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News from the School of Hotel Administration December 2011

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 Kirk Kinsell, MPS '80 accepts the MMH Outstanding Alumnus Award on November 13.
India’s top hospitality execs will participate in Cornell International Hospitality Summit India
Planning continues for the Cornell International Hospitality Summit India, where academics and top industry leaders will examine current issues and trends in the country’s hospitality industry. The summit will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 1:00-7:30 p.m., at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, India. Read more.

Undergraduates win real estate competition in New York City
A team of six students from Cornell's undergraduate minor in real estate earned first place in the third annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition on November 10. This marked the second win for Cornell since the school's Center for Real Estate and Finance established the competition in 2009. Read more.

Dean Johnson to lead featured session and annual Cornell reception to be held at ALIS
The Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) is the leading and largest hotel investment conference in the world, attracting thousands of delegates from around the globe. SHA is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s ALIS, which will be held January 23-25, 2012, at the JW Marriott and Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Read more.

A season for celebrating
Throughout December and into the new year, Cornell Hotel Society chapters around the world will be gathering to celebrate the holidays . . . Hotelie-style. Connect with alumni near you at a holiday potluck, cocktail hour, or dinner. Read more.

Innovation Network: a key to the future for hospitality and travel execs
What could bring 100 high-ranking hospitality and travel executives to Google’s New York headquarters in the middle of November to learn about 3D printing, of all things? What could even entice Google’s chairman, Eric Schmidt, to pop in twice for a look? The answer has lately been one of SHA’s best-kept secrets, the Innovation Network. Read more.

New business plan competition prize highlights disability and environmental issues
As student teams plan, prepare, and perfect their original concepts for the Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition this year, they will have an extra incentive to design businesses that tackle specific social issues: the new $5,000 Stein Family Prize for Disability and Environmental Sustainability Solutions. Read more.

CHRS seeks papers and presentations for 2012 conference 
The Center for Hospitality Research is urging scholars and industry practitioners to submit their newest research-based ideas that can become industry best practices for presentation at the next Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS) in October 2012. Read more.
CHS Europe/Middle East/Africa Regional Meeting 2012 – along the Danube
All SHA alumni are invited to the CHS EMEA Regional Meeting being held March 22-25, 2012 in the new location of Budapest, Hungary, the Pearl of the Danube. A beautiful, modern city, Budapest is full of cultural and historic attractions. The meeting will include an educational summit, featuring experts from higher education, hospitality, and the regional government; time to explore the city; and a gala dinner and auction for the region’s scholarships. Read more.

OEE news: IDeaS Cornell Scholarship winners named, discount on online certificates
OEE announces the third and final round of IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship winners for 2011 and celebrates the holidays by offering 25% off its online learning certificate programs during the month of December. Read more.

HEC board announces plans for 87th conference during mini function flow meeting
On November 12, the HEC 87 board of directors presented a preliminary run-through of HEC weekend to the seven alumni who serve as HEC advisors. The 13-member board introduced several ideas for new events and guest services that they will implement during this year’s conference, HEC 87 Life Is Service Innovation, April 12–15, 2012. Read more.
Colorado-Rocky Mountain Holiday Party
Denver, CO

CHS Georgia Holiday Party
Atlanta, GA

Annual CHS Arizona Potluck Holiday Brunch
Scottsdale, AZ

Cornell Entrepreneur Network event features Hotelies
Los Angeles, CA

Cornell Club of San Diego/CHS Holiday Party
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Norcal Annual Holiday Party & Silent Auction
San Francisco, CA

CEN Boston: A New Breed of Entrepreneur in the Business of Hospitality, Food, & Drink
Boston, MA

5th Annual Young Alumni Holiday Bar Crawl
Miami Beach, FL

CHS HKM Rohit Verma Holiday Event
Hong Kong

CHS Nevada Holiday Dinner
Las Vegas, NV

CHS NYC Holiday Happy Hour at the Pierre
New York, NY

A Very "Mariana" CHS Holiday Party
Honolulu, HI

Washington, DC/Baltimore Holiday Party
Washington, DC

CHS New England Holiday Party
Boston, MA

Cornell International Hospitality Summit India
Mumbai, India

Hotel Leadership Development Program Dinner
Miami, FL

7th Annual Cornell Reception at ALIS
Los Angeles, CA


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