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Marriott Partners with National Academy Foundation

Marriott Partners with National Academy Foundation

BETHESDA, Md.—Courtyard by Marriott has announced a national partnership with National Academy Foundation (NAF) launching its Success for Youth program that activates its commitment made to the Clinton Global Initiative, which promises to provide 30,000 volunteer hours and engage with ...

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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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