Celebrating the best in tourism

The 19th annual Celebrate a Legacy in Tourism event took place on April 29 and was held virtually for the first time in its history. The event raised more than $180,000 thanks to the tireless efforts of the sponsorship committee, led by Co-chairs Vicky Cayetano and Larry Rodriquez; and the generosity of sponsors and [...]

By |2021-05-05T05:26:13-10:00May 5th, 2021|TIM News|

Scholarship honors Hawai‘i hotel executive and leader Barry Wallace

Barry L. Wallace A $50,000 scholarship endowment has been established in honor of Hawai‘i hotel and hospitality industry leader, Barry Wallace. The scholarship was established by Wallace’s wife, Nancy, to support undergraduate students at the School of Travel Industry Management at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business. Wallace, who was the former [...]

By |2021-03-19T13:49:12-10:00March 18th, 2021|TIM News|

Hotel executives address Hawai‘i reopening in webinar series

Prompted by the reopening of the Hawai‘i tourism industry this week, the alumni associations of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business and School of Travel Industry Management present a webinar focused on the hotel industry on Tuesday, October 20, 10–11:30 a.m. via Zoom. “Impacts and Forecast of the Hotel Industry” features: Tom Calame, area [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:23:15-10:00October 16th, 2020|TIM News|

UH alumna establishes estate gift estimated at $850,000 to support the travel school

The School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School) at the University of Hawai‘i Shidler College of Business received an estate gift, estimated at $850,000, to establish the Eva Kaa Scholarship of Excellence. The endowed scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree at the TIM School. “I credit my education at the TIM [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:21:38-10:00September 14th, 2020|TIM News|

Next-Level Care paves way for safer skies for Hawai‘i travelers

Uncertain times give way to a new campaign  By Dani Douglass Back in January, Alaska Airlines was operating 30 daily flights between four Hawaiian islands and eight West Coast cities, as usual in a typical month, providing passenger service to thousands of kama‘āina and visitors to Hawai‘i. By early April, COVID-19 brought worldwide travel [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:19:29-10:00August 26th, 2020|TIM News|

Hong Kong executive establishes $500,000 endowment to support UH’s travel industry school

Textile and apparel company Esquel Group and its Vice Chairman Teresa Yang established a $500,000 Esquel-Yang Family Distinguished Professorship at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School) with matching funds from Jay H. Shidler. The professorship will advance research and academic activities at the TIM School for the benefit [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:19:11-10:00August 25th, 2020|TIM News|

TIM School honor society named top chapter

The UH Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management chapter of Eta Sigma Delta (ESD) Honor Society was selected Chapter of Distinction for the 2019-2020 school year from the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. The honor society for hospitality and tourism students was selected one of three top chapters from more than [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:17:13-10:00June 23rd, 2020|TIM News|

Late Dean Gee leaves legacy gift to the School of Travel Industry Management

By Dani Douglass The late Chuck Gee, who served as the longest dean of the School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School) from 1976-99, left his beloved school an estate gift that will ensure that future generations of students are able to pursue an education in the tourism and hospitality industry. TIM alumni, faculty [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:16:47-10:00January 31st, 2020|TIM News|

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business joins forces with School of Travel Industry Management

Tourism is the biggest industry in Hawaiʻi, and the TIM School can be one of the best The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH) announced today it is joining forces with the School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School). The change is effective September 1. The TIM School [...]

By |2021-03-15T23:15:17-10:00August 29th, 2019|TIM News|

2018 HLTA Citizen-Scholar Scholarship Award

2018 HLTA Citizen-Scholar Scholarship Award Professor Lenna Shulga presented the HLTA Citizen-Scholar Scholarship, sponsored by the TIM School, to Maile Ibarra of Kaʻū High School on April 25, 2018. The Citizen-Scholar Awards, hosted by the Lodging & Tourism Association, the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education, and Honolulu Star-Advertiser and honors one outstanding senior from [...]

By |2018-05-30T21:30:28-10:00April 26th, 2018|Events, TIM News|
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