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Within what remain quite niche circles, there has been a lot of excitement surrounding blockchain technology's potential to revolutionise the hospitality sector, with some even christening it "a new internet for the travel industry" with the potential to end online travel agency (OTA) ascendancy. Will Moffitt speaks to hoteliers, entrepreneurs, and academics in an effort to separate hype from reality and asks how close we are to seeing mainstream implementation.
World Languages and Cultures Master's Students Headed to Top Doctoral Programs
A handful of UNLV master's students in Hispanic Studies have been accepted to top doctoral programs over the past two years, including the University of Virginia, UCLA, University of Alabama, University of Chicago, and the University of Kansas.
Groups of all shapes and sizes call Las Vegas home
For Las Vegas, its greatest visibility in the meetings industry comes from global conventions like CES, the National Association of Broadcasters’ NAB Show, the automotive industry’s Specialty Equipment Market Association’s SEMA Show, fashion giant MAGIC Market Week and IMEX America. Yet, these and other peer events are the tip of a giant pyramid of some 22,000 annual conventions and meetings.
December Newscast: A Glassy Addition to UNLV’s Campus
The new Harrah College of Hospitality building on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus features glass on the façade and throughout the interior spaces, allowing light to brighten the learning environment. USGlass spoke with representatives of companies involved in the project from design to installation.
The promise of ‘restorative justice’ starts to falter under rigorous research
In 2014, the Obama Administration jolted the education world with a report detailing unfair and racist school discipline practices across the country. Sixteen percent of all black students were being suspended, more than three times the rate of white students.