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CTH Members - Free prize draw every month!
Calling all CTH Members!... Here at CTH we're extremely proud of our new 'CTH Members' section of our website. And we're delighted that many CTH Members are getting involved and taking advantage of the services it offers.
So we have decided that these active CTH Members deserve a reward!
The lucky winner each month will receive a £20 Token to spend on www.amazon.com!
So, if you're a CTH Member just make sure you log into the 'CTH Members' section of the CTH website at least once a month to make sure your name goes into each month's draw. It's as simple as that!
CTH at 2013 GTMC Conference in Barcelona
Simon Cleaver, Chairman of CTH, attended the GTMC (Guild of Travel Management Companies) 2013 Annual Conference in Barcelona this April.
The GTMC is the industry association for the business travel sector and includes specialist travel management companies (representing over £7 billion of travel spend), as well as major airlines and hotel companies including British Airways, Emirates, Marriott and Best Western.
The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality would like to thank all those who came to the Lecturer’s Workshop on Friday 3rd. May 2013. We really hope that you found the workshop informative and worthwhile.
We are very encouraged by the level of attendance and engagement during the event. We really appreciated the information and views we gathered through out the day.
Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) is pleased to announce the progression agreement with Coventry University College. This agreement enables CTH Level 4, 5 and 6 graduates to transfer credits for Coventry University College’s BA (Hons) Strategic Tourism & Hospitality Management degree qualification.
Binary University receives 5 Star rating by the Government of Malaysia
One of CTH’s major global partner university was today accorded the highest 5 Star rating by the Government of Malaysia. Binary University, one of Malaysia’s leading private universities was rated 5 Star beating a number of other public and established private universities in the country.
CTH Chairman presents Student of the Year award at Gordon Ramsay's Tante Marie culinary school
On Wednesday 27th CTH's Chairman, Mr Simon Cleaver, and CTH's Head of Operations & Compliance, Ms Sue Graham were delighted to attend the Summer graduation ceremony at Gordon Ramsay's Tante Marie culinary school in Woking near London.
At the invitation of the school CTH's Chairman formally presented 19 year old Kristoffer Thygesen from Denmark with the schools coveted Tante Marie Student of the Year Award as part of the ceremony.
The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality is featured in the Travel Weekly this week.
We are partnering with ABTA, People 1st, Travel Weekly, Training for Travel and Travel Uni to produce a magazine which will be distributed to schools, colleges and training providers to promote the wide variety of career paths and training options available in the travel industry.
The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is proud to announce the official conferment of Dr. Wai Mun Lim as a CTH Fellow. CTH Fellowship is awarded at the discretion of CTH to those who have achieved positions of significant responsibility in the industry or who have made notable contributions to the work of the Confederation. This is the CTH's ultimate accolade and it is only awarded on third party recommendation and after careful consideration by the CTH board.
Dr. Wai Mun Lim is Associate Professor of Service Management at Plymouth University. She was awarded a Teaching Fellowship and nominated as an AIM Associate (Advanced Institute of Management) in 2010. Prior to her embarking on an academic career, she was a tour operator in Singapore for many years. She publishes widely in the area of technology adoption within the tourism and hospitality industry and has won grants investigating the use of technology in small and medium sized enterprises. Her expertise in the adoption of Web 1 and 2 technologies has also won her various consulting projects with private companies ranging from art design firms to global hotel chains. Her current research interests are in the use of information technology in developing countries, internet technologies for distribution and marketing and how businesses co-create value with customers via technology. Her pedagogic research includes exploring how academics co-create value with businesses via curriculum. She currently lectures in: Managing Service Innovation; Business Strategy and Finance; and e-Service Strategies.
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
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 recognised 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.
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. 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.
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.
Culinary Arts 21st Anniversary Trophy
CTH is proud to award the Culinary Arts 21st Anniversary Trophy to Richard Holden. This award goes to the student achieving the highest mark in Practical Cookery.
CTH Student Members are Now Officially Welcomed by 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. 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. A simple ceremony was held at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel on the 9 March 2012 to mark the accomplishment of this collaboration. Both CTH Chairman, Simon Cleaver and the Director of Operations of Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Victor Parada envision that the joint effort of both organisations will bring more positive synergy to the industry.
Centre of the Month - London School of Business and Finance
CTH and London School of Business and Finance had a signing event on the 10th of February. LSBF has been awarded CTH Accreditation status to run the full range of CTH’s qualifications. The event was held at LSBF and was attended by CTH’s GM, Ian Pack and LSBF’s Director of Professional School QA and Vocational Programmes, Teresa Jacobs.
"CTH are absolutely delighted to be working with such a prestigious organisation as LSBF. We believe that the LSBF ethos of excellence and desire to provide students with an unrivalled experience will ensure that people who study CTH courses at LSBF will give themselves the best opportunity to develop an outstanding career in the fastest growing commercial sector in the world." Ian Pack - CTH General Manager
"At LSBF we are proud to provide global education and first class professional training. Our new partnership with CTH will give us the opportunity to expand the range of courses we deliver at our campuses and will allow us to strengthen our presence in the Tourism and Hospitality industries. As an institution passionate about academic excellence, LSBF will work alongside CTH to deliver high standard programmes and to help students to develop their careers worldwide." - LSBF CEO Aaron Etingen
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Centre of the Month - LS Business School
Details LS Education Group - LS Business School – London School of Marketing
LS Business School (LSBS) is one of the largest executive training providers in London, and caters for several thousand students every year. Over 1200 companies continuously sponsor their employees to study at LSBS.
CTH Chairman and Professional Skills team attend GTMC Autumn Conference
On October 31st CTH's Chairman, Simon Cleaver, and two of our Professional Skill section team members, Jo Wild and Ulpa Chauhan, were invited to attend the GTMC (Guild of Travel Management Companies) Autumn Conference at the new Marriott St Pancras Renaissance London 5-Star hotel. Other attendees included senior personnel from major airlines, such as Virgin Atlantic, and leading hotels, such as the Hilton group, as well as representatives from the UK's business travel sector. During the day delegates discussed in open forum a wide range of industry issues including governmental regulation, the impact of technology and evolving trends in the industry.
The Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) and the Association of Business Executives (ABE) sign a ground breaking partnership!
The Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) and the Association of Business Executives (ABE) have signed a ground breaking partnership to mutually recognise each other’s awards. This will enable students at both awarding bodies to gain dual qualifications which will significantly enhance their career prospects. Click to read more...
CTH is pleased to announced our Certificate Validation Function. This function is aimed to assist employers and students with a service whereby they can validate the authenticity of their qualification with CTH. Click to read more...
CTH Lecturer's Training
CTH has an exciting opportunity for existing/prospective CTH lecturers. CTH will be conducting at it's head office in London, Training Workshops on delivering CTH syllabi and examinations. Click to read more...
Intensive Travel Courses
CTH Professional Skills Programmes are now offering intensive Virgin Atlantic/GTMC fares and ticketing courses. These travel programmes are aimed at those who would like to work and progress within the travel industry. Students can complete and pass the VA.GTMC in five days! Each training course costs just £350. Click to read more...