Articles tagged “education”

MIT President Views Immigrant Travel Ban as Hurting U.S. Competitiveness

MIT President Views Immigrant Travel Ban as Hurting U.S. Competitiveness

Michael McDonald and Tom Moroney, Bloomberg

The MIT president has a good point: The U.S. university system has been a magnet for top students and talent. Trump's anti-immigrant stance will make America worse.

5 months ago

Student Travel Is Booming But Study Abroad Programs Provide Scant Information When Tragedy Strikes

Student Travel Is Booming But Study Abroad Programs Provide Scant Information When Tragedy Strikes

Rishabh R. Jain, Associated Press

Student travel has been on an upswing over the last few years but when kids studying abroad fall victim to tragedy, schools provide few answers and insurance companies try to downplay any negative trends. There needs to be more accountability.

11 months ago

Family Vacations Meet Resistance From School Districts

Family Vacations Meet Resistance From School Districts

Associated Press

It isn't only employers and workaholics who discourage vacations -- school districts are also a factor. There's a lot of educational value in family vacations, and school districts could be a little more understanding about parental schedules and getaway opportunities.

1 year ago

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The Future Of Family Travel: Experience and Education

The Future Of Family Travel: Experience and Education

Shangri-La + Skift

For most families, travel is a huge investment of both time and money. With many business travelers utilizing loyalty points earned while traveling for business, savvy hotels are adapting to cater to business travelers, leisure travelers, and their families.

1 year ago

Half of U.S. Hotel Employees Don’t See Education or Skills Training as Essential

Half of U.S. Hotel Employees Don’t See Education or Skills Training as Essential

Dan Peltier, Skift

Hotel employees have plenty of reasons to make them weary of training and education such as exorbitant college costs and intimidating technology. Hoteliers need to persuade employees that they support their education and training, and it's also a vehicle for employees to be creative and more autonomous in their day-to-day jobs.

2 years ago

Asian Airlines Struggle to Keep Up With the Demand for Pilots

Asian Airlines Struggle to Keep Up With the Demand for Pilots

Scott Mayerowitz and David Koenig, Associated Press

The high cost of pilot training is a challenge everywhere right now.

3 years ago

The White House Looks to Hosteling International and Bloggers to Promote Study Abroad

The White House Looks to Hosteling International and Bloggers to Promote Study Abroad

Jason Clampet, Skift

We're interested to see how far outside the circle of 100 or so attendees this message spreads.

3 years ago

The New Student Traveler Is More Than Just Backpacks and Parties

The New Student Traveler Is More Than Just Backpacks and Parties

James O'Brien, Skift

Student travelers represent a key demographic for travel-brand growth, but only if brands commit to understanding the evolving wants and needs of this primarily youth-driven segment.

4 years ago

LinkedIn Data Shows Where Hospitality Professionals Of Today Went To School

LinkedIn Data Shows Where Hospitality Professionals Of Today Went To School

Dan Peltier, Skift

All good hotel managers or CEOs came from somewhere, and it's more important than ever that hotels recruit and stay involved with hospitality schools so they can have input on how schools should prepare students for 21st century careers.

4 years ago

Royal Caribbean Getting Into the Education Business at a Florida University

Royal Caribbean Getting Into the Education Business at a Florida University

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

A very interesting move by RCCI. If nothing else this will be an interesting adjacency to the university's existing hospitality program.

4 years ago

Conde Nast Traveller Wants to Teach Travel Journalism

Conde Nast Traveller Wants to Teach Travel Journalism

Jason Clampet, Skift

There are a dwindling number of print outlets like CNT where a travel writer can place a story. The better bet for aspiring authors would be to take a course on building up their own independent online and social media presence.

4 years ago

Fear of Flying Clinic Takes Enrollees on San Francisco To Seattle Flights

Sam McManis, Sacramento Bee

At times a Scotch or the alcoholic beverage of your choice works well, too. But, for acutely fearful flyers, this clinic sounds like it is taking the right approach.

5 years ago