Submitted by Lauren Chan, University of Guelph
GUELPH, Ont. — University of Guelph School
of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management hosted
the 2016 Hospitality and Tourism Case Competition, the largest student case competition in Canada, March 4 and 5. The support we received from
participating sponsors, industry representatives, panelist, judges, faculty and
staff, was exceptional and made this event possible.
Congratulations to delegates who
participated in the conference from Ted
Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, ESG UQAM École des sciences dela
gestion, and Guelph School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism
The winners of the Hospitality Case, sponsored by Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Worldwide, Inc., were Nicolas Valois, Véronique St-Pierre, and Fredrick-Anthony
Ghali. The first runner-ups were Nicole Chan, Aaron Laurie, and Brittany Ho.
The second runner-ups were Samir Dewji, Christian Cross and Karen Lam.
The winner of the Tourism Case,
sponsored by Parks Canada, were
Catherine Gagné-Vaillancourt, Camille Deteix and Léa Trépanier Montpetit. The first runner-ups were Solène April, Myriam Corbeil and Maude-Émilie Cyr. The second runner-ups were Christina Tennyson, You Jia Lee and Yu Hang Tan.
Thank you to FRHI Hotels & Resorts and College
of Business and the Economics Students' Association for their generous support. Lastly,
thank you to Lauren Chan, Alana Hendry and volunteers for their time and
efforts in organizing the conference.
The judges for the Hospitality Case include: Monique Rosszell, managing director of HVS; Julian Darisse, director of rooms at Shangri-La
Hotel, Toronto; and Catherine Velie, general manager at Sheraton Gateway
The judges for the Tourism Case include: Louis Lavoie, senior advisor, corporate and community engagement at Parks Canada; Dr. Sylvain
Charlebois, professor at the University of Guelph, and Lora Bender, editor and associate publisher at Progressive Publishing.