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  • 5 Reasons You Should Attend Destinations! February 14, 2017
    Jobs Destinations Career Fair has job opportunities for students of all majors and years. With recruiters from hotels, restaurants, property management, real estate, country clubs, and more you will be sure to find something for you. “You get a lot of great exposure, you get to meet a lot of great people, and you get […]
  • HTM Students Present at National STR Competition December 2, 2016
    On November 13th, four Virginia Tech Hospitality and Tourism Management Students were given the chance to deliver their Market Analysis of Charlotte, NC as a part of the national student STR Competition during the New York Hotel Show. Allison Toupin, Alfred Lam, Edward DeDecker, and Morgan Mosteller, have worked on the intense research project for […]
  • Jenna Wines Wins Rising Pineapple Award November 30, 2016
    This year the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging, and Travel Association (VRLTA) held their inaugural “Ordinary Awards Ceremony.” VRLTA created an award specifically for students entitled the Rising Pineapple Award: Hospitality Student of the Year. This award is for a high school or college student who has made “extraordinary contributions to Virginia’s hospitality and tourism industry through […]
  • Students Attend VA-1 Tourism Summit November 30, 2016
    This year marked the second annual student program at the VA-1 Tourism Summit, specifically created to give hospitality and tourism students in Virginia a chance to network and learn from leaders in the industry. The conference was held at the Hotel Roanoke on November 14-15th. Eric Terry, President of the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging and Travel […]
  • Eta Sigma Delta Welcomes New Members November 30, 2016
    On November 2nd, Eta Sigma Delta, the hospitality honors society, inducted ten new members. The society uses a selective process to include the top academic students within the Hospitality and Tourism Management program. This includes factors like GPA, class rank, and academic year. The ceremony began with a speech by President Alfred Lam, followed by […]