Genre: Reality, Travel
Premise: It's almost impossible to survive in the highly competitive hotel business without competent customer service, because patrons who experience an unhappy hotel stay often visit online review sites to tell their negative stories. And once word gets around, guests stop coming around. That's when Anthony Melchiorri arrives on the scene. He's a hotel ``fixer,'' the guy hotel operators call when their establishment needs to be overhauled. This hourlong series portrays the tough-love style Melchiorri uses at hotels across the country as he implements changes that include staff retraining and lobby renovations. With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality business, Melchiorri says he knows the minute he walks into a hotel what needs to be fixed.
Visiting the Kauai Inn in Hawaii which isn't thriving despite it's stunning location.
The struggling Yankee Clipper Inn in North Conway, New Hampshire.