I spotted him sitting alone in a chair that appeared too small for his large frame. Fortunately I had a photo, so I had a clue on what to expect…Except this time the picture did not do him justice…he looked more like Cary Grant than a hotel executive!
On Thursday I ran hurriedly into the lobby of the Kimberly Hotel, fearful that I was going to be late for my interview with Tom Griffiths, Vice President – the Americas for the Frankfurt, Germany based WORLDHOTELS (500 properties in 250 destinations and 65 countries).
Sometimes interviews with industry leaders can be a hard work. Speaking with members of the press is, I assume, not their favorite way to spend an hour; to engage in conversation that goes beyond press release jargon takes stamina and a great deal of patience; two of Griffiths many attributes.