On top of its current total of 656,674 rooms, theInterContinental Hotels Group has opened up anadditional 24,519 rooms in its various hotels across theUS, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific,as of June of this year. http://www.ihgplc.com/
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is developing an additional 37 hotels and resorts in the next 3.5 years. http://www.shangri-la.com/en/corporate/press/futuredevelopment
In June of this year, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Companyannounced its plans for worldwide expansion and its goal of 100 hotels by 2016. http://www.city-of-hotels.com/174/2011-0994/ritz-100-en.html
Tourism as a Direct Contributor to GDP (2010) US: $376 B China : $139 B Middle East : $62 B Philippines $6.4 B Source: World Travel & Tourism Council, Oct 2011
The hospitality industry is part of one of the largest categories within the service industry, which is consumer services. What do people CONSUME? - Goods, such as food - Services, such as lodging
What does it take to “play”?Do you… The kitchen requires… LEADERSHIP…know how to lead your teammates? TEAMWORK…know how to play fair with them?…know how to follow your coach’sinstructions? DISCIPLINE….know how to give instructionsclearly as well? ACCURACY…welcome a new team mate withwhole-hearted acceptance? ADJUSTMENT
ORIGINSRemember whence we come from and know where we are headed.
Chef See Cheong YanChef See Cheong Yan is the Culinary Head at Enderun Colleges. He isresponsible for overseeing the Culinary Arts department, curriculumdevelopment, and spearheading all culinary courses since the school’s pre-opening. He graduated from Les Roches in Switzerland with a Diploma inHotel and Restaurant Management. Chef See also earned his Certificate inBusiness Administration, with honors, from Washington State University. Inaddition to his education credentials, Chef See has over 20 years worth ofexperience in the field of culinary arts worldwide, having worked at theKempinski Hotel and Traders Hotel in China and at Bahnhof Buffet SBBBasel in Switzerland, among others. In the Philippines, Chef See has led thekitchen operations of Edsa Shangri-La, Hyatt Regency Manila and TagaytayHighlands. Truly an international citizen, Chef See speaks English, BahasaMalaysia, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Filipino fluently. In summer of2008, Chef See also underwent training at Alain Ducasse Formation inFrance.
Enderun Colleges Enderun is a four-year undergraduate college that offers a fullrange of bachelors degree and non-degree courses in the fields of international hospitality management, business administration, and entrepreneurship. 1100 Campus Avenue, McKinley Hill Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City 1634 Philippines (632) 856 5000