The Future Of Travel: “The new standard of luxury is not bigger, better guest rooms it’s memorable & unique travel experiences” with Javier Egipciaco and Candice Georgiadis

Candice Georgiadis
Aug 23, 2019 · 7 min read

The new standard of luxury is not “bigger, better guest rooms,” it’s memorable, unique travel experiences. Travelers don’t want to stay in their rooms — they want to be out exploring. We’re addressing the shift toward experiential travel with this programming.

As part of my series about “exciting developments in the travel industry over the next five years”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Javier Egipciaco, Managing Director and Senior Vice President for Arlo Hotels. Javier brings more than 20 years of New York hospitality experience to his position at Arlo Hotels, an independent collection of four-star lifestyle hotels, where he manages the operations of all properties, and is overseeing the development of the brand into additional markets. Prior to joining Arlo, Javier was with Hersha Hospitality, a management, investment and development firm in the hospitality sector, where he served as the Corporate Director of Operations for the Independent Collection Hotels. In this role, Javier specialized in the development and implementation of brand-wide initiatives for HHM’s curated portfolio of independent properties. He has also held various leadership and operational roles with Park Hyatt, where he began his hospitality career.


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Candice Georgiadis

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Candice Georgiadis is an active mother of three as well as a designer, founder, social media expert, and philanthropist.

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Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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