Knowledge Matters Announces the Winner of the 1st ICHRIE & Collegiate DECA Virtual Business Hotel Competition
Knowledge Matters has announced that students from over 50 universities worldwide competed in a video game-like hotel simulation to maximize profit and customer satisfaction. The competition, a joint effort by International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education, Collegiate DECA and Knowledge Matters, was won by Miguel Angelo Enano from University of Santo Tomas in Manila.
Miguel Angelo Eñano, a student at the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Manila’s University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, has won first place in the ICHRIE & Collegiate DECA Virtual Business Hotel Competition. The competition, co-sponsored by ICHRIE, Collegiate DECA and Knowledge Matters, challenged students to manage a hotel profitably, setting revenue management policies, and operating the hotel restaurant. Participants were ranked based on a balanced scorecard that included profitability, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and inventory levels.