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The Collins College Undergraduate Student Team Takes 2nd Overall in STR Student Market Study Competition in NYC

at Cal Poly Pomona | November 25, 2019

POMONA, CA – A team of undergraduate students from The Collins College of Hospitality Management (CCHM) took 2nd place in the 2019 Smith Travel Research (STR) Student Market Competition from a field of 25 teams. The event took place during the HX: Hotel Experience (Trade) Show in New York City. For the competition, the team of Hospitality Management students Emily Fedorchek ’22, Heather Kingsbury ’20, Devon Lilley ’21, Sean Mayor ’22, Marissa Robledo ’22, and Natalie Thé ’20 spent months researching and analyzing the Seattle hotel market before presenting their insights on the future trends to the event’s judges. The st...

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...

Now in bookstores and Online! Hospitality Duo Carver and Weber: The People Effect

May 16, 2019

THE PEOPLE EFFECT: Find, Grow and Retain The Best of The Best ATLANTA, GA and MINNEAPOLIS, MN –May 15, 2019– Hospitality and Human Resources Guru's Joel Carver and Mary Weber have teamed up to produce the new book THE PEOPLE EFFECT: Find, Grow and Retain the Best of the Best. The two first crossed paths in 2008 when they both worked in senior leadership roles with a hospitality management and real estate company. Carver led the sales and marketing functions and Weber was the senior HR leader for the organization. The journey they went on - along with a team of great leaders - was first to keep the hotels profitable and staf...

Hospitality Duo Carver and Weber Release New Book: The People Effect

March 28, 2019

THE PEOPLE EFFECT: Find, Grow and Retain The Best of The Best ATLANTA, GA and MINNEAPOLIS, MN –March 28, 2019 – Hospitality and human resources gurus Joel Carver and Mary Weber have teamed up to write a new book, and launch a speakers series, THE PEOPLE EFFECT: Find, Grow and Retain the Best of the Best, a collaboration addressing human capital challenges they have both faced throughout their careers. The authors first crossed paths in 2008 when they both held senior leadership roles with a hospitality management and real estate company. The journey they went on was first to keep the hotels profitable and staffed during the...

Hospitality Management in India: Five Trends to Know

Prashant Das | August 27, 2018

By Dr. Prashant Das Although a layman's perception of hospitality is overwhelmed by the notion of "guest-oriented services", the scope of hospitality management in India has drastically expanded in recent years. There must be more to an industry with an annual revenue worth $1 trillion and over 8 million employees globally. The share of travel and tourism within the Indian economy is around 10% and steadily growing. More importantly, the industry claims to create nearly 8% employment in India which is expected to grow in the future. Within the next ten years, the hospitality sector will create nearly 70 lakh new jobs directly and nearly...

Driftwood General Managers Offer Tips to Help Hotels Weather Hurricane Season

Driftwood Hospitality Management | July 23, 2018

As 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast; Improves, Driftwood Hospitality Management Urges Hotels to Remain Vigilant and Prepared North Palm Beach, Fla. – July 23, 2018 – Driftwood Hospitality Management (DHM), a North Palm Beach-based hotel management company that operates 51 hotels throughout the United States and Costa Rica, recently surveyed its general managers to gather hurricane preparedness insights in anticipation of the climax of hurricane season. "Unforeseen weather patterns require hotels to remain vigilant when it comes to the safety of guests and associates," said Michael Diaz, chief operating officer for Driftwood...

KEYPR Launches KEYPR TV, the Most Advanced Casting Solution in Hospitality

KEYPR | June 18, 2018

In partnership with Nevaya, KEYPR provides hotel guests with the most comprehensive, hassle-free TV casting available today Los Angeles, CA (June 18, 2018) -- KEYPR®, the technology company whose enterprise cloud platform is the leader in guest experience and hospitality management, is announcing its partnership with Nevaya, the go-to TV cloud entertainment company for hospitality, to create KEYPR TV. The new feature allows guests to stream content from their personal mobile devices or KEYPR's in-room tablets to hotel TVs, with no app downloads, required sign-ins, or overly-complex access codes. As evidenced by the shift in how cons...

Washington Court Selects KEYPR as Exclusive Guest Experience Technology Partner

KEYPR | April 20, 2018

Luxury Capitol Hill hotel goes live with the KEYPR platform, bringing the latest technology to guests and staff Los Angeles, CA (April 20, 2018) -- KEYPR®, the technology company whose enterprise cloud platform is the leader in guest experience and hospitality management, announced today that its system has been fully deployed at the iconic Washington Court Hotel located in the heart of Washington, D.C. "We pride ourselves in maintaining the highest service standard, and are committed to delivering a boutique hotel experience with all the modern amenities," said Washington Court's Operations Manager, Greg Askew. "The KEYPR platform...

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