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Soup to nuts

Posted on July 24, 2015

Lou Plasencia discusses favorable conditions for the lodging marketplace along Florida’s Gulf Coast in this article by Beth Luberecki of Business Observer.

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Why Tampa is almost — but not quite — ready for a 5-star hotel

Posted on April 13, 2015

Lou Plasencia touches on the market’s lack of top-tier hotel product during a wide-ranging interview.

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Top hospitality consultant says now is the time for Tampa Bay hoteliers to hike room rates

Posted on March 30, 2015

Plasencia acknowledges progress among local hoteliers but would like to see an acceleration of rate increases market-wide.

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