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Cornell Roundtable Recap: Sustainability in the era of COVID-19 | By Aaron Adalja

As with all things 2020, the 11th annual Center for Hospitality Research Sustainability Roundtable took on a distinctively different format, a virtual webinar format. It would have been easy to "take a pass" on holding the Roundtable given the dire state of the hospitality industry and the inability to gather in person. However, even though issues surrounding sustainability may not be at the forefront for operators, brands, or owners of hotels, it is still considered an important pillar i...
Tags: Travel, Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, Center for Hospitality Research, SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell Roundtable Recap, Aaron Adalja


Citi's new CEO — Drug testing on Wall Street — Coatue's alt-data head departs

The 'Tribute in Light' illuminates the night sky, on September 10, 2017 in New York City, on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images Hello.It's been 19 years since 9/11, but the pain is still very real for many of us. Nearly two decades later, the anniversary still holds significant weight, particularly for Wall Street, as so many financial firms had offices in the World Trade Center. Since the attacks, there have been ...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, New York City, US, Trends, Citigroup, Aws, World Trade Center, Sundar Pichai, Cornell, Citi, Susan, SPAC, Rick, Fraser, Wharton


Study Business in the Ivy League – Expert Advice

So, you want to study business in the Ivy League? If you want to major in business at an Ivy League university, you may need to broaden your horizons. First, a bit of history The Ivy League universities are among the oldest in the country. Five of the eight are among the 10 oldest universities in the country: Harvard – 1636Yale – 1702Penn – 1740Princeton – 1746Columbia – 1754 Brown and Dartmouth were founded a little bit later (in 1746 and 1769, respectively). Cornell is...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Washington Post, College, Mba, Stanford, Uncategorized, America, Harvard, United States, Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia University, Ivy League, University of Pennsylvania, John Adams


Is There Room for Another Hospitality Startup in 2019?

By Bruce Hakutizwi This is an interesting and exciting question to explore. On the one hand, the U.S. hospitality market is in a great place, having enjoyed several years of solid growth as the economy has grown more stable, unemployment has plummeted, and discretionary household income has been on the rise. On the other hand, the marketplace is already highly saturated and very competitive. Plus, the addition over the last few years of AirBnB and its many copycats has created huge disruption in...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Business, Startup, Arctic Circle, Cornell University, Midwest, Right Now, Motel, Bruce, Charlie, Bruce Hakutizwi, BusinessesForSale, Hotel School, SC Johnson College of Business, United States of America Canada South Africa


VC-backed Aceable appoints one as CFO and another as finance VP

Austin-based Aceable, a provider of digital high-stakes education, has named Justin Kvasnicka as chief financial officer and Nancy Spencer as vice president of finance. Previously, Kvasnicka worked at RetailMeNot while Spencer worked at Google. Aceable is backed by Sageview Capital, Silverton Partners, Floodgate Fund, Next Coast Venture Partners, Wildcat Venture Partners, Nextgen Partners and the Capital Factory Fund. PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN (PRWEB) APRIL 08, 2019 Aceable, the leader in digital hig...
Tags: Google, Texas, Trends, People, Austin, Nancy, Cornell University, Bba, Spencer, Justin, J P Morgan, Ernst Young, Austin American Statesman, University of Texas at Austin, RetailMeNot Inc, Austin Business Journal


Call for Submissions: Cornell Hospitality Research Summit 2017 - Opportunities in an Era of Disruption

We live during an unprecedented period of political, economic, societal, and business disruption. Many traditional models for governance, wealth creation, and societal well-being are being challenged by new and emerging concepts around the globe. During this time period of disruption, the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries face many challenges, but also have many opportunities. These opportunities include the rapid rise of sharing-economy-driven business models; the significant g...
Tags: Travel, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, Cornell Hospitality Research Summit CHRS, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell Hospitality Research, SC Johnson College of Business, Selection Committee Both