Six Hospitality Professionals Receive Fall 2012 IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarships
"All of the recipients demonstrate enormous potential in advancing their organizations' revenue management practices and leading the next generation of analytical, tech savvy individuals," said Vivek Bhogaraju, Senior Manager, Corporate Business Development, IDeaS.
Winners of the fall 2012 IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship include:
- Sujitch A P, Assistant Revenue Manager, Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi, Delhi, India
- Nameet Asher, Revenue Manager, Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, London, England
- Sandra Barauskiene, Deputy Director, The Narutis Hotel, Vilnius, Lithuania
- Jeremy Longstaff, Rooms Division Manager, Mantra on the Park, Melbourne, Australia
- Caroline Gropallo, Revenue Manager, GHL Hotels, Bogota, Columbia
- Emili Ronconi de Oliveira, Corporate Revenue Manager, InterCity Hotels, San Paulo, Brazil
"In an environment where technology, media and customer interactions are continually evolving, this certification provides focused techniques and strategies for pricing, inventory control, and demand manipulation," said scholarship winner Sujitch A P. "The scholarship is a great way to further my career development while also bringing increased value to my organization and the industry as a whole."
The IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship, supported by IDeaS, offers hospitality professionals worldwide the opportunity to gain online revenue management certifications from Cornell University. This year's program includes 12 scholarships, and fall recipients receive paid registration to five eCornell courses leading to certificates in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies developed by Dr. Chris Anderson, Associate Professor of Operations Management.
"Being from such a small country as Lithuania, I was pleasantly surprised to receive the scholarship from IDeaS," said Sandra Barauskiene. "I hope to benefit from the course by putting the theories I learn into practice and sharing these insights with colleagues to build a more enriched culture of revenue management."
To learn more about how IDeaS and Cornell are partnering to advance the revenue management profession and bring the latest tools, knowledge and resources to emerging markets, watch the video.
Founded in 1989, IDeaS Revenue Solutions - a SAS Company, offers industry-leading pricing and revenue management software, services and consulting to the hospitality and travel industries. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with its Global Technology Center located in Pune, India, IDeaS maintains sales, support and distribution offices in North & South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Africa, greater China, Australia and Asia. For more information, visit www.ideas.com.
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