Articles tagged “state of travel education”

The Skills Hoteliers Want In Employees to Make Guest Experiences Better

The Skills Hoteliers Want In Employees to Make Guest Experiences Better

Dan Peltier, Skift

The skills hotels want from young employees don't require dissertations or multiple semesters of coursework to gain. They are behaviors learned at a young age that can be molded to fit the hospitality space.

4 years ago

Hotels’ College Recruitment Strategies Go Beyond Hospitality Students

Hotels’ College Recruitment Strategies Go Beyond Hospitality Students

Dan Peltier, Skift

Hotels now view college recruiting events as marketing opportunities just as much as hiring opportunities as well as ways to bridge the gap between industries and incentivize business students interested in hospitality careers.

4 years ago

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Imagining New Kinds of Travel Careers

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Imagining New Kinds of Travel Careers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Being the first to do something is never easy, but these travel professionals show how being first helped them stand out and gain respect.

4 years ago

Cornell Teases Its School of Hotel Administration in New Free Online Program

Cornell Teases Its School of Hotel Administration in New Free Online Program

Dan Peltier, Skift

This is a great opportunity for hospitality employees looking to expand their knowledge. It's not only free and can be done from anywhere, it's being done by one of the leading programs in the field.

4 years ago

Georgetown University Is Rewriting the Manual for Hotel Executive Training

Georgetown University Is Rewriting the Manual for Hotel Executive Training

Greg Oates, Skift

As global hotel companies divest their physical assets and evolve into lifestyle brand-building machines, hospitality schools haven't adapted, and there's a big talent gap because of it.

4 years ago

Tourism Insights From Chinese Students in U.S. Hospitality Programs

Dan Peltier, Skift

It's great to hear these insights from Chinese citizens who help bring to life the reports and projections about the rise of the Chinese traveler.

4 years ago

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Turning Passions Into Careers

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Turning Passions Into Careers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Sometimes the skills you can't learn in a classroom are the most important for success, especially in travel.

4 years ago

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Smart Paths to Digital Travel Careers

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Smart Paths to Digital Travel Careers

Dan Peltier, Skift

When it comes to schooling, digital travel is no different from any of other travel sector. The most valuable things learned are often outside the classroom, and the degrees earned aren't always the ones you would think could lead to a career in digital travel tech, such as a liberal arts degree.

5 years ago

Introducing Travel Alumni Spotlight: Where the Industry Went to School

Introducing Travel Alumni Spotlight: Where the Industry Went to School

Dan Peltier, Skift

Getting to a front desk or to the top of a tourism board isn't always a straight path. We'll show you how people made it there.

5 years ago