Upcoming events around the globe


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Recent Hotelie Events Around The World

Singapore Chapter Celebrates the Chinese New Year

On February 16, the CHS Singapore Chapter celebrated the Chinese New Year at the Red House Seafood Restaurant, Clarke Quay.

Rocky Mountain Chapter Hosts Their Annual Hospitality Summit

On February 23, the Rocky Mountain chapter hosted their annual Denver Hospitality Summi

Kansai Chapter Welcomes Professor Verma

On February 27, the CHS Kansai Chapter welcomed Professor and Mrs. Rohit Verma with a reception at Kyoto University.  A total of 36 Cornellians and their guests attended the event.


Dozens of Hotelies attended the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference in Baltimore, MD.

NYC Chapter Celebrates at the Edition

On January 26, 2017, the New York City chapter kicked off the New Year in style.

Hotelies Dine at Padise Manor in Estonia

On January 20, 2017, the Finland, Russia, and Baltics Chapter gathered at the stately Padise Manor in Estonia for a five course gourmet dinner.

Grilled Cheese and Wine

Georgia Hotelies gather for a five course meal of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and paired wines.

CHS France Meets at Le Bristol Paris

On January 11, 2017, the Cornell Hotel Society of France held a cocktail reception in honor of Luca Allegri, President and Managing Director of Hotel Le Bristol Paris.

Philadelphia Hotelies Gathers To Taste Beverages of the Finger Lakes

Philadelphia area alumni gathered in the new event space at the Reading Terminal Market for a lively and informative tasting of “Beverages of the Finger Lakes”.

Hotelies Gather At The Hunter Conference

On March 22 the CHS Georgia Chapter held its second annual reception during the 2017 Hunter Hotel Conference. The event was hosted by Alan LeBlanc ’84 at his restaurant, White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails.

CHS ITB Breakfast

Hotelies from around the world gathered for the annual CHS breakfast held in conjunction with the ITB travel conference in Berlin.

Arizona Chapter Takes Themselves Out To The Ball Game

In Arizona, spring means baseball! Hotelies from the CHS Arizona Chapter gathered at the Salt Fields in Scottsdale for a Spring Training game between the Oakland A’s and the Colorado Rockies.

2017 Hotel Industry Annual Forum

The Washington DC/Baltimore Chapter held their annual Hotel Industry Forum. The theme for this year’s event was “The Evolution of Hotel Brands.”

Japanese Chapters Celebrate New Year’s

On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Tokyo and Kansai chapters gathered together to celebrate the New Year.

German Chapter Tours HafenCity in Hamburg

Members of the German Chapter enjoyed dinner and a tour of the innovative HafenCity in Hamburg.

Cornell Reception – HR In Hospitality

On March 28, the Hotel School hosted a reception in conjunction with the annual Human Resources in Hospitality Conference. The event was held at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Local CHS Hotelies were invited to attend and join the HR leaders from across the country.

CHS NYC Food and Beverage Forum

On March 30, sixty-five Hotelies gathered to listen to a panel of industry authorities discuss how restaurants are leveraging new technologies to enhance their bottom lines.

CHS Nevada 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

On April 2nd CHS Nevada hosted the 10th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.

CHS Germany Tours Hotel Provocateur

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the CHS Berlin chapter met at the recently opened Hotel Provocateur.

Second Annual CHRIS/HOLA Reception In Miami

On April 26, the South Florida chapter hosted the second annual Cornell Hotel Society reception in conjunction with the CHRIS/HOLA conferences.

CHS Toronto Welcomes Dean Walsh

On May 8, the CHS Toronto chapter welcomed Interim Dean Kate Walsh MPS ’90 to town.

CHS-NYC Chapter Celebrates Spring

The CHS New York chapter celebrated the arrival of spring on May 18 with a Happy Hour event.

SHA Senior Send-Off

The 2017 Hotel School Senior Send-Off event was held on April 22nd at the Ithaca Marriott Downtown.

CHS Chicago – National Restaurant Association Reception

On May 22, 2017, the Chicago chapter hosted their annual reception in conjunction with National Restaurant Association convention. The event was held at The Rookery Room of the Kimpton Gray Hotel.

CHS Honors Steve Wynn and John Zimmer ‘06

The Executive Board of CHS presented Steve Wynn and John Zimmer ’06 with a plate signifying their conferment as an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Cornell Hotel Society.

CHS Singapore Holds Their Annual Meeting

On May 31st, the Singapore chapter held their Annual General Meeting at the Andaz Studio.

CHS Korea Entertains Students at S. Tavern

On Friday, June 16, 2017 the Korean CHS chapter held one of their periodic dinner gatherings at S. Tavern in Seoul.

CHS France – Measuring Design Success

The CHS France chapter gathered on June 26, 2017 to listen to a panel of experts discuss “Measuring Design Success”.

CHS South Florida – Why The Hotel Industry Is Embracing Virtual Reality

On June 14, 2017, the CHS South Florida chapter, in conjunction with the local HSMAI chapter, hosted a seminar entitled, “Why The Hotel Industry Is Embracing Virtual Reality”.

CHS Finland Meets At Linnanmaki Amusement Park

On May 30, 2017, the CHS Finland Chapter met at the Linnanmaki Amusement Park in Helsinki.

CHS EMEA Regional Meeting – London – June 2017

The CHS European, Middle East and African regional meeting was held in London, UK from June 15 to 17, 2017.

14th Annual Phyllis and Bill Eaton ’61 Cornell Mid-Atlantic Crab Feast

457 Cornellians and their family members attended the 14th  annual Phyllis and Bill Eaton ’61 Mid-Atlantic Crab Feast.

CHS France Hosts Michael Nowlis

On Monday, July 17, the CHS France chapter hosted Michael Nowlis, the Associate Dean for Executive MBA programs at the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Georgia Chapter Pizza Party

On Tuesday, August 10, the Georgia chapter gathered at the Mellow Mushroom Brookhaven restaurant to host new and current students from The Hotel School.

NYC Chapter Happy Hour at 1Hotel Brooklyn

On July 27th, CHS NYC Chapter organized a special tour and rooftop happy hour at the brand new 1Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.

Cornellians Celebrate Happy Hour In Nashville

On Thursday night, August 10, approximately 40 Cornellians watched the sunset at L27, the hot new bar on the rooftop of the Westin Nashville Hotel.

New York Hotelies Excel At Excel

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the New York City chapter hosted a Microsoft Excel Workshop & Happy Hour event at a We Works in Manhattan.

Hotel School and CHS Honor Tourism Minister Dionisio James D’Aguilar ‘86

On Friday, July 28, 2017, the Hotel School and Southern Florida Chapter honored Dionisio James D’Aguilar, the Minister of Tourism for the Bahamas.