With playful, self-deprecating humor and pithy lessons from his successful career, Will Guidara ’01, co-owner of Eleven Madison Park, a restaurant ranked among the best in the world, gave the keynote address at the 93rd Hotel Ezra Cornell.
Authored by alumnus David Desta, this in-depth editorial examines the landscape of the Ethiopian hospitality industry and proposes solutions by way of on-the-job academic coursework to help build up a reliable, qualified workforce within Ethiopia.
As the President and CEO of Related Companies Urban, Ken Himmel '70, is spearheading the Hudson Yards New York hotel-and-retail ground game and collaborating on the overall real estate mix. Read about Himmel and the Hudson Yards project in The Real Deal.
Timothy Hentschel ’01, cofounder and CEO of HotelPlanner, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award, an honor given annually by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
Alex Jaritz ’97 SVP and global brand head of Tru by Hilton, ensured the Tru brand had the fastest growing development pipeline in lodging history. Check out her interview with Lodging Magazine about her background and the future of Tru.