Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) Announces New Board of Advisors for Strategic Alliance with UCLA Extension
March 8, 2017 1:21pm
Leading Hospitality Executives and Industry Suppliers Address Strategies for New Hospitality Program Designed to Address the Luxury Boutique Hotel Sector
Los Angeles, March 8, 2017 – BLLA’s top executive, Frances Kiradjian, brought together leading boutique hotel brand CEOs and the industry’s top service providers to participate in advancing hospitality’s only boutique luxury-focused educational program, in conjunction with UCLA Extension. The Board of Advisors recently held their first meeting in Los Angeles to announce a new 5-day educational program for hospitality executives and professionals to launch in March 2018.
Through this partnership, BLLA will continue to be a leading innovator in the boutique and luxury hospitality space, promoting growth and knowledge within the industry. The Board of Advisors includes Co-Chairs Frances Kiradjian, Founder & CEO of BLLA, and Van Anderson, Director of Corporate Education & Custom Programs – UCLA Extension. Other members include:
UCLA Extension and BLLA are also working towards an advanced curriculum for a more expanded educational program which the pair plans to offer beginning with a hybrid introductory course in the fall. These courses will address current training needs in this multi-billion dollar industry.
The innovative and flexible programs planned incorporate up-to-the-minute research, emerging trends and new paradigms to give participants the most current picture possible of the upscale, independent boutique hotel industry.
The curriculum, developed by BLLA and the new Board of Advisors and taught by leading industry experts, will address the real-world complexities and dynamic trends that hotel executives face now and in the future. Topics may include:
boutique & lifestyle lodging association,
UCLA Extension is the continuing education division of the University of California at Los Angeles. UCLA Extension offers evening, weekend, and online courses, customized on-site programs and certificates for professionals in business, management, engineering, information systems, entertainment studies, public policy, public health, the humanities and many other fields. Find out more at www.uclaextension.edu.
The world’s most innovative and progressive organization dedicated to the luxury independent boutique lodging and lifestyle industries. The association connects the world’s most dynamic executives with cutting edge business and operational insight. BLLA’s membership benefits allow access to the world’s leading minds in the space through events, research and education. Our mission is to provide leadership and opportunities for global recognition and connections to the world’s best hotels, vendors and manufacturers. All resulting in strategic interactions and access to information that helps people and organizations thrive. www.blla.org
Contact: Ariana Squillacciotti
212 924 3600
BLLA Redefines the Meaning of Boutique Hospitality at Annual Stay Boutique Leadership Conference, in Los Angeles
Elevate Your F&B Game at the Stay Boutique Leadership Conference!
Boutique Hotels Driving Trends
Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) Launches Stay Boutique™ Leadership Conference in Los Angeles
Dream Training Programs for Boutique Hotels
A Look at the Future of the Boutique Hotel Industry: BLLA’s 2017 Sentiment Survey Results Revealed
The Complexities of Boutique Hotel Development
Why Are Other Industries Attracted to the Boutique Hotel Sector?
Major Hospitality Powerhouses Reveal Key Trends at Annual Boutique Hotel Investment Conference (BLLA)
Embracing New Technologies and Hotel Security in Our World Today
Other Methods of Garnering Guest Loyalty
The New Boutique Hotel Lobbyists
Boutique “Soft Brands” Defined
The Who's Who of Boutique Hospitality Industry Come Together in New York City for Distinguished Conference
Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association’s Leadership Event Debuts at UCLA Luskin Conference Center in October
Boutique Hotel Industry Leaders Will Come Together for Annual Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association Symposium in Los Angeles
HVS Key Takeaways: Boutique Hotel Investment Conference 2016
A Brief History of Boutique Hotels
Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association Brings Together Hospitality Heavy Hitters to Discuss Future of Boutique Hotel Industry
Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) Announces Collaboration with UCLA Extension and Secures Venue for Annual Leadership Symposium
Please login or register to post a comment.