MINNEAPOLIS – December 5, 2013 – IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of pricing and revenue management software, services and consulting to the hospitality industry, today announced the second and final round of 2013 IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship winners. Currently in its fifth year and offered in conjunction with The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the scholarship is designed to help increase professional development opportunities in the field of revenue management. Under the second round of the program, six hospitality professionals were awarded scholarships based on their demonstrated revenue management expertise and career aspirations.
“Each year, we look for revenue management professionals across the globe who display excellence in the field of revenue management,” said Brian Sterrett, Vice President, Global Sales, IDeaS. “IDeaS is thrilled to work alongside Cornell and provide scholarships that help deepen skills and capabilities in hospitality pricing and revenue management.”
Winners of the second and final round of the 2013 IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship include:
Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management –
- Benjamin Chan, Area Revenue Analyst – New York, Viceroy Hotel Group, New York, N.Y.
- Pankaj Dhoundiyal, Duty Manager – Front Office, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Jaipur, India
- Robert Horsfield, Revenue Coordinator, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill, London, U.K.
Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management –
- Abhay Bishnoi, Revenue Analysis Executive, Jumeirah Group, Dubai, UAE
- Saskia Maren Hoffman, Revenue Analyst, Park Hyatt Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
- Jerome Joaquin, Revenue Manager, Hotel Brandwood, Glendale, Calif.
“This program will help broaden my revenue management expertise and provide me with additional tools and techniques for improving our culture of revenue management,” said Chan. “I am grateful for the opportunity and will use it to gain invaluable knowledge that is both essential and supportive to my growth.”
Supported by IDeaS and Cornell, the IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship offers hospitality professionals worldwide the opportunity to gain online revenue management certifications from eCornell. Throughout the year, 12 scholarships are awarded that provide recipients paid registration to the Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management and the Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies.
“Winning this scholarship has already increased my confidence in the field of revenue management, and this course will only deepen my vision for more strategic revenue approaches,” said Dhoundiyal. “I am positive that the scholarship will enhance my ability to put both traditional and modern revenue management practices to work within my organization.”
Recipients of the spring scholarship, announced in August, received paid registration to five eCornell courses leading to an eCornell certificate. Additional information about the program including past scholarship winners are highlighted at ideas.com/tools-resources/scholarship/.
To learn more about how IDeaS and Cornell are partnering to advance the revenue management profession and bring the latest tools, knowledge and resources to emerging markets, watch the video.