More than 750 delegates from 42 countries and regions from around the world gathered in Hong Kong to attend the inaugural APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference cum 4th Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference hosted by the SHTM and co-organised by APacCHRIE and EuroCHRIE on 22-25 May 2019.
CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students
CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (KHEA), part of Kaplan in Singapore, a leading private education institution, have signed an agreement to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) industries.
SHTM Joins Hands with China Outbound Tourism Research Institute to Offer New Online Training Programme for the Chinese Outbound Tourism Market
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) are joining hands to offer a new online training programme - the China Tourism Training (CTT).
Minor Hotels Establishes Asian Institute of Hospitality Management in Academic Association with Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
Minor Hotels is announcing the launch of the Asian Institute of Hospitality Management in academic association with Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, a private institution ranked among the world's top three higher education establishments for hospitality and leisure management.
Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1996, are known for being tech-savvy and innovative but also as ‘job-hoppers’ – changing employers more often than any generation before them. On average, millennials in the US switch employers four times in the decade after graduating from college, creating a high turnover that costs the economy US$30.
By Linchi Kwok – Associate Professor at The Collins College of Hospitality Management
I was in Thailand for the Christmas and New Year holiday. It was a wonderful trip. The highlight of my trip was my stay at a hotel managed by Araya Rojanapirom, a recent graduate from the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona.
Although more than 60 percent of EHL’s current students are female, reaching the C-suite is still a problem, as only 17 percent of the school’s alumni occupying senior executive roles are women. Earlier this year EHL launched its Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative, with the aim of promoting leadership policies to foster diverse and balanced work environments in the hospitality industry.
As a Student Ambassador, candidates and potential students often come to me with a series of questions that shows the same main concerns for all of them. In this article, I want you to have direct access to the most frequently asked questions, so as to optimize your time and helping you making the best choice for you.
47 percent of first time managers receive no training whatsoever for their new role. The employee to manager transition is challenging, and it's no surprise that many first time managers struggle to find their footing.
While many EHL graduates do go on to work for hotels or tour companies, there are many fields that welcome hospitality management professionals.