Restaurants in Asia often display their signature dishes on the window. This video, which was released at ABCNew.com, brings us to a plastic food shop in Japan. The costs of such “tasty” plastic food? $1,800 for a loaf of beef meat; $100 for a bowl of noodle soup; and $70 for a mug of beer. With such a high price tag, I would rather use iPad or videos even though these plastic food looks great. Probably that’s why plastic food is not that popular here in the U.S. What do you think?
Cal Poly Pomona students placed second at the STR Student Market Study Competition I was in New York City (NYC) over the Veterans Day weekend for the HX: The Hotel Experience 2019 , one of the most important trade shows in the lodging industry . Similar to last year’s trade show , the HX 2019 also entailed four components, including HX: The Marketplace, HX: The Conference, Boutique Design New York, and the STR (Smith Travel Research) Student Market Study Competition. STR is the leading data analytics provider for the lodging industry. Since its debut in 2015, the STR Student Market Study Competition (the STR Competition hereafter) has received significant attention from the hospitality programs around the world. This year, over 20 students from the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona traveled to NYC for HX 2019. Moreover, six of them also participated in the STR Competition for the first time. In the end, the Cal Poly Pomona team