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Travel Startup Founder Series: Chip Conley Founder Joie de Vivre

Screen Shot 2014-06-27 at 11.58.19 AM   Screen Shot 2014-06-27 at 12.02.12 PMChip Conley is the founder of Joie de Vivre and now the Head of Global Hospitality and Strategy for Airbnb. Joie de Vivre is one of the largest boutique hotel brands in the USA. Chip Conley is one of the most creative entrepreneurs in the travel and hospitality industry, a speaker, author and big thinker.

In this interview you’ll learn;

  • How Chip used his real estate background at the age of 25 to buy his first hotel, the Phoenix a “rock-in-roll” hotel and built the Joie de Vivre (Joy of Life) brand of hotels into one of the largest boutique hotel brands in the world.
  • How Airbnb is assembling the most diverse collection of lodging in the world to develop the largest hospitality brand ever built.
  • What an emotional equation is and and how to measure the things that make life worthwhile.
  • Why surrounding yourself with friends and family can help you overcome the low points of being a travel startup founder or CEO.

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