The Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association announced, Anthony Melchiorri, host of "Hotel Impossible" will be on hand to deliver his hospitality tips during the 41st Annual Ocean City Spring Trade Expo .
20+ years of experience in the business as the "Hotel Turnaround Expert" and host of Travel Channel's original series "Hotel Impossible," which premiered its fifth season in October 2014.
In this weekly one-hour program, he
helps turn around the business of a hotel not living up to its potential or struggling to survive.
After assessing each property, he
works closely with the owners and staff to determine its biggest problems.
has mere days to formulate a plan, revamp the hotel and re-motivate its staff in order to save these properties from going under.
"I am elated to bring Mr. Melchiorri
to our Expo.
has a proven track record of understanding a company's vision and bringing its individual parts together to create a finely-tuned profit machine.
With an acute attention to detail, he
has developed and repositioned some of the finest, high profile properties in the U.S., including the first Nickelodeon Hotel and Resort and the landmark Algonquin Hotel.
Put on the fast track to success early on, Melchiorri began his career at the landmark Plaza Hotel as director of front office operations.
By age 29, he became a seasoned professional and was selected to be general manager of the Lucerne Hotel in 1997.
management, the Lucerne
was developed into one of the top hotels in New York City, and selected as the New York Times Travel Guides Best Service Hotel.
After seven years at the Lucerne, Melchiorri was appointed general manager of the world famous Algonquin Hotel.
At the time, the Algonquin
was a shell of its majestic past.
team closed the hotel for a month and oversaw a basement-to-roof renovation, turning The Algonquin
into a highly-rated Michelin Guide Hotel.
With an unmatched ability to break down perplexing problems and find solutions that generate profits and results, Melchiorri
has parlayed his
skills to form his
own company, Argeo Hospitality, specializing in revenue management and consulting on hotel projects for private owners and investors.
is a sought-after keynote speaker for major hotel and hospitality conferences, and is currently penning a book on the hospitality of business.
will appear in the new Ocean City Performing Arts Center, located within the Ocean City Convention Center
on Monday, March 9th at 9am,prior to the Expo opening at 11am.