THINK of Anthony Melchiorri as a capeless crusader for ailing hotels, swooping into troubled properties and conjuring cures. He is the host and driving force behind “Hotel Impossible,” a new show on the Travel Channel, and fixing what ails hotels is a skill he has been honing over decades in the industry. As general manager of the iconic Algonquin in New York, he oversaw a major renovation of the building and its image. He is also a former vice president of Tishman Hotels and is the founder of Argeo Hospitality, a hotel management and consulting firm.
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