Aimbridge Hospitalit has continued to prioritize the education of its future leaders, despite the unique challenges COVID-19 has presented through the AHLA Foundation's Lodging Manager Apprenticeship program. As a result, they have seen the largest class of apprentices to date, with 73 high performing candidates currently enrolled.
Chef Michelle Bernstein, Chef Lorena Garcia, and Ernisha Randolph of Sweet Butter Hospitality among well-known list of speakers
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launch Hospitality Challenge Pitch – a series of online discussions with UNWTO experts and tourism leaders, revealing some of the winners of the 'Hospitality Challenge,' the solidarity initiative created by the two partners. They will share insights on the state of tourism and hospitality, and the prospective solutions to restart tourism.
Led by Disney Institute facilitators and featuring special presentations by Disney theme park and resort leaders, new on-demand courses start at $49 per person, and new online live courses start at $499 per person. All courses are available to business professionals in the United States and most Canadian provinces.
The initiative has received almost 600 applications from all around the world. The 30 top finalists will be granted a full-board scholarship for Bachelor or Masters degree-level courses at 30 different hospitality programs. All of them are hosted by Sommets internationally renowned institutions specialized in Hospitality and Culinary Arts: Glion Institute of Higher Education, Les Roches, and École Ducasse.
Legacy 4-Year Scholarship Program Awards $1 Million
The training provides specific actions employees can take to de-escalate difficult situations and provide solutions for handling conflict throughout all interactions. The modules meet expanding COVID-19 training needs across the hospitality industry.
Advancing digitalization will be key to adapting to the new tourism environment.
The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) has launched Hospitality Training LIVE as a virtual learning series for restaurant, foodservice, and lodging training professionals. The event will take place on three consecutive Wednesdays in September from 1:00-3:30pm EST, and will feature 14 keynote, breakout, and interactive best practice sessions.
The initiative, which closes at the end of the month, will grant 30 scholarships for world class education programmes that will allow winners to develop themselves and their projects and so help drive tourisms recovery.