Bournemouth University hospitality students score double win at Passion 4 Hospitality

19 March 2014 by
Bournemouth University hospitality students score double win at Passion 4 Hospitality

Hospitality management students at Bournemouth University scored a double triumph in the annual debating competition and competition to run a virtual hotel organised by the Institute of Hospitality.

Six universities competed in the Passion 4 Hospitality events, which are aimed at providing students with advice and networking opportunities.

The live debate was won by Michael Daw, Lewis Greenwood and Rebecca Jagger of Bournemouth University, as they presented their argument that hotel operating companies are most effective and deliver maximum shareholder value when they own a very small proportion of their properties.

Meanwhile, the HOTS Business Game to run a virtual hotel was won by their fellow students: Ellen McCausland, Oliver Palmer, Yasmin Okerika, Hannah Styles and Ben Sansom.

The runners-up in the live debate and the business game were teams from Hotelschool The Hague, Holland, and IMI University Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland, respectively.

Other participating teams came from University College Birmingham; University Campus Suffolk and the University of Derby, Buxton.

As part of their prizes, the winners are offered work placements at JW Marriott, Lancaster London, InterContinental Hotels Group and Jurys Inn.

Hotelier of the year Stuart Johnson heads speakers at Passion 4 Hospitality conference >>

Bournemouth students win Young Guns prize >>

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking