Becoming a general manager in the hospitality industry is no easy feat. To get where you are today, you no doubt already possess a myriad of unique qualities that have allowed you to rise through the ranks and excel in a position that requires talent, dedication, and leadership ability.
Innovations form a significant backbone to an organization’s ability to secure a competitive advantage. While historically we attribute much of that innovation potential to product, process or service innovations, a study conducted by KPMG in 2015 revealed that three out of four executives believe their company’s future competitive advantage would be challenged by a competitor’s business model innovations (BMIs).
"In the non-US marketplace, bed banks continue to play an essential role, providing both offline and online intermediaries with a long tail of hotel inventory that would be impossible to source otherwise."
In 2015, the WTTC forecasted the travel and tourism industry to grow faster than the entire global economy, reporting “strong economic growth” 19 out of the last 20 years. In 2016, spending in this sector continued to rise: UK residents managed to spend a gargantuan £43.
Graduate Hotels opened its first two properties in 2014 in Tempe, Arizona, and Athens, Georgia, and since then, the boutique hotel chain known for its proximity to centers of higher learning has expanded to six properties across the U.
In honor of the upcoming National Travel and Tourism Week, travel agency Costa Rican Vacations has announced the 2017 winners of its scholarship program. Two sustainable tourism students will receive $1000 each to continue their studies at U.
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has signed an agreement with the Associacion Hotelera y Turistica de Colombia (COTELCO), which will enable COTELCO to distribute AHLEI courses, training products, and professional certifications to its member properties throughout Colombia.
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) and the Forum of Brazilian Hotel Operators (FOHB) have signed a cooperation agreement for further action to help build the professionalization of the hotel sector's workforce.
Thirteen Peruvian hospitality students earned degrees from the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management on Dec. 20, 2013, without ever having to leave the comforts of their home country.
View by Sam Laakkonen – Contingent Managing Director - Sustainability at Techstars
"I think there needs to be, and hopefully, there will be, a shift in thinking. Sustainability is often associated with additional costs. This is however often not the case and models that embrace sustainability also provide cost savings to businesses."
The International School of Hospitality Outreaches to Latin America and Spain via Membership in CONPEHT
Las Vegas-based hospitality school joins CONPEHT, the Confederation of Pan American Hotel, Gastronomy and Tourism Schools, to expand reach of practical hospitality certificates and diplomas for international students.
Set in a space of 5,000 m² and exclusively dedicated for Hospitality and Culinary Arts programmes, the campus has eight classrooms, five laboratories -each with a kitchen-, a housekeeping demonstration room and a restaurant with bar adapted to provide practical know-how to the students.