Hilton College Hospitality Hackathon
The student team of Varna University of Management, supervised by our expert, Maya Ivanova, was among the finalists in the graduate students category of the first ever Hilton College Hospitality Hackathon – HC3. Their project was related to the elaboration of COVID-19 safety standards for the hotel industry that actively involve the guests, not only the hotel employees.
HC3 was an international competition among students and recent graduates from hospitality programmes around the world. It was organised by the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, USA, in partnership with Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals. The aim of the competition was to help hospitality industry to overcome COVID-19 outbreak with new and innovative solutions that do not require a lot of investments and can be easily incorporated into operations.