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International Hotel Mgmt students bring home honours from LinkBC

November 12, 2014
Rebecca Bennett, Viviane Mulvagh, Jan Navarro and Matt Parreira

A team of four Royal Roads BA International Hotel Management students earned first place in the Human Resources Case Degree Category 2014 LinkBC Student Case Competition
Nov. 4.

Rebecca Bennett, Viviane Mulvagh, Jan Navarro and Matt Parreira competed in the human resource category sponsored by Joey Restaurant Group. Case judges included Amy Hamdorff, Joey Restaurant Group recruiting manager, Debbie Yule, go2hr VP Labour Market Strategy and Peggie Terry, WHERE Vancouver Magazine publisher.

“This competition provides students with the opportunity to research and analyze a real business issue and then to present a response to an industry panel,” says Rebecca Wilson-Mah, BA International Hotel Management program head. “Students practice research and analysis and present recommendations in a persuasive presentation under intense time pressures.”

Part of the BC Tourism & Hospitality Summit at the Vancouver Convention Centre West (VCCW), the 8th annual LinkBC Student Case Competition featured a record 17 teams from 12 different member institutions across BC that feature tourism and hospitality programs.