R. Browning High School is set to open Aug. 30, along with all other LBUSD schools. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press Telegram/SCNG) Felicia Anderson, principal of Browning High School (Courtesy) Show Caption of Expand By Andrew Edwards | [email protected] | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin PUBLISHED: August 29, 2017 at 2:19 pm | UPDATED: September 1, 2017 at 11:42 am Robert D. Browning High School’s classroom doors are scheduled to open for the first time Wednesday to the roughly 150 students making up its inaugural freshman class. The campus sits where Obispo Avenue meets Hill Street in Long Beach, a short walk across either roadway into Signal Hill’s territory. Browning, however, is not a typical high school campus. It has a specialized curriculum for students who have, at an early point in their lives, identified an interest in working in the hospitality, restaurant or recreation fields. The campus’s first principal is Felicia Anderson, who … [Read more...] about Browning High will offer Long Beach students a path to leisure and hospitality, but will there be jobs?
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“Who wants to work just four months of the year?” By Judy Mottl Published: July 30, 2018 Alaska boasts incredible summers with long days and an abundance of natural beauty. As soon as the snow and ice begin to melt, tourists arrive en masse and businesses statewide open their doors to accommodate visitor needs: accommodations, food, and fun. For those in need of work, Alaska’s summer season is abundant with hospitality- and tourism-related jobs, but there is one major hitch, most of these positions are seasonal, lasting just about four months. Hospitality and recreational venues regularly seek out new talent by finding new and unique recruiting methods, and establishing incentives for employees who return each year. “It’s interesting as it’s kind of a bifurcated industry right now,” says Economist Neal Fried, the state tourism segment is “looking really good” and expected to continue to grow in the future. The local … [Read more...] about Alaska’s Hospitality Recruitment Challenge
A downtown hotel has a new leader. Nicholas Remes was promoted from assistant manager to general manager at JW Marriott Grand Rapids, at 235 Louis St NW. An 11-year veteran of AHC+Hospitality, the company that owns the hotel, and a member of the original hotel opening team, Remes will now oversee hotel operations and the property’s food and beverage outlets: six.one.six, Mixology Lounge and jdek. “Nick embodies everything the JW stands for — impeccable service, quality experiences and heart. If Nick were a superhero, his uniform would have a huge JW on the chest,” said George Aquino, VP and managing director, AHC+Hospitality. “I could not be happier to see Nick achieve his ultimate goal of becoming the JW Marriott general manager and watch him continue to elevate the JW experience with his passion and leadership.” Remes joined the JW Marriott Grand Rapids team as the assistant rooms division manager in 2007, where he streamlined the … [Read more...] about Downtown hotel appoints general manager
By Wendy Fawthrop | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: May 2, 2018 at 2:21 am | UPDATED: May 2, 2018 at 2:21 am A sign for the MGM Grand is seen along the Las Vegas Strip in front of the gold towers of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, the pyramid of the Luxor and the castle-themed Excalibur in 2004. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus, Las Vegas Sun) Billy Idol performs at House of Blues Anaheim last year. (Photo by KELLY A. SWIFT, CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsDancers perform during Mulan’s Lunar New Year procession at Disney California Adventure on Jan 26. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Actress Samantha, right, and two stunt doubles pose at a display in the new “Wonder Woman” exhibit at Warner Bros. Studios in July. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Natalie Fulton is special events manager for Warner Bros. Studios (Photo courtesy of Natalie Fulton) Chris Dyer, regional human … [Read more...] about Cal State Fullerton students learn how to turn that part-time server job into a career in hospitality
Alison Millington, provided by Published 3:24 am, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 26-year-old Aileen Gilani quit her law degree to launch The Luxury Student. It's a digital private members club and concierge service targeted at wealthy students and bloggers living in London. Packages start at £20 a month and go up to £400 for a Platinum package. There's no application form and anyone can apply. The only request she has is that members love the luxury industry — and that they post about the service on Instagram. "So many times students were partying and going to clubs and I was getting a blow dry," she told Business Insider. Gilani originally studied International Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University for four years. During her time there, she completed a placement working next to the concierge at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. Soon after graduating, she went into a post-graduate degree in law and was surrounded by "a lot of wealthy … [Read more...] about This 26-year-old quit her law degree to start a luxury concierge club for bloggers and students — and now has 500 members paying up to £400 a month