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The best hotel schools: it’s about more than just tuition

The best hotel schools: it’s about more than just tuition

By Thu, Feb 27, 2014 1:01AM UTC Comments Off The best hotel schools: it’s about more than just tuition

By subject, by region, by levels of satisfaction: university rankings are getting increasingly comprehensive and include more criteria to present the best higher education institutions to prospective students. Some elements, however, aren’t so easily quantifiable, making it harder for students to find the perfect institution to study for their dream career. Requirements will differ from...

Practical training gives top hospitality degrees the edge

By Wed, Feb 12, 2014 8:12PM UTC Comments Off Cooking class at IMI

Responsible for 9% of the global economy, the hospitality and tourism industry is one of the main sectors of employment internationally, and attracts thousands of hard-working people to new careers each year. Hospitality offers opportunities to build successful careers and high progression prospects in many roles, from chef and waitress to managerial and administrative positions...

Hospitality industry booming as Dubai gears up for World Expo

By Mon, Jan 13, 2014 5:04PM UTC Comments Off Chefs training at ICCA. Pic: ICCA Dubai

With Dubai’s hotel sector being the fastest growing market outside of China and the United Arab Emirates’ successful bid to host the 2020 World Expo, the region’s growth and reputation as a business centre is set to keep soaring. As a tourist destination, Dubai attracts more than 9 million people looking for sunshine and perfect...

World of opportunity: Cruise ships search for Asian chefs

By Thu, Feb 02, 2012 5:26PM UTC Comments Off World of opportunity: Cruise ships search for Asian chefs

Following the recent Costa Concordia tragedy in which a luxury cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy, the cruise industry has taken a heavy beating in the international press. There have been concerns that the incident might dent the popularity of cruise holidays. However, no noticeable decline in consumer demand has been registered, although...

A taste of Asia: New chefs on the block

By Mon, Jan 16, 2012 6:52PM UTC 3 Comments Pic: ICCA Dubai

Whether it’s Britain’s Gordon Ramsay barking orders in his kitchen, dessert queen Nigella Lawson whipping up sinful sugary treats or Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor breaking down the art of complex curry recipes, cooking has captured the attention of a global audience. Reality shows like MasterChef, Hell’s Kitchen and Top Chef have confirmed an increasing...

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