Travel industry is still searching for ways to make eco-friendly habits stick
Tourism accounts for about 10 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study from the University of Sydney, and some travel brands like Marriott are grappling with an inconvenient truth that many travelers still don't understand environmentally friendly practices or why they're important.
That's the view of Claire Cutting, director of sustainability for Marriott International, who spoke at the Sustainable Tourism Entrepreneurship and Destination Asset Management Roundtable organized by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at Cornell University on May 3. The roundtable was part of the Sustainable Tourism Asset Management Program at Cornell.
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.Read more »
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...Read more »
This annual invitation-only event tasks student teams with analyzing an actual commercial real estate transaction.Read more »
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.Read more »
The Pillsbury Institute offers two types of networking events where students can engage with senior industry leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs..Read more »