The Boiler Business Exchange inducted White Lodging founder and chairman, Bruce White, into its fourth Business Hall of Fame class at the 19th annual Krannert Leadership Speakers Series event.White graduated from Purdue University in 1975 with a degree in management and since has been active with the university in a multitude of ways.
Penn State School of Hospitality Management and Alumni Society to Honor President and CEO of Hilton, Christopher Nassetta, in 2020
The Penn State School of Hospitality Management in the College of Health and Human Development and the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society (PSHRS) have named Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer for Hilton, as the 2020 Hospitality Executive of the Year.
Less than three months into the launch of a new partnership with Limestone College, Diamond Resorts™ - a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries - is seeing tremendous interest in its new professional internship program.
Booking.com Introduces Scholarships for Universities in the U.S. at Inaugural Code-a-thon With Women Empowerment Activist and Actress Laura Dern
Booking.com, one of the world's largest digital travel e-commerce companies, announced new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S. last night during a reception at the brand's inaugural Women in Tech Code-a-thon with women empowerment activist and award-winning actress Laura Dern.
UNLV and Caesars Entertainment Create Innovative Technology Hub to Test and Showcase New Gaming and Hospitality Concepts
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) today announced the creation of "Black Fire Innovation," a technology hub where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be created and tested in a 43,000 square-foot innovation space that will include elements of mock hotel rooms, a casino floor and sportsbook, an esports arena and virtual reality facilities.
Roger Hill '87 and Andrew Fay '87, cofounders of the Gettys Group, have been named the 2019 Cornell Hospitality Innovators by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (SHA).
IDeaS Revenue Solutions today announced the 2019 IDeaS Cornell Management Scholarship recipients. As the leading provider of revenue management software and advisory services, IDeaS works in partnership with the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts establishes fund at the School of Hotel Administration in honor of former CEO J. Allen Smith
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has established an empowerment fund at the School of Hotel Administration in honor of their former chief executive officer, J. Allen Smith '80, MPS '86. The J. Allen and Katherine Smith / Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Empowerment Fund will provide a holistic program supporting underrepresented minority and first generation students to help ensure their current and future success.
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.
The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration has selected Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer of Hilton, to receive the 2019 Cornell Hospitality Icon of the Industry Award.
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