Events, CE, and Promotions

This section is about events, Continuing Education opportunities, and special promotions 

 

(We're still working on this page. For links to STR Certification Courses, please visit the STR Course Date Page. For links to city and STR regulation information, associations, articles of interest, and websites, please visit the Links/Articles Page on this site).

 

More courses are offered and others are in development.

Upcoming

Conferences, Continuing Education,

and Networking Events

(see the STR Course Dates page for STR course information and links)

The Third Wednesday* each month at 6 pm :

Nevada Vacation Rental Professionals (NVRP) Social and Annual meeting.

The NVRP offers great opportunities for professionals to network, learn, and enjoy an evening of good food, drinks, conversations, and friends.

RSVP: info@nevadavrp.com for the location, ZOOM link, and details.

Tor visit https://www.nevadavrp.com/

(*note: there may be a special event in August, 2021 on the fourth Wednesday)

The Calendar is a work in progress (okay, it's shamefully dysfunctional) during the pandemic-related closures and restrictions.
We'll update it soon.
Virtual Team Meeting
Continuing Education
Hospitality Education Courses at DSU
Greater Zion Hospitality Institute

From learning the essentials of customer service to front office skills to restaurant service and more, this institute presents courses certified through DSU and the AHLEI (The American Hotel & Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association). The trainers are Breanne Ellis and Julie Davies.

Classes may be held at DSU St. George, Hurricane, and Kanab. And there is also the option of taking the course online (4 hours of self-paced learning completed within the 5-day course session).

 

Service Gold

This is a 4-hour Certification Course (normally $95 tuition includes instruction, AHLEI student manual, and certification exam or the live full day session is normally $295).   Online course session.

(Click on the date for the link to the DSU registration page attached to the date)

  • Watch for new course links

Guest Service Gold is a certification course through the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) that reviews seven key elements in providing excellent customer service. This online course version has recorded lectures, videos featuring industry professionals, exercises, a certification exam, and a workbook (and successful course graduates will receive a certificate, designation, and lapel pin). 

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And watch for future dates for more courses, such as:

Career Ready! is a 4-hour course that helps professionals evaluate their career path and prioritize vital skills to make us ready to interview, begin a new job well, and progress within the business.

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

Certified Front Desk Representative Training is a 2-day Certification Course plus practicum ($295 tuition includes instruction, AHLEI student manual, and certification exam)

(Click on the date for the link to the DSU registration page)

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

Certified Restaurant Server Training is a 2-day Certification Course plus practicum ($295 tuition includes instruction, AHLEI student manual, and certification exam)

(Click on the date for the link to the DSU registration page)

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

And see the STR Course Dates page for STR Certification Course dates at DSU and other universities

Enhanced Housekeeping Procedures

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

Good housekeeping practices have always been important to businesses, particularly lodging operations.

With COVID-19, standards have been raised to a level beyond health care settings.

This course explores the basics and the enhanced procedures recommended for hospitality operations serving guests.

An online course is in the works. Watch for details soon!

Promotions!

The following information is supplied as a way for our course graduates to offer special promotional offers to each other. This is not an endorsement of a product or service---you need to do your own research into what is offered and other businesses that might also offer similar products or services. Do your research.

Sometimes we hear about special promotions offered by course graduates or supporters and we may post them here----

NoiseAware offered discounted pricing in conjunction with VRBO. Here is the link:

https://info.noiseaware.io/vrbo

or contact them at 214-571-7158

There are other products and services that are helpful to STR professionals. We will post links here for special promotional discounts they may offer.