderson

In this week’s episode of That Bad Review, I’m talking to hospitality superstar James Henderson. James has had an incredible career that spans technology, economy, hospitality and podcasting. He founded a tech company in 2014 that capitalised on nightlife and social media, and the went on to create a Facebook group that brings together thought leaders across multiple industries. Not …