2015 September 13 09:00
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management witnesses record student enrolments in 2015
Dubai, 13 September 2015: 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, has seen a record number of students enrol during 2015.
Throughout the year, EAHM has welcomed almost 210 students from more than 50 countries across its three intakes which is an all-time record since its inception in 2001. The number of students who enrolled onto the one-year MBA programme increased by more than 50% from last year. In addition, the number of students undertaking the flagship three-year Bachelor of Business Administration with honours in International Hospitality Management programme has increased significantly.
Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of EAHM, said: “The increase in student numbers is testament to the growth of the hospitality and tourism sector in Dubai and the UAE. These students have a wonderful career ahead of them as the city prepares for EXPO 2020 and we are privileged that they have chosen us as their preferred education provider.”
Dr John Fong, Director of Business Development and Consulting and an Associate Professor at EAHM, oversees the student recruitment. He said: “Our international students are always impressed with the Dubai brand. What we have achieved in such a short space of time is astonishing and hence why students from around the world wish to learn from us.”
Since 2001, EAHM has been one of the leading providers of University-level hospitality business education. Both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are offered to help develop the hospitality leaders of the future. Owned by the Jumeirah Group and located directly opposite the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, students at EAHM receive excellent internship and employment opportunities upon graduation.
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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 VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mauritius, 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