Industry Recognition

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CTH places great importance on building close links with the industries it serves.

One of CTH’s great strengths is that it is a specialist organisation, focused solely on the global tourism and hospitality industries. This has enabled us to develop a far greater depth of working relationship with companies in our sector, providing a level of industry endorsement for our programmes that adds to their value when applying for jobs.

Listed below are some of the many relationships we have with employers, which range from local endorsements from specific hotels to joint qualifications in partnership with leading industry brands.

Industry Professional Bodies & Trade Associations

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The Institute of Hospitality

Whilst CTH is the dedicated qualifications body for the hospitality industry the Institute of Hospitality (IOH) is the professional membership body for the sector. CTH and IOH work in close partnership with CTH, managing IOH’s suite of regulated qualifications on their behalf.

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Meanwhile CTH encourages all of its graduating hospitality and culinary students to take up IOH professional membership as they move on into their career. In addition, CTH and IOH collaborate closely in the updating and future development of their programme syllabi, working with IOH industry members to ensure that programme content is as relevant as possible to real employment needs in the hospitality and culinary industries.Learn more about the qualifications


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The Guild of Travel Management Companies

CTH has closely partnered with the GTMC in the provision of industry leading travel training qualifications for more than a decade, working together to bring new talent into the travel industry and develop the skills of those already working within it.

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The Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC) is the UK's leading professional body for travel management companies. Its diverse membership accounts for over 80% of UK expenditure on managed business travel, delivering value for money and great service to business travellers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Hotels

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De Palma Hotel

De Palma Hotel endorses the Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management and its inclusion in the qualifications and credit framework. At De Palma Hotel we employ significant numbers of college leavers to join our staff team as trainees. We feel this qualification will provide significant benefit to learners prior to joining us. We also believe that the wider industry will benefit in that it will enable learners to acquire the essential industry foundation.

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De Palma Hotels have a strong commitment to training and we confirm we are satisfied as to the structure, content, level and assessment requirements ascribed to this qualification which we believe will meet a real and enduring need for professionalism in a rapidly-changing industry.


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Le Meridien Etoile, Paris

Le Meridien Etoile, Paris endorses CTH’s Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management qualifications as meeting the industry standards and preparing students with essential skills and competences for employment.


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Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome endorses CTH’s Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management qualifications as meeting the industry standards and preparing students with essential skills and competences for employment.


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LOLC Leisure, Sri Lanka

CTH has received a qualification's endorsement from LOLC Leisure (A joint venture between LOLC Group and Browns Investments) in Sri Lanka.

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Always being marked as a geographical location of significance due to our diversified breathtaking natural blessings and cultural advances, Sri Lanka offers leisure and business travellers a spectrum of attractions. LOLC owns and Manages the Eden Resort & Spa, Riverina Hotel, Club Palm Garden and Tropical Villas.

LOLC Leisure has recognized the increased potential that exists within the Leisure Sector at large, and made the wise move in investing in these hotels, which are placed on the golden Mile along the South Western coast of Sri Lanka. The Group welcome CTH graduates to apply and interview for internship placements and vacant roles.


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Sheraton Towers, Singapore

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) has just signed an internship agreement with the Sheraton Towers Hotel in Singapore. CTH student members will reap the benefits of this fantastic partnership.

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The partnership aims to promote a dynamic industry blend by bringing together both academic and industry players in the Hospitality context in Singapore. Both the organisations share the common ethos and belief that practical training is essential in grooming future talent in the effort of developing Singapore to excel in the hospitality industry internationally.

To achieve that shared value, the partnership also aspires to leverage new training opportunities to prepare the students to be more industry ready. Both organizations believe that the joint partnership will bring more positive synergy to the industry.


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Hilton Hotel, Singapore

CTH has signed an internship agreement with the Hilton Hotel in Singapore. CTH student members will reap the benefits of this fantastic partnership. CTH students who are currently studying in the South East Asia region, particularly in Singapore will have the opportunity to work at the hotel through an internship programme. On top of this, the hotel will provide an allowance for students who take up this opportunity. Both CTH and the Hilton are very excited about this agreement.


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Hunas Falls Hotel

Beautifully placed in the splendid city of Kandy, the Hunas Falls Hotel is rated one of the best hotels in Kandy Sri Lanka. Hunas Falls Hotel endorses CTH qualifications, which provide both a theoretical and a practical training for learners.


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Dhaka Sheraton Hotel

Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, the first renowned international five-star hotel in Bangladesh, endorses the CTH qualifications in Hotel Management as providing suitable preparation for employment opportunities in the hotel industry.


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Radisson Edwardian Hotel

Radisson Edwardian Hotels is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow and Manchester. The Radisson Edwardian hotel group endorses the CTH International Hospitality Leadership Certificate in Team Leadership.


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Renaissance Doha City Centre Hotel

Renaissance Doha City Centre Hotel endorses the CTH qualifications in Hotel Management as providing suitable preparation for employment opportunities in the hotel industry.


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Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) has just signed an internship agreement with the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel in Malaysia. CTH student members will reap the benefits of this fantastic partnership. The partnership aims to promote a dynamic industry blend by bringing together both academic and industry players in the Hospitality context in Malaysia.

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Both the organisations share the common ethos and belief that practical training is essential in grooming future talent in the effort of developing Malaysia to excel in the hospitality industry internationally. To achieve that shared value, the partnership also aspires to leverage new training opportunities to prepare the students to be more industry ready.

Both CTH Chairman, Simon Cleaver and the Director of Operations of Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Victor Parada envision that the joint effort of both organizations will bring more positive synergy to the industry.


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Premier Inn

The award-winning Premier Inn is the UK's largest and fastest-growing hotel brand with 578 budget hotels and more than 40,000 rooms across the UK and Ireland. Premier Inn endorses the CTH Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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They have employed staffs who have studied the CTH Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management and they are pleased to endorse this qualification as proving suitable preparation for employment opportunities in the hotel industry.


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Adagio Aparthotel

The Adagio Aparthotel network of 90 Aparthotels makes it the largest in Europe and offers an innovative concept of modern city center apartments with fully equipped kitchens and hotel services.

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Adagio Aparthotel endorses CTH Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management including Internship. They have commented that this qualification gives students a good opportunity to get vocational context with their internship, apply theoretical ideas to the workplace and make recommendations from a knowledge background. View Endorsement


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Thistle Hotels

Thistle Hotels are part of Guoman Hotel Management (UK) Limited operating a number of hotels throughout the UK. Thistle endorses the CTH qualifications in Hospitality and Tourism Management Level 6. Thistle Hotels believe that the qualification will provide a vocational alternative for learners who wish to study to graduate and subsequently post graduate level.

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This qualification will provide significant benefit for learners and the industry in those learners can continue their education to graduate level and reach the maturity to develop higher level thinking and management skills required by employers.


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Svenska Design Hotels

Svenska Design Hotels are pleased to inform that they are happy to offer job interviews to successful CTH graduates applying for job vacancies with the hotel chain. The qualifications recognised under this arrangement are: the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management and the CTH Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Hospitality &Tourism Management. Svenska Design Hotels are a collection of modern boutique 5-star hotels based on Swedish design philosophy and contemporary European styling with clean lines and minimalist interiors.

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Their trend-setting concepts and chic design elements combined with signature service and personalized hospitality help them create truly memorable experiences for discerning guests. Member of the WORLDHOTELS Deluxe Collection, the highest category of 5-star deluxe hotels, Svenska is a part of a network of nearly 500 properties across 300 destinations and 70 countries worldwide.

Each of their hotels have passed a rigorous selection process and meets WORLDHOTELS' stringent quality standards, with over 1,000 quality criteria that are anonymously tested on an annual basis for continued eligibility under the Deluxe Collection. Svenska has two hotels in India, one in Mumbai, and another in Bangalore. For more information visit: www.svenskahotels.com


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Byzantino Hotel Greece

Based in Patras, Greece, Byzantino hotel tastefully combines the beauty of the classical with the needs of the urban traveller. It is designed so as to surpass the expectations of even the most demanding travellers.

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As one of leading luxury brands, Byzantino hotel endorses CTH’s Level 7 Diploma in Luxury Brands and Services Management Diploma as meeting industry requirements and adding value to potential employees in the industry. View Endorsement


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InterContinental Hotel Group

InterContinental Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 4700 hotels in nearly 100 countries around the world, endorses CTH Level 3 and CTH Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Leadership.

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They believe this qualification will add value to their employees and will enhance the professionalism and career prospects of their staff and will also enhance the professionalism of any organisation they may work for in the future.

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InterContinental London Park Lane

InterContinental London Park Lane reinvents traditional luxury to present modern and flexible sophistication in the heart of Mayfair. The flagship property for the world’s largest hotel company combines exemplary service with insider experiences that bring London to life.

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InterContinental London Park Lane endorses CTH Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Leadership and CTH Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Leadership and its inclusion in the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

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Airlines

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Virgin Atlantic Airways (VA)

Virgin Atlantic is one of the world's leading and most popular airlines. CTH works in partnership with the Guild of Travel Management Companies and Virgin Atlantic Airways in delivering world class Fares & Ticketing Training.


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Star Alliance

Star Alliance network is the global leading airline network, established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance. The CTH Galileo products are endorsed by Stare Alliance as world class GDS training courses.

Spa Management

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Rushmore Business School

Rushmore Business School endorses the Level 3 Certificate in Spa Management and its inclusion in the qualifications and credit framework. This qualification will add value to employees and will enhance the professionalism and career prospects of their staff and any organisation they may work for in the future.View Endorsement

Chefs - Restaurants

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Gordon Ramsay Holdings & Tante Marie

CTH Partners with Gordon Ramsay Holdings & Tante Marie to offer CTH Level 4 Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts. Gordon Ramsay Holdings & Tante Merie believes that the qualification will benefit the industry by enabling future chefs to develop a high standard of cooking skills in all the major food groups and importantly develop the ability to integrate those skills which are absolutely necessary to work in a professional kitchen.

Resorts

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The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica

The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resor, Rose Hall Resort in Jamaica is an idyllic escape and Rose Hall Plantation is the jewel in its crown. Located on 5,000 picture-perfect acres in Jamaica's exclusive Rose Hall. This resort has won the 2001-2008 "AAA Five Diamond Award" and 2006 & 2007 "Best Golf Resort" in the Caribbean. The Ritz-Carlton endorses the CTH qualifications in Hotel Management as providing suitable preparation for employment opportunities in the hotel industry.


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The Mantis Collection

The Mantis Collection is a group of five star boutique accommodation and safari parks in Africa and Europe. Each is unique and distinct from the next; all are in the most elegant, stylish and luxurious settings imaginable. The Mantis Collection endorses the CTH Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management and believe that these qualification provide a valuable foundation for those who have an interest in pursuing a successful management career in the international hospitality industry.


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Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort

Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort is pleased to endorse CTH's qualifications in Hotel Management. Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort is a lush 5-hectar tropical paradise hotel located on Buyong, Mactan Island in the Philippines.


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Diva Maldives

Diva Maldives is a five star luxury private island resort by Naïade. It is surrounded by a secluded lagoon, boasting of white sandy beaches, lush tropical gardens and floral bursts of colour. Diva Maldives have reviewed the CTH diploma programme for middle and senior level managers, and have endorsed the qualifications and invite CTH students to join the resort for training programmes accordingly.


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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Switzerland

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members and represented in 24 countries with 79 hotels and resorts. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts endorses CTH’s Level 7 Diploma in Hotel Management, as a qualification that is current and meeting growing needs of the industry. View Endorsement


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Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel (FRHI Hotels & Resorts)

Three distinct brands endorse the CTH's Level 7 Diploma in International Hotel Management. They believe this qualification adds value to employees and enhances the professionalism and career prospects of colleagues and any organization they may work in the future. CTH's Level 7 Diploma in International Hotel Management qualification is currently exclusively available at IMI University Centre in Luzern, Switzerland. View Endorsement

Other Tourism & Hospitality Organizations

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Hotel Solutions Partnership Switzerland

CTH is pleased to inform that Hotel Solutions Partnership endorses CTH’s Level 7 Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management. They have further stated that the qualification enhances skills and competences of students and meeting industry standards. View Endorsement


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ESH Lille

CTH is pleased to inform that ES Hotels and Lille Events endorses CTH’s Level 5 Diploma in Hotel & Events Management. They have commented on the relevancy of CTH’s assessments as well as the course contents, for meeting emerging industry standards. View Endorsement


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Kuoni by Univairmer Lille

CTH is pleased to inform that Kuoni by Univairmer endorses CTH’s Level 5 Diploma in Hotel & Events Management. They have commented on the relevancy of the qualification and how it can add value to both employers as well as employees within the sector and enhancing career prospects. View Endorsement