AHLEI Launches New Hotel Security and Anti-Terrorism Training Program

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), in collaboration with Cardinal Point Strategies, leading security experts, hospitality industry leaders, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has created an exclusive hospitality industry training program designed to raise employee awareness of security and terrorism issues.

California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation Co-Sponsors San Diego High School Hospitality Conference

Over 300 hospitality students from the San Diego Unified School District gathered at the USS Midway on March 11 to attend the 13th Annual High School Hospitality Conference. The California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation along with the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association co-sponsored this event.

8th Annual Lodging Management Program National Competition Draws Top Hospitality Students to Orlando

High school hospitality students from around the world will gather in Orlando April 7-9 to compete for the national title in the eighth annual American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute National Lodging Management Program (LMP) Competition. The three-day event at the Rosen Shingle Creek challenges students with events based on real-world job scenarios. The competition is organized by AHLEI, via funding provided by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF).

Marriott’s Ed Fuller Shares Leadership Expertise in His Book, ‘You Can’t Lead With Your Feet on the Desk’

As president and managing director of international lodging at Marriott International, Ed Fuller spent a significant part of his life flying in and out of the scores of countries where Marriott conducts business. His 10 million-plus miles taught him a lot about the value of getting out from behind his desk and building relationships that span cultural differences.