JWU College of Hospitality Management

Exploring Living History and Hospitality in Greece

Imagine immersing yourself fully in another culture — to learn its history; explore its architecture, art, and beautifully preserved ruins; and even learn about your own chosen industry through its lens. A group of 27 JWU hospitality students recently did just that.

Topics: Hospitality Study Abroad Travel & Tourism

8 Days in Ecuador, One Life-Changing Trip

 

Entering JWU as a first-year student in Tourism & Hospitality Management, you hear rumors about the infamous FAM Tour — familiarization tours that all Tourism & Hospitality Management students are required to complete before graduation. The trip is with a group of like-minded students, all pursuing a career in the travel and tourism industry.

Topics: Hospitality Study Abroad Travel & Tourism

My Moroccan Adventure: A Trek Through the Sahara

In every Tourism & Hospitality Management students’ academic career at JWU, they have the opportunity to travel abroad with fellow classmates on the trip of a lifetime. This trip, known to students as a FAM trip, is the highlight of many students’ experience at Johnson & Wales.

Topics: Hospitality Study Abroad Travel & Tourism

JWU Sets the Stage at Expo! Expo!

You couldn’t help but notice the JWU connections at the recent Expo! Expo! held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dubbed the “show for shows,” it's the must-attend event for anyone plugged–in to the exhibitions and events field to learn about the latest trends, technology and tools of the trade while networking with like-minded enthusiasts.

Topics: Hospitality Event Management

The Booming Business of Travel and Tourism: Top Trends for 2019

If travel and tourism is what you live, breathe and dream about, we’ve got good news around the fast-growing global industry, along with some of the latest trends to stay on top of.

Topics: Hospitality Travel & Tourism

Exploring Sustainability: An Interview with Douglas Stuchel

Sustainability may be a buzzword in the hospitality industry, but for College of Hospitality Management associate professor Douglas Stuchel, it’s what he grew up with — and it’s a topic he’s passionate about.

Topics: Sustainability Hospitality Food & Beverage Management Restaurant, Food & Beverage Management

The Hotel Room of the Future: A Roundtable Discussion with Hilton

Imagine walking into a hotel room that’s set at the exact air temperature you like. With art on the walls from your favorite artist — or maybe photos of your family. And when your alarm goes off in the morning, the drapes open, your favorite music comes on and the shower starts automatically at the temperature you prefer.

Topics: Hospitality Alumni Hotel & Lodging Management

SEEM Student Lands Dream Job with Miami Dolphins

Samantha Creech ’18 was preparing to fly to Florida to interview for a job with the Miami Dolphins when she called human resources to find out who she would be meeting with.

Topics: Careers Hospitality

‘It’s All About Customer Satisfaction’: Master Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim On Bartending

Want to know how to make the perfect dry martini? The most delicious mojito? Talk to master mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, a legend in the field. Author of “The Modern Mixologist,” Abou-Ganim has created cocktail menus at some of the finest restaurants and hotels across the country and has won 3 Iron Chef competitions. He was Mario Batali’s first bartender at his first restaurant, Po. He was contacted by Steve Wynn’s team to head up the cocktail beverage program at Bellagio in Las Vegas. Oh, and he’s also a National Ambassador for the United States Bartenders Guild.

Topics: Hospitality Hotel & Lodging Management Food & Beverage Management

DVP Dawn Sweeney: ‘Restaurants Are the Fabric of America’

According to Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association (NRA), data collected by the NRA’s Education Foundation shows that “restaurants are the fabric of America and drive the economy.”

Topics: Hospitality Providence Food Service Management Scholarships Distinguished Visiting Professor