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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management partners with French hospitality management school
25 February 2014
Zawya
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world's leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel companyJumeirah Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with award-winning CMH - International Hospitality Management School (CMH), based in Paris, France.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to host EuroCHRIE conference in 2014
06 January 2014
Jumeirah.com
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, has won the bid to host the 32nd EuroCHRIE Conference scheduled to take place from 6–9 October 2014.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to offer MBA Programme
04 December 2013
Jumeirah.com
In line with the name change of our postgraduate programme to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Management, the undergraduate programmes will also be renamed to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with Honours in International Hospitality Management and the Associate of Business Administration (ABA) In International Hospitality Management from 2014
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management celebrates its largest graduating class
12 November 2013
Jumeirah.com
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management see the largest graduating class to date, a total of 90 students from 37 different countries receiving their degrees from EAHM. Of those graduates, 80 will have completed the “Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in International Hospitality Management” programme and 10 will have completed their “Master of Science in International Hospitality Management” degree.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management sees record student enrolments
7 October 2013
HospitalityNet
EAHM has welcomed more than 200 students from 50 different countries across its three intakes this year which is an all-time record since its inception in 2001. In particular, students undertaking the flagship three year "Bachelor of Science with honours in International Hospitality Management" programme has increased by more than 30% this year. The number of students enrolled on the one year Masters programme also increased substantially.
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Working in hospitality in UAE - brought to you by Laimoon.com
1 August 2013
7daysinDubai.com
Liamoon.com says UAE’s hospitality and tourism industry is booming and that it is the perfect time to enter the ever-growing industry. Investing in your personal development through a Bachelors or a Masters in International Hospitality Management, offered at The Emirates Academy of Hopsitality Management is the ideal way to fast track your career to a management position in the sector.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management from United Arab Emirates, winner of the BID International Star for Leadership in Quality Award in Paris 2013
31 June 2013
NeusSner.com
Mr Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), proudly accepted the International Star for Leadership in Quality Award in the Gold Category at the BID Quality Convention in Paris. EAHM made huge strides this year as a leader not only for its sector, but also in United Arab Emirates. The Award recognizes entrepreneurial achievements and also dedication to continuous improvement and innovation, which are the key concepts of the QC100 Total Quality Management Model.
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IT “roadmap” needed to help schools’ quest for knowledge society
17 June 2013
MacauDailyTimes.com.mo
Dr Sanjay Nadkarni, Director of Research and Associate Professor at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) said at an international conference on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) that Macau has the environment, the facilities, and the territorial size suitable to create a digital education system that will help Macau’s development towards a knowledge-based society.
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EAHM offering certified AHLEI hospitality courses
14 June 2013
HotelierMiddleEast.com
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) in Dubai has signed a partnership agreement with the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) to offer hospitality students in the UAE a range of accredited hospitality courses.
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Coffee is finally getting a full complement
14 June 2013
The National
Last month, 20 of the region's top chefs and sommeliers - including the executive chef from Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman - gathered in Dubai at The Emirates Academy of Hopsitality Management for a two-day coffee academy hosted by Nespresso.
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14 MENA students win DSS apprenticeship
13 June 2013
Khaleej Times
'We are very excited about this year’s group of winners, especially with the UAE student, Khaled Obaid Al Nuaimi from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, who submitted a well-constructed essay which revealed an astute understanding of the skills required to successfully market an event such as DSS in today’s multimedia world."
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MOU to train DSS apprentices
9 June 2013
The Gulf Today
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an entity under the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and the organiser of Dubai Summer Surprises, and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) have signed a 3-year MoU to host and train winners of the DSS Apprenticeship Programme, starting with the 2013 edition.
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Dubai Hotels Struggle to Fill Jobs
23 May 2013
The New York Times
Before graduating in June from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a university in Dubai that is in academic association with the renowned Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and part of the Jumeirah Group, Samuel Moult is busy filing applications to work in one of Jumeirah’s global hotels. Read Full Story>>>

Jumeirah Group launches new National Youth Programme
1 May 2013
Zawya
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, today launched their second national graduate programme for high school graduates. The new "Jumeirah National Youth Program" is aimed at developing Jumeirah Group 's next generation business leaders.
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EAHM win Taste New Zealand Chef Competition
29 April 2013
HotelierMiddleEast.com
Anna Jentgen, a student at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management has won the first Taste New Zealand Chef Competition which named her ‘Champion Chef’.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management wins Gold at The Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge
23 April 2013
Go Dubai
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), is proud to announce that the Director of Culinary Arts, Chef Michael Kitts and Mr Haresh Mohinani from EAHM, are the United Arab Emirates (UAE) winners of The Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge, after winning Gold in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
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Leading Ladies in the Hospitality Industry
11 April 2013
Hospitality Business ME
As women’s role in society changes and business demands more from its top employees. Hospitality Business asks what the impact will be on the industry’s select group of leading ladies. Karyn Williams-Sykes, Director of Professional Training & Development at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai, comments in the article: “I have never felt out of place in the industry, but my priorities have changed as my career progressed".
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Ernesto David Santarelli appointed general manager of newly named Cambridge City Hotel
31 March 2013
Financial
As Caterer and Hotelkeeper said, Santarelli was previously operations manager at the Strand Palace hotel in London, which is also owned by London & Regional. Fluent in English, Italian and Spanish, he has studied at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai, the School of Hotel and Management in Hong Kong and the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in the USA.
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Judges for Caterer Middle East Awards 2013 named
28 March 2013
HotelierMiddleEast.com
Caterer Middle East exclusively revealed the judging panel for this year’s awards which are to be held at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, on June 12.
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Starwood’s President & CEO Visits The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
21 March 2013
HospitalityNet
Mr. Frits van Paasschen encouraged students to study hospitality in Dubai especially given the number of high quality developments in the region. He left students of The Academy with inspirational words: "Read trend lines, not headlines".
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UAE seen as one of the world’s top five education destinations
6 March 2013
Emirates 24/7
The UAE is seen as the fourth most attractive education destination in the world for students seeking to pursue their studies abroad, and the most attractive education destination among emerging market economies – beating the likes of China, Singapore and Australia.
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Dubai Dreams Up An Epic Comeback
13 February 2013
The Sunday Times
Dubai's  economy grew 5% last year, Emirates airline is growing so fast it is on course to overtake Lufthansa to become the world’s largest longhaul international carrier by 2020. Airport cargo is up 144% year on year, The giant port at Jebel Ali, one of the world’s largest, handled 2.4% more cargo last year than in the previous year, Imports of food and vehicles rose 20%, Tourist arrivals grew 13% last year, and the Jumeirah hotels group says it is running at almost 90% occupancy this year. The restaurant sector is booming and some 65m people visited the shops at the Dubai Mall last year, making it the most popular tourist attraction in the world.
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UAE hospitality school to award 10 scholarships
13 February 2013
Hotelier Middle East
Full and partial scholarships will be made available to students who are eligible in two main categories. The first category is for Emirati nationals who meet the entry requirements and actively show an interest in the hospitality industry.
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Dubai Gala Dinner Event
22 January 2013
Churchill
Churchill organised and hosted in conjunction with our distributor 1765 Gemini a Gala Dinner event at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Dubai. The event brought together 40 key and influential guests including General Managers, Food and Beverage Managers and Executive Chefs from Groups including Hilton, Jumeirah Hotels, Compass, Rotana Hotels and Fairmont Hotels.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management tops global student satisfaction survey
13 January 2013
AMEinfo
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world's leading business hotel schools and a part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, Jumeirah Group, has again achieved outstanding outcomes in the recent International and Domestic Student Barometer survey (ISB-SB) conducted by the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education, THE-ICE.
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New Gem added to the classy and royal hospitality of Udaipur !!
27 December 2012
The Times of Udaipur
Dolly Taldar left Udaipur in 2006 to enter the dynamic world of hospitality. Coming from a hotelier family; Dolly is the daughter of Mr. Ratan Taldar who is the Managing Director of Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa, she has always been inspired to enter this industry and believes that hospitality is in her blood. To further her knowledge and to learn the intricacies of the global hotel market, Dolly decided to pursue her Master degree from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai.
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management signs agreement with Hong Kong Polytechnic University
12 December 2012
Zawya
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world's leading hotel schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group , recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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Jumeirah Group named Hotel Chain of the Year by leading US travel magazine
8 December 2012
American Banking & Market News
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been named hotel chain of the year by Global Traveler, a monthly magazine for business and luxury travellers in the US.
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Student of The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management goes on  study trip to the UK and Ireland
28 November 2012
CHURCHiLL
Celebrating the Best of British and hosted by Churchill and the Craft Guild of Chefs, students from the Academy of Hospitality were invited to demonstrate their skills producing a menu devised and overseen by Michelin star chef Michael Deane for hospitality leaders in the Emirates. Adding an element of competition to the proceedings and as a thank you for the exceptional effort put in by the students Churchill organised a unique prize.
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Strategic issues facing tourism, hospitality and events education addressed at international forum held in Dubai
21 November 2012
AMEinfo
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world's leading business hospitality management schools and a part of the global luxury hospitality management company, Jumeirah Group, successfully hosted the 6th International Panel of Experts (IPoE) Forum 2012 from 18‑20 November 2012.This annual Forum is the signature event of The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), an Australian-based international accreditation body.
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Jumeirah unveils $680m luxury project
18 November 2012
Trade Arabia
Dubai-based luxury hospitality company Jumeirah Group has announced the launch of the fourth phase of its Dh2.5 billion ($680.4 million) Madinat Jumeirah expansions project, which comprises a luxury hotel, residential complex, restaurants and a walking area.
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Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai voted International Hotel of the Year
8 November 2012
ClickPress
Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai - Jumeirah Group's first hotel in Asia Pacific - has won the International Hotel of the Year in the European Hospitality Awards 2012.
The European Hospitality Award celebrates excellence in the hospitality industry, with the winners selected by panel of specialist judges. The award for the International Hotel of the Year is open to all countries outside of Europe.
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TALK FROM THE TOP: The man in charge of open-air hotspot 360
23 October 2012
7DAYS in Abu Dhabi
Within just three months of opening in 2005, the open-air Dubai sunset bar 360 had earned back its initial half-a-million dirham investment. Nestled on its own pier at the end of a kilometre-long walkway, the circular 360-degree bar offers picturesque views of Dubai’s spectacular coastline and the nearby ‘sail-shaped’ Burj Al Arab. Not surprisingly, the man charged with selling this spot thinks he’s got an enticing prospect on his hands.
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Learning the Swiss way
20 October 2012
Gulfnews.com
As the UAE makes more targeted investments in the education sector to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals and also project itself as a global hub for research and higher education, the knowledge transfer from international universities to the UAE is set to intensify.
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GM DEBATE REVIEW: Up close and personal
17 October 2012
Hotelier Middle East
Hotelier Middle East’s third annual GM Debate reveals an increasingly positive outlook for Dubai hoteliers, but uncovers concerns for those in Abu Dhabi. There’s also talk, once again, of the need for a unified UAE destination marketing campaign, of the pressures of rising payroll costs and of the influx of new brands.
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Largest class graduates from Dubai hotel school
9 October 2012
Hotelier Middle East
His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, presented awards and certificates to students, along with Gerald Lawless, president and group CEO of the Jumeirah Group, and Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airlines.
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Mr. Ron Hilvert receives the award for “Outstanding Contribution to Education”!
2 October 2012
Asian Education Leadership Awards 2012
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management is delighted to congratulate Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of The Academy, on his prestigious award at this year’s Asian Education Leadership Awards which was held on 25 September 2012 at the Taj Palace Hotel in Dubai and attended by over 200 representatives. The awards are presented to individuals and institutions that have exceeded universal levels of excellence...
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management celebrates its largest Graduating Class
17 September 2012
Hospitality NET
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world's leading business hospitality management school and a part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, Jumeirah Group, will hold a graduation ceremony for its eighth graduating class at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. The event, taking place on 7 October 2012 at 10:00, will see the largest graduating class to date, a total of 59 students receiving their degrees from The Emirates Academy.
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UAE — A country with magnetic appeal
14 September 2012
The Gulf Today
Samantha Kettle, a first year student at The Academy, was interviewed by Gulf Today where she discussed the benefits of being an expat studying in Dubai. Having lived in Abu Dhabi most of her life, Samantha loves the lifestyle in the vibrant city and is excited for the many opportunities to come in the near future, both personally and professionally.
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80 international researchers in Tourism and Hospitality coming to Dubai this November
3 September 2012
Zawya
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world's leading business hospitality management school and a part of Jumeirah Group, is proud to be hosting the 6th International Panel of Experts (IPoE) Forum 2012 from 18‑20 November 2012. This annual Forum is the signature event of The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), an Australian-based international accreditation body.
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Q&A: Emirates Academy's Michael Kitts
Hotelier Middle East
28 August 2012
Prince Philip medalist Chef Michael Kitts is Director of Culinary Arts at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management. Here, he talks of defying the sceptics, teaching and how it felt to win a Craft Guilds Award.
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Line up of Gourmet Exhibitors Announced for International Fine Food Festival
Zawya
21 August 2012
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, another significant sponsor, will be present at the Festival where a selection of its students will gain invaluable experience working amongst top local and international chefs at The Chef's Table.
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Dubai Holding enhances board structure at Jumeirah Group
BI-ME
14 August 2012
Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, today announced an enhanced board of directors at Jumeirah Group (Jumeirah), its global luxury hospitality arm, aimed at strengthening its corporate governance.
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Jumeirah Group and MasterCard announce new deal to offer exclusive discounts and offers
UKPRwire
1 August 2012
Jumeirah Group and MasterCard have announced a major deal to offer Platinum, World and regular MasterCard cardholders from around the world exclusive discounts and a range of special offers in the luxurious hotel rooms, restaurants and spas at selected UAE properties of the Jumeirah Group.
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Double Win for Jumeirah Group at the BRAVES Awards
UKPRwire
30 July 2012
Jumeirah Group has announced its success at the BRAVES awards, with the company's digital campaign for its Burj Al Arab film recognised with two awards.
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Jumeirah's Gerald Lawless Interviewed in CNBC's Access: Middle East
HSMAI Foundation eConnect
11 July 2012
With 8 destination properties in the UAE, 12 international hotels and 12 additional properties under development, Jumeirah Group is Dubai's premier luxury hotel brand. In an exclusive interview, Gerald Lawless tells CNBC about his 15 years as the brand's executive chairman and why, despite the downturn, he never had any doubts about Dubai.
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Jumeirah to handle exclusive private island resort in Phuket, Thailand
Shanghai Guide
10 July 2012
Jumeirah Group, the dynamic Dubai based luxurious intercontinental hospitality group and member of Dubai Holding, has been appointed by TGR Group – Asia to take care of the 5 star exclusive island resort currently under development in Ao Po Bay, Phuket, – Thailand.
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Michael Kitts, Director of Culinary Arts / Senior Lecturer at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, wins the UK Craft Guild Of Chefs People’s Choice Award
Cafespice.co.uk
14 June 2012
The event was held at Wembley Stadium, London,  in front of several hundred culinary professionals and is the UK culinary world’s equivalent of “Oscars Night”.  The UK Craft Guild of Chefs People’s Choice Award is one of the most coveted award as it is the choice of the culinary professionals. Voting is held online and votes are cast the world over from supporters of each nominee.  
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Michael Deane brings a taste of Northern Ireland to the Middle East
Food Belfast
13 June 2012
Michael Deane, a leading chef, brought the tast of Northern Ireland to the Middle East last month during a special cooking trade mission. The aim of his trip to Dubai was to educate hospitality students from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management on Northern Irish food...
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Dubai Summer Surprises Apprenticeship Programme launched
Dubai Chronicle 
11 June 2012
The Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment, organisers of Dubai Summer Surprises, announced that the winners of the competition will each receive an all-expense paid trip to Dubai, inclusive of return flights and a 2 week stay at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management...
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Unilever Food Solutions Chef of Year Competition
AME Info

27 May 2012
Eight 5-star chefs representing top hotels in the region vied for the top honors at the UFS Chef of the Year regional competition at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management...
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LG's 'Five Star and Beyond' hospitality seminar sets TCO standards soaring
AME Info / City 7TV - 7National News
14 May 2012
Our own Associate Professor, Dr. Sanjay Nadkarni, spoke about the convergence of digital technology and sustainable development in the hospitality industry at LG's 'Five Star and Beyond' hospitality seminar in Dubai. Dr. Nadkarni specifically spoke about the potential to go 'green' at various digital touchpoints and about the research effort in this direction at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management...
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LG's 'Five Star and Beyond' hospitality seminar
AME Info
10 May 2012
Leading industry business head and prolific speaker from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management will share a UAE perspective on our adoption of how product innovation has worked to increase productivity and reduce TCO and ecological footprints of hotels...
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Nominees for the 2012 Craft Guild Awards are announced
Cost Sector catering.co.uk
20 April 2012
Our own Director of Culinary Arts, Chef Michael Kitts, has been nominated for the prestigious “People's Choice Award”…
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Leading international hospitality schools for Asian students
Asian Correspondent
10 April 2012
Dubai's leading position in the international tourist trade is undeniable. This is a city of soaring...
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Hospitality according to The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
BusinessDay
6 April 2012
To cater to the growing service need of the industry, Jumeirah Group, owner/manager of numerous luxury hotel properties in Dubai and across the globe, is raising the bar in hospitality service delivery and management with its Emirates Academy...
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Jumeirah Group hosts its first 'writer in residence'
Hospitality Net
4 April 2012
Sudanese writer Mansour Al Suwaim was hosted in The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management from 25 February to 25 March and participated in a lecture during the Emirates Airline of Festival of Literature. The writer has already published two novels...
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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management formulates Hospitality Graduate Programme for John Keells Leisure Group
The Sunday Leader
2 April 2012
The Academy is being acknowledged as a strategic partner of the John Keells Leisure Group...
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Prof. Dr. Edith Szivas attends UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Workshop
Middle East UNWTO
19 March 2012
This meeting was organized by the UNWTO and the Qatar Tourism Authority in order to expand the tourism capacity of the Middle Eastern and North Africa region...
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Jumeirah Chefs celebrate outstanding success at Hotelympia
Jumeirah.com
2 March 2012
Led by The Academy's Director of Culinary Arts, Chef Michael Kitts and Executive Chef Christian Gradnitzer, Team Jumeirah celebrate gold star success at Hotelympia...
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Groundbreaking Educational Programme Announced For GIBTM 2012
Middle East Events
15 February 2012
Prof. Dr. Edith M Szivas, Director of Research and Consultancy at Jumeirah Group and The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management explores the evolution and growth of sustainable tourism globally...
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Photos: Inside the Emirates Academy kitchen
Hotelier Middle East
9 February 2012
Behind the scenes inside the kitchen of The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management...
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Emirati student helps celeb chef Pierre Gagnaire
Hotelier Middle East
31 January 2012
Sharihan Mashary, senior student at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, won a local competition to cook beside three michelin-starred chef, Pierre Gagnaire, and be his apprentice for a day...
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Competition cooks up a treat for Emirates hotel chain
The National
30 January 2012
Showcasing the skills and talents of the chefs we have...
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