David Eisen

David Eisen
Senior Contributing Editor

David Eisen is the managing editor of Hotel Management and Hotel Design. He has been covering the lodging industry for the past 7 years and, to paraphrase George Bernard Shaw, dislikes feeling at home when abroad. While writing about hotel industry fundamentals is intriguing and fascinating, he'd "rather be" on the golf course. His favorite sports teams all hail from Maryland and Washington, D.C., where he grew up (Go Bullets Wizards!)

Favorite Movie: The Big Lebowski

Favorite Quote: 'Yeah, man, it really tied the room together.'

Story: Meeting Frank Thomas (former Chicago White Sox great) at the Las Vegas airport on the way back from a hotel conference. He was eating a Whopper and sipping a Chablis.

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Stories by David Eisen

Revel Sale Finally Ends

Better late than never. According to multiple sources, the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City has, finally, been sold to Florida property developer Glenn Straub for $82 million, as reported first back in February.

From Airbnb to New Developments, What's Next for Europe Hotels

Yours truly recently spent 10 days in Europe, with stops in Berlin (for business) and Prague (for pleasure). Here's what I learned about, from the investment landscape there to that needle in the hotelier's side: Airbnb. One thing is clear—Europe continues to evolve and excite.