Over the years, Curtis Carlson Nelson has worked with a variety of boards and organizations related to the hospitality industry.
The hospitality industry encompasses a broad category of fields related to the service industry including:
- Hotel and Lodging
- Event Management
- Food and Beverage
- Travel and Tourism
- Other Accommodations
Curtis Carlson Nelson loves being involved in the hospitality industry as a way to help people feel at home while they are traveling. For many people, travel can be a stressful time. Offering people essential comforts like good healthy meals, entertainment, relaxation, and a good night’s sleep can go a long way to make their travel experience exceptional. In today’s society, the hospitality industry is quickly advancing. Social media and our desire to connect with people all around the world has created new ways to travel that are quick, convenient, and cost friendly. New systems such as Lyft, Uber, and Airbnb have made travel and accommodations much more attainable for all types of individuals.
Curtis Carlson Nelson further describes his experience and education related to the field of hospitality on Crunchbase: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/curtis-carlson-nelson#/entity
At the University of Delaware, Curtis Nelson is part of the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. This Department has an esteemed reputation for hospitality and business education, both on the University of Delaware campus as well as all around the world. Curtis Carlson Nelson and the University of Delware faculty have helped prepare students to become outstandingly successful leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives in the hospitality industry both in their communities and worldwide.
Expanding his experience in hospitality, Curtis Carlson Nelson has also worked with the University of Houston at the Conrad Hilton Hotel School. The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management has been continuously ranked as one of the top hospitality programs in the world. It offers a one-of-a-kind experience with unique learning opportunities in four major areas. Students attending the Conrad Hilton Hotel School can focus their studies on unique topics and earn degrees in the following manners:
- Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management
- Master of Science in Global Hospitality Business
- Master of Science in Hospitality Management
- Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration
Through these educational programs, Curtis Carlson Nelson has used his expertise in the industry to help students prepare for careers in a variety of fields. Whether these students are interested in marketing, management, operations, customer service, event planning, or they are not sure exactly what to focus on, these programs provide a great background in all of these areas and beyond, including a basic background in business.
The hospitality industry is all about understanding different people and their needs. Of course there are universal needs like food, sleep, and water, however, it is thinking outside the box about additional needs and wants of consumers that separate the most successful hospitality executives from the rest. As a leader in the industry, Curtis Carlson Nelson is determined and passionate about helping young professionals achieve these goals expanding the presence and relevance of the hospitality industry for people all over the world.