Application Form EUHOFA Business Partner Presentations - March, 2021
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A Brief background to the three presenters is below, as well as contact details
In addition to supporting Institutions through the pandemic shift to providing our academic programs and exams in a blended and online format in an effort to minimize program disruption and catalyze innovation through distance learning, AHLEI and NRA have assisted Academia since 2020 to reinforce their non-credit course offerings in several crucial areas such as redefining customer service, food safety and COVID-19 precautions, leading to professional certifications and industry-recognized credentials for faculty and students.
Olga Novitskaya, PhD, CHT
Academic Account Manager for Europe
National Restaurant Association
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
Hosco / Lobster Ink
Hosco has partnered with Lobster Ink to make their online hospitality industry training courses available to hospitality schools and departments for the first time. . Now via Hosco, hospitality schools and departments can access Lobster Ink resources. Currently hospitality lecturers are providing students Lobster Ink subscriptions to give them unlimited access to all courses and to enhance their onsite and online learning and internship managers are assigning Lobster Ink courses in lieu of internship placements, which due to COVID19 are very difficult to find. Deans and Directors are also adopting Lobster Ink to enhance their blended learning and CPD programs for future hospitality students.
John Lohr firstname.lastname@example.org
STR SHARE Center
STR is the global leader in hotel industry research. The “SHARE Center” is STR’s program that supports over 1000 schools all over the world. The SHARE Center provides a variety of hospitality and tourism data that professors/instructors can use for research, student projects and in the classroom. The SHARE Center offers analytics-related training programs and industry relevant student certifications, such as the “Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics” (CHIA), currently obtained by nearly 30,000 students. The SHARE Center also helps schools in the areas of virtual internships, student competitions and free train-the-trainer workshops.
Senior VP, STR
Founding Director, SHARE Center
Established in 1953 as the nonprofit education and training arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), AHLEI is a leader in providing quality resources to educate, develop, and certify hospitality educators, students, and professionals worldwide. AHLEI became part of the National Restaurant Association in 2017, connecting and leveraging the resources of two organizations that are deeply committed to a vision of career success and upward mobility for current and future hospitality, restaurant and foodservice employees.
Hosco / Lobster Ink
Hosco, the world's largest hospitality network has partnered with Lobster Ink to make their online hospitality industry training courses available to hospitality schools and departments for the first time. Lobster Ink, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland has for over 20 years been helping the world’s major corporate brands to train their internal staff to meet the international benchmark standards of hospitality. Now via Hosco, hospitality schools and departments can adopt Lobster Ink’s online industry learning courses to support their own onsite/online learning programs. Over 2,000 lessons covering all core areas of hospitality can be found on the platform and over 1 million registered learners across 140 countries are currently learning with Lobster Ink.
STR SHARE Center
Learn how the global leader in hotel industry research supports over 1000 schools all over the world with hospitality and tourism data for research and student projects, analytics-related training resources, industry relevant student certifications, virtual internships, student competitions and free train-the-trainer workshops.
EUHOFA is planning to conduct its second webinar/workshop for 2021 in April,
standby for the invitation shortly.