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.
These scholarships, along with the sponsorship of the Hospitality Conference geared towards students continued education in the hospitality industry, total $19,000 for this year.
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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.
From workplace shootings by disgruntled employees and identity theft to sexual assault and potential acts of terrorism, the rise in hotel security-related incidents has increased guests safety concerns and put hotel properties on the alert for increased liability.
The agreement provides study abroad programmes for students, faculty exchanges, academic cooperation and programmes for the development of young talent in the hospitality industry.
In an annual Spring tradition, graduate students pursuing one of the Masters degrees offered in The School Hospitality Business at Michigan State University presented their research to fellow graduate students, faculty, and guests of The School.
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 DOr 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.
CHART offers many webinars, training forums and conferences each year to further advance the development of hotel and restaurant training professionals.