While some travelers prefer the pampering of an upscale hotel suite, many are settling into the homes of local residents, who also happen to be complete strangers, for an intimate view of their unfamiliar surroundings.
The Disney College Program, offered at Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California, offers students the opportunity to spend 12 weeks working in the park. Georgia State hospitality students have been employed in a wide range of jobs around the parks.
During the paid internship, Disney houses students in fully furnished apartments… more »
By all appearances, Aziz Hashim had achieved the American dream by the time he was 21 years old. His family immigrated to London from Pakistan when he was six, then came to the United States when he was 13. At 14, he began working nights and weekends at his uncle’s Burger King in Los Angeles… more »
Hospitality alumnus Dr. Kaye Chon is a regular guest at Hotel ICON, but he’s not there as a tourist. He’s checking up on his students.
One of the top places to stay in Hong Kong, Hotel ICON has won many awards for its luxury accommodations and restaurants, and its lobby features one of the largest… more »
Within the hospitality industry, the beverage sector is an essential profit center for many employers. A great deal of our total adult beverages consumption occurs within hospitality settings including bars and restaurants, so there is a need for hiring educated beverage professionals. That’s good news for hospitality students, because job… more »
The Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration’s longest partnership has been with the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), which represents more than 7,000 managers at 3,000 private clubs around the world.
In the early 1980s, CMAA’s leaders saw the need for a formal academic program for club industry professionals. Taking into… more »
Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration Director Debby Cannon began her hospitality career in human resources with Hyatt Hotels and worked for The Ritz-Carlton for almost a decade before joining the faculty full time in 1991. Now in her 12th year as director, Cannon also teaches Hospitality Human Resources Management and Strategic Hospitality Management.… more »