The Hotel School

HotCubator took a small step to inspire the entrepreneurial minds of The Hotel School and provide them as little support as possible. Our humble beginning gathered a group of driven and self-motivated members who finally started to take big leaps! In a recent ceremony held at Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus, the university recognised the outstanding achievement of several students into many different areas including – leadership, entrepreneurial initiatives, engagement. We are so proud to share that Uma Panchapakesan the founder of i.BeyondBliss won the ‘Entrepreneur’ award and received the certificate of recognition from the honourable Vice Chancellor of Southern Cross University, Professor Adam

HotCubator is a unique social enterprise which has taken the mission to create more entrepreneurs within the hospitality and tourism sector in Australia. HotCubator encourages the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in hospitality and tourism education through increased engagement, inspiration and networking opportunities. Presently, there are at least 20 universities and a large number of non-university higher education providers offering hospitality and tourism degree across all over Australia. Noticeably, none of the Australian hospitality and tourism focused educational institution incentivises the entrepreneurship and start-up culture compared to the leading institutions across USA and Europe where tailored support programs are available to promote the