Learn the skills you’ll need to take on a management role in the international hospitality industry with a degree from Johnson & Wales University. This online Hotel & Lodging Management bachelor’s degree program hones in hotel operations while also focusing on topics such as marketing and branding, international property development, and revenue management.
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Relevant. Inspiring. Informed. Direct from the experts — our industry-experienced faculty and staff —these posts give you the insight you need to become knowledgeable in your career, a better online learner, and a leader in your field.
What inspired you most in 2018? Here are ten of our blogs that rose to the top this year.
As a university, we have spent years making a name for ourselves in the industry and have earned a reputation for excellence among hospitality employers. Here’s why our programs work for busy hospitality professionals.
It might seem as if sustainability is a relatively new concept, but the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that the United States declared sustainability a national policy in The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The country’s commitment to sustainability was in order “to create and maintain conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations.”
Updated January 8, 2019
It's officially 2019—so that means its a great time to look at upcoming social media trends and make a game plan for how to tackle them in the new year. According to a recent report and survey by Hootsuite, marketers should expect five big social media trends this year:
If you can boast that your board of directors is fun-filled and fulfilled, then you, my friend, may be a miracle worker. Far too many boards are rife with résumé junkies and do-nothings. That’s not to ignore the superstars who sit on boards and do the lion’s share of work … because of the résumé junkies and do-nothings.
Nip this in the bud.
You’ve got too much work to do to have slackers sitting in the most important positions. Here are some simple solutions to ensure your board is tip-top.
I spent over 25 years in the NHL and was with the LA Kings when the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim received their franchise in 1993. The buy-in for a new franchise has changed dramatically since then.
Each year, students around the globe celebrate Computer Science Education Week—where they become inspired by the computer science industry and are able to test out skills that they might not have known that they have. So far during this year’s Computer Science Education Week, there have been 209,162 “Hour of Code” events throughout the United States, as well as in 194 other countries around the world.
There are many ways that technology can support business practices—I highlighted seven in a previous blog post.
One of the biggest problems many companies have today is that while there is a dearth of data, the ability to effectively mine and analyze it to obtain actionable information is still very much a work in progress.