One of Laureate’s most established Centers of Excellence is hospitality management, delivering programs to 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 and recognized names in hospitality higher education. Other leading institutions include:
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (Australia) – Recipient of the Gold Award at the New South Wales Tourism Awards and Tourism and Education Award at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College (China) - a joint-venture between two industry leaders—Les Roches and Jin Jiang International Hotels, the largest Asian-owned hotel group. LRJJ is ranked number one international hospitality management school in China for an international career (TNS Global Survey, 2010).
Kendall College (United States) - Ranked No. 1 culinary arts program by Michelin Guide Chefs in Metro Chicago, ranked No. 1 hospitality management program by top hotel managers in Chicago; The Dining Room at Kendall College was the first and only culinary school restaurant included in The Michelin Guide Chicago (2011)
Other network institutions, like Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) and Universidade Anhembi Morumbi in Sao Paulo, Brazil, have become integral partners in Laureate mission of creating and expanding best in class culinary arts and hospitality management programs and student/faculty exchanges.
At UVM and Anhembi Morumbi the UVM campus, for example, students can enroll in Glion hotel management programs, 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 in Switzerland.
Together, Laureate’s hospitality management institutions are the world’s largest provider of hospitality management education and are a leading source of professionals to the world’s best hospitality industry brands.