The Future of Travel and Tourism: How Air Travel Will Change in 2016

The travel and tourism industry is a dynamic and ever-changing career path. Each year, new technology and trends change the way we travel—from the discovery of a popular new getaway to the addition of new technology like in-flight WiFi. If you’re looking for a career where no two days are ever the same, and where […]

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3 Event Planning Career Paths to Consider Once You’ve Earned Your Diploma

Do you have what it takes to launch your own exciting event-planning career? People from all walks of life can succeed in this fast-paced industry. All it takes is the right training and an understanding of how to apply your personal nature and skillset to the event-planning field. If you’re an outgoing, energetic ‘people-person’ with […]

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Pursuing a Career in Hotel Management? Here’s How To Score Positive Guest Reviews!

In today’s digital age, online reviews are becoming more and more important. Before purchasing an item, booking tickets, or choosing which hotel they’d like to stay at, many customers will do a quick search online. Depending on the reviews they find, they’ll either choose to go ahead with their purchase or opt for something different. […]

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Are Staycations More Than Just a Trend? What Tourism Management Students Should Know

It’s official: the term “staycation” has been added to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, cementing its place in language as the latest tourism terminology to be adopted by popular culture. But what is a staycation? And how do tourism management students prepare to meet the demands of the staycation head-on? If you pursue tourism management education, […]

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Attn. Hospitality College Grads: ARIA Boosts Guest Experience with In-Room Tech

The ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas recently received a tech facelift. Last month, the hotel announced the launch of its brand new in-room tablets. While the use of tablets in hotels is no new feat—as Starwood’s Aloft hotels, SLS Hotel South Beach, and Hilton Worldwide’s Conrad hotels can all attest—ARIA Resort & Casino […]

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A Guide to the World’s Safest Airlines for Students Pursuing Flight Attendant Careers

As experienced flight attendants know, flying is one of the safest methods of transportation on the planet. How safe is it by comparison? According to recent safety statistics, the average traveller has a 1 in 4,982 chance of being in a fatal accident when travelling by bicycle, a 1 in 907 chance by motorcycle, and […]

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Are Lifestyle Hotels the Next Big Thing in the Hotel Management Industry?

As 2016 begins, leaders in the hospitality industry are paying careful attention to the wants and needs of their millennial guests. They want more than just a bed and a breakfast, but they can’t afford sky-high rates. They want standard Instagram-able experiences, with poolside pictures and great views, but they also want something they haven’t […]

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How New Tech that Analyzes Facial Expressions Could Benefit an Event Planner

How do you tell how a person is feeling? Do you look into their eyes or read their body language? And how conscious are you that you’re doing this? In most cases, you’re probably not even aware that you’re doing complex analysis in your mind—it’s just instinct. If you like helping your friends and peers […]

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Hit TV Series Meets Tourism Management: Introducing the ‘Downton Abbey’ Hotel

As the sixth and final season of Downton Abbey starts airing on television screens across Canada, fans might be wishing they could get an extra dose of this popular TV drama, and it’s not hard to see why! The lavish Downton Abbey set, beautiful costumes, and cast of lively characters all help to bring 20th […]

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Chile Was Named Latin America’s Best Adventure Tourism Destination for 2016

As 2015 drew to a close, the global leaders of travel and tourism gathered together to recognize the successes and innovations brought to the industry in the past year. The World Travel Awards, known by industry insiders as the ‘Oscars of Tourism,’ were passed out to the businesses, locations, and destinations that made a splash […]

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What The SkyDeck ‘Bubble’ Might Mean For Airline Flight Attendants

Flight Attendants know that extra touches like seatback entertainment, tasty snacks, and a preferred seating can make a big difference in customer satisfaction and help make a long journey seem shorter. Soon, airlines and their flight attendants might have an additional feature to offer to travellers—SkyDeck—a planetop viewing “bubble” offering a 360 degree view of […]

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Enrolled in a Hotel Management Program? Try These Tips for Success in 2016!

Start your year off right! If you’ve resolved to kick-start a fast-paced, secure, and rewarding career in 2016, the right hospitality and tourism college can help you along the way. The hospitality industry is one of the most exciting and fastest-growing in the world today, with plenty of opportunities for outgoing and motivated people like […]

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Hi-Tech Meets Hospitality Business Management: Samsung & AccorHotels Partnership

In the latest major collaboration to hit the hospitality market, Samsung is partnering with AccorHotels to bring advanced technology to the forefront of each guest’s hotel experience. From keyless and paperless front-end operations and more, Samsung’s hospitality display technology, which is called ‘SMART,’ offers customers a hotel experience like no other and hospitality professionals new, […]

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Kick of Your Wedding Planner Career with These Top Trends for 2016!

New year, new wedding trends! Are you ready for the changes 2016 will bring? If you’re interested in helping make others’ dreams into realities, consider launching your own wedding planner career in 2016. Cutting-edge training can help you turn your passion for bringing people together into a meaningful career of your own, and keep you […]

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What Students in Hospitality Colleges Can Learn from These 3 Start-ups

Travel and tourism is a thriving industry that continues to change with the times. In just the last few decades, tourism professionals have added all kinds of new features to the travel industry—from in-flight Wi-Fi to hotel booking apps. Part of the reason for all this innovation is that hospitality grads are good at finding […]

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