Articles tagged “travel education”

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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

The Double-Edged Sword of the Hospitality Graduate Degree Debate

The Double-Edged Sword of the Hospitality Graduate Degree Debate

Dan Peltier, Skift

Hotels say they're supportive of graduate education and offer tuition benefits for employees, but not having a head count of how many hold advanced degrees says something about how they actually track professional development. Ultimately, like most other industries, seniority is the biggest factor for climbing the ladder.

5 years ago

Need for Commercial Space Travel Pilots Driving Changes to Aviation Education

Need for Commercial Space Travel Pilots Driving Changes to Aviation Education

Dan Peltier, Skift

There's no doubt that commercial space travel will continue seeing progress over the next decade, and if traveling from one end of the world to the other can be done faster and still be safe, let's do it. At the same time, universities shouldn't lose sight of traditional aircraft challenges that need to be addressed.

5 years ago

How Hospitality Management Programs Adapt to Technology

How Hospitality Management Programs Adapt to Technology

Dan Peltier, Skift

Being an expert on how to navigate a hotel's reservation system or trouble-shooting issues with mobile check-in apps is always a plus, but solving problems of human beings before resolving technology issues is a huge takeaway for hospitality management students.

5 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.

5 years ago