One of Laureate’s most widely established Centers of Excellence is hospitality management, which serves students from more than 100 countries. Laureate hospitality education is led by Switzerland’s Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, two of the world’s most respected names in hospitality higher education. Other Laureate institutions include:
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (Australia) is the recipient of the Gold Award at the New South Wales Tourism Awards and the Tourism and Education Award at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College (China) is a joint-venture between two leaders in their field – Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, ranked among the top three hospitality management schools in the world for an international career, and Jin Jiang International Hotels, the leading hotel management company which owns and operates more than 1460 hotels in China. In a recent survey of hospitality industry hiring managers, Les Roches Jin Jiang was ranked No.1 international hospitality management school in China for an international career. (TNS Global Survey 2013)
Kendall College (United States) was ranked the No. 1 culinary arts program in the Chicago area by Michelin Guide chefs and was ranked the No. 1 hospitality management program by top hotel managers in Chicago. In 2011, the Dining Room at Kendall College became the first and only culinary school restaurant to be included in the Michelin Guide Chicago.
Other network institutions, such as Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) and Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM) have helped Laureate create exceptional culinary arts and hospitality management programs and fostering student and faculty exchanges.
At UVM and UAM, students can enroll in the Glion Institute of Higher Education hotel management program in Switerland, earning international associate degrees and certificates in hotel management along with the option to pursue a B.A. in hospitality from their home institution or Glion.
Together, Laureate institutions are the world’s largest provider of hospitality management education and are a steady source of well-trained professionals for the world’s top hospitality brands.