The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Tops Global Student Satisfaction Survey
The Academy was established in 2001 and has since grown to about 300 students from over 60 countries. This January, the Academy welcomed 39 new students from 11 countries with exchange students from the Beijing Hospitality Institute, the College of St Benilde, University of De La Salle, Haaga Hellia University in Helsinki, the Euro Business Colleges and International Schools of Management in Germany. They also welcome their first group of four students from the Danish Hospitality Academy in Copenhagen, who will be joined by over 50 students returning from their successful six month internships in the UAE, Ireland, Lebanon, China and the USA.
About International Student Barometer™ (ISB™) SurveyThis annual benchmarking survey of THE-ICE, conducted in partnership with the International Graduate Insight Group (i-graduate), is the world's only tourism-, hospitality-, events- and culinary arts-focused student satisfaction survey, available exclusively for its member institutions, comprising of quality universities and private hotel schools from some 10 countries.
The survey instrument, International Student Barometer™ (ISB™) is designed and developed for THE-ICE by i-graduate, an independent benchmarking and research organisation, delivering comparative insights for the education sector worldwide: your finger on the pulse of student and stakeholder opinion. It conducts the largest annual study of international students in the world, with feedback from over 1,000,000 respondents from 1,200 institutions in 24 countries across 5 continents this year.
About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementThe Emirates Academy of Hospitality management is a leading provider of University-level business hospitality education in the Middle East; it offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality leaders of the future. The Academy works in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and all programmes of study are fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom and THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia. The Academy has also been awarded the "Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme", the only education institution in its category for 2010. For further information and enrolment requirements, please visit the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management online:www.emiratesacademy.edu
About Jumeirah Group
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Venu; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai; Wild Wadi Waterpark The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, and Sirius, its global loyalty program. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com