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Fred DeMicco

Executive Director and Professor in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at Northern Arizona University

Fred DeMiccoFrederick J. DeMicco, Ph.D., RDN is the Executive Director and Professor in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at Northern Arizona University. Formerly he was Professor and the Aramark Endowed Chair in the Lerner College of Business & Economics in Hospitality Business Management at the University of Delaware. He was Associate Director in the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Recreation Management (HRRM) at Penn State University, where he was Professor-in-Charge of the Hotel & Restaurant Management undergraduate program and also was the Professor- in Charge of the Master of Science and PhD graduate program for five years). He presently is a Conti Distinguished Professor at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. DeMicco is the President of International Academics and the Dean of Business Executive and Professional Programs at the Learning Village in Tuscany (SIAF) Campus in Volterra, Tuscany – the home of Innovation and Imagineering. Dr. DeMicco was also a Darden Eminent Scholar Chair Visiting Professor to the University of Central Florida - Rosen College; the USF Sarasota- Manatee and Colorado State University and an Adjunct Professor in the Joseph R. Biden School of Public Policy & Administration, at the University of Delaware. Dr. Fred DeMicco has worked in Healthcare at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and at Walt Disney World in hotel management where he also obtained a Ductorate Degree from Disney University, Orlando.
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Hotel Lodging or a Cruise Ship Residence versus an Assisted Living Community: A Cost and Lifestyle Comparison

You might consider checking into a Marriott and not a retirement community or assisted living facility for your future living arrangements. The average cost for assisted living care is about $275.00 a day and checking reservations at the Fairfield by Marriott the rate was about $79 a night when you combine a long-term stay discount and senior discount.

Onsite Clinics in Hotels Serve Travelers Best: New Innovations for Hospitality Bridging Health(care) [H2H] Can have Competitive Market Advantages

The long, exciting journey of 24/7 effort to introduce real solutions to fix the healthcare crisis is here and holds great potential. Prontocare delivers quality, affordable healthcare to help both consumer and the system remain functional without pushing either party to bankruptcy.

Alternative Housing During the COVID-19 Pandemic from Lodging

The housing market crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic has caused more people to look at extended stay hotels as an attractive solution. People choose extended stay hotels over traditional rentals to accommodate the increasing needs created by relocation, travel, or changing homes with gaps in housing needs such as waiting to get out of a lease agreement.

Hotels Will Need A 5-Star Rating In Safety And A 3-star Michelin Rating To Address Guest COVID-19 Concerns

A major lesson we have all learned from COVID is to look forward, not backwards, as to where the future of career opportunities will be. Two major industries are undergoing fundamental change with no clear vison in sight as to a final destination.

Haven: How Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase Plan to Disrupt Health Care - Lessons for the Lodging and Hospitality Industry

Healthcare costs have ballooned over the past 50 years, with US health care costs taking up a 17.1 percent share of the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Today, Healthcare in the US is about a $3.4 Trillion industry.
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