December 20, 2017

Tru success: Alexandra Jaritz ’97

Alex Jaritz ’97 believes deeply in the value of travel to broaden people’s perspectives, and in the importance of hospitality in opening doors to life-broadening experiences. As Hilton’s senior vice president and global head for the new and game-changing brand Tru by

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December 11, 2017

Noteworthy: Hotelies featured in Forbes’ 2018 30 Under 30

Three Hotelies are in this annual collection of young stars in 20 different industries ranging from finance to food and from sports to enterprise technology.

December 4, 2017

Hotelies and ILR students see arbitration come to life in NYC

With support from CIHLER, students from the Hotel School and ILR traveled to NYC to observe an actual arbitration hearing.

November 10, 2017

Noteworthy: Garnie Nygren ’05 talks about Serenbe on the Today Show

A residential community outside of Atlanta founded by Nygren’s family blends conservation with urban convenience.

November 7, 2017

Pillsbury Institute Welcomes 2017–2018 Entrepreneurs in Residence

Attention students! Are you searching for way to discover what your future career as an entrepreneur could look like? Check out the Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence program.

The Leland C.

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October 3, 2017

Student entrepreneur Rob Karp is miles ahead

When it came to starting his own business, Rob Karp ’19 was miles ahead of his peers. He was all of 14 when he turned his passion for airlines and his prowess for numbers

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September 25, 2017

Join us in congratulating the 2017 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumna

After reviewing alumni nominations on a range of criteria, the MMH award committee has selected Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97 to receive the 2017 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumna of the Year award, presented by the School of Hotel Administration (SHA) and the Office

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September 5, 2017

Catching up with entrepreneur Mark Thompson ’08

In the year since we featured Mark in the Fall 2016 issue of Hotelie magazine, the now former Wall Street financial analyst has opened his first Harlem Coffee Co. premium coffee lounge at 117th Street and Lenox Avenue, in the heart of Harlem. Business is

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July 6, 2016

Ken Himmel ’70 brings cityscapes to life with hospitality

By Jeannie Griffith

Thirty-eight of the 40 junior associates working at Boston’s Cabot, Cabot and Forbes Land Trust in 1973 were Harvard graduates. Ken Himmel ’70 was not among them. More importantly, he was the only junior associate at the firm who knew anything about

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June 22, 2016

SHA grad thrives where tech meets hospitality

By Charles McKenzie

Peter Thurston Carrera ’16 has always been an early planner. In just the second grade, the young entrepreneur got an official peddler’s license for his drink stand, and just four years after that, he decided that it was time to get serious about

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