Why Top Businesses Recruit Hospitality Grads

When it comes to post-secondary education, there’s always been a divide between academic degrees and vocational training. Some students believe a conventional four-year program will better position them for a prestigious position down the road. Others stand by the value of shorter-term practical training that offers graduates more market ready skills. Advocates of longer degree […]

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Holiday Inn’s Game Changing Digital Marketing Campaign

Graduates of effective hospitality business management programs understand that branding is key when it comes to promoting your services. Successful businesses continually seek out ways to impress and surprise their current client base, while inventing ingenious new methods of attracting new customers. And one of the best ways to reach them? Creative content marketing across […]

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New Regulations Keep “Healthy” Hotels Honest

The trend toward more health-conscious getaways is nothing new. For the last several years, the tourism industry has seen a proliferation of meditation and yoga retreats, fitness camps, and wellness resorts. Already a $439 billion market, the wellness travel industry is expected to grow another 50 percent through 2017, according to the Global Wellness Tourism […]

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Yoga Retreats and the Skyrocketing Cost of Serenity

Socially responsible, environmentally friendly, culturally enriching, holistically healthy – these are some of tourism’s trendiest watchwords for 2014. And no travel package encompasses all of them quite like the intensive yoga retreat. These getaways manage to balance eco-conscious minimalism with over-the-top luxury. Yoga resort management promotes meditative simplicity while proffering a wide range of rigorous […]

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Beyond the Hotel Spa: Medical Tourism Trends for 2014

Therapeutic massage, deep cleansing facials, revitalizing jacuzzi, and detoxifying sauna – these are some of the accoutrements of the traditional spa, appealing to tourists who seek a deeper level of relaxation and release while on holiday. But in recent years travellers seeking increased wellness are looking beyond the conventional offerings of the resort spa, booking […]

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New Virtual Currency the Preferred Choice for the Tech-Savvy Tourist

What is a “Bitcoin”? It is a form of virtual currency that can be bought and sold online through encrypted peer-to-peer networks. There is no typical third party bank keeping track of transactions, but rather a virtual (no-fee) ledger that records and verifies each transaction. The alluring thing about Bitcoins, is that their value fluctuates […]

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