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Brands' Hotel Ownership Doesn't Always Limit Management Opportunism, says Cornell Study
The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website As one way to limit opportunistic behavior by hotel managers, many hotel brands have adopted a policy of owning a particular hotel. But a study published by the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research finds that, contrary to the conventional wisdom, the level of managers' opportunism goes down when a third-party owner is involved, rather than when the brand owns the property.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Dead man recovered from Ithaca ditch had Cortlanda
Dead man recovered from Ithaca ditch had Cortland ties Ithaca fire, police respond to area near Wal-Mart Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1u1LtRp Ithaca police and emergency workers recover a body Tuesday morning from a ditch behind Wal-Mart on Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway. Ithaca Police are investigating the death of a man who was found partially submerged in a ditch near Walmart on Tuesday morning.
Iron & Wine to perform at Cornell University in Ithaca
Sam Beam, of Iron & Wine, poses for a photograph during the SXSW Music Festival, on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Iron & Wine performs at Cornell University on Sept.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Are we babying our kids? Can riskier playgrounds make healthier adults?
The two-and-a-half-year-old's mother was sitting more than a dozen feet away at a table, talking to a friend. All was as it should be at the Anarchy Zone playground, part of the Ithaca Children's Garden .
Ithaca Gorge Trail Reopens After Six Years
The city of Ithaca proudly opened its gates to the Cascadilla Gorge Trail for the first time in six years. After tropical storms caused serious damage to the gorge in 2008, it was closed down for safety reasons.
The Flea Extends SMOKE Through 11/9
Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, The Flea Theater announces the extension of the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello . Extension performances will run October 9- November 9. In this BDSM erotic power play, SMOKE brings an entitled college student and a jaded wannabe artist - with more in common than they thought - past the verge.
Singles Now Make Up More Than Half the U.S. Adult Population. Here's Where They All Live
The United States is now a nation of singles. Single people make up just over half of all American adults for the first time since statistics have been collected, according to a study reported by Bloomberg last week.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Massachusetts man arrested for stalking in Ithaca
A Massachusetts man is under arrest for harassment and stalking. Police say he pulled a knife out of his vehicle and cut his arm and threatened a woman on Linden Ave. She now has an order of protection In August, Ithaca Police warned Michael Viehl to stop all contact with a city resident.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Grace Potter and Icona Pop to play Barton Hall at Cornell in Ithaca
Rocker Grace Potter and the Swedish duo Icona Pop are headed to Ithaca for a joint show pairing two wildly different brands of modern pop music. Potter will perform along with Icona Pop at Cornell's Barton Hall on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Senator Jeff Merkley: The Real Champion for LGBT Equality
By Roey Thorpe of Portland, Oregon. Roey works with the national LGBT equality movement.
Mystery of 'Hot Jupiter' Planets' Crazy Orbits May Be Solved
Giant alien planets known as "hot Jupiters" can induce wobbles in their parent stars that may lead to the wild, close orbits seen by astronomers. This diagram shows the relationship between wobbling stars and the orbital tilt of hot Jupiter planets.
Cornell and Ithaca settle bridge suicide lawsuit
The father of a Cornell University student who jumped to his death from a bridge near campus has agreed to a settlement with Cornell and the City of Ithaca. Bradley Marc Ginsburg was an 18-year-old freshman at Cornell when he jumped off Ithaca's Thurston Avenue Bridge in February, 2010.
Calculating Damage Awards in Hotel Management Agreement Terminations
The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website Executive Summary: When a hotel management agreement is terminated without the consent of the manager, the law clearly allows the manager to recover damages as a result of the termination. In most cases, the owners and managers resolve their issues without litigation.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Maria Park's COMPOSITION Exhibition Opens Today at Margaret Thatcher Projects
Margaret Thatcher Projects is pleased to present Composition, the gallery's third solo exhibition of works by American artist Maria Park. The exhibition runs today, September 11 through October 18, 2014, with an opening reception slated for tonight, September 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Through her paintings, Maria Park seeks to address the tension between image and experience, considering projection and expectation as contributed by the viewer.
Book talk and signing for Cornell: A History featuring Glenn Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick
Cornell University professors Glenn Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick will be on hand Wednesday afternoon for a book talk and signing event co-hosted by the Cornell Store and Cornell University Press. " Cornell: A History, 1940-2015 " is a companion to the legendary Morris Bishop book, " A History of Cornell ," published in 1962.
The language of deception
A PLoS ONE paper on language patterns in fraudulent papers has sparked social-media speculation about new ways to spot dishonest work. Researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, took advantage of a singular resource to study the linguistics of fraud: the collected works of Diederik Stapel, a Dutch social psychologist who confessed to faking data in many of his papers.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Wallace edges Peacock for Ithaca city judge nomination; Teachout falls despite strong CNY showing
Unofficial results from the Tompkins County Board of Elections show that Rick Wallace has narrowly defeated interim City Court Judge Seth Peacock for the Democratic nomination to stand in this November's general election. Wallace won with 745 votes to Peacock's 675, with Kristine Shaw trailing with 381 votes.
Experiencing the Finger Lakes
We start our tour in Ithaca, New York where a locally owned and operated tour company, 'Experience the Finger Lakes,' awaits to take us on our vino journey. Meet Laura Falk, our knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide for the day.
Alison Lurie at Buffalo Street Books and Megan Shull at Hangar Theatre in two big Ithaca book events
Local author Alison Lurie has followed up her 1981 book " The Language of Clothes " with a fresh look at architecture and interior design reflect and affect the people who live in and use the buildings. She'll be at Buffalo Street Books today to talk about it.
Hangar Theatre to Present Back to the Garden Tribute Show, 9/19-20
Back to the Garden, a musical tribute to folk-rock trailblazers Carole King , Joni Mitchell , and Laura Nyro , delighted audiences last fall and is returning to the Hangar Theatre on September 19 and 20 at 8pm. Performed by three extraordinary talents-show creator Melissa Hammans and vocalists Maddy Wyatt and Shaleah Adkisson -who are accompanied by a live band, Back to the Garden features some of the most-loved songs by King, Mitchell, and Nyro, including "I feel the Earth Move", "Stony End" and "Big Yellow Taxi".