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  1. Cornell Study Examines How Bias Affects Hiring PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Hospitality Net

    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 Removing bias from the hiring process presents challenges for the hospitality industry and other service industries that want a qualified, diverse workforce. New research from Cornell University shows that HR managers' awareness of competence among job applicants and managers' attitudes toward affirmative action programs help reduce prejudice in recruitment.

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  2. Do You Look Like Me? How Bias Affects Affirmative Action in HiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Hospitality Net

    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 Abstract: In today's multicultural work environment, a better understanding of how bias affects hiring and promotion decisions, and what can be done to reduce its effects, is a major concern for hospitality industry human resource professionals and academics. Past research on racial bias and social identity theory shows contradictory effects; we propose that by examining additional boundary conditions we can clarify the "same-race" bias effect in hiring and candidate evaluation.

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  3. Hotel Investment Climate Remains Favorable Despite Interest Rate Increases, Cornell Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Hospitality Net

    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 Ithaca, NY -- Prospects for hotel investors remain reasonably favorable even if interest rates move upward, based on an analysis of hotel capitalization rates. A new study from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research establishes the relationship between those cap rates and U.S. Treasury rates.

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  4. The Effect of a Rise in Interest Rates on Hotel Capitalization RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Hospitality Net

    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 Abstract - Capitalization rates for all commercial real estate are affected by changes in the general level of interest rates. Hotel capitalization rates should respond more quickly to interest rate changes than those of other property types because hotels do not experience the "lease friction" found in other commercial properties, with their lengthy leases.

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  5. Kimberly Terry-LeDoux has been appointed Director of Sales and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Hospitality Net

    Kimberly Terry-LeDoux has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel in Chicago - IL, USA Sage Hospitality, one of the leading hotel management and investment companies in the country, is pleased to introduce the new Director of Sales and Marketing of The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel, Kimberly Terry-LeDoux. With over twelve years of experience, Terry-LeDoux will bring her expansive knowledge and expertise in the hospitality industry to the role.

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  6. Cornell Roundtable focuses on high-tech adoption in hospitality industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Hospitality Net

    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 A wide-ranging discussion at Cornell University on the impact of technology in the hospitality realm, involving two-dozen industry leaders, touched on such topics as the adoption of cloud computing, best practices for rolling out new technologies, and online marketing strategies. A full report on the event, " High-Tech, High-Touch: Highlights from the 2016 Entrepreneurship Roundtable ," by Mona Anita K. Olsen and Jennifer Blumenfeld, is available from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research .

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  7. Emmanuel Vallee has been appointed Vice President Sales at Deutsche Hospitality in Frankfurt am Main, GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Hospitality Net

    Emmanuel Vallee has been named Vice President Sales at Deutsche Hospitality with immediate effect. Born in France, Mr. Vallee began a career in the hotel industry that now extends beyond 20 years by completing an MBA in International Hospitality Management at the prestigious IMHI in Paris.

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  8. Mark Carrier has been appointed AHLA Chair of the Board at American Hotel Lodging Association (AH LA) in Washington - DC, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Hospitality Net

    American Hotel & Lodging Association 1201, New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20005 United States Phone: +1 202-289.3100 Fax: +1 202-289-3199 Visit Website Mark Carrier has been appointed AHLA Chair of the Board at American Hotel & Lodging Association in Washington - DC, USA During its Annual Meeting of Members in New York, the American Hotel & Lodging Association today announced its 2017 Board of Directors slate, including the Officers of the Board. Notably, Mark Carrier, President of the B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, will assume the role of AHLA Chair of the Board, moving up from Vice Chair, and Geoff Ballotti, President and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, will assume the role as Vice Chair.

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  9. Richard J. Stockton has been named CEO at Ashford Hospitality Prime in Dallas - TX, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc.'s board of directors has appointed Richard J. Stockton as the CEO of the company, effective Nov. 14. Monty J. Bennett, the previous CEO, remains chairman of the board of Ashford Prime. Stockton spent more than 15 years at Morgan Stanley in real estate investment banking where he rose from an associate to managing director and regional group head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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  10. Cornell Report Aims to Cut Restaurant Food WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    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 Food waste is a major issue for hospitality industry purveyors, both in terms of the cost of wasted food and the environmental consequences of tossing out tons of food. By one estimate, about one-quarter of food prepared in the United States is wasted.

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  11. Roger Perez has been appointed Director of Food and Beverage at Four...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Prior to joining Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, Perez held operational positions with Starwood, Accor and Princess Cruises in exotic locales including Jakarta, Bali, Hong Kong, Philippines, Switzerland and Turks and Caicos to name a few. Ever the culinary aficionado, Perez - who holds a Masters Degree in Hospitality from Cornell University - began his career in the kitchen as an executive chef where he developed his strong leadership skills.His arrival to Costa Rica comes after his five-year stint in Asia working with Century Park Hotel in Jakarta and Atanaya Hotel in Bali.

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  12. Chris Kraus has been appointed Leader for Northern California, Pacific Northwest Rocky Mountain Regions at CBRE Hotels in Atlanta - GA, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Chris Kraus has been appointed Leader for Northern California, Pacific Northwest & Rocky Mountain Regions at CBRE Hotels in Atlanta - GA, USA Scott Biethan, head of CBRE Hotels' Consulting, and Kevin Mallory, CBRE Hotels' global head, are pleased to announce Chris Kraus, MAI as the CBRE Hotels' Consulting practice leader for Northern California, the Pacific Northwest and the Rocky Mountain regions. With the recent passing of Thomas E. Callahan, Mr. Kraus has assumed the day to day role of overseeing and running the business' hospitality consulting efforts within those markets.

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  13. Cornell Study: Hospitality Money Managers Should Avoid Short-term TradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    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 A new study from Cornell University suggests that professional investment managers often engage in short-term stock trading with poor results, which could have serious implications for hospitality firms with billions of dollars in pension funds. The research shows that portfolio managers' trades that are held for less than a year lose money on average, with the shortest-term trades generally losing the most.

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  14. Ethics case competition challenges students with complex social responsibility issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website Four student teams have received cash awards totaling $4,000 for their analysis of corporate social responsibility issues in the fourth annual Stephen S.J. Hall Ethics Case Competition, held October 15 at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration . The competition presented students with the complex situation of an actual company that had been publicly praised as a leader in addressing labor-rights issues within its supply chain, only to have further violations uncovered, leading to criticism that it was still not doing enough.

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  15. Cornell Study Finds Substantial Benefits from Tabletop Ordering TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    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 Although tabletop ordering technology can be expensive to install, many restaurants are adding ordering pads to their tabletops-and a new study from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research finds that the tabletop technology can both speed table turns and increase average checks. The study, " The Influence of Table Top Technology in Full-service Restaurants, " by Alex Susskind and Benjamin Curry, is available at no charge from the CHR.

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  16. The Influence of Table Top Technology in Full-service Restaurants |...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    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 The use of tabletop technology continues to grow in the restaurant industry, and this study identifies the strengths and weakness of the technology, how it influences customers, and how it can improve the bottom line for managers and business owners. Results from two studies involving a full-service casual dining chain show that dining time was significantly reduced among patrons who used the tabletop hardware to order or pay for their meals, as was the time required for servers to meet the needs of customers.

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  17. 92nd Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell will "Face the Future, Preserve the Past"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website Capping off a morning of homecoming celebrations, the Board of Directors for the 92nd Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell announced the theme of this year's conference as "Face the Future, Preserve the Past" during an HEC-hosted brunch for returning alumni. HEC-the oldest tradition at Cornell's School of Hotel Administration -will return March 16-19, 2017 at SHA and the Statler Hotel in Ithaca, NY.

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  18. Lauren Levin has been appointed Vice President, Moxy Hotels Brand Marketing at Lightstone in New York - NY, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    National real estate investor/developer Lightstone announced today the appointment of Lauren Levin as Senior Vice President, Moxy Hotels Brand and Marketing. Ms. Levin will be responsible for setting the strategic marketing direction and overseeing all marketing initiatives for Lightstone's portfolio of Moxy hotels, the newest boutique hotel concept from Marriott.

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  19. Alison Hoyt has been named recipient of the 2016 Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting at ISHC in Seattle - WA, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Alison Hoyt has been named recipient of the 2016 Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting at ISHC in Seattle - WA, USA The International Society of Hospitality Consultants today announced Alison Hoyt as the winner of the second annual Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting. Hoyt attended the ISHC annual conference from September 22-24 in Seattle, Wash., where she was officially presented the award.

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  20. Cornell Real Estate ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    The 2016 annual conference of the Cornell Real Estate Council will explore the new normal in real estate by examining disruptors within the industry across various platforms. New forces including the shared economy, capital market regulation, and design technologies are causing dramatic changes in the real estate industry.

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