Phil Cordell

Phil Cordell is one of the nation’s leading hospitality-industry experts.

He leads all of Hilton’s mid-priced brands, including Hampton Hotels -- the largest hotel brand in America -- and the only hotel brand in the world to top the “Franchise 500” list for three consecutive years.

As head of America’s largest hotel brand, Cordell has keen insights into hospitality trends, what these trends mean for the economy, and the thinking and spending habits of the average American consumer. An expert in branding, franchise management and customer service, Cordell has been interviewed by The New York Times, USA Today, Entrepreneur Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Fox Business, Reuters TV and others, and is a sought-after speaker.