A masterful sand animation by artist Ming Cong tells the story of Marriott International’s founders, J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott, and their devotion to youth and education.
Carl Winston, CHEI Managing Director and Joy Dong, China CHEI Project Director present an overview of CHEI programs, how teachers and industry leaders across China are involved and CHEI accomplishments.
Charlie Zha, Hotel Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin
Hospitality leader, Charlie Zha, shares his personal career path story, the latest in hospitality industry growth and trends, best practice customer service examples and tips on how teachers can make a difference in the industry.
China CHEI Project Director Joy Dong moderates a panel of industry professionals: Maggie Jiang, Director Human Resources, Ningbo Marriott Hotel; Monica Lin, Head of Department of Economic Management, Guangzhou Institute of Railway Technology; Seven Wang, Guest Services Manager, Ningbo Marriott Hotel and Alan Zhou, Supervisor, Flair Bar & Restaurant, The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu. These industry professionals and recent hospitality graduates share their perspectives on hospitality career paths and how teachers can help prepare students for successful careers.
Renowned Professor and Dean Jianli Jiao of South Normal China University presents an inspirational session encouraging teachers to explore technology and incorporate interactive techniques, tools and resources into their classrooms.
In 2015, CHEI conducted a CHEI Champion video contest with its hospitality industry partner. Twenty-two hotels submitted videos showcasing how their involvement in CHEI programs is having an impact on teachers and students from many provinces in China. This video is a compilation of the top six winning submissions.