May 26, 2017  
Pierre New York Hotel
Help support this year's Icon and Innovator Awards

The annual Icon and Innovator Awards is the Hotel School's premier fundraising event, and a celebration to honor visionary leaders in hospitality, business, and philanthropy. Contributions support the school's annual fund, which provides key dollars to scholarships and programs.

Donors will be entered for a chance to meet Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited, and attend the dinner and awards ceremony in NYC. Read more »

HLDP Fellows visit Coors Field
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts signs on to sponsor HLDP

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recently entered into a three-year agreement to become the premier supporter of Cornell University's Hotel Leadership Development Program.

The company has committed to provide $50,000 annually to help fund the program between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2020. Read more »

Titans of Real Estate panel
Real estate "Titans" talk development in changing world

Students and real estate professionals got a refreshingly honest view of the competitive and contentious world of development April 28 at a New York City panel discussion sponsored by the School of Hotel Administration and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, and organized by the Center for Real Estate and Finance. Read more »

Pepper the robot with student
Students jump-start hospitality innovation with Pepper the robot

In a recent student business competition, teams presented their innovative ideas for how to make the best use of Pepper, an interactive child-size humanoid robot, in the hospitality industry.

The competition, held at eHub Collegetown, was part of Entrepreneurship at Cornell's Celebration Conference, April 27-28. The teams vied for $10,000 in prizes, sponsored by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship. Read more »

Karim Abouelnaga '13
TED highlights Hotelie offering low-income kids high-quality education

In the U.S., most kids have a very long summer break, during which they forget an awful lot of what they learned during the school year. This "summer slump" affects kids from low-income neighborhoods most, setting them back almost three months. TED Fellow Karim Abouelnaga '13 has a plan to reverse this learning loss. Learn more »

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CHR to co-host presentation and reception at HSMAI Toronto event

The industry's leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth, HSMAI provides hotel professionals and their partners with tools and expertise to optimize revenue.

CHR is co-hosting a research presentation and reception as part of HSMAI's Revenue Optimization Conference on June 27. Toronto-area alumni are welcome to attend. Learn more or register »

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