HTMi was founded in early 1990s in the United Kingdom by Prof. R. Larmour, and Ian Larmour. In 1999 HTMi moved to Switzerland, following Prof. R. Larmour location search (including Soerenberg), organisation and academic and university partnership setup. Prof. R. Larmour became HTMi’s Academic Dean for the first 3 semesters.

Today in 2019 HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland is a Leading Hotel Management Institute in the World.