What is Nevada’s Greatest Challenge Going Into 2015?

What is Nevada’s Greatest Challenge Going Into 2015?

“Our state’s greatest challenge is moving into yet again another year of not having a plan in place to facilitate the needs of our school district. Our state needs to attract and keep the best educators so that our students can flourish and stay in school creating a strong, smart work force for Nevada.” Michelle… [More…]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually… [More…]

Timothy S Y Lam Foundation Underwrites Training for Hospitality Professionals

The Timothy S Y Lam Foundation is pleased to announce the underwriting of the Guest Service Gold training and the CGSP exam to professionals in hospitality.

LAS VEGAS — The Timothy S Y Lam Foundation is pleased to announce the underwriting of the Guest Service Gold training and the Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP) exam to working professionals in the hospitality industry. The foundation will provide up to $11,250 worth of training through November 2015, which is expected to help up… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More…] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy… [More…]

Personal Goals of High Net Worth Individuals; Desert Radiologists Receives ACR Award

Monthly Report Focused on “Personal Goals” of High Net Worth Individuals, Released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the seventeenth edition of its High Net Worth Report series, with this month’s analysis focusing on the personal goals of high net worth individuals. [Read More…] Desert… [More…]

South Carolina Event Coordinator Wins Scholarship to The International School of Hospitality

TISOH is pleased to welcome Tabatha Cantrell of Landrum, winner of the Foundation of NACE 2014 Timothy SY Lam and Patti J. Shock Education Scholarship.

LAS VEGAS – The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) is pleased to welcome Tabatha Cantrell of Landrum, South Carolina, winner of the Foundation of NACE 2014 Timothy SY Lam and Patti J. Shock Education Scholarship. Cantrell is the events coordinator for the Cliffs of Glassy, a residential golf course community. The scholarship awards her enrollment… [More…]

TISOH Grads Land Jobs and Promotions in Short Order

Two recent graduates from TISOH landed a job and attained a promotion in their chosen profession shortly after completing their summer courses this August.

LAS VEGAS – Two recent graduates from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) landed a job and attained a promotion in their chosen profession shortly after completing their summer courses this August. TISOH specializes in practical, short-term training certificate and diploma programs for hospitality professionals pursuing career development and for people seeking to enter the… [More…]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities… [More…]

Local Hospitality Experts Elected to National Association for Catering and Events

Executive director and director of academic affairs of The International School of Hospitality have been elected to the board of the (NACE).

LAS VEGAS – Tim Lam, executive director of The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), and Donnell Bayot, the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE). The election was held at the association’s annual Experience Conference and Expo in Baltimore in July. “We are… [More…]

TISOH Graduates elected to Direct the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association

Two alumni from TISOH have been elected to the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association Board of Officers.

LAS VEGAS – Two alumni from The International School of Hospitality’s (TISOH) art of concierge certificate program who now have careers at The Venetian and The Palazzo have been elected to the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association Board of Officers. Cecilia Darr, concierge supervisor at The Venetian and The Palazzo, has been elected president of the association. The… [More…]

Local hospitality leader among top 25 young special events pros of 2014

Donnell Bayot is among the top 25 young special events professionals to watch in 2014, according to Special Events magazine.

LAS VEGAS – Donnell Bayot, director of academic affairs at The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), is among the top 25 young special events professionals to watch in 2014, according to Special Events magazine. The magazine recognizes Bayot, 33, for his work on “bringing a left-brain discipline to the right-brain creativity of events.” Bayot tops the list among… [More…]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a “world-class” veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the… [More…]

Two Hospitality Industry Leaders Win National Honors

Two top administrators from The International School of Hospitality have won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council.

LAS VEGAS – Two top administrators from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) have won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council (CIC), the largest association for meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry organizations in the country. The CIC announced this month its 2014 inductees into the CIC Hall of Leaders and third class of Pacesetter Award… [More…]

Several SBA Loan Requirements Eliminated

The U.S. Small Business Administration made significant changes in qualification for SBA 504 loans. The changes include elimination of “the personal resource test” and “the nine-month rule”. These modifications mean businesses will have an easier time qualifying for SBA loans, according to a recent statement by TMC Financing. “By eliminating the nine-month rule for expenditures, businesses that have… [More…]

Graduates Land Jobs in Short Order

A number of recent graduates and alumni from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) landed jobs in their chosen profession.

LAS VEGAS – A number of recent graduates and alumni from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) landed jobs in their chosen profession after completing their courses. TISOH specializes in practical, short-term training certificate and diploma programs for hospitality professionals pursuing career development and people seeking to enter the hospitality industry. Diploma graduates enjoy a 90… [More…]