Hallym University

Global Center for Hospitality Management hosts the 2015 Hallym University Study Abroad Program

From July 9, 2015 until August 5, 2015 the NYIT Global Center for Hospitality Management will host eighteen students and their Dean, Dr. Byung Don Choe from South Korean Hallym University at the NYIT Manhattan Campus.

The purpose of this program is to incorporate academic studies; professional industry tours and guest speakers representing all aspects of leadership in the hospitality/business world - as well as engaging the Hallym students with New York and U.S. cultural experiences. In addition, the students will complete two courses during their visit to NYIT: "Business Communications for Hospitality Students" and a "Professional Hospitality Leadership Management" course.

The program promises to be a wonderful experience for all involved and was created by Dr. Robert J. Koenig, Associate Dean for the School of Management and Hospitality Studies Department and Dr. Byung Don Choe, Dean of the School of Buesiness, South Korean Hallym University.

Activities at a Glance

Guided Tours

  • Bloomberg Financial Center Tour
  • The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tour
  • 21 Club Restaurant Tour
  • American Museum of Finance Tour and Financial District
  • Brotherhood Winery , America’s Oldest Winery
  • Marriott Marquis Hotel Tour
  • Ritz Carlton, Battery Park

Cultural Experiences

  • Empire State Building
  • 3-hour Dinner Cruise
  • Back Stage Radio City Music Hall Tour
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York and International Gold Vault
  • Lincoln Center Tour
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Gasho Japanese Restaurant
  • Woodbury Commons Outlets
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Rockefeller Center Tour
  • Museum of Natural History

Guest Speakers

  • Mr. Andrew Rigie - President, New York City Hospitality Alliance
  • Ms. Hanna Lee - President, Hanna Lee Communications (Food, Wine & Hospitality Industry Public Relations and Marketing Firm)
  • Mr. Rocco LaForgia - Director, Worldwide Sales Accounts for Hilton Worldwide, and President, NY Chapter for Professional Convention Management Association
  • Mr. Rick Amato - Vice President, New York Hotel Association
  • Mr. John Hyde - Dean of Career Services, NYIT
  • Mr. Raafat Rohaiem - Front Office Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hotel

For photos of the Hallym - NYIT Study Abroad Program 2014, please click here.

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