December 15, 2015         
New spreadsheet generates optimum restaurant seating
A new tool from the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) allows restaurateurs to optimize their reservations and seating using Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet. The tool and description, "Instructions for the Restaurant Reservations Optimization Tool," by Gary Thompson, are available from CHR...more »
CHRS: Your Virtual Conference 

A suite of four CHR reports outlines innovative service initiatives in four areas: data, technology, people, and organizations...more »

Hotels: Better Brand = Bigger Bucks 

Switching brands is a good move for hotels, as long as the new brand fits the property...more »

Mobile: Essential on the Road 

Mobile devices rule the road, and hospitality firms need to catch up with travelers’ mobile use...more »

From the Director: Roundtables and Advisory Board: Sharing Research Information
An important part of CHR’s mission is to increase knowledge. This process becomes a two-way street when our Advisory Board meets, and when we sponsor roundtables. We have hosted both the board and roundtables in recent weeks...more »
HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo 
As a Cornell graduate or friend, you save $125.00 in addition to the $400.00 Pre-Early Bird Savings on the only conference that delivers HR and legal guidance for your industry. Don't miss your once-a-year chance to find out how to use HR strategy to drive organization-wide success. You'll hear the latest research on hospitality leadership as well as senior executives’ best practices for building your employer brand, enhancing employee engagement, recruiting and retaining Millennials, and much more. Take advantage of your special discount today by registering with Promo Code CHR...more »
The MOOC Is Back, by Popular Demand! 
The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration's FREE online course, Introduction to Global Hospitality Management, is now enrolling. Open to all hospitality industry professionals, this course features renowned Cornell University faculty and international industry experts and explores the dynamic and diverse hospitality industry from strategic management and planning, to real estate investment and beyond! The course will open on January 25. Enroll now online!...more »
We're giving you the gift of a Cornell University online experience this season!
"Making a Difference with Cloud-Based Technology" is a four-week online course from Cornell University, taught by Professor Mona Anita Olsen. The course, which launches in February 2016, will focus on how to optimize the use of the Cloud in both business and life, alike. This COMPLIMENTARY course has generously been provided by Cornell sponsors; including the Office of the Vice Provost and the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Registration is required by January 24, 2016. Space is limited...Enroll Online »
Upcoming Events
March 16
CHR Career Session with Students
Statler Hall
April 13
CHR Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable
Statler Hall
June 2
CHR and CIHLER Positive Relationships at Work Roundtable
Statler Hall
April 17
CIHLER and CHR Joint Employer Roundtable
Statler Hall
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