Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management and Beijing Hospitality Institute Sign AgreementBy Jumeirah Group, PRNE
Sunday, May 22, 2011
DUBAI, UAE, May 23, 2011 -
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world's
leading hospitality management schools and part of Jumeirah Group, recently
signed a cooperation agreement with the Beijing Hospitality Institute.
The agreement establishes an academic exchange programme between The
Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management and Beijing Hospitality Institute
- a specialist university certified by the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL).
The agreement provides study abroad programmes for students, faculty
exchanges, academic cooperation and programmes for the development of young
talent in the hospitality industry.
Commenting on the new partnership between the two universities, Ron
Hilvert, managing director of the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management,
said: "We are delighted to celebrate this joint collaboration as it will give
students the invaluable experience of both academic as well as professional
life in two thriving destinations. And we look forward to receiving the first
set of students from Beijing in the next academic year"
Gao Songtao, president of the Beijing Hospitality Institute added: "This
agreement brings academic alignment between two organisations focused on
delivering consistently high standards in the hospitality sector. It is a big
win for our students, our teaching staff and ultimately hotel companies
around the world."
In March 2011 Jumeirah Group opened its first property in China, the
five-star luxury Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in the Pudong area of Shanghai. The
company has a further five properties under development in Hangzhou,
Guangzhou, Sanya, Macau and Qiandaohu.
About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality management is a leading provider of
University-level business education in the Middle East; it offers both
undergraduate and post-graduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality
leaders of the future.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member
of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of luxury hotels
(www.jumeirah.com/en/Hotels-and-Resorts/) and resorts. Jumeirah offers
a number of luxury hotel breaks (
Jumeirah beach holidays (
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel,
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in
Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; Jumeirah
Essex House in New York; and the 5 star hotel Shanghai, Jumeirah Himalayas
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.
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PR Contact: Genevieve Picard Director of PR and Communications Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications PO Box 214159 Dubai United Arab Emirates +971-4-4068505 www.jumeirah.com
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