Applying the science of training to the hospitality industry

EHL Insights

Effective training in hospitality skills needs a clear structure: demonstration, practice, feedback, implementation and a solid follow up plan. Hospitality Industry Training & Education

Half Million Hotel Workers Trained in Human Trafficking Awareness

Smart Meetings

Human trafficking awareness training offered by American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has been given to more than 500,000 hotel workers since early 2020. Marriott Training Available to All in 2022.

Fox Offers Educational Training For Professionals

Fox World Travel

The post Fox Offers Educational Training For Professionals appeared first on Fox World Travel. Do you know someone who has travel responsibilities now that was not involved in travel previously? Are you now making travel decisions at your organization?

Train Check: Acela Service Between Moynihan Train Hall and Union Station

Business Traveler USA

As the pandemic cut ridership on the train system to a crawl last year, the state-supported national rail entity has been busy ramping up reasons to step aboard with hard-to-resist promotions, new service, new train service and new lounges. Amtrak is always on the move.

Railway Reservation System: How to Drive Online Train Bookings

AltexSoft Travel

Train travel is in a disadvantaged position in our world. One of the most interesting differences between how air and train transport operate is the role technology takes in each. Railways can distribute train seats directly and indirectly. Train booking engine.

Training Your Events Sales Staff for Success

Special Events

Event rental expert Lisa Krumm Anhaiser shares tips for developing a successful sales team

Esprit Award Winner: How We Saved a Virtual Conference by Training Eighty Virtual Speakers in Two Weeks

Blue Spark Event Design

They quickly became overwhelmed with the additional planning, execution, and branding involved with a virtual event, and they literally ran out of time to train the lifeblood of the conference – their virtual speakers, and panelists. Scheduled eighty speakers for training.

Flight Price Predictor: Training Models to Pinpoint the Best Time for Booking

AltexSoft Travel

To get an idea of how to structure data for airfare prediction, let’s take a look at the above-mentioned Kaggle’s training dataset, which contains over 10,000 records about flights executed between March and June 2019. We used even more features to train our price predictor for FareBoom.

Staff Training Techniques That Will Ensure Your Team Stays Afloat

Special Events

If we learned one thing last year, it’s that a stable and productive team is the backbone of a successful company—they keep our businesses running like a well-oiled machine and it’s important to show them how much they are valued and appreciated.

How to Implement Skills Development Training Programs for Employees & Partners: Upskilling, Cross-Skilling, Reskilling

ITA Group

How to Implement Skills Development Training Programs for Employees & Partners: Upskilling, Cross-Skilling, Reskilling. The most common approach to skills development is training current workers (employees and partners) to acquire the knowledge they need to do the necessary skills.

91 Invaluable Sales Training Resources for 2021

ITA Group

91 Invaluable Sales Training Resources for 2021. That requires an incredible amount of training. And that sales training is never over. Share this list of sales training resources with your team to keep them razor sharp this coming year. Sales Training Webinars | HRDQ-U.

Train Stations Blend History and Art to Make Unique Events Venues

Smart Meetings

And, like more than a few train stations of its kind, it is still finding new ways to delight and welcome modern groups—from casual visitors to meetings-minded professionals. . From the birth of railways to the majestic train stations built across the country as WPA projects to help lift the country out of the Great Depression, trains and transit facilities went a long way towards defining the United States. Pulling into St.

Book a Spy at Your Next Event—Yes, You Read Right

Smart Meetings

The skills and lessons learned by these experts in intelligence can be fascinating—and useful in the nonespionage world—and now many of these specialists from the CIA, FBI, KGB and Mossad are for hire for your next meeting or training session for keynotes, corporate training and team development.

See a Life-Size Holiday Train Made With 700 Pounds of Chocolate


It's not uncommon to see holiday-theme displays in hotel lobbies during December, but the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, has put an edible

How Do You Improve Your Events Audience Engagement and Interaction?

Endless Events

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Empower Your Event Team and Energize Your Event with These Trends

Endless Events

Also, don’t forget to help them learn new skills by investing in their training, which will benefit everyone including the business. This guide debunks three myths that prevent companies from giving their event teams the training they need. Javits kinetic lighting machine learning meeting planning meeting tips networking tips Nintendo plastic flamingos Playstation projection mapping sales funnel staff recognition staff training VR for branding

5 Ways to Build a More Respectful and Harassment-Free Workplace Culture

Smart Meetings

Conduct regular, interactive training. Making sexual harassment prevention training a priority and requiring that all employees participate on a regular basis is another key way to reduce the risk of workplace harassment and foster a positive culture. New York State, New York City and California are among the states and municipalities that recently passed laws requiring employers to train all employees annually on sexual harassment prevention.

Event Planner Travel Tips: Use a Destination Management Company, Fight Jet Lag, Travel With Top Airlines

Endless Events

Training is an important part of exhibitions since they prepare your team throughout the off-season to deal with the rigors of the events themselves. Training is an important part of exhibitions, since they prepare your team throughout the off-season to deal with the rigors of the events themselves. While travel might be exciting, event planners know that it can be tough at times. Thankfully, there are ways to ease the burden of travel.

AIG Travel acquires depart Smart to expand travel safety program offering

Travel Daily News

Acquisition of non-profit Depart Smart will provide travel insurance policyholders with access to Travel HEROES safety training program

Improve Your Trade Show Engagement

Endless Events

Instead of gathering all your leads and assessing them later after the event, you can train your staff to recognize qualified leads so you can close sales faster. They know exactly who they want visiting their events, and they train their staff to respond to any attendee concern accordingly. To many event professionals, trade show engagement is a worthy but often elusive challenge.

Trends in Incentive Programs – #EventIcons Episode – 122

Endless Events

EventIcons #eventicons #eventicons podcast best event podcast best event talks Corporate Incentive Programs Destination Selection Criteria Endless Entertainment endless events exceptional training programs future of DMCs Global incentive trends How To Build Incentive Plans impact of incentive programs incentive programs Incentive Research Foundation incentive travel trends integration of technologyWe want to help keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest!

A Scribble on a Napkin Changed Meetings Forever

Smart Meetings

Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida and Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure are connected by the Hogwarts Express train ride. The global phenomenon of Harry Potter all began with author JK Rowling scribbling notes on a napkin. Those notes turned into books, which turned into a film franchise, Broadway show, theme park and so much more. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter first opened at Universal Orlando Resort in 2010 and has been expanding since.

Chile Tourism Board supports national tourism sector in preparation for travel rebound

Travel Daily News

Trainings, infrastructure updates and a campaign that highlights tour guides are some of the efforts in place to prepare Chile for a future tourism reopening

Delta and Thalys Introduce Air+Rail Link in Europe

Business Traveler USA

Delta Air Lines has partnered with train operator Thalys to launch a new Air+Rail service on the high speed Brussels-Antwerp-Amsterdam Schiphol route. The one-ticket booking process allows customers to transfer between plane and train at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced


Best Practices Legal Trends email production litigation support project management tips training for project managersBelieve it or not, there are always a wealth of emails and other documents produced in litigation that help “make the case” for the other side.

Safe Travel


Pre-travel training Pre-travel staff screening Daily wellness check Daily hygiene/laundry Additional staffing added as needed Masks and supplies provisioned Daily monitoring of hotel and transportation partner protocols.

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The Perfect Course of Study for an Academic and Practical Mix

EHL Insights

Certain types of students thrive better with a hands-on learning approach; they know that learning while working provides them personally with a better style of training that optimizes their chances to really develop.

The Perfect Course of Study for an Academic and Practical Mix

EHL Insights

Certain types of students thrive better with a hands-on learning approach; they know that learning while working provides them personally with a better style of training that optimizes their chances to really develop.

Presenter Tips and Tricks for Your Best Virtual Event


Or, maybe, you are an event planner and you’d like to know how to train your virtual presenters to create the best virtual experience? We’ve also included bonus training tips to help out all you event planners. ). Do you want to learn how to be a successful presenter at a virtual event?

The Dark Side of Contactless Check-in

Convene by PCMA

Staff who have been trained in how to recognize sex trafficking may get a sense that someone coming up to the front desk could be a trafficker or a victim, she said. Learn more about Marriott’s updated training on the ECPAT-USA blog.

How Diversity and Inclusion Changed Microsoft for the Better

Convene by PCMA

At the same time, neurotypical team members have been trained to become more inclusive and think differently. “In Philip Jarvis, a software engineer on Microsoft’s HoloLens team, uses one of the devices on the job.

3 Ways to Use Wearables at Your Events


Content is what your meetings and events are centered around, whether you are hosting an internal training session or a

Omni Hotels Announces Partnership to Stop Human Sex Trafficking

Smart Meetings

Omni Hotels & Resorts is partnering with Shared Hope International to educate and train the hospitality industry, its vendors and partners about how to stop child sex trafficking. The training was produced by Marriott International with ECPAT-USA, supported by AHLA Foundation.

InEvent’s Online Events Management Checklist


Sales Kickoff & the Value of All-Inclusive Properties

Executive Group Travel

These kickoffs have evolved from traditional Webex meetings delivering content, to live hands-on sales trainings and/or simulation tests. Annual Sales Kickoff.

New On-Site Covid Test Available for Business Events


Specially trained dogs are the next line of defense to keep events Covid-free. At Florida International University’s Forensic Research Institute, four scent dogs were trained earlier this year to identify humans who are infected with Covid-19.

How to Hold a Successful Sales Kickoff

Creative Group Inc

From large general sessions to technical trainings to small breakouts, reserving the right blocks of meeting space is critical. An organization’s Annual Sales Kickoff is potentially the most important gathering of the year.

Amtrak Invests $7.3 Billion in New Fleet

Business Traveler USA

Features and amenities of the new trains. The contract includes up to 83 multi-powered train sets that will be deployed on state and northeast services, with further options for up to 130 additional trains to support Amtrak growth plans. Amtrak has announced a $7.3

How to Build a Top-Performing Remote Team

Best Corporate Events

Onboarding and Training. Setting up a clear onboarding and training process can help your new hires master the company culture and get started working efficiently. Plus, virtual training can bring the entire crew together to meet common goals.

Destination spotlight Bern, Switzerland: Site visit from 28–30 August 2020 for Event Planners Talk e-conference

The MICE Blog

The lobby lounge bar is a ‘meeting place’ because it’s close to the train station and easy to access for those coming by train even for a meeting.

Celebrating World Creativity + Innovation Day


Ashley’s Design Training : Graduated from Florida State University’s ultra-competitive Interior Design with a Bachelor of Arts (CIDA accredited). Alicia’s Design Training: I am self-taught but have been in the art and design world my whole life, starting as a dancer.

Solimar Introduces UNWTO TedQual Certification to Universities with Tourism Programs in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Solimar International

The virtual event was held on June 30 th , 2021, providing expert insight on collaboration for enhancement of BIH’s competitive advantage by upgrading the quality of the tourism industry workforce through professional tourism training/ education.

Miami International Tests Dogs to Sniff Out COVID-19

Business Traveler USA

The specially trained dogs will alert handlers to the scent of the virus on individuals passing through an employee security checkpoint. Miami International is piloting a program using dogs to detect COVID-19, the first such trial at a US airport.