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David Brudney & Associates
2938A Luciernaga Street
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone: 760-994-9266

Brudney is Quoted on Hospitality Marketing Issues

David Brudney's opinions and articles are often quoted by other hospitality speakers and writers. Experience and a proven track record always makes his voice one to consider . . .

David Brudney & Associates- Hospitality Marketing Consultants
David M. Brudney, ISHC, a nationally recognized spokesman for hotels and a veteran with four decades of experience, is the principal of David Brudney & Assoc. of Carlsbad, CA
  • May 12, 2011, "Tourism officials making greater use of social media," Philly.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, by Suzette Parmley.
  • April 14, 2011, "Vegas building business, not new casinos," Lodging Hospitality, by Eric Stoessel.
  • August 2010, "Advice for new hotel sales professionals," August 2010, Convention Sales and Services, Eighth Edition, Waterbury Press, Page 224-225 (reprint of excerpts from Brudney's published series on "Lessons for today's new generation of hotel sales professionals")
  • August 2010, "Selling with Relationships," Hilton/Homewood Suites newsletter, Extended Stay Café, Volume 29, page 2 (reprint of a 2007 Brudney article on relationship building).
  • April 16, 2010, "Gaylord Entertainment targets leisure travelers amid sour convention market," Nashville Business Journal, by Brandon Gee.
  • December 11, 2009, "Flexibility, Incentives help hotels book during slow months," HotelNewsNow, by Christine Blank.
  • December 2009, "The Basics of Direct Selling - Part II," Marketing Review, Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (a compendium of Brudney's previously published article series "Lessons for today's new generation of hospitality sales professionals".
  • October 2009, "The Basics of Direct Selling - Part I," Marketing Review, Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (a compendium of Brudney's previously published article series "Lessons for today's new generation of hospitality sales professionals".
  • August 27, 2009, "Some Labor Day trips won't work," Los Angeles Times, by Nathan Olivarez-Giles.
  • July 30, 2009, "Group room rates higher than transient rates," MeetingsNet, by Dave Kovaleski.
  • July 15, 2009, "Rough Ride at the Ritz: Luxury Hotels on Sale," ABC News, by Rick Seaney. Complete Story
  • July 11, 2009, "Hotel Chain Sees Room to Grow," San Diego Union-Tribune, by Lori Weisberg. Complete Story
  • July 4, 2009, "Ritz stays the course amid uncertainty," Arizona Daily Star, by Dale Quinn (extensively quoted).
  • Jul 1, 2009, "No slowdown for Holiday Inn makeover," MarketWatch, by William Spain. Complete Story
  • June 25, 2009, "Sweet deals on upscale hotels," Los Angeles Times , by Valli Herman. Complete Story
  • June 7, 2009, "Luxury Taxed," The Philadelphia Inquirer,by Suzette Parmley.
  • January 20, 2008, "Beyond The Beach: Diverse Attractions Make Tourism a Major Part of City's Economy," San Diego Union-Tribune, by Michael Burge
  • December 28, 2007, "San Diego Tourism Outlook is Overcast," San Diego Union-Tribune, by David Washburn
  • November 26, 2007, "Social Media Takes Meeting Planning to New Heights," ConventionSouth, by Adrianne Bowen (extensively quoted)
  • October 25, 2007, "Holiday Inn Staying Smart With a $61 Million Rebrand," MediaPost, by Sarah Mahoney (extensively quoted)
  • October 24, 2007, "Fires Won't Hurt Long Term, Economists Say," Los Angeles Times, by Peter Y. Hong and Andrea Chang
  • August 1, 2007, "Hotel Offers Adult Amusement," Los Angeles Times, by Kimi Yoshino
  • April 3, 2007, "Nightclub Owner to Launch Hotel Brand," Los Angeles Times, by Kimi Yoshino
  • Dec./Jan. 2007, "Business Outlook 2007," Hotel & Motel Management, Stacey Higgins, Associate Editor (extensively quoted)
  • December 2006, Microtel News (newsletter reprint), "What Innkeepers Want Every Christmas," by David M. Brudney, pg. 4
  • August 10, 2006, "Higher Park, Hotel Prices Help Boost Disney Profits," Pg. C-1, Florida Today, by Donna Balancia (extensively quoted)
  • June 25, 2006, "Ritz-Carlton, Leader in Luxury, Relaxes its Service Rules," Wall Street Journal, by Peter Sanders (contributed but not quoted)
  • April 1, 2004, "Meet The Attrition Buster," Association Meetings/Meetings Net, Pg. 2 (extensively quoted)
  • March 2004, "Hilton Promo Seems To Be From Another Era," Meeting News, pg. 24 (extensively quoted)
  • Summer 2003, "The Sales and Marketing Audit: A Proven Way to Build Business," Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Marketing Review, by Harvey Chipkin, pg. 33-35 (extensively quoted)
  • 2003, "How to Develop, Market, and Operate a Bed & Breakfast or Small Inn," by Drew Dimond, ISBN 0-9673618-1-8, contains three Brudney articles ("Front Desk Fails to Catch America’s Hospitality Spirit," pg. 151-153, "More Theater, Less Zombies," pg. 164-166, and "David vs. Goliath, Leveling the Playing Field in Attracting, Retaining Hotel Guests," pg. 173-175)
  • December 9, 2002, "Consultants Adapt to New Business Realities," Hotel & Motel Management, pg. 4, 37 (extensively quoted)
  • March 24, 2002, Six Continents Hotels, Atlanta, GA, included three Brudney articles ("Front Desk Fails to Catch America’s Hospitality Spirit," "It’s the Experience, Stupid!" and "More Theater, Less Zombies)" in participant workbooks for Holiday Inn Express regional workshops nationwide titled "Delivering S.M.A.R.T. Service" (SCH Hospitality Training Network)
  • March 11, 2002, "Mum's The Word as Downtown Boutique Inn Nears May Debut," Los Angeles Business Journal, pg. 8
  • March 4, 2002, "Destination Choice: It's Back To The Basics," Meeting News, pg. 8
  • December 2001, "Cancellation and Attrition," Corporate Meetings & Incentives, pg. 13
  • July 17, 2000 Hotel & Motel Management, "Community Involvement – high gas prices drive properties to boost local awareness," (extensively quoted)
  • June 19, 2000, "Newcomer Tops ISHC’s Latest Issue List," Hotel & Motel Management, (extensively quoted)
  • February 2000, "Getting To Know All About You," "Low Rates and Internet Access, Too," Hotel & Motel Management, (extensively quoted)
  • May 1999, Hotel & Motel Management, "Hotel Amenities - Adding Value to Guest Experience," (extensively quoted)
  • October 1998, Meeting News, "Hotel Rate Growth Likely to Slow Up" (extensively quoted)
  • September 1998, Lodging, "How To Get More Bang For Your Consulting Buck," David Brudney authored, pg. 82
  • September 1998,"Making an Impact" Lodging, (extensively quoted)
  • July 1998, "Marketing To Generation Xers" Timeshare Management, (extensively quoted)
  • May 1998, "Executive Retreats: Small Getaways Let Groups Get Down To Business" Meetings In The West, (extensively quoted)
  • March 2, 1998, "Marcus Corp. Tries Its Hand At Palm Springs Luxury Resort" Milwaukee (WI) Journal Sentinel, (extensively quoted)

About David Brudney & Associates

David M. Brudney has become a charter member of Laguna Strategic Advisors and was a founding member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants. Brudney is a veteran sales-and-marketing professional concluding his fifth decade of service to the hospitality industry. Brudney advises lodging owners, lenders, asset managers and operators about hotel sales and marketing best practices and standards of care, and conducts reviews of sales-and-marketing operations throughout the world. Brudney is a professional speaker, teacher, mentor and sales trainer. Previously, Brudney held sales and marketing positions with Hyatt, Westin and Marriott.

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Carlsbad, CA 92009
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