The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management tops Global Student Satisfaction Survey once more


The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management tops Global Student Satisfaction Survey once more

Dubai, 13 January 2012: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world’s leading business hotel schools and a part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, Jumeirah Group, has again achieved outstanding outcomes in the recent International and Domestic Student Barometer survey (ISB-SB™) conducted by the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education, THE-ICE. 
The Academy has participated in THE-ICE ISB-SB annual benchmarking survey, conducted in partnership with the International Graduate Insight Group (i-graduate), since 2011. It is the world’s only tourism-, hospitality-, events- and culinary arts- student focused satisfaction survey, available exclusively for its member institutions, comprising of quality universities and private hotel schools from some 10 countries. 

The survey instrument, International Student Barometer™ (ISB™) is designed and developed for THE-ICE by i-graduate, an independent education benchmarking and research organisation.  It conducts the largest annual study of international students in the world, with feedback from over 1,000,000 respondents from 1,200 institutions in 24 countries across 5 continents.

THE-ICE ISB-SB survey benchmarked the responses of students from The Academy amongst peer institutions within the global network of THE-ICE. Consistently the findings indicate that The Academy has one of the best learning and safest living environments in the world.  The Academy has also outperformed other institutions in areas such as “Accommodation Quality”, “Living Costs” and “Work Experience”.  Commenting on the results, Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of The Academy said, “These results are true reflections of our culture here as we pride ourselves with providing our students with a top quality study environment.”

The Academy was established in 2001 and has since grown to about 300 students from over 60 countries.  

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 For information on EAHM, go to: www.emiratesacademy.edu
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About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management:

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management is a leading provider of University-level hospitality business education in the Middle East; it offers both undergraduate and post-graduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality leaders of the future. The Academy works in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and all programmes of study are fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality (UK) and THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia. 

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 Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; 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; 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 Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. 


 For further information please contact:

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Dr. John Fong, Director of Marketing / Associate Professor 
PO Box 29662 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 315 5118
Fax: +971 4 315 5556
Mobile: +971 56 681 9785
E-mail: John.Fong@emiratesacademy.edu
Visit us at: www.emiratesacademy.edu

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