IN THEIR OWN WORDS
Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective
Episode 97 - John Sindelar
The master of accommodation(s), John Sindelar, joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and gives us listeners an online Accommodation 101 course (recorded 17 March 2021).
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00:26 - Welcome John!
04:13 - Marooned on an island
07:06 - Hotel management during the bid
11:47 - The supply-demand lens
18:32 - The allocation process
22:35 - A lengthy process
26:46 - Contract negotiation challenges
31:25 - Building a accommodation team
34:12 - Workforce accommodation
36:55 - Spectator accommodation
40:45 - Accommodation pre-Games
43:36 - Family involvement with the Games
49:41 - A post-Games decision to make
55:05 - Advice and wrap-up
Transcript to come...