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The Statler Hotel is a four-time recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award.
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Statler Hotel receives fourth AAA Four Diamond Award Student entrepreneurs roll out concepts for business plan competition CHRS 2014 seeks presentations from executives and academics "Fun" Article Named Best of 2013 for CQ HEC 89 speakers announced Institute assoc. director is liaison between SHA and ILR Verma to speak at HICSA in Mumbai SHA to co-produce 8th HR in Hosp. Conference
Professor emeritus and hospitality law scholar John E. H. Sherry dies

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Statler Hotel receives fourth AAA Four Diamond Award

The Statler Hotel has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for the fourth year in a row. The Statler is one of only 15 establishments in Western and Central New York to receive the honor, and it is the only Four Diamond hotel in Ithaca. Read more
Student entrepreneurs roll out concepts for business plan competition

Customized French pastries in Japan; medical tourism to Istanbul; Chinese tourism to Jeju, Korea; hotel employee training in Sri Lanka; and the world's best hummus are among the concepts being presented in the 2014 Hospitality Business Plan Competition, sponsored by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship. Read more
CHRS 2014 seeks presentations from executives and academics


The Cornell Hospitality Research Summit 2014 has opened its search for forward-looking presentations on the future of service innovation. With a theme of "The Future of Service Innovation: The New Science of People, Organizations, Data, and Technology," CHRS 2014 will be held in October. Read more
"Fun" Article Named Best of 2013 for Cornell Hospitality Quarterly

An article that shows the value of fun in the restaurant workplace has been named the article of the year for the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, as announced in the February issue of CQ. Read more
HEC 89 speakers announced

 Focusing on the theme "Food for Thought," the 89th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell will feature hospitality executives and government leaders who will discuss the importance of healthy eating and the role of the hospitality industry and the government to produce, source, and prepare healthy food. Read more
Institute associate director serves as liaison between SHA and ILR School

In January, Richard W. Hurd became associate director of the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER), where he will help create opportunities for ILR faculty to get involved in the institute and facilitate partnerships with unions and other organizations that advocate for employees. Read more
Verma to speak at HICSA in Mumbai

At the Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA), being held April 2-3, at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai, hoteliers, investors, developers, architects, and designers from across the globe will discuss trends and opportunities in the region’s growing hospitality industry. Rohit Verma, professor of service operations management, will lead a session on the “Role of Social Media and Technology-Based Innovations.” For information, visit hicsaconference.com
SHA to co-produce 8th HR in Hosp. Conference

The National HR in Hospitality Conference—produced by Human Resource Executive® magazine and LRP Publications in partnership with the SHA, CIHLER, and the ILR School— helps professionals understand what the latest changes in HR and employment law mean for them. At the April 28-30 event at ARIA Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, sessions will address issues raised by the Affordable Care Act, new ADA regulations and standards, and much more. Click here for the registration discount for Cornell alumni and friends.
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