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When Hoteliers Become Heroes

When Hoteliers Become Heroes

Don’t dismiss this so hastily; it could happen to you. On the unusually warm spring night at New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania, Security Supervisor Ruben Hernandez had just begun his shift when he received an urgent call for help. The call was for an unconscious male, not breathing and not showing a pulse. Ruben immediately removed(…)




Father’s Day All Summer Long

Father’s Day All Summer Long

As the third in the triune of hallmark holidays which also includes Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, Father’s Day is easiest the most subdued and the least elaborate. Catering to its audience, most themed events or promotions are linked to popular summer activities and shared family experiences. This year should be especially fitting as it(…)




So You’ve Hired an Intern, Now What?

So You’ve Hired an Intern, Now What?

Interns are far more than just temporary recruits brought aboard to finish all the menial jobs piling up around the office. In many cases, there are laws preventing this kind of treatment – the sorts of laws stipulating that interns must complete ‘meaningful labor’ and that’s inscribed by that terminology. Recently, I was approached by(…)




Be A Mother To Your Team

Be A Mother To Your Team

This Sunday, May 10th, is a very dear time for many of us as we celebrate the women who have cared for us, nurtured us, pampered us, nagged us, educated us, clothed us, fed us and smothered us all the way from infancy until well into adulthood. My own mother passed away over a decade(…)




Canadian Lodging News Reviews “Hotel Llama”

Canadian Lodging News Reviews “Hotel Llama”

After its release last Christmas, the third book in the series, “Hotel Llama” has accrued numerous positive reviews. Out today was the bimonthly edition of Canadian Lodging News which featured a praiseworthy review from the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Colleen Isherwood. Click on the image below to read what she discusses.




A Healthy Team Means Healthy Profits

A Healthy Team Means Healthy Profits

With April 7th as World Health Day, I thought it apt to speak for a bit on the topic and pay forward some of the knowledge I’ve accrued by reading various nutritional journals and books over the past few years. Chiefly, there is now undeniable evidence linking one’s eating habits and  fitness routine with one’s(…)




Hotel Llama Now Available!

Hotel Llama Now Available!

Arriving just in time for the holidays, we are proud to announce that Larry’s third book on hospitality is now available for purchase! Entitled Hotel Llama, this anthology text covers the latest topics and issues facing the hotel industry, giving managers the knowledge they need to thrive in these ever-changing times. After reading this book,(…)




Larry Judges the Copper Skillet

Larry Judges the Copper Skillet

This past Friday, November 21, Larry Mogelonsky was asked to judge the annual Copper Skillet competition for the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) at the BMO Institute for Learning in the northern end of Toronto. Sponsored by Maison LeGrand, the food competition was amongst five acclaimed Canadian chefs who each had to prepare a(…)




Join Larry at the 2014 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit

Join Larry at the 2014 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit

We are proud to announce that Larry has been invited to speak at the 2014 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS). The conference is held annually in Ithaca, New York, taking place this year from October 12th to 14th. To learn more or to register for the event, please click here. Now in its third year, CHRS(…)




Llamas Rule: It’s Out!

Llamas Rule: It’s Out!

I’m pleased to announce that my second book entitled Llamas Rule has just been released.. This 504-page book continues where Are You an Ostrich or a Llama? left off, with over 125 new essays on hospitality management and marketing. Readers of this newsletter will be familiar with some of the content of Llamas Rule, as(…)




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