Centres of Excellence

The International Hospitality Research Centre

The International Hospitality Research Centre Switzerland at HTMi is unique in Switzerland and is an excellent example of HTMi leading in research and innovation.

At HTMi, research is a key part of all courses and the Institute has its own international research journals: The international Hospitality and Tourism Student Journal and the Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Student Journal. Research is a key part of developing students analytical skills, that are essential to be an excellent future manager in the international hotel and tourism industry.

The Centre for Events Management Training

The Centre for Events Management Training provides all students with a focus on events management, which is a very large part of a hotel organisation's revenue.

On campus, each semester there are a large of number of events at all levels, including conferences, weddings and culinary events. The Centre has a course in International Hotel Events Management.

The Centre for Culinary Management

The Centre for Culinary Management focuses on preparing students with the required skills and knowledge to operate within a kitchen environment, develop recipes and operate within the it la carte and banqueting restaurants on campus at HTMi. The Centre has a specialisation course in European Baking and Pastry Arts.

The Centre for Career Management

The Centre for Career Management at HTMi, connects with all major international hotel companies and places students around the world.

The Centre organises international hotel company recruitment events on campus, career trips for award winning students to leading hotel centres around the world and provides job - searching skills and support for all students and graduates, worldwide.

We are in Search of Excellence

At HTMi, we are in search of excellence in every student we train, educate and help to become a manager.

Established in 2010, the Hospitality Industry Leaders Advisory Board further strengthens HTMi's position as a leader and a creator of excellent hospitality education and training concepts.

Through the HTMi Centres for Excellence, HTMi is a Leading Hotel Management Institute in hospitality education and training. A key part of this leadership is HTMi's innovative culture, 'Lead don't Follow, Create don't Copy'. For example, HTMi is the first hotel school to become a research and development centre for a new Swiss-based international hotel brand, Swisstouches Hotels and Resorts; the first hotel school in Switzerland to establish a research and development centre for Apple iPod Touch in hospitality education and operations and the first Swiss Hotel School to have its own online newspaper for the hospitality industry, Hospitality Times, and the Global Campus on iTunes U.