Dubai, 26 November, 2017: 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 celebrated its 13th graduation ceremony at Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
EAHM is the only home-grown hospitality management higher learning institution in the UAE that offers university level qualifications with both domestic and international accreditations. This year the academy was ranked amongst the top ten best hospitality schools in the world by the prestigious global education research company, Education.com.
Judy Hou, Managing Director, said: “With every batch of graduates we celebrate, we also celebrate the achievement of Dubai’s vision to be the travel, hospitality and tourism hub and making the UAE a diversified economic power in the region, and internationally. We are proud of our graduates as they become industry leaders, dedicated to serve and improve the community they work and live in. In their pursuit of excellence, our students and graduates have cemented EAHM as the top 10 hotel management school in the world and our reputation as a center of excellence. This is what the institution was created to do, and this is what we are accomplishing. Our students, and our graduates, continuously impress us with their drive and ambition, and we look forward to hearing about their future achievements.”
During 2017 a total of 78 students from 30 different countries received their degrees from EAHM. Of those graduates, 70 have completed undergraduate degrees and 8 have completed postgraduate degrees. Graduates of EAHM find excellent professional placement opportunities achieving a 96% employment rate within the first six months after graduation. There are now more than 700 alumni working across the globe in the hospitality sector and beyond.
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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; Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living™ with properties in London and Dubai; the wellness brand Talise™; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai™; Wild Wadi Waterpark™; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management™; Jumeirah Sirius™, its global loyalty programme; and isme by Jumeirah™ an app based rewards programme in the UAE. Future openings include luxury hotels in the UAE, Indonesia, China, Oman, Jordan, Malaysia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. www.jumeirah.com
For more information, please contact:
Associate Director of Marketing & Enrollment
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Direct number: +971 4 315 5118
Mobile: +971 55 500 9565