Partnerships & Accreditations

IHTTI School of Hotel Management

Bringing the industry to the classroom

Students of IHTTI School of Hotel Management benefit from our established partnerships with industry leaders and accreditations from various academic bodies. 

Professional Partnerships

John Paul


The innovative programme in hospitality and design offered at IHTTI is supported by HBA/Hirsch Bedner.

HBA work internationally and their realisations include; the Hyatt Regency in Cologne, the St Regis Grand in Rome, the Park Hyatt in Johannesburg, the Mandarin Oriental in New York and The Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans. Thanks to workshop sessions, you will acquire the fundamentals of interior decorating from the internationally experienced staff of HBA.

John Paul

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to learn concierge services and management of VIPs from the world’s premier provider of global concierge services and solutions, John Paul. A company professional, with first-hand experience, will lecture at IHTTI over a two-week period.


Alessi / Andaz

We also have partnerships with high-profile industry leaders who offer lectures, project collaboration possibilities and design opportunities to our students.

Academic Partnerships

University of Derby
Chartered Society of Designers​

University of Derby

The Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in International Hospitality and Design Management is awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby, U.K. The University of Derby is a Top 50 UK university* and provides students with the best possible start in their careers through excellent teaching, delivered in cutting-edge facilities by staff who are experts in their field. 96% of University of Derby students are in work or further study within six months of completing their degree**.
*The Guardian University Guide 2017
**HESA 2016, graduating class over 2000

The Chartered Society of Designers

The Chartered Society of Designers is an internationally recognised body for the design profession, providing support and guidance for designers at every stage of their career 'from learning to earning. With this accreditation, IHTTI students immediately become members of the Chartered Society of Designers. This membership signals to clients, employers and others in the design sector that our students have been recognised by the professional body as practicing to the highest standards.


The European Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)

Founded in 1953 to provide working hospitality professionals with education and training. AHLEI continues to meet the needs of the industry with a variety of hospitality solutions, including online learning, professional certification, and resources for high schools, colleges, and workforce agencies. While studying for the Higher Diploma programme you can also apply for certification.

EuroChrie Membership

The European Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education is the official federation for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa of International CHRIE, the leading international organisation that supports education and training for the world’s largest industry.


EduQua ensures the quality of educational institutions by setting minimum standards and supports quality improvements in its certified institutions.


The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an international accreditation organisation that is dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development and promotion of quality programmes in tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts education, training and research.