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11 Feb 2015    

Jha to present at business communicators luncheon

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has been invited by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Lincoln chapter to deliver a keynote presentation at the organization’s luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 19.

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17 Sep 2014    

Jha presents alternative visitor engagement strategy

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management presented an alternative visitor engagement strategy at the recent Upper Midwest Convention and Visitors Bureau Conference. This year’s conference was hosted by the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Sept. 14-16. It attracted leaders, professionals and tourism industry partners like Tripadvisor from around the United States. The conference rotates annually among cities in the Upper Midwest and is an important event for tourism professionals in the region.

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18 Aug 2014    

Jha assists Nebraska City’s tourism efforts

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of Practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management is helping Nebraska City, Nebraska in its efforts to increase tourism. Birthplace of Arbor Day, Nebraska City is home to several historic landmarks including the Arbor Lodge State Park. It also hosts the popular Apple Jack Festival every September, attracting visitors from Nebraska as well as out of state. Jha was contacted by Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce, Inc. requesting his expertise in lodging development and tourism-related events.

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29 Jan 2014    

Causin is invited speaker at Agri/Eco Tourism Conference Feb. 3-5, 2014

Gina Fe Causin, Assistant Professor in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has been invited by the Nebraska Tourism Commission to present two presentations at its February 3-5, 2014 Agri/Eco-Tourism Conference in Kearney, NE.

Causin’s presentations will focus on event planning and planning green events. Attendees will learn how to identify the dimension of an event experience, forecast potential gaps and discrepancies, and understand why events should go green.

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29 Jan 2014    

Pospishil, HRTM student, selected for internship at 2014 Cannes International Film Festival

Stevie Pospishil, a Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) major has been selected to be a student intern at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France this coming May 11-26.

The program provides experience to students interested in film, culinary arts and hospitality/event management. “The Hospitality/Event Internship at the Cannes is an internship I brought to the HRTM program when I started at UNL four years ago. This was possible because of my network with the American Pavilion,” Gina Fe Causin, Assistant Professor in HRTM, stated.

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12 Nov 2013    

Jha to present on cross-cultural marketing in Dubai Nov. 26

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management has been invited by the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to deliver a lecture on cross-cultural marketing in hospitality and tourism. Jha will be traveling to Dubai during Thanksgiving week to deliver his presentation on Nov. 26.

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07 Nov 2013    

HRTM students attend New York trade show

Nineteen students from the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) program leave Nov. 7 for a six-day education study tour to New York City. The main purpose of the trip is to attend the 2013 International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show (IHMRS) at the Jacob K. Javits Conference Center. The IHMRS is the largest hotel and restaurant tradeshow in the world. More than 750 exhibitors in the hotel and restaurant industry will participate.

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04 Nov 2013    

HRTM students host Mocktail Masterpiece Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

On Nov. 6 at 7pm in the Union Ballroom, HRTM students will host Mocktail Masterpiece, a night of painting a 12x16 masterpiece, and enjoying mocktails and appetizers. An instructor will walk you through how to make a beautiful painting, or you can create your own! All proceeds go to HRTM student scholarships.


 

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16 Oct 2013    

Jha to present for Nebraska Tourism Commission Oct. 23-25

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has been invited by the Nebraska Tourism Commission to present two training sessions at its October 23-25 travel conference in Norfolk, NE.

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11 Jul 2013    

Globe trotting HRTM students complete internships

Students in the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have spent the summer in internships across the U.S. and in points across the globe including Germany, France, Ireland, England, Africa, China and New Zealand. This week, 114 HRTM students are completing a required internship, as part of 700 hours of industry experience needed for their undergraduate degree.

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