It is always an interesting thought experiment to consider the ways in which technology may be integrated into a business in support of the objectives of that business.
It is really interesting when you are talking about an industry that is over 2,000 years old!
While it seems like a “square peg, round hole” problem, the fact is that technology is already highly integrated into the modern hotel experience and becoming more so each day.
The hospitality industry is constantly growing and changing. Learn about the up-and-coming trends, career paths, and how you can take on a leadership role within this industry through Johnson & Wales University’s online hospitality management bachelor’s degree program.
There are many reasons to go back to school. Whether you’re looking to finish up a program you previously started, advance in your career, or pursue a career change, getting your degree is the first step.
In an industry as competitive and service-oriented as hospitality, some might question the value of getting a degree in hospitality. According to five JWU Online graduates who are currently working in the industry, having a degree is the differentiator they needed to stand out.
When you think about the hospitality field, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For most, it is working in and around hotels. While this is a key area of employment, for sure, hospitality management careers span much more than just the hotel industry. Here’s a closer look at the opportunities available to those who pursue hospitality management careers.
Who: Debbie Howarth, Ed.D., is a professor in the College of Hospitality Management’s International Hotel School on the Providence Campus, as well as an online instructor.
Article: Skift’s “Why Hospitality Should Hire Candidates with No Previous Hotel Experience” by Colin Nagy, head of strategy at Fred & Farid, a global advertising agency
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As a one-time consultant for Carnival Cruise Line and long-time cruiser myself, I’ve picked up a bevy of tips along the way. Whether it’s your first time aboard a big ship or you’ve been on more boats than you can count, here are my best tips for making the most of your time at sea.
Consider Your Itinerary Before You Pack
Remember to carefully review the itinerary that you received from the cruise line. Are there formal nights? Dining dress codes? etc.
The international tourism industry is booming; according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the sector saw direct growth of 4.6 percent in 2017 — exceeding the global average for the seventh year in a row. Tourism is a top employer, with one in ten global jobs supported by the travel industry.