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Behind the Success of Every Small Business is a Family, with Lauren Madewell

Nov. 23, 2022

Lauren Madewell joins us today to share the story of her family's business, Auntie Belham's Cabin Rentals. The company is ran by Lauren and her sister Mallory, along with their Dad, John Madewell, who fell into vacation rent…

Leadership & Personal Branding

Celebrating One Year Anniversary of Alex & Annie Podcast: Episode 1, The A-HA Moment

Nov. 2, 2022

Flash back! On November 2, 2021, we launched the Alex & Annie Podcast with our 1st episode, The A-HA Moment. As we reflect on the past year and so many incredible memories, we thought it was fitting to revisit this episode. …

Leadership & Personal Branding Mentorship

Behind the Scenes of Women in Travel Thrive, with Silvia Camarota and Rachel Humphrey

June 22, 2022

We are honored to be joined by two of the most inspirational female leaders in travel, Silvia Camarota and Rachel Humphrey, as they share a behind-the-scenes look at the networking & mentorship organization Women in Travel T…

Leadership & Personal Branding OTAs / Distribution Software

How Planting Seeds Turns into ROL (Return on Luck), with Hostaway CEO Marcus Räder

May 25, 2022

In this insightful and candid interview with Hostaway CEO, Marcus Räder takes us on an eye-opening journey of what companies really learn as they attempt to grow with investment capital. Marcus joins us today as another memb…

Guest: Marcus Rader
Leadership & Personal Branding Mentorship

Finding Her Identity Under the Arches, with McDonald's Tracy Johnstone

May 18, 2022

Tracy Johnstone is one of those leaders who if you are lucky enough to encounter on your career journey, will aspire you to become so much more than you ever thought possible. As a female who rose to the top of the ranks of …

Leadership & Personal Branding Mentorship

Leadership is a Mindset, with Ali Cammelletti

April 6, 2022

Ali Cammelletti joins us today to discuss all things related to leadership and resilience in the workplace. Ali has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including several years with Navis where she w…

Leadership & Personal Branding OTAs / Distribution Marketing Employees & Hiring

Fishing for Growth: Entrepreneurship, Networking & NFTs with Greg Fisher

March 31, 2022

As one of Greg Fisher’s partners recently said, “There’s a difference between an Owner and a Founder; and Greg is a Founder.” Greg joins us today to share his entrepreneurial journey and how he grew TripShock into one of the…

Guest: Greg Fisher
Leadership & Personal Branding Consolidation & Acquisitions

Applying a Growth Mindset to Career Opportunities with Jen Ford, former Chief Commercial Officer & CFO of TurnKey

March 23, 2022

Tune in to this inspiring episode as Jen Ford shares highlights of an impressive career and the pivotal decisions that helped her build confidence, discover her passions and ultimately, lay a solid runway for future growth o…

Guest: Jen Ford
Leadership & Personal Branding Mentorship Software

Raising the Bar for Women in Tech, with Guesty President/COO Vered Raviv Schwarz

Feb. 16, 2022

In today’s episode we are joined with Vered Raviv Schwarz, President/COO of the property management platform Guesty. We had the pleasure of meeting Vered at the Women’s Conference at the end of 2021, and got to listen to her…

Leadership & Personal Branding OTAs / Distribution Conferences & Events

Puttin' On The Ritz: Vacation Rental Women's Summit Review

Dec. 15, 2021

On today's episode we share highlights of an amazing week at the Vacation Rental Women's Summit (VRWS) at The Ritz Carlton in New Orleans. This event was top-notch on every level, and the collaborative atmosphere among atten…

Leadership & Personal Branding

Finding Your Personal Power with Amber Hurdle

Nov. 17, 2021

Join us for our 1st live guest interview , Amber “the Velvet Machete” Hurdle to dive into finding your personal power and how being outside your comfort zone is where the magic happens. From her days with Gaylord Opryland Ho…

Leadership & Personal Branding Mentorship

Episode 1: The A-HA Moment

Nov. 2, 2021

In this inaugural episode of Alex & Annie: The Real Women of Vacation Rentals, we explore the spark that started our journey to making this podcast. We provide a high-level overview of our industry background, and highlight …