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Dr. Peter Ricci HSMAI Scholarship Reaches Its 6th Year; Awards Two Students Through HSMAI South Florida

HSMAI South Florida continued the awarding of its Dr. Peter Ricci Scholarship at the 2018 Annual GALA held at the Margaritaville Resort in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Peter Ricci, Director of the Hospitality Management Program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) presented two checks to students Sabrina Schmid and Flavia Adorno Pedra.

Bachelor Village Opened on EHL's Passugg Campus

Today, the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) and its parent company, EHL Group, opened the new Bachelor Village on its Passugg campus. In the future, the Bachelor Village will accommodate students who are carrying out the HES-SO Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management--designed and accredited by the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL)--in Passugg.

PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) + Hotel ICON Consultancy Launched

The mission of the SHTM is to engineer knowledge transfer to the hospitality industry and education institutes. Recently, SHTM successfully combined the research prowess of the School with Hotel ICON's practical experience and endeavour, launching SHTM+ICON Consultancy to offer professional hospitality related consultancy services to the industry.

Perceptions of the tourism and hospitality industry by Singapore Polytechnic hospitality students: An exploratory study

Many Singapore Polytechnic students under the hospitality programme are uninterested in joining the hospitality sector due to its semi-professional nature. The other reasons for not joining the sector include the over stressful and demanding job nature, long working hours, shift work, dealing with unpredictable circumstances in the job environment and having lower starting remuneration when set against other industries.