Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Bestows Annual Icon Award to the Founders of Airbnb
Boston University School of Hospitality Administration | March 16, 2022
Boston, MA – March 16, 2022 – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that the third annual ICON award will be presented to Airbnb co-founders: Brian Chesky, CEO, Nathan Blecharczyk, Chief Strategy Officer, and Joe Gebbia, Chairman of Airbnb.org. The ICON award recognizes innovators who create new and transformative paradigms in hospitality. Blecharczyk will accept the award on behalf of Airbnb virtually to conclude BU SHA’s 2022 Hospitality Leadership Summit. The ICON award ceremony and reception will conclude the School’s Hospitality Leadership Summit, Friday, April 1, 2022 at Hotel C...
Boston University School of Hospitality Administration | March 15, 2022
Question of the Week What Is the Future of Travel in 2022? In the aftermath of two years of pandemic disruptions to the hospitality and tourism industries, Makarand Mody, a School of Hospitality Administration associate professor of hospitality marketing, sheds some light on the future of travel in 2022. Mody discusses flexcations, the popularity of AirBNB and VRBO, the return to city tourism, and more. You can also find this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other podcast platforms. Takeaways Makarand Mody says that “pent-up demand is going to lead to a strong year for the [travel] i...
BU School of Hospitality & ESSEC Business School (France) Announce Collaboration for Graduate Students
Boston University School of Hospitality Administration | September 17, 2020
(September 16, 2020) Boston, MA and Cergy (France) – Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) Dean Arun Upneja, PhD, has announced the formalized relationship between two of the world’s leading hospitality programs: Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) and the ESSEC Business School in Paris, France. Graduate students enrolled in either program have the opportunity to earn part of their Master’s degree abroad – an opportunity which involves elective courses taught by premier internationally-recognized industry practitioners and internships in Europe and / or the United State...
Boston University School of Hospitality Administration | December 13, 2019
Leadership in a Rapidly Changing Hospitality World Friday & Saturday, March 20-21, 2020 Connecting established global leaders in hospitality with rising stars of the industry for this symposium designed to inspire, empower, and equip the next generation. (December 13, 2019) Boston, MA – Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) presents the SHA Hospitality Leadership Summit 2020, Leadership in a Rapidly Changing Hospitality World, Friday & Saturday, March 20-21, 2020 at The Hotel Commonwealth. This symposium features a dynamic line-up of speakers, sponsors, and panel topics on pressing issues and curr...
Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Names New Program Chairs for Graduate and Undergraduate Degrees
Boston University School of Hospitality Administration | August 20, 2019
(August 20, 2019) Boston, MA - Boston University's School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) Dean Arun Upneja, PhD, has named Leora Halpern Lanz, ISHC, as Program Chair of the School's Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH), and Dr. Suzanne Markham Bagnera as Chair of the School's undergraduate program. According to Dean Upneja, PhD., "With the championing of these two experienced professionals, our goal is to further elevate the successful curricula and industry integration of our renowned School." Leora Halpern Lanz, ISHC, who has for the last four years also served as Marketing Lecturer at the undergraduate and graduate levels, t...
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