IDeaS Announces 2014 Winners of IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship
First-of-its-kind scholarship, held biannually, advances the field of revenue management within hospitality
Supported by IDeaS and Cornell, the IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship offers hospitality professionals around the world the opportunity to gain online revenue management certifications from eCornell. Throughout the year, 12 scholarships are being awarded, providing recipients paid registration to the Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management and the Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies.
Winners of the first round of the 2014 IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship include:
Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management
- Ankush Bhargava, Front Desk & Reservations Executive: Best Western, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
- Raluca Constantinescu, Sales Account Manager: Hotel Epoque, Bucharest, Romania
- Sean Tamon, Revenue Manager: Starwood – The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, Lahaina, Hawaii, USA
Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies
- Carla Ridder, Revenue & Reservations Manager: Apollo Hotel Utrecht City Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands
- Emelie Aronsson, Revenue Manager: Scandic Hotels AB, Stockholm, Sweden
- Joseph Checca, Revenue Manager and Assistant Controller: Morris Inn at University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
"I have an interest in moving more towards Total Profit Management, and I believe this course will be of great value in my career by providing me with the tools to start working with better, simultaneous decision making, which may allow us to optimize profits in a more efficient way," said Aronsson.
"I am sure that this opportunity will give me an amazing and unique learning experience and great benefits in my future career," added Ridder. "I look forward to starting the course and getting to know my fellow students from all over the world. Thank you IDeaS and Cornell University for giving me this chance of a lifetime!"
The deadline to apply for the second round of scholarships under the IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship program is Oct. 24, 2014. For more information and applicant eligibility, visit http://www.ideas.com/en/company/scholarship/
To learn more about how IDeaS and Cornell are partnering to advance the revenue management profession and bringing the latest tools, knowledge and resources to emerging markets, watch this video.
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With more than one million rooms priced daily on its advanced systems, IDeaS Revenue Solutions leads the industry with the latest revenue management software solutions and advisory services. Powered by SAS® and more than 27 years of experience, IDeaS proudly supports more than 8,700 clients in 106 countries and is relentless about providing hoteliers more insightful ways to manage the data behind hotel pricing.
IDeaS empowers its clients to build and maintain revenue management cultures—from single entities to world-renowned estates—by focusing on a simple promise: Driving Better Revenue.
IDeaS has the knowledge, expertise and maturity to build upon proven revenue management principles with next-generation analytics for more user-friendly, insightful and profitable revenue opportunities—not just for rooms, but across the entire hotel enterprise.
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