[BU Today] SHA Students Design Senior Living Community for Developer in Hungary

“Students who signed up for the School of Hospitality Administration course Hospitality Design last spring thought they would be introduced to ‘basic principles of facility planning, layout, and design for hotel dining, kitchen, public, and service areas.’ And they were. But in an unexpected way—and it came with a quick weekend jaunt across the Atlantic for some. […]

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Forecasting hotel demand uncertainty using time series Bayesian VAR models

By: APOSTOLOS AMPOUNTOLAS, Ph.D. Abstract Demand uncertainty is a fundamental characteristic of the hospitality industry. Hotel room inventory is fixed, and devising an accurate daily demand measurement is a key operational challenge. In practice, it is difficult to predict the industry stability and capture demand uncertainty, so the industry relies on demand estimates. This process […]

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New Paris Study Abroad Program

The School of Hospitality Administration is excited to announce a new study abroad program in Paris, France! The Paris Study Abroad Summer Program introduces students to the home of classic gastronomy and modern hospitality. Students will utilize the city of Paris and the country of France as their living lab during this six-week program while being immersed in […]

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[BU Today] SHA Students Help Real-World Clients with Hospitality Marketing

“Hand your business marketing over to a bunch of college students? That’d be crazy, right? Maybe not. Since 2015, hospitality businesses large and small have been turning to students in Leora Lanz’s classes at the School of Hospitality Administration for help with their marketing challenges. They have not quite handed over the reins, but they have […]

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[BU Today] What’s it Like to be a Twin? Elise and Leah Tringale (SHA’18) Tell All

Identical Twins Birthday: April 2, 1996 Hometown: Winchester, Mass. Do you have similar interests and do a lot of things together? Elise and Leah: We both love cooking, working out, trying different restaurants, and traveling. For the most part, we have the same friends. One of us will usually make a friend, then within a short time, we […]

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[SKIFT] Dr. Mody on Carlson Rezidor’s Rebrand as Radisson

Super 8, Days Inn, Ramada, Howard Johnson, Dolce, and Travelodge have a lot more in common than just being hotel brands. Together, the franchises represent just some of the 20 hotel brands that form Wyndham Hotel Group . Now it’ll be that much easier for consumers, including loyalty customers, to identify the connection. Twelve of Wyndham’s 20 […]

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