Dubai, 21 May 2015: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, was honoured as a strategic partner of Dubai SME at the Graduation Ceremony of the Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy on 20 May 2015. The event was attended by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation and President of the International Olympic Committee.
EAHM was instrumental in supporting the graduates of the Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy in achieving their “Professional Hospitality and Restaurant Management Certificate” and also facilitating the graduates’ business plan reviews and on-the-job placements in hotels such as the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Commenting on EAHM’s involvement, Ron Hilvert, Managing Director mentioned, “We are committed to supporting our Emirati friends achieve their career aspirations. It is indeed encouraging to see more Emiratis taking a keen interest and starting their own businesses within the hospitality and tourism industry.”
Dubai SME is an integrated division of the Department of Economic Development (DED). It was developed as a resource for support, information and outreach for the growing small and medium enterprise sector. As one of the main pillars of Dubai’s economic success, they aim to support entrepreneurs in all phases of their development. One of the major goals of Dubai SME is to promote innovation and leadership across all segments of the small and medium enterprise sector.
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- Photo above: Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of EAHM receiving the award from His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation and President of the International Olympic Committee.
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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Venu; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mauritius, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
For further information please contact:
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Dr John Fong, Director of Business Development and Consulting / Associate Professor
PO Box 29662 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 315 5118
Fax: +971 4 315 5556
Mobile: +971 555 009 565
Visit us at: www.emiratesacademy.edu