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Hotel Industry Program Offers Employees Low-Cost Education

Hotel Industry Program Offers Employees Low-Cost Education

A new hotel industry pilot program is offering college associate and bachelor’s degrees to adult hospitality workers for little to no cost. In partnership with Pearson’s AcceleratED Pathways program, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and its foundational group, ...

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WANTED: Real World Workforce Solutions

WANTED: Real World Workforce Solutions

In 2017, the President of the United States signed an Executive Order to create employment opportunities by increasing access to apprenticeship programs in various industries, including hospitality. And the hospitality industry represents so many opportunities. As the singular voice representing ...

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Hilton and Cengage Help Employees Earn a High School Diploma

Hilton and Cengage Help Employees Earn a High School Diploma

Many hospitality workers are fortunate to receive higher education–however, a percentage of workers who never completed high school are often left without access to promotions or executive positions throughout their careers. Hilton found within their employee base, 5,000 U.S. team ...

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Three Tips for Hoteliers When Developing Local Talent

Three Tips for Hoteliers When Developing Local Talent

Harsha Chanrai, founder and CEO of Saira Hospitality, offers the following advice for hoteliers looking to develop local talent. Look for soft skills. “Focus on finding people with emotional and cultural intelligence, rather than hotel work experience,” Chanrai explains. “This ...

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