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  1. Brands' Hotel Ownership Doesn't Always Limit Management Opportunism, says Cornell StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hospitality Net

    The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website As one way to limit opportunistic behavior by hotel managers, many hotel brands have adopted a policy of owning a particular hotel. But a study published by the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research finds that, contrary to the conventional wisdom, the level of managers' opportunism goes down when a third-party owner is involved, rather than when the brand owns the property.


  2. Strategies for Successfully Managing Brand - "Hotel RelationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hospitality Net

    The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website Executive Summary: Contrary to the conventional wisdom, the study described in this report calls into question the principle that the best way for a brand to ensure that an affiliated hotel conforms to standards is to own that property. Instead, a comparison of opportunistic behavior at 49 brand-owned hotels with that of 247 hotels owned by a third party found that the brand-owned hotels report higher levels of opportunism on the part of hotel managers directed at brand headquarters.


  3. Radio Curious: The Unforseen Cost of Civilization, Segment 1Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... the wold in order to decipher how our ancestors populated the world. He is also a professor a Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. In this interview with Spencer Wells, recorded on July 19, 2010, we began by describing the changes necessary for ...


  4. Ithaca police investigating dead body found in creekRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Ithaca police said that at about 8:42 a.m. officers were called to an access road that leads from Elmira Road to Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway. The body was found in an adjacent creek, police said.


  5. Phys ed teacher says Anarchy playground is just what kids needRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    After reading about Ithaca's Anarchy Zone playground today, Brett Couchman, who teachers physical education in Rome, said he would absolutely let his kids play there. "I agree that children are too controlled in their play," Couchman wrote in an email.


  6. Meteorological fall off to a warm, dry startRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lower Township Gazette

    ... season for Washington, according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center which is based out of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. In fact, 20 cities were at least 2 degrees warmer than normal. Philadelphia, Scranton, Newark, Harrisburg, and ...


  7. Body Found in IthacaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WENY

    [WENY] According to the Ithaca Police Department, on Tuesday morning in Ithaca around 8:45am, a passerby called 911 to report a person lying in water, in a ditch on Southwest Park Road. A deceased black male was pulled from the ditch after officials ...


  8. Man found dead in a southwest creek had ties to Ithaca and Cortland communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 14850 Today

    After receiving reports of a body in a creek in Ithaca's southwest on Tuesday morning, the Ithaca Police Department responded to the area. IPD public information officer Jamie Williamson tells us the dead man had ties to both the Ithaca and Cortland communities.


  9. Dead man recovered from Ithaca ditch had CortlandaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Dead man recovered from Ithaca ditch had Cortland ties Ithaca fire, police respond to area near Wal-Mart Check out this story on Ithaca police and emergency workers recover a body Tuesday morning from a ditch behind Wal-Mart on Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway. Ithaca Police are investigating the death of a man who was found partially submerged in a ditch near Walmart on Tuesday morning.


  10. College Towns, Cities Are Retirement Hot SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... communities affiliated with universities in college towns. Kendal Corp., for example, is building such communities in Ithaca, N.Y., home of Cornell University and Hanover, N.H., home of Dartmouth University. Florida and Arizona may have been ...


  11. Iron & Wine to perform at Cornell University in IthacaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Sam Beam, of Iron & Wine, poses for a photograph during the SXSW Music Festival, on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Iron & Wine performs at Cornell University on Sept.


  12. Rheonix, Inc. to give keynote lecture on molecular diagnosticsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

    The University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences will host Rheonix, Inc., a molecular diagnostic company based in Ithaca, N.Y., to deliver September's Life Sciences Commercialization Lecture. The lecture will take place on Sept.


  13. UR upends Ithaca in Womens SoccerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Times of Wayne County

    Two long range goals - one in each half - sparked the University of Rochester to a 2-0 victory over fourth-ranked Ithaca College in the semifinals of the Upstate Collegiate Cup at SUNY Cortland on Saturday afternoon. The win puts Rochester into Sunday's championship match against defending Division III National Champion William Smith College.


  14. Are we babying our kids? Can riskier playgrounds make healthier adults?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    The two-and-a-half-year-old's mother was sitting more than a dozen feet away at a table, talking to a friend. All was as it should be at the Anarchy Zone playground, part of the Ithaca Children's Garden .


  15. Ithaca Gorge Trail Reopens After Six YearsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WENY

    The city of Ithaca proudly opened its gates to the Cascadilla Gorge Trail for the first time in six years. After tropical storms caused serious damage to the gorge in 2008, it was closed down for safety reasons.


  16. The Flea Extends SMOKE Through 11/9Read the original story

    Monday |

    ... of Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney 's MFA in playwriting at Brooklyn College. Tom Costello (Director) Originally from Ithaca, NY, Tom has been a freelance director in New York since receiving his BFA in Drama from NYU/Tisch. He is a Resident Director ...


  17. Flawed Fracking Wells Taint Pennsylvania's Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Live Science

    ... well leaks, according to a June 30, 2014, study by engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Up to 100,000 new fracking wells could be drilled in Pennsylvania in the next few decades. But methane isn't the ...


  18. Purse snatcher mugs jogger early Sunday evening in Ithaca's west endRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 14850 Today

    The Ithaca Police Department tells us a woman was mugged while out jogging early Sunday evening in Ithaca's west end, not far from Downtown Ithaca and the dispersing crowds from Porchfest. A man grabbed the victim's purse strap and ripped it from her.


  19. GovBeat: For the first time, there are more single American adults...Read the original story

    Monday | Washington Post

    ... and Nebraska at 46.9 percent. Gainesville, Fla., home of the University of Florida, is No. 1, with 62.1 percent, Ithaca, N.Y., home of Cornell and Ithaca College, follows at 61.8 percent, and College Station-Bryan, Tex., home of Texas A&M, has 60.8 ...


  20. Singles Now Make Up More Than Half the U.S. Adult Population. Here's Where They All LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Government Executive

    ... greatest share of the adult population. Topping the list is Gainesville, Florida (University of Florida), followed by Ithaca, New York (Cornell and Ithaca College), College Station, Texas (Texas A&M), Tallahassee, Florida (Florida State and Florida ...


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