Articles tagged “education”

Airlines

United’s New Pilot School Readies Its First Class for a More Inclusive Cockpit

For the longest time, especially to minority communities, becoming a pilot has been been an out-of-reach career. Today, United's Aviate Academy is taking strides to change that, defining true accessibility for everyone and along the way addressing a pilot shortage holding all of aviation back.

United’s New Pilot School Readies Its First Class for a More Inclusive Cockpit

Tourism

Study Abroad Providers Plot Future for Russia Programs

Although several study abroad providers want to return to Russia in the near future, they'll only be able to do so when the country loses its status as an international pariah. That's not happening anytime soon. Here is their alternative thinking right now.

Study Abroad Providers Plot Future for Russia Programs

Business Travel

Pressure Mounts on Universities to Get Students, Professors Traveling This Year

An unexpected push from the education sector will be welcome news as the Omicron variant continues to dent travel confidence.

Pressure Mounts on Universities to Get Students, Professors Traveling This Year

Online Travel

Amadeus’ First Travel Tech School Will Open Soon on Spain’s Canary Islands

Amadeus will soon open an educational program for travel careers at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The plan is for employees and professors to use virtual reality tools and other technology to train students. If it works, it could address a yawning skills gap in the labor market.

Amadeus’ First Travel Tech School Will Open Soon on Spain’s Canary Islands

Hotels

Skift Global Forum Preview: Saira Teaches Luxury Hospitality Skills for the Real World

Training the next generation of luxury hotel employees may require more than the old-fashioned schooling that's been in place for decades.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Saira Teaches Luxury Hospitality Skills for the Real World

Tourism

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

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.

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

Business Travel

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

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.

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

Business Travel

Family Vacations Meet Resistance From School Districts

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.

Family Vacations Meet Resistance From School Districts

Hotels

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

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.

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

Airlines

Asian Airlines Struggle to Keep Up With the Demand for Pilots

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

Asian Airlines Struggle to Keep Up With the Demand for Pilots