Tag Hospitality Industry

How hospitality management schools prepare us for innovation

Four years ago, as a high-school graduate, I was faced with making an important decision: choosing a university. This meant I had to choose not only where I would go for the next four years of my life but also choose my future career and lifestyle. If choosing what kind of college to attend is hard, choosing which one is even harder. I was interested in hospitality for many reasons

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2015 Industry Trends

Judy Hou, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education, takes a look at the current state of the hospitality industry and shares her views on predicted 2015 industry trends. Hospitality Reaching Luxury Retail and Finance Industries According to Deloitte’s 2014 luxury goods report, the world’s top 75 luxury brands accounted for US$171.8 billion of aggregate net sales in 2012 and a compound annual growth rate of 14.3 percent (2010–2012). This

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Top 5 Reasons to Work in the Hospitality Industry

I have a lot of acquaintances asking me what motivated me to pursue a career in the hotel and tourism industry. They would be better off asking me to define the purpose of life or explain astrophysics, because there is no clear and certain answer to that question. It all depends on what a person seeks from choosing to work in hotels. Hospitality has history… The reasons are just about

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