Spotlights

China

China-US Hospitality Real Estate Securitization Forum

China’s hospitality industry is undergoing profound reform and transition...

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China

Third Cornell China Real Estate Forum

The Center for Real Estate and Finance and the Club of Beijing held the third Cornell China Forum on December 15th, 2015 in Beijing...

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Wine Barrels

Statler Hotel's Taverna Banfi donates to earthquake relief effort

Statler Hotel's Taverna Banfi donates to earthquake relief effort

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George P. Johnson, experiential-marketing agency

Marketing breaks down the fourth wall: smashing the barriers between people and brands

By creating unforgettable experiences that turn consumers into brand devotees, George P. Johnson CEO Chris Meyer '87 is reinventing marketing.

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Ken Notari

Featured EBV Alumnus: Ken Notari

Ken Notari had long been interested in entrepreneurship, and after a 20-year military career, he and his wife Dani were already on the path to starting their own business. But it was after he attended EBV that everything fell into place...

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Sheryl Kimes

Sheryl Kimes receives HSMAI Vanguard Award for Lifetime Achievement in Revenue Management

Sheryl Kimes, professor of services operations management, has been named the recipient of the Vanguard Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

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Students present at the Cornell ICSC International Retail Real Estate Case Competition

Second Annual Cornell ICSC International Retail Real Estate Case Competition

We are pleased to announce the Cornell ICSC International Retail Real Estate Competition 2017, hosted jointly with the Center for Real Estate and Finance, to be held May 21 in Las Vegas, NV, during RECon.

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HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo

HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo

As a Cornell alumnus/alumna or friend, you save $125.00 with Promo Code CIHLER on the only conference on how to use your HR strategy to drive organization-wide success.

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Nathalie Corredor

Featured Advisory Board Member: Nathalie Corredor

Nathalie Corredor is senior vice president of strategy for Hilton Worldwide...

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Apply Now!

Apply Now for the 2018 EBV Program

Applications for the 2018 program are being accepted on a rolling-admissions basis. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, and early application is encouraged.

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Reflection and transparency in office-building windows

New commercial real estate certificate launches

The Hotel School—powered by eCornell—announces a new online certificate that prepares real estate professionals to successfully develop and manage real estate assets.

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EinR

Sign up now to meet with one of our Entrepreneurs in Residence

Check out our fall line up and sign up to meet with an entrepreneur!

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HR in Hospitality

SHA and ILR students network with the movers and shakers in hospitality

Every year, Professors David Sherwyn and Richard Hurd select a group of students from their co-taught Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry class (HADM 4810/ILRLR 4060) to attend the HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo, now in its tenth year...

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online learning data marketing

NEW Online Certificates in Data Analytics and Customer-Driven Marketing from the Hotel School and eCornell

The Hotel School—powered by eCornell—introduces two new online certificates to its growing portfolio for hospitality industry professionals.

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taughannock inn

'04 Grad Overseeing Major Renovations at Historic Taughannock Inn

The Inn at Taughannock, a luxury boutique hotel managed by Hotelie Brian Simon '04, will be closing after Thanksgiving for renovations.

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online-certificate-financial-management

Online Certificate in Financial Management

Learn to analyze and communicate in the language of finance by demystifying financial terminology, assumptions, and concepts.

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BPC 2017

Food preservation team wins hospitality business contest

Five student teams competed for the chance to win $25,000 March 18 as part of Hotel Ezra Cornell’s seventh annual Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

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2017 Faculty and Student Awards Ceremony

2017 Faculty and Student Awards Celebration

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Pepper the robot hugs a student

Students jump-start hospitality innovation with Pepper the robot

In a competition sponsored by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, nine teams had five minutes each to present their innovative ideas for how to make the best use of Pepper, an interactive child-size humanoid robot, in the hospitality industry

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Gizem Kilic

Meet a graduate student: Gizem Kilic

"Cornell is my dream school. I have known about the Hotel School since I was an undergrad in Turkey. The school's reputation precedes it."

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Support EBV

Support EBV

You can become part of this important effort to support our country’s veterans and to improve the nation’s business climate.

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HLDP Fellows visit Coors Field in Denver, CO

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts signs on to sponsor HLDP

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Signs on to Sponsor HLDP

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Lee Pillsbury

The Pillsbury Institute Celebrates Ten Years

The Pillsbury Institute Celebrates Ten Years

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Networking social

Students! Here's your chance to build your network.

The Pillsbury Institute offers two types of networking events where students can engage with senior industry leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs..

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PIHE Competition

Hospitality Business Plan Competition Teams Tie for First Place

CONGRATULATIONS! Team Maidbot and Team Last Second Beach tie for first place in the 2016 Hospitality Business Plan Competition!

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Statler Hotel Cornell

Online Certificate in Hospitality Management

Enroll now to develop and expand your knowledge of the many facets of hospitality management.

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Harry Johnson III

CIHLER featured advisory board member: Harry Johnson III

Harry I. Johnson III is a partner in Morgan Lewis Bockius.

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Edgard Sanchez

Featured EBV Alumnus: Edgard Sanchez

Edgard Sanchez was working a secure warehouse job. A veteran of the U.S. military having transitioned back to civilian life, he could easily have stayed where he was, comfortable in the day-to-day routine of earning a steady paycheck for an honest day’s work. But he knew there was something more for him...

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Team YNot Bike being honored as winners of the 2018 Hospitality Business Plan Competition

Hospitality Business Plan Competition

The Hospitality Business Plan Competition provides an experiential learning opportunity to rising entrepreneurs looking to make their mark on the hospitality industry. This year's finals will take place Saturday, March 17.

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Kate Henriksen '96

Featured Advisory Board Member: Kate Henriksen '96

Kate B. Henriksen, a veteran RLJ Lodging Trust executive, is senior vice president of investment and portfolio analysis.

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Kenneth A. Himmel

Featured advisory board member: Kenneth A. Himmel '70

Kenneth A. Himmel '70 is president and chief executive officer of Related Urban, the nation's leading developer of large-scale mixed-use properties. 

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Thomas Gisler, director of food and beverage for the Statler Hotel

Statler Hotel promotes Chef Thomas Gisler to director of food & beverage

Statler Hotel promotes Chef Thomas Gisler to director of food & beverage

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Server carrying plates at a fine-dining restaurant

Why your upscale restaurant server still takes your order by hand, even though technology abounds

There's one type of establishment where it's unlikely your order will be taken by a device: fine dining restaurants.

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CIHLER roundtable on Trump Administration

CIHLER roundtable anticipates changes to labor and employment relations under Trump administration

Prominent lawyers, professors, corporate managers, and union leaders gathered for a CIHLER roundtable on April 24 to discuss the direction of hospitality, labor, and employment relations under the Trump administration.

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2016 presentation

9th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

This annual invitation-only event tasks student teams with analyzing an actual commercial real estate transaction.

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Roundtable participants

The Really Big Idea Sketchpad Approach to the Technology Hospitality Entrepreneurship Roundtable

More than two dozen industry leaders met in Ithaca, NY, in April 2018 for the Really Big Idea Sketchpad Approach to the Technology Hospitality Entrepreneurship Roundtable.

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Customized Online Programs from Cornell

Discover how Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts worked with Cornell to design and deliver a customized online learning program for its global Directors of Finance. Make it happen for your organization!

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GMP

Experience the General Managers Program at Cornell's School of Hotel Administration

Get a glimpse of the General Manager's Program (GMP) from the eyes of your participant peers and renowned Cornell faculty.

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Marco Benvenuti

Hotelie Inspires New Generation of Hotelies at DDLS

Marco Benvenuti, MMH '05, co-founder of Duetto, told students attending the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series to embrace what makes them unique.

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Park Inn by Radisson INNovation Room SHA Team

SHA students win Park Inn by Radisson INNovation Room competition

Brad Wellstead, lecturer in properties development and management, is currently mentoring, tutoring, and facilitating four SHA students who are participating in the first-ever Park Inn by Radisson INNovation competition.

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Chuck Floyd, P '15 and '18

Featured Advisory Board Member: Chuck Floyd, P '15 and '18

Chuck Floyd is the global president of operations for Hyatt...

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EBG

CIHLER Director David Sherwyn Offers Tips to Employers

CIHLER Director David Sherwyn offers tips to employers based on the 7th circuit decision on mandatory arbitration policies.

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Robert Schnitz

Featured Advisory Board Member: Robert Schnitz

Robert Schnitz is senior vice president and associate general counsel overseeing legal support for global operations of Hyatt Hotels and Resorts...

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service excellence

Service Excellence Online Training

Cornell University Launches New Service Excellence On-Demand Training for groups and organizations.

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HR in Hospitality reception

HR in Hospitality Conference advances Cornell students' education

For fourteen Cornell University students, their trip to attend the annual HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo in Las Vegas was a capstone for their hospitality and labor-related education.

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