The Washington, D.C. area offers many advantages for those looking to begin or continue their career. Washington, D.C., is home to more than 1,000 international firms from 50 countries. More and more multinational companies are coming to the National Capital Region to take advantage of what our region has to offer. According to Inc Magazine’s Best of the Inc 5000 list published in 2012, Washington, D.C., has the second largest number of companies in America. And just this week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that our area’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.3%.
The Washington, D.C., region is growing each day,...
Nicola is a free spirited individual with a strong personality, who is always open for new opportunities and loves meeting new people. Her passion for the hospitality industry started from the age of 16, where she worked in restaurants and B&B’s on weekends to earn pocket money.
After winning the bursary, Nicola was excited to finish Matric knowing what lay ahead of her. She enrolled at The International Hotel School this year and is currently in her first...
Brandhouse, South Africa’s leading total beverage company , is pouring R1,3 million to help fund the studies of students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds at The International Hotel School (IHS). According to Mike Mabasa, Corporate Relations Director:
This is part of our CSI initiative aimed at enriching our youth through skills development. We believe that, in order to eradicate poverty and unemployment, the youth need to be provided with marketable skills and job placement opportunities which will enable them to improve their...
On the 22nd March, famed international culinary and hospitality institution, Le Cordon Bleu, launched an online competition to give Taiwanese students the chance to prove their desire to attend the leading culinary arts school in the world.
The launch was presented by the Taiwanese Department of Commerce’s Minister for Economic Affairs, as well as special guests from Le Cordon Bleu, National Kaohisung University of Hospitality and Tourism and Ming Tai High School. Illustrating the forward thinking competition to encourage a creative approach to win one of four scholarships to Le Cordon Bleu, including a...
Why you should choose a Business School in Virginia
By Keegan Cassady, MBA candidate May 2013
As a Virginian myself, there are many things I enjoy about higher education in Virginia. I attended William and Mary for my undergraduate degree, and George Mason for my business degree. I liked William and Mary for its distance – just far enough away to be independent, just close enough to do laundry runs – and I enjoy Mason for its proximity. Half an hour by free shuttle to the Vienna metro, Mason is a cheap hour...
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