HSD alumni of the month: Steffen Fox, International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef

IUBH alumni Steffen Fox

Alumni Interview Steffen Fox An interview with IUBH alumnus Steffen Fox about career opportunities at 25hours Hotels and his promotion to management You are a member of the management team at the 25hours Hotels company. How did you rise to your current position? Six years ago when I joined 25hours, my task was to build […]

HSD alumni of the month: Véronique Borduas, Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ)


Véronique Borduas: From 5-star hotels to a microbrewery When one of our professors told us that an ITHQ graduate was now the manager of the new Siboire microbrewery location in Montreal, our first reaction was, “Say what now?!” The second was, “When are we going?!” We recently sat down with Véronique Borduas, a young leader […]

HSD alumni of the month: Andrea Frick, Purdue Fort Wayne

PFW Alumni Andrea Frick

College years are meant for us to explore the great world, grow & development as humans but most importantly to have fun. IPFW’s hospitality and tourism management program granted me all the above by offering challenging courses in combination with an internship that prepared me as a student to flourish after graduation. IPFW introduced for […]

HSD alumni of the month: Ricco de Blank, Hotelschool The Hague

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After graduating from Hotelschool The Hague, Ricco de Blank, Hotelschool The Hague Alumnus, worked in different job positions within the Hospitality Industry. Hotelschool The Hague interviewed him, asked about his career and what made him such a successful industry professional. Could you tell us a little bit about your career so far? I have had three […]

HSD alumni of the month: Jaakko Eskola, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Alumni Haaga-Helia

From hosting Hollywood celebrities, and serving champagne under the sun and the warm rain of Maasai Mara, Kenya, Haaga-Helia alumni, 34-year-old Jaakko Eskola is nothing short of amazing. Born in Kuopio, Finland and having grown up in Uusikaupunki, South West Finland, Jaakko moved to Helsinki to pursue his dream and study hospitality management. Being an […]

HSD alumni of the month: William Duthe, Niagara University

Niagara_alumni William Duthe

From Neighborhood Restaurant to Platinum Club General Manager – A Ten-Year Success Story At the young age of 31, Will Duthe is the quintessential success story for any graduate from a Hotel Schools of Distinction Institution. It was only eight years ago that he graduated from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management and […]