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Masters MSc Course at HTMi Receives Institute of Hospitality Accreditation

Good news! The re-accreditation review is now completed and I am delighted to
confirm that the Professional Review Panel has recommended that accreditation
be granted until the end of December 2021, for the MSc Hospitality and Tourism
Management programme offered by HTMi in partnership with Edinburgh Napier
University.

Martin Jost , HTMi Head of Research and Academics

2018-04-04T09:18:30+00:00

Moving Onwards and Upwards – Vinoth Prakas

HTMi International Development Group congratulates Mr. Vinoth Prakas for successfully steering HTMi (Singapore) to achieve its 4 years ERF followed by our first EduTrust award. Vinoth has demonstrated total dedication , and great fortitude in overcoming all obstacles and his skill is highly commended . Vinoth is now appointed Director HTMi (Singapore), as well as ascending to Director Diplomatic Relations HTMi International Development Group. Congratulations Vinoth and now steer HTMi (Singapore) to reach its vision of becoming a Leading Hotel Management Institute in Singapore .

2017-08-09T16:48:01+00:00

Aishah Siti – HTMi Graduate Success in Singapore

HTMi International Development Group congratulates Aishah for her very valuable contribution and skill shown in successfully achieving the EduTrust certification. Aishah is an excellent ambassador, team player , and goal focused member of HTMi (Singapore) . As a direct result of her achievements and her strong support to achieve our EduTrust certification, Aishah is now promoted to become HTMi (Singapore) Recruitment and Career Manager. This new role is designed to lead to a strong follow through in the students development from the time they are recruited to the time when HTMi ( Singapore ) assists with Career Work Experience in Singapore , and finally to establish many career starts for HTMi (Singapore) graduates. Good luck Aishah to establish the HTMi (Singapore ) Career Centre. Aishah also has ascended to the role of Deputy Director.

2018-03-22T09:31:32+00:00

HTMi Signs MOU with INTI Malaysia

On 8th August 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, HTMi Managing Director, Mr. Ian Larmour signed an academic MOU with Mr. Timothy A Bulow, Chief Executive Officer, INTI International University & Colleges, for all 6 INTI Colleges and Universities in Malaysia to provide student progression to HTMi Switzerland. We are delighted with the foundation of this important partnership and look forward to developing our relationship with INTI in future.

Spanning across Central, North and East Malaysia, INTI International University and Colleges was founded over 30 years ago and is a leading provider of quality education, offering the widest array of pathways to graduate success. Over the years, we have formed solid ties with top tier universities and key industry players to ensure that the rights skills and winning spirit are instilled in our graduates.

A key differentiator at INTI is that our students are part of the world’s largest operator of private universities, Laureate International Universities. Providing a new dimension to INTI’s programmes, the prestigious network of Laureate International Universities opens new frontiers for students through its emphasis on career-focused programmes and internationalism, which is a common thread across the countries it operates in.

Every year, INTI students work to provide solutions for over 50 industry projects presented by large corporations and attends over 20 lectures by distinguished speakers, setting a new benchmark for the Malaysian education sector. The latest teaching methodologies and technologies, along with experiential learning is applied at all INTI campuses, while courses and subjects are constantly updated to meet the evolving global market needs.

HTMi International Development Group – South East Asia Division

2018-03-22T09:31:50+00:00

HTMi Partnership College, KSIT, Kazakhstan.

HTMi Partnership College with ATU University, Kazakhstan, is the Kazakh Swiss Institute for Tourism, Catering and Hotel Business. As the College goes from strength to strength, HTMi is now welcoming groups of ATU students at HTMi. At the June 2017 HTMi Graduation in Zurich, we had the honour to welcome the Consul for the Kazakhstan Embassy in Switzerland, Mr. Yerkebulan Tauyekel, and a large delegation of students from our Partnership College KSIT.

Congratulations to HTMi – ATU students from Kazakhstan and staff.

– HTMi International Development Group – Media Centre

2018-02-13T09:07:29+00:00

HTMi Partnership Colleges in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Al Hokair Group Saudi Arabia and HTMi – Going from Strength to Strength

In April 2015 HTMi and Mena Company for Education and Development in Saudi Arabia, announced a strategic cooperation to establish HTMi Switzerland Saudi Arabia at Al Hokair Group of Institutes of Hospitality and Tourism. In 2015 HTMi Mena had singed one campus and by 2016 MENA took over 4 more campuses in Saudia Arabia and its students strength went up from 300 students to 1000 in current year, this partnership has seen fantastic growth with the HTMi academic programmes now being conducted on all the campuses; the Abdul Mohsen Alkohair Higher Institute for Hospitality in Riyadh, and the Higher Institute for Hospitality & Tourism in Jazan and Baha. These institutes are considered the first specialized institutes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of tourism and hotels. At the beginning of 2017 also saw HTMi being officially recognised by the Saudi Ministry of Education.

– HTMi International Development Group Media Centre

2017-06-12T08:06:53+00:00

HTMi Partners with UEES University Ecuador

HTMi is delighted to sign an International Collaboration Agreement with one of the most recognized universities in Ecuador.

UEES, Universidad Espiritu Santo and HTMi started an important academic relationship, fully supported by the Ecuadorian Government through its Ambassador in Switzerland. This new academic relationship will give Ecuadorian students a new opportunity to succeed in the Hospitality Industry.

HTMi Academic Director Mr Charles Hains signed this International Collaboration with UEES President Mr Joaquín Fernandez Alvarado.

– HTMi International Development Group Media Centre – Latin American Division

2017-06-06T11:24:32+00:00

We are delighted to announce that Professor Russell Rimmer is appointed as Advisor to HTMi Singapore

We are delighted to announce that Professor Russell Rimmer is appointed as  Advisor to HTMi (Singapore). Prof Rimmer is an internationally renowned researcher and educator and is Professor of Research Development at HTMi  He has been a researcher and teacher in the areas of economics, hospitality  and education for 30 years.  His experience is with universities and colleges in Switzerland, the UK, Australia, and Singapore.

In Russell’s role with Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Scotland, he had responsibility for delivery of programmes via East Asia School of Business (EASB) in Singapore. He regularly visited EASB over three years to meet staff, students and conduct examination panels. In this role, Professor Rimmer assured the smooth running of interactions between staff of QMU and EASB, the quality of delivery and the training of staff. He is delighted to take up this new role helping HTMi (Singapore) with its long term vision of being a Leading Hotel Management Institute in Singapore

2017-06-03T10:17:50+00:00

HTMi Partners with Uniagustiniana: Universitaria Agustiniana, Colombia.

HTMi Switzerland is very happy to share another great update in the development of our international relations. We were very pleased to sign an important academic relationship with the Universitaria Agustiniana Uniagustiniana, Colombia.  HTMi signed the agreement with Mr. Herbert Orlando Valencia, Academic Vice-president of UAU.

This new collaboration is strongly supported by the Colombian Government and we are very honoured to have present and witnessing the signing Mr. Julián Jaramillo, Ambassador for the Embassy of Colombia, and María Andrea Torres Moreno, Counsellor-Cultural Affairs, Embassy of Colombia. This academic relationship will open up many new and exciting opportunities for Colombian students.

– HTMi International Development Group – South America Division

2018-02-13T09:23:36+00:00

HTMi Partnership KMITL Thailand

On 1st June 2017 HTMi is delighted to attend the Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony with one of Thailand’s largest educational institutes, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok Thailand. This MOU is the launch of a wide-ranging partnership to advance more hospitality and tourism education within KMITL and to support the important hotel and tourism industry in Thailand. Mr Ian R J Larmour Managing Director of Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland and Prof. Dr. Suchatvee Suwansawat, President of KMITL signed the MOU.

We are delighted to form this partnership with KMITL, one of Thailand’s largest and most prestigious Institutes, at the centre of the most important international hotel and tourism industry in Thailand to help many young people to have successful careers.

Prof. Dr. Suchatvee mentioned, the hospitality and tourism industry is an important contributor to the economic development of Thailand, both in terms of revenue generation and jobs creation. Furthermore, KMITL’s commitment to the development of the new degree program in tourism and hospitality will be fully supported by HTMi. We shall fully support all KMITL students with opportunities to broaden their horizons in hospitality and continue their studies in Switzerland and our other campuses and programmes around the world.

– HTMi International Development Group, Media Centre

2017-06-01T10:47:25+00:00
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