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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.

The Kenya Utalii Receives First Batch Of Zambian Hospitality Students On Presidential Scholarships

The Kenya Utalii College has received the first batch of 26 foreign students from Zambia.The students are on a full presidential scholarship announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta.The second batch of 24 students will join Africa's premier hospitality training institution next September, to make the total number of Zambians hospitality students on a presidential scholarship at the institution 50.

Emiratis Aspiring For A Career In The Region's Hospitality Industry Can Benefit From 50% Scholarships Being Offered By The UAE's Emirates Academy Of Hospitality Management (EAHM)

The scholarships are being offered by the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), a part of the Jumeirah Group, which is ranked among the top 10 hotel management schools globally, as part of efforts to attract Emiratis to the hospitality sector.

One hand washes the other and together they wash the face

By Georges Panayotis - President & Founder of MKG Group & Hospitality ON

Hospitality schools provide excellent training for future managers in the sector. These young people see the country, touch many disciplines and receive effective training, but when they complete their initial training they are disconnected from the realities of the market.