While the Asian hotel industry bemoans a lack of GMs, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in AMEA is producing them faster than it has properties in the pipeline. A GM Express program will have produced seven young GMs by the end of the year working in Southeast Asia and India, with another two graduating in early 2018. All except one are local Asian talent; all except one are female GMs.
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute honors Navy Lodges for commitment to professional development
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) recently honored two Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) Navy Lodge properties with awards recognizing their commitment to supporting their employees and guests by providing access to continuing education, training, and professional certification, using AHLEI’s resources as part of a property-wide development program.
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw recently hosted 60 students from Chindwin College Yangon and Mandalay to learn about the exciting and diverse career opportunities in the hospitality industry. This initiative is a part of Hilton’s Open Doors commitment, which aims to positively impact at least one million young people by 2019 by connecting them to opportunities in the hospitality industry.
Hashoo Group and the US Agency for International Development announced to sign a memorandum of understanding to create a framework of collaboration on capacity building, hospitality education, entrepreneurship and impact investment.
Qooco, the leading mobile learning solutions provider for the hospitality industry, will provide mobile learning solutions to PHM Hospitality, one of Indonesia’s largest hospitality and lifestyle groups. The partnership will allow all of PHM Hospitality’s 11 properties to access the mobile learning solutions, providing high-quality English and Mandarin language training to its 880 hotel employees.
HeBS Digital provides coursework for Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne’s online education certificate program
HeBS Digital is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) to provide online video coursework for their 2017 certificate program in hospitality management. Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne is one of the leading hotel management schools in the world with more than 2,600 students from over 100 different nationalities currently enrolled.
Teachers across mainland China are improving the lives—and future careers—of Chinese youth by gaining new industry knowledge and teaching techniques through the China Hospitality Education Initiative, a project of The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation.
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) and Swiss International Air Lines are delighted to announce a new partnership. The partnership which comprises in-kind advantages on both sides, was officially signed during the recent EHL Career Fair and marks the start of what both companies hope will develop into a longstanding and fruitful collaboration. EHL and SWISS share a historical heritage, deeply rooted in the Swiss tradition of excellence, hospitality and openness to the world.
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is pleased to have received a RMB300,000 donation from the HNA Hospitality Group for the establishment of the HNA Hospitality Group/Tangla Hotels & Resorts Students Internship Scholarship at the SHTM.
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