Hyatt and Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Hospitality Management Consortium Team Up for a Common Cause

Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Hospitality Management Consortium (HBCU-HM Consortium) announced today the launch of Hyatt Hotels Summer Bridge Program for High School Students, a new program aimed at educating aspiring teens on future careers in hospitality and tourism.

Different Approaches Deliver Success In Hospitality Internships – By Dr. John Hogan CHE CHA CMHS

Many of our earlier Hospitality Conversations™ columns that have examined internships have been at major universities with traditional four year academic programs. Several of these programs have international components that may include global internships and/or students from around the globe. We decided to take a dramatically different approach in this column and had a marvelous interview with Professor Mark Newton, Ed. D. Program Director at Gwinnett Technical College in the greater Atlanta, Georgia (USA) area.

New Concierge Book Highlights All Aspects of Profession

The Art and Science of the Hotel Concierge, which made its debut last week at the 58th International Congress of the Union Internationale de Concierges Hôtels Les Clefs D’Or in Toronto, is available for purchase from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). Author Holly Stiel, a veteran concierge, provides everything readers want to know about excelling in this profession – and more.