The Choice: Industry Leaders Envision the Future of Food & Beverage
Lecturer Lilly Jan and F&B leaders share their candid thoughts on getting through the pandemic, moving forward, and creating a better future for their industry. 

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CHR 2020 - 2021 Annual Report
See what the center has been up to over the past year. 

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Welcome to SriHari Thotapallli of AWS
SriHari is the Worldwide Technology Leader for Hospitality at AWS with the charter to support and help travel and hospitality customers innovate using AWS cloud to enhance customer experience and improve operational efficiency.

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Global Hotel Performance Moderates With Summer’s Close
"The cold hard truth is arriving with the chillier weather: global hotel performance has a ways to go before it's back to its former self." 

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Shifts in Marketing Department Expenditures Reveals Changes In Tactics During Recession
CHR Board Member Robert Mandelbaum '81 reviews marketing spend from 2019-2020 and reveals the tactics used by different property types during recession and their effectiveness. 

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2021 Deloitte Holiday Travel Survey: How Americans Plan to Explore and Reconnect
"Four in 10 Americans plan to travel over the holidays. Still, COVID-19 informs decisions across the journey and continues to prevent and curtail some travel."

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COP26: What You Need to Know about the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism
hertelier covers the highlights of COP26 for hospitality and tourism. 

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November 11, 3:30 p.m - 6 p.m. ET
Business at a New Threshold:
Harnessing Finance and Data for Sustainable Prosperity

Presented by the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
November 17, 11 a.m. ET
Women Leading Travel & Hospitality Virtual Exchange
Presented by Women Leading Travel & Hospitality
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Access all of our past events on demand from our new keynote webinar library. From real estate and finance to HR, entrepreneurship to food and beverage, technology to marketing, and cruise lines to airlines, our experts have covered it all.

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As anticipated, U.S. hotel performance softened during the week of October 24-30 as Halloween has historically cut into demand. At the same time, comparisons with the matching week in 2019 improved because Halloween that year fell on a Thursday and created a more significant disruption in business travel and groups. Occupancy came in at 58.9%, which was 5.7% lower than the 2019 comparable, while the country’s average daily rate of $127.70 was 1.5% higher using that same time comparison. 
Even with a slowdown in comparison to 2019, monthly group demand eclipsed 5 million for the first time in the pandemic-era during October 2021.

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