Timothy Arnold, CMP, CMM

Timothy
Arnold, CMP, CMM
Regional Vice President,
HPN Global
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Timothy Arnold started his hospitality career with Hilton Worldwide, where he spent 10 years in global sales. In 2008, he joined HPN Global, a global meetings procurement company. He loves traveling, especially internationally, photography, his five dogs, and his wife of 12 years, Susan. He calls himself “a huge hotel nerd,” and in the past two years alone he’s visited 26 countries and worked on hotel contracts and meetings in dozens of destinations.

Articles
IMEX America Survival—and Productivity—Tips
Timothy Arnold calls IMEX America one of the best shows of the year. And he's got some tips to share for maximizing this opportunity to see the world in one place.
SunRiver Resort: Infinite Stars and Limitless Activities
Timothy Arnold says his expectations were high when visiting SunRiver Resort in Bend, Ore., and he was still blown away by its luxury, serenity, and service.
Bahamas Site Review: Hotels Galore and the Gorgeous Caribbean Sea
There might be a more relaxing part of the world than the Caribbean, but Timothy Arnold hasn't found it. Read what he loves in the Bahamas—and share your island meeting experiences.
Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi 3
The time has come for all hotels worldwide to offer complimentary basic Internet to all guests. I challenge Messrs. Nasseta, Sorenson, Hoplamazian, Van Paasschen (CEOs of Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and Starwood, respectively) to be the industry leader on Wi-Fi.
Global Site Review: Moscow 1
Timothy Arnold travels to Moscow—a place that's fascinated him since he started reading spy thrillers as a child. His verdict after one trip? There's more to explore.
Site Review: Savannah, Georgia
What's two parts New Orleans, one part Key West, three parts sweet tea, with a garnish of Spanish moss? Savannah. Timothy Arnold reports.
Global Site Review: Budapest, Hungary
"Authentic Europe at an excellent value" is our world traveler Timothy Arnold's assessment of Budapest. Read his site report, including which hotel's combination of amenities, location, and flexibility in contracting made it his favorite in a city full of top-notch properties.
Global Site Review: Prague, the Czech Republic
Hot off the plane! We've got another report from Timothy Arnold, who journeyed to Prague to see the sites and the hotels. Read why it could be his favorite city in Europe (the library pictured here has something to do with it)—and why the destination is a great value for meetings.
Global Site Review: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 
Join Timothy Arnold as he travels the world documenting his site inspections of meeting-worthy hotels and resorts. First up: Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, where he finds beauty in resorts like the Hard Rock (pictured), but suggests earplugs for never-ending airport announcements.
A CMM Speaks Out: From Gold Standard to Lowest Common Denominator  6
The proposed changes to the CMM program devalue the effort of the nearly 1,000 worldwide CMMs. When people see “CMM” after my name now, will they continue to assume I possess deep experience in the industry?
Comments
Sue’s Air Travel Etiquette Guide
September 9, 2014

Great article. One thing I would add would be to not show up having marinated in perfume or cologne, Nothing is more repellant than people who reek of body odor or give off...

Global Site Review: Moscow
September 1, 2014

One quick correction on this article. In order to secure a Russian visa, your actual passport is required, not simply a copy.

Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi
September 1, 2014

As mentioned, many of the international hotel chains do this already. NH hotels, Radisson Blu, Corinthia, and many more great brands should be commended as well for putting...

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