2016 May 30 09:00
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Partners with The Malta Institute of Tourism Studies to Promote Excellence in International Tourism & Hospitality Studies
Dubai, 30 May 2016: 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 signed an agreement with the Malta Institute of Tourism Studies. The objective of this memorandum of understanding is to provide vocational, degree and post graduate programmes for thousands of students.
Gerald Lawless, Head of Tourism and Hospitality, Dubai Holding and Chancellor of the EAHM visited Malta to meet with His Excellency Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta, to see the site of the new college, and to sign the agreement.
In relation to this new project, Gerald Lawless stated:
“EAHM has established its reputation over the last 15 years as one of the best hotel schools in the world, and has very much become a centre of excellence in university-level education for aspiring professionals in the hospitality industry. We are honoured to have been chosen by the Government of Malta to work with the Institute of Tourism Studies.” He also said that he looks forward to welcoming Maltese future students to the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management and the Malta Institute of Tourism Studies to further their studies either with a bachelor degree or an MBA.
To assist with the establishment of this new collaboration, EAHM will provide the curricula, the training of faculty and teachers, the implementation of quality assurance, and the delivery of its MBA in International Hospitality Management.
For more information, relating to EAHM please view www.emiratesacademy.edu or attend the Open Evening at its main campus opposite Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel and the flagship of the Jumeirah Group, on Wednesday, 01 June 2016, from 17:00 onwards.
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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 and Mallorca (Spain) 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 Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
For further information please contact:
Dr John Fong
Director of Business Development and Consulting / Associate Professor
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
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