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Marriott CEO Speaks on Advantages of a Career in Hospitality

Marriott CEO Speaks on Advantages of a Career in Hospitality

BETHESDA, Md.—Students from the Wilson High School and Columbia Heights High School’s Academies of Hospitality and Tourism recently visited Marriott International headquarters, where they toured the Innovation Lab and met President and CEO Arne Sorenson. Sorenson spoke to the group ...

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How Hospitality Scholarships Pay Off

How Hospitality Scholarships Pay Off

Ron Vlasic, regional VP of hotels for Kimpton and former AH&LA chair, stepped into a new role this year as chairman of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (IHLAEF) with a mission. “I’m trying to create more named ...

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IHG Doubles Number of Academy Programs to 600

IHG Doubles Number of Academy Programs to 600

LONDON, U.K.—InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of its 600th IHG Academy program, having doubled the number operating globally in the past year. IHG opened over 300 programs during 2014 alone, giving almost 6,700 new IHG Academy participants the ...

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3 Skills for Future Hotel Industry Leaders

3 Skills for Future Hotel Industry Leaders

Someone once said, “Focus on the future, since the present is the consequence of the past.” In order to more accurately forecast where the industry is headed, the future leaders of the hospitality industry should possess these three skills: Know ...

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Managers Create Value From Efficient Operations

Managers Create Value From Efficient Operations

A new set of skills and knowledge for lodging managers has arrived that may take some catching up to. Take a look at the corporate responsibility pages of major lodging brands to view the latest addition to a manager’s need-to-know ...

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