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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management signs agreement with LUISS Guido Carli University

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management signs agreement with LUISS Guido Carli University

Dubai, 13 October, 2013: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group, is proud to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed with LUISS Guido Carli University, in Italy.

The signing ceremony took place during the UAE - Italy Business Forum at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and was endorsed by the Minister of Economy - UAE, H.E. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori and Deputy Minister of Economic Development -Italy, Mr. Carlo Calenda. In attendance to witness the signing of the agreement was President & CEO of Jumeirah Group, Mr Gerald Lawless and Chairman & CEO of Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto Rome, Mr. Carlo Acampora. 

EAHM was the only education institution in the UAE to have signed an MOU with an Italian university during the Italian Business Mission to the UAE. This MOU will enable study-abroad opportunities for students and faculty exchanges between both universities.

Commenting on the new partnership, Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of EAHM, said: “With Dubai’s growth in the hospitality and tourism sector, this MOU will enable students from LUISS University to experience all the dynamism that Dubai has to offer.” 

Jumeirah Group opened its first property in Rome, the five-star luxury Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto, in 2012. The company manages a further seven European properties in Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca and Baku. 

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  • In photo: Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of EAHM with Professor Carmela Decaro of LUISS Guido Carli University at the Endorsement Ceremony.

About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management:

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) in Dubai is one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group.  It is a leading provider of University-level hospitality business education and offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality leaders of the future. EAHM works in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and all programmes of study are fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom and THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia.  It is also a higher education member of the Council of International Schools (CIS). 

For further information and enrolment requirements, please visit The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management online: www.emiratesacademy.edu

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of External Communications 
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Dr John Fong
Director of Marketing & International Relations / Associate Professor 
PO Box 29662 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 315 5118
Fax: +971 4 315 5556
Mobile: +971 555 009 565
E-mail: John.Fong@emiratesacademy.edu
Visit us at: www.emiratesacademy.edu