Why teaching accounting in hotel school is a waste of time

This article from www.ehotelier.com resonated with me this morning

David Lund is The Hotel Financial Coach  – I have a dream. My dream is that the numbers – the numbers that so many managers agonize over in our industry – are just as accessible as guest service and employee engagement. Let me put this another way for more clarity: I want you and the other leaders and managers in your hotel to be just as comfortable dealing with the numbers as you are dealing with guests and colleagues.


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OPINION: Tourism’s immense gift to SA economy

JOHANNESBURG – Last week saw Tourism South Africa put on its most spectacular Tourism Indaba to date. With more than 1000 exhibitors from across the continent and 6000 delegates from 80 countries, the size of the event was an indication of the immense contribution to our economy that tourism makes.


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The Struggle for Skills

The hospitality industry has always been a demanding industry to work in. What with the unsociable hours and the demands of discerning and sometimes difficult guests. It’s hard enough to find skills let alone people who can make a unique contribution to the hotel, restaurant, lodge or conference centre. Stephen Hickmore spoke to industry leaders at Tourism Indaba Durban


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Indaba 2018: African tourism ministers call for closer cooperation

Breaking travel news – Tourism ministers from several African countries have called for greater regional cooperation to ensure growth in tourism across the continent.


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