John Helps Hospitality Businesses Deliver Their Brand Promise

Hospitality is a multi-faceted industry that requires near constant attention, continued learning, and a direct approach. Whether you’re in hospitality management or you’re an independent owner, we’re here to help you optimize hotel and restaurant operations and branding.

John Stocki is the Stocki Exchange and will empower you and your organization to surpass your goals through strategic, actionable, and effective solutions. Detailed customer experience audits combined with strategic brand planning allow us to craft innovative strategies and training plans to address the toughest hospitality challenges.


John Stocki


Born and educated in the United States, John Stocki launched his career on a global scale working in Australia, United Arab Emirates, China, and the US, as well as traveling and training in over 30 countries and 29 states throughout the US.

With his extensive travel experience, John has been hired as a Host and Travel Expert for a new 30-minute luxury hotel TV show called Great Escapes. The 39-episode series airs in the fall of 2017 to an estimated 2 million viewers worldwide.

In 2012, after returning to the US, John started the Stocki Exchange – A hospitality consulting firm where he now acts as the company’s CEO. As a successful Keynote Speaker, he regularly speaks at industry conferences on topics including travel and hospitality sales and marketing. John is also a Consulting Partner with Mocinno International, joining a global hospitality management company with offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Palma, Dubai, London, and Amsterdam.

He is a regular Contributor or Columnist to The Huffington Post, Startup Grind, HospitalityNetHostfully, has written travel articles for BBC Good Food Middle East, and writes a weekly blog on a range of hospitality topics.

Oh, and he LOVES to cook and savor craft beers & bourbon. So, that kinda feeds into his passion for the hospitality industry. Who doesn’t love good food and drink?

TV Travel Expert

John is a Travel Expert for the Television show Great Escapes.

Favorite Food

He can’t eat enough Vietnamese Pho. Pronounce it any way you wish. It’s still delicious.

World Traveler

John has circled the globe and visited over 30 countries.

At Home Chef

He’s addicted to watching Food Network cooking shows and wants to cook one day with Bobby Flay.


John offers impactful and direct educational sessions on topics that apply to the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries. Designed to help you stay on top of your business goals and execute new innovative ideas, he can deliver a 1-hour keynote address, half or full-day workshops, or build a custom program that suits your needs! Email John now to discuss having him at your next event, seminar, conference, or annual meeting.

Watch John’s latest speaker promo video!



Delivering ideas in a meaningful, impactful, and direct way. (more…)


Are you delivering your hospitality promise? (more…)


Anonymous reviews from your target audience.


Education and motivation through empowerment and training.


Moving your business forward one step at a time.


Your customers are talking about you. Are you listening?


How is your brand being presented in the digital age?



“Our resort and conference center was doing well, but we wanted it to be doing great. We are fortunate to have a staff that has been with us –  in some cases –  40 years. With that comes a culture of “we’ve always done it that way.”  John spent just one day familiarizing himself with

Maia Turek, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

“John’s knack for detail and proactive, pragmatic brilliance is rare. To say he’s a master juggler is an understatement—he’s more of a personal guide, navigating you step by step through a carefully strategized marketing plan.”

Maria Kinney, Owner - Ketch Design

“I feel that I gained more from the course than I initially expected. The instructor was very knowledgeable and flexible with answering our questions about specific hurdles/challenges.”

April Fitzsimmons, Marketing Coordinator - Crowne Plaza Lansing West

John is efficient, on-time, practical and inventive in his way to execute marketing strategies based on sound reason and numbers.  If marketing isn’t your thing, hire John because he’ll walk you through the forest and explain things along the way.

Aaron Carpenter, Owner - Legendary Lion Web Design

John is a complete digital rockstar on so many levels. He’s organized, creative and compelling. He will drive your brand without fail.

Randall Erno, Former COO - Tent Venue

John goes above and beyond expectations. He ensures that customer relations and job execution are superior, making the relationship top priority.

Troy Daily, Owner - Daily Medias

Videos & Blog

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If you have a project you would like to discuss, get in touch with me.


E-mail, telephone, Google Hangout, conference call, video chats, carrier pigeon and/or owl, the pony express (limited routes), telekinesis, and tin-can telephones are all great ways to get in touch with me. However, the last few have limited success. Use with caution.


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