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Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast

Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast

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Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast is the unique insight into luxury hospitality of the world by those who know it best. Every week Mary Gostelow, known for traveling over 300 days a year from Albania to Zimbabwe, Atlanta to Zug, shares ahead-of-curve trends and talks to decision-makers. This is the indisputable tool for owners, suppliers, advisors, and all those who love luxury, with business profitability.
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Sue Harmsworth - Founder of ESPA International
Sue Harmsworth has the real story on where wellness is going, worldwide. Hear her now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
22:35
June 10, 2021
Christian Boyens - Heads Urban Hotels for Le Cheval Blanc (LVMH)
Luxury visionary Christian Boyens, who heads urban hotels for Le Cheval Blanc, will shortly unveil its Paris Maison. Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
17:54
June 3, 2021
Christopher Cowdray - CEO of The Dorchester Collection
The Dorchester Collection is renowned throughout the luxury world for its empathy with people. Hear CEO Christopher Cowdray, now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
19:01
May 27, 2021
Kit Kemp - Founder and Creative Director of Firmdale Hotels
Firmdale Hotels are theatres, each one different, for you to be the star.  Hear Firmdale’s Co-owner and Designer, Kit Kemp, now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
21:06
May 20, 2021
James McBride - CEO of Nihi Hotels
Nihi’s James McBride is a hotelier synonymous with luxury and marketing - hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
20:12
May 13, 2021
Shannon Knapp - President and CEO of Leading Hotels of the World
Leading Hotels of the World retains its pole position so I am thrilled to have its President and CEO, Shannon Knapp, now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
21:27
May 6, 2021
Paul Jones - CEO of Lux Collective
Paul Jones, boss of Lux Collective, is so personally stimulating. Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
18:43
April 29, 2021
Marc Dardenne - CEO of Luxury Brands Europe at Accor
Accor’s Marc Dardenne truly understands luxury.  Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
20:21
April 22, 2021
Kenneth Macpherson - CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa
Kenneth Macpherson came to hotels from the outside world, namely the drinks business. What attracted him to the great IHG?  Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
21:16
April 15, 2021
Stefan Leser - CEO at Langham Hospitality Group
Stefan Leser’s eternal enthusiasm (it’s infectious). The CEO of the Langham family is based in Hong Kong, is equally at home talking art, Munich palaces and porcelain, and hotel expansion in China. Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
19:33
April 8, 2021
Arash Azarbarzin - CEO of SH Hotels & Resorts
Arash Azarbarzin, CEO of SH Hotels & Resorts takes Barry Sternlicht’s unique brand creations – 1 Hotels, Baccarat, and now Treehouse – soaring up for today’s new-luxury travelers. Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
18:30
April 1, 2021
Message From Mary - 5th Season Announcement
5th Season is about to begin!
01:38
March 30, 2021
Bill Heinecke - CEO of Minor International Public Co Ltd
Bill Heinecke is uniquely stimulating – who else has a portfolio of hotel brands, private aviation and ships, and rescued elephants? Hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
19:04
March 25, 2021
Christoph Mares - COO of Mandarin Oriental
Mandarin Oriental’s global COO Christoph Mares shares views on design and food on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
20:26
March 18, 2021
Costas Christ - CEO of Beyond Green Trave
Costas Christ, sustainability king of the luxury hotel world, is CEO of Beyond Green Travel. Listen to him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
18:43
March 11, 2021
Marcus Bernhardt - CEO of Deutsche Hospitality
Deutsche Hospitality is determined to be one of Europe’s top three hotel giants - hear its CEO Marcus Bernhardt on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
17:47
March 4, 2021
Dr Timo Gruenert - CEO of Oetker Collection
I am delighted to be chatting with Dr Timo Gruenert, CEO of Oetker Collection – hear him now, talking about its masterpieces on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
20:39
February 25, 2021
Adel Mardini - Founder & CEO of Jetex
Adel Mardini, boss of Jetex, the Dubai-based company that provides private aviation solutions for luxury travel, is this week’s guest on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
19:44
February 18, 2021
Michael Henssler - COO Kempinski Hotels Asia
Michael Henssler, who heads Asia Pacific for Kempinski, shares what the company is doing in China – hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
18:47
February 11, 2021
Chris Gabaldon - Senior Vice President at Luxury Brands at Marriott International
Chris Gabaldon, who heads Marriott’s Luxury Brands, shares what makes one brand differ from its siblings – hear him now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
17:53
February 4, 2021
Philippe Zuber - CEO of Kerzner (One&Only and Atlantis)
I always seem to coincide with Philippe Zuber, CEO of Kerzner, over breakfast – hear his thoughts on his One&Only and Atlantis brands now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
18:19
January 28, 2021
Craig Reid - CEO of Auberge
I love the way top luxury hoteliers can change brands. Longtime Four Seasons leader Craig Reid is now inspirational CEO of Auberge – hear him now on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
20:08
January 21, 2021
Season 4 Announcement + Message from Mary
Thank you for being with us! 
01:21
January 20, 2021
Annastasia Seebohm - CEO of Quintessentially
I wanted to find out what a luxury concierge wants from luxury hotels – listen to Annastasia Seebohm, CEO of Quintessentially, now, on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
17:28
January 14, 2021
Jose Silva - CEO of Jumeirah
Jose Silva, CEO of Jumeirah, is a lifetime foodie who happens also to run a luxury hotel group in many lands. Hear him now on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
17:36
January 7, 2021
Chris J. Cahill - Deputy CEO & CEO Hotel Operations of Accor
Chris Cahill, Deputy CEO Accor, and CEO of its luxury worldwide is one of our most admired, and yet humble, hoteliers. Hear him now on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
19:40
December 31, 2020
Mary Gostelow - Special Episode
I am not used to self-promotion but this week it is me, Mary Gostelow, the lead actor on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST. This is your chance to hear my life, my thoughts, and views, now. Merry Christmas! 
18:05
December 24, 2020
Albert Herrera - Senior Vice President of Virtuoso
I am thrilled that Virtuoso’s versatile hotels’ specialist Albert Herrera is now live on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST – hear his 15-minute thoughts, now.
18:09
December 17, 2020
Radha Arora - President of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
I love talking with Radha Arora at any time, anywhere – listen to the President of Rosewood now, up live on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
18:46
December 10, 2020
Daniel Levine - CEO Of New York-Based Avant-Garde Institute
I found myself talking, at dinner in Dubai last night, not about pre-COVID or even the past but what may happen in about two or five years’ time. Listen now to luxury futurist Daniel Livine, my guest this week on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
17:28
December 3, 2020
Puneet Chhatwal - CEO of Indian Hotels Company Limited
I dreamed as a kid that I would grow up and live in a palace and thanks to Taj’s unique heritage palace hotels, places like Falaknuma Palace, I, like so many, have liked palace life for a couple of nights. Boss of these palaces, IHCL CEO Puneet Chhatwal, is my guest on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
17:49
November 26, 2020
Michael Batt - Founder and Chairman of Internova Travel Group
I believe in being highly topical and globally relevant, and my this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST chat is just that. As boss of New York-based Internova, Mike Batt represents over 50,000 top travel advisors. He is one of the main movers in the new verification, for suppliers worldwide, to give consumers confidence in today’s travel.
52:50
November 19, 2020
Christian Clerc - Global President of Four Seasons
I am so pleased to have Christian Clerc as my guest on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST – as Global President of Four Seasons he knows how to make one brand, a single brand, truly a global leader
19:24
November 12, 2020
Third Season Trailer - Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast
Season 3 - Trailer
01:38
November 12, 2020
Mike Fuerstman - CEO of Pendry Hotels & Resorts
I love looking ahead, and Pendry hotels spearhead a lively generation of luxury hotels for younger-outlook travelers. Hear the brand’s CEO, Mike Fuerstman, my guest on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
18:03
November 5, 2020
Andrew Humphries - Acting CEO of Katara Hospitality
Andrew Humphries had a stellar career at Four Seasons and now he is Acting CEO of Katara Hospitality, owner of Burgenstock, which will host the 2021 World Economic Forum. Hear him on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST
17:45
October 29, 2020
Neil Jacobs - CEO of Six Senses
I truly believe Six Senses has a unique slot – it is believable wellness that also has beds (other brands are the other way round). Listen to Six Senses’ charismatic CEO, Neil Jacobs, up now on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
16:52
October 22, 2020
Oliver Bonke - Regional CEO of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Oliver Bonke, who heads the Shangri-La word (apart from China) on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST, has fascinating insights, on the luxury brand and hotels in general.
17:55
October 15, 2020
Bob van den Oord - COO of Langham Luxury Hotels & Resorts
I have always considered Bob van den Oord one of the most creative minds in luxury hospitality, and now he has been promoted as Langham’s first-ever COO, what will this impresario do first? Listen to my guest on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
17:17
October 8, 2020
Lindsey Ueberroth - CEO of Preferred Hotels and Resorts
I loved a girly lunch a few years ago with Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO of Preferred Hotels and Resorts, and she has since become a good friend, professionally and personally. She is a guest on this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST.
16:33
October 1, 2020
Francois Delahaye - COO of The Dorchester Collection
I have always admired French style – fashion, food and, of course, Haut-Brion and Krug.  Listen to the latest MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST, featuring French leader of style, Francois Delahaye, COO of The Dorchester Collection.
16:59
September 24, 2020
Robin Hutson - CEO of The PIG Hotels
I think nothing typifies modern-English lifestyle-luxury hospitality more than the quirky The PIG hotels. Every property is a unique gem, converted from a really-old private house or pub and made into quintessential luxury for 2021. Expect a great bed and shower, and public areas that offer upcycled furnishings, living potplants on your dining table and the best local-produce food – plus a working garden to die for.  My guest this week on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST is the conductor of all this, Robin Hutson.
17:58
September 17, 2020
Dr Jennifer Cronin - The Murray, Marco Polo and Niccolo Hotels
If you want to understand people management, turn to Jennifer Cronin, the Hong Kong-based Aussie hotelier whose portfolio includes the stylish The Murray, and Marco Polo and Niccolo hotels around Asia.
19:12
September 10, 2020
Anthony Mallows - Boss Of Mighty Complex Planner WATG
The next guest on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST is Tony Mallows, boss of mighty complex planner WATG (where will hotels fit into future mixed-use developments?).
15:13
September 3, 2020
Second Season Trailer - Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast
Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast is the unique insight into luxury hospitality of the world by those who know it best. Every week Mary Gostelow, known for traveling over 300 days a year from Albania to Zimbabwe, Atlanta to Zug, shares ahead-of-curve trends and talks to decision-makers. This is the indisputable tool for owners, suppliers, advisors, and all those who love luxury, with business profitability.
00:44
September 2, 2020
Cari Gray - CEO of Gray & Co Travel Concierge
Sharing billionaires’ perfect totally-private trips, off the record of course.
16:59
August 27, 2020
Nicholas Clayton - CEO Capella Hotels & Resorts
MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST features only the best. Right now, listen to Global Wellness Institite Chairman/CEO Susie Ellis share why emotional,  mental, nutritional and physical health are vital. Next is Nicholas Clayton, CEO Capella Hotels & Resorts – Capella Ubud is #1 in the world.
17:13
August 20, 2020
Susie Ellis - Mastermind of the Global Wellness Institute
Wellness, including mental wellness, is the vital key to success, if not professional survival, in today’s unique world. MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST this week shares an exclusive talk with her dear friend Susie Ellis, mastermind of the Global Wellness Institute and its annual Global Wellness Summit.
18:18
August 13, 2020
Filip Boyen - CEO of Forbes Travel Guide
MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST is a global leader inside luxury travel, and this week she talks with her good friend Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, the definitive verification for a luxury hotel, resorts and more.
17:05
August 6, 2020
Ori Kafri - Founder & CEO of JK Place Brand
Want to hear how and why Italian style is such a natural fit for luxury travel in today’s post-Covid world? As Mary Gostelow continues sharing thoughts from the world’s most exciting thought leaders, this week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST features Millennial Renaissance man, visionary behind the JK Place brand.
17:15
July 30, 2020
Jean-Luc Naret - One&Only Reethi Rah, Michelin, La Reserve, and what now?
Mary Gostelow continues sharing thoughts from the world’s most exciting luxury travel leaders. This week’s MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST is that stylish Frenchman, Jean-Luc Naret, One&Only Reethi Rah, Michelin, La Reserve, and what now?
14:00
July 23, 2020
Bill Bensley - The World’s Most Eccentric Designer
Last week Bill Bensley, arguably the world’s most eccentric and heart-throbbing designer, saw his Capella Ubud concept win the best hotel in the world, says Travel + Leisure.  This week Mary Gostelow tries exclusively to control Bill Bensley on MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST – do not miss it!
19:18
July 16, 2020
Christoph Hoffmann, CEO at 25 Hours Hotels
Christoph Hoffmann is one of the most creative leaders in luxury hospitality. When he and a couple of friends started their company they called it 25hours as 24/7 just was not enough to enjoy life.  This week MARY GOSTELOW GIRLAHEAD PODCAST talks to this vivacious German as he cycles through a Munich park on his way for his daily pre-noon fix of local beer and white sausage.
12:58
July 9, 2020
Martin Smura, CEO at Kempinski
Mary Gostelow talks to the CEO of Kempinski, Martin Smura.
15:15
July 2, 2020
Design For Tomorrow
Mary Gostelow recounts talks with KPF architect Forth Bagley, Yabu Pushelberg’s Glenn Pushelberg, and entrepreneur Michael Buono, all in New York.
14:57
June 23, 2020