HAC Guelph students visit hotels, attend conference

Guelph students at Delta Toronto

Guelph students at Delta Toronto

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Students from the 50-member strong Hotel Association of Canada student chapter at University of Guelph toured the Delta Toronto and Sheraton Centre and attended the HAC national conference held recently.

Twenty-two students participated, according to Nabila Norizan, president of the Guelph student chapter.

“The HAC Toronto Hotel Tour was a huge success once again!” Norizan told CLN in an email. “On Friday, January 30th, 22 HAC-UOG members went to Toronto for a tour of two hotel properties: the Delta and the Sheraton Centre.

“Students were able to see the vital aspects that are required to build a brand new hotel, as well as observe the outcome of renovations. Our aim in this trip was to bring the content that students learn in class to real-life situations.

“By visiting the recently opened Delta, we were exposed to the true depth of knowledge and planning that is required to undertake the task of building a property from the ground up.

“In the Sheraton Centre, we received first hand experience as to what occurs in a property that is undergoing renovations.

“As always, students were also given the opportunity to network with industry professionals and continue to build meaningful relationships.”

Guelph students with Statia Elliot, director, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management (HFTM), back row, second from right.

Guelph students with Statia Elliot, director, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management (HFTM), back row, second from right.

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