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The Need for Big Data and Quantitative Skills Training In Hospitality

By Giuliano Bianchi - Assistant Professor - Economics at EHL

This is why, as economists, we believe hospitality business schools that teach subjects such as finance, need to develop their students' skills in these areas.Technology nowadays allows firms to collect and analyze huge amounts of so-called big data, but in order to leverage these opportunities, hotels will need technical abilities and know-how.

We love local! How to approach regional markets

By Margarita Cruz - Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne

However, in traditional industries such as wine and beer, the creation of new businesses as well as the introduction of innovative products can prove difficult. In these industries, incumbent producers have often survived multiple generations and their long tenure in the industry gives them the unique opportunity to create enduring relationships with their customers.

Student Article: How Robots Ruin A Hospitality Experience

By Tina Ghanbarzadeh Alamdari - Student Business Administration at USC Marshall School of Business

Do you want to be welcomed to a hotel by robots?With the growth in robotic innovations, robots are finding their way into the hospitality industry. In 2015, the Henn-na Hotel in Japan was the first and only hotel that is almost entirely operated by robots.