Hotelie Magazine

Our flagship publication, Hotelie magazine, brings you the remarkable activities of our alumni, faculty, and students and showcases our outstanding curriculum in informative, entertaining articles. Alumni contributors bring the world closer with engaging first-person narratives and fascinating photographs. Hotelie is published following the spring and fall semesters.

Hotelie magazine cover - Summer 2018

Summer 2018

Digital version (Summer 2018)

Feature Stories

  • Cheryl Stanley’s winning ways with wine
  • Looking addiction straight in the eye—and treating it with science and empathy
  • A most curious Hotelie: Gregory Falco’s wide-ranging path to MIT and beyond
  • The Restorers
  • As CHS turns 90, Georgia’s on our minds

Hotelie magazine Fall 2017 cover

Fall 2017

Digital version (Fall 2017)

Feature Stories

  • Paths to the American Dream: Three families help tell the story of Gujarati hotel ownership in America
  • Upstarts: Four young entrepreneurs create opportunities for themselves and others
  • Thought Leadership: Services marketing professors Helen Chun and Kathy LaTour decode the consumer experience
  • Game-changers: John Zimmer ’06 fuels Lyft’s rise with hospitality

Sping 2017 Hotelie Magazine Cover

Spring 2017

Digital version (Spring 2017)

Feature Stories

  • SHA and the Industry: First-of-its-kind immersion connects faculty and industry
  • In the Classroom: New courses carry on an old tradition
  • Hotelies Afield: The value of culture: Duetto’s happy medium for growth
  • Hotelies Afield: The Galbut Family: Miami Beach’s community builders

Hotelie Fall 2016

Fall 2016

Digital version (Fall 2016)

Feature Stories

  • Profiles in Leadership: Dean Soumitra Dutta discusses the unique challenges, strengths, and potential of Cornell’s new College of Business
  • Hotelies Afield: Abe Ng ’95 spreads sushi joy in South Florida
  • Upstarts: Financial analyst Mark Thompson ’08 works nights brewing up a coffee
    business in Harlem
  • The Art of Teaching: Dan Quan invests his intellectual capital in real estate students
  • Hotelies Afield: Marielle Jan de Beur ’88 earns respect on Wall Street
  • Upstarts: Grape Goddess Catherine Fallis ’83 brings wine-drinking down to Earth
  • World Views: Fidelio founder Dietmar Müller-Elmau, MPS ’80 reboots his grandfather’s resort in Bavaria

Spring 2016

Spring 2016

Digital version (Spring 2016)

Feature Stories

  • Hotelies Afield: Four alumni tell us what it takes to become master sommeliers
  • The Art of Teaching: Amy Newman teaches leadership through communication
  • The Art of Teaching: Bruce Tracey finds the “human” in human resources
  • World Views: Layal Taher ’16 follows her heart from Jeddah to Ithaca and back again
  • Profiles in Leadership: Master mixed-use developer Ken Himmel ’70, president and CEO of Related Urban
  • Center and Institute News: SHA and Human Ecology launch the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures
  • Outposts: Dana Beninati, MMH ’15 takes a gastronomic tour of Spain

Summer 2015 Hotelie Magazine Cover

Summer 2015

Digital version (Summer 2015)

Feature Stories

  • Profiles in Leadership: An interview with Dean Michael Johnson
  • Hotelies Afield: Brad Stone ’77 ups the ante in the Caribbean
  • Hotelies Afield: John Meadow ’02 finds romance in the restaurant business
  • Research and Scholarship: Professor Pamela Moulton accrues interest in finance
  • The Student Experience: Professor Mona Anita Olsen expands entrepreneurship
  • World Views: Four experts comment on Caribbean tourism
  • Center and Institute News: Alumni Art and Karen Adler endow CREF’s directorship
  • Outposts: Evan Pezas ’72 visits the Sinai’s treasured monastery

Hotelie Winter 2015 Cover

Winter 2015

  • Digital version (Winter 2015)

Feature Stories

  • Hotelies Afield: The Canlis brothers stir up Seattle
  • The Student Experience: Real Estate on the Rise
  • HEC: A view from the Arts Quad
  • The Art of Teaching: A toast to Steve Mutkoski
  • World Views: Advancing education in Africa
  • Outposts: Christina Heggie ’10 does Carnaval in Rio

Hotelie magazine, summer 2014 issue cover

Summer 2014

Digital version (Summer 2014)

Feature Stories

  • Insights from Innovators: Predicting the game-changers in hospitality and travel
  • In the Classroom: Using the Carnelian fund, students learn how to hedge their investments
  • The Student Experience: The Hotel Leadership Development Program
  • Milestones: NSMH celebrates 25 years
  • World Views: Deja Rose Penev ’03 will be your guide to Switzerland
  • CHRS 2014: A conference like no other
  • Outposts: Deniz Omurgonulsen ’00 takes us to the crossroads of East and West, Istanbul

Winter 2014 Hotelie Magazine Cover

Winter 2014

Digital version (Winter 2014)

Feature Stories

  • Insights from Innovators: Chipotle founder Steve Ells shares his
  • formula for success
  • The Student Experience: Tess Williams ’15 examines the essence of Hotel Ezra Cornell
  • Hotelies Afield: 20 Peter Semone, MPS ’94 plants the seeds of hospitality in Lao PDR
  • Industry Focus: Women in hospitality reflect on their career journeys
  • Industry Focus: Carlson’s remarkable culture of inclusion
  • World Views: Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos ’85 weaves the magic of Cartagena
  • Outposts: Karl Pettijohn ’85 on his quest to climb the ultimate summit, Mount Everest

Hotelie magazine, spring 2013 issue cover

Spring 2013

Digital version (Spring 2013)

Feature Stories

  • Insights from Innovators: Cindy Estis Green ’79 and SHA prof Chris Anderson discuss trends in the online marketplace
  • The Art of Teaching: Take a seat in the classrooms of three of our most outstanding educators: Dave Sherwyn, Kate Walsh, and Bill Carroll
  • Taj + Cornell: Taj’s best people get something special: a chance at an MMH degree, all expenses paid
  • The business of changing the world: Meet eight alumni entrepreneurs who have made a business of helping humanity
  • World Views: Meet the new American traveler. Peter Yesawich ’72, MS ’74, PhD ’76 explains us by the numbers
  • Outposts: Bryan Dunn ’14 sees life from a whole new angle while interning high in the Atacama Desert and Andes Mountains of Chile

Hotelie magazine, fall 2012 issue cover

Fall 2012

Digital version (Fall 2012)

Feature Stories

  • Insights from Innovators: Adam Weissenberg ’85 talks with Jan deRoos ’78, MS ’80, PhD ’94
  • Real-life Eloises: Three Hotelies reminisce about their hotel childhoods
  • Welcome to America: The U.S. travel industry lobbies for visa reform and a new American attitude toward international visitors
  • World Views: George Cao, MMH ’96 and Jens Thraenhart, MMH ’00 offer a wealth of insights for digital marketers
  • Food for a red planet: Rupert Spies helps NASA learn how to feed body and soul
  • Memories of HEC: Aanchal Suri ’14 gathers student perspectives
  • Outposts: Barbara Lang ’78, MPS ’04 sails the world for food

Hotelie magazine, spring 2012 issue cover

Spring 2012

Digital version (Spring 2012)

Feature Stories

  • Bakers endow real estate program
  • I&I Awards preview
  • A fund for Prof Meek
  • A visit with Dean Beck
  • Intro to Wines: A vintage classic turns 40
  • Our first 90 years: A timeline
  • 90 influential Hotelies
  • Lessons of a lifetime
  • Outposts: A life aloft


Fall 2011

Digital version (Fall 2011)

Feature Stories

  • Marriott Student Learning Center
  • Icons: Hilton Foundation
  • A course for common ground
  • Behind the scenes at HEC
  • Getting HIP to New York
  • World Views: Cuba
  • High school Hotelies
  • Summer internships
  • The learning of entrepreneurship
  • Outposts: Journey to Ithaki


Spring 2011

Digital version (Spring 2011)

Feature Stories

  • I&I Awards preview
  • Cornell on hospitality
  • Faculty for a new era
  • McLamore family values
  • The “un-MBA”
  • Hotel development: The brand builders
  • Worldviews: Mirror on Japan
  • Cornell Hospitality Research Summit
  • Remembrance
  • Outposts: Biking across America

Hotelie magazine, winter 2010-2011 issue cover

Winter 2010-2011

Feature Stories

  • Ethics done right
  • The SHA makes the dean’s list
  • Annabel Wisniewski’s sense of place
  • Monuments to the future
  • Jane Peng’s Beijing


Summer 2010

Feature Stories

  • The Statler’s new budget chic
  • Pillsbury named Rhodes professor
  • HEC 85
  • Diego M. Sosa
  • Hilton Foundation awards scholarships
  • Event-full giving
  • The power of planning
  • Execs bring real world to school
  • Branding Zambia
  • Healing with hospitality

Hotelie magazine, spring 2010 issue cover

Spring 2010

Feature Stories

  • CQ Turns 50
  • Rebecca Robbins ’09 on the road to life
  • Hotels in 2015: How the game is changing
  • Statler Hall’s new tower
  • Our new Icon: Chuck Feeney ’56
  • Mothers of invention
  • CRECC’s a winner

Hotelie magazine, fall 2009 issue cover

Fall 2009

Feature Stories

  • Harris Rosen’s best investment yet
  • Sienna Wedderburn’s southern (Sudan) hospitality
  • CIA Alliance students go for the skill
  • Helmsley Scholarships
  • John Rijos ’75 reconnects
  • Steamboat Foundation partners with Union Square


Spring 2009

Feature Stories

  • Bill Marriott: Cornell’s First Icon of the Industry
  • The Integrity Dividend
  • Restaurant Development: A Dry Run for the Real Deal
  • A Winning Concept Now Open for Business: Punk’s Backyard Grill
  • Four-Star Career: A Conversation with Drew Nieporent
  • Skip Sack Endows Professorship in Food and Beverage Management
  • Shifting Sands: Alumni Driving Dubai’s Dynamic Growth


Winter 2008

Feature Stories

  • Bob Alter Endows Scholarship Program
  • SHA Launches Real Estate Program
  • Treadwell Prize Recipient Thrives in Madrid
  • CHS Chapter Leaders Learn from Each Other
  • Managing an Olympic Feast
  • HEC 84: Learning from Las Vegas
  • Harrison Earns First-Ever MMH Outstanding Alumna Award


Fall 2008

Feature Stories

  • Honoring an Institution
  • Eye on Innovation
  • Honoring Exceptional Student
  • Bergen Brings Tuscan Touch to Taverna Banfi
  • Sizing Up Sustainability
  • Fites Celebrated at Cape May Ceremony
  • Ted Teng ’79 Honors His Mentors

Cornell SHA magazine, Special "Campaign for Cornell" issue cover

Special "Campaign for Cornell" Issue

Feature Stories

  • Reaching Higher: Students Inspired by Scholarship Support
  • The Power of Perpetuity
  • A Hand Up: Donors Give the Gift of Learning