Entries by Robert Mandelbaum

Hotelies Gather in Zagreb

The CHS AlpAdria and Eastern Europe Chapter held their third annual breakfast for current and future Hotelies attending the Adria Hotel Forum 2021 in Zagreb.  The event was held on September 16 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Second Annual Berlin Lodging Outlook

On Friday, August 27, 2021, the CHS Germany chapter hosted its second annual Berlin Lodging Outlook.  The theme for this year’s seminar was “What Does the Future of the Hotel Industry Look Like?”  The event was held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.  CHS Germany Chapter President, Gabriele Maessen, served as moderator for the event and […]

Georgia Lodging Outlook 2021

On Thursday, September 9, 2021 the Georgia Chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society collaborated with the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association to host the annual Georgia Lodging Outlook breakfast seminar.  A crowd of 200 area hotel industry professionals were in attendance.  This year’s event was held at the Hilton Hotel in Downtown Atlanta. Jim Sprouse, […]

CHS Rome – Fireside Chat with Tony Capuano ‘87

“Travel and change of place impart vigor to the mind” On Thursday, September 9, 2021,Cornell Hotel Society (CHS) members from as far as Zagreb, Milan, Verona, Sardinia and Tuscany, came together in Rome for a special meeting with Anthony Capuano, class of ’87, and CEO of Marriott International. Before we enjoyed a fun and lively […]

In Memoriam

We have recently been informed of the following Hotelies that have passed. Robert James ’54                            January 26, 2021 Jay Treadwell ’61                            February 5, 2021 Arne Sorenson  (Hon CHS)          February 16, 2021 Robert Bernhard ’62                     March 11, 2021 Christopher LeSourd ’63              February 19, 2021 Claire Weston ’54                           May 9, 2019 Susan Patricof ’65                          January 18, 2021 […]

Bhavnesh Vivek ‘11

Bhavnesh Vivek ‘11, Vice President of Hotel Acquisitions at The RADCO Companies and CHS Lifetime Member, shares with us what it means to be a Hotelie for Life®.  “Growing up in a family that has owned, operated, and developed hotels since migrating to the United States, I have always been very passionate about the hotel […]

JT Baker ‘21 – Philippus Miller III ‘83 Hotelie for Life® Prize Winner

In 2020, the Cornell Hotel Society (CHS) Hotelie for Life® Senior Prize was named in honor of Philippus Miller ’83, longtime director of alumni affairs at the Hotel School and founder of the executive search firm Philippus Miller III and Associates.  Phil was famously known for facilitating relationships among Hotel School students, faculty, and alumni.  […]

Stacey Nadolny ‘05

Stacey Nadolny ‘05, MAI, Managing Director at HVS shares with us what it means to her to be a Hotelie for Life®:   “When I entered Cornell almost two decades ago, I was completely unprepared for what was ahead of me in the Hotel School, and honestly a little unsure of it. But it was […]