|Our mission for all students is “Come as a student, become a manager”. To fulfill this, our focus is in ensuring all students get the following help enabling them to become a manager. Our focus for students is shaped by our faculty and hotel industry leaders.
Famous Swiss hospitality diploma education
Switzerland has become famous for hospitality education. The first major hotel school in the world was opened in Lausanne in the early 1900s. Since then Switzerland has had a high reputation for hotel and tourism education and training and there is a large demand from international students. The needs of these foreign students are addressed by offering courses in English for aspirant managers. HTMI fulfills these needs.
Ian R J Larmour, Director HTMi
High quality international university degree
Hello students! I am responsible for academic quality development and control. In addition to our Management Training Programme, we provide you with a high quality suite of Swiss-style Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma courses. These reflect the latest thinking and knowledge required for a successful career in our industry. In addition, we also offer Bachelor and Masters Degree courses from international universities. One of our highest priorities is academic quality assurance. This ensures that we reach the standards required for your future. Our school and our courses are fully accredited.
Charles Hains, Academic Dean, HTMi
“HTMi has a wonderful teaching and learning environment”
Prof. Anna Murray, University of Ulster, UK
“We are very happy to offer our MBA in Hospitality Management to excellent students at HTMi.”
Prof Russell Rimmer, Professor of Research Development
Professional management training
There are many exciting career opportunities for our graduates. Modern hotel and tourism companies are looking for bright graduates with excellent interpersonal skills and who display professional behavior. International hotel company recruiters are seeking graduates who are keen to work hard and who have a blend of training and education in marketing, human resources, front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, kitchen, service, banqueting, foreign languages, computing, presentation skills and tourism. Throughout our courses we provide the necessary professional knowledge and skills and simultaneously inculcate and develop the correct attitudes for managerial competence and career development.
This is all contained in our Management Training Programme that is integrated into our fully accredited courses. Our goal is to give all students a full management training programme recognized by international hotel companies, before students graduate. This means students are ready to work and realize our mission of come as a student, leave as a manager.
Anthony Lack, Training & Events Manager, HTMi
“Dear HTMi students and staff. I was very impressed by the excellent hospitality of students and staff. I was asked to review the HTMi training programme in detail and it certainly meets the standards of an international hotel company. Welcome HTMi students to my little piece of paradise!”
Carsten Schieck General, Manager, Island Chief, Maldives Hilton Resort and Spa .
Switzerland work placements
To complement our Management Training Progarmme we give students the opportunity every year to practise what they have been trained for. My role at HTMi is to manage our network of over 200 hotels, restaurants and bars which annually employ our students. We organise interviews, prepare students, and finally sign a Swiss Government employment contract which covers all aspects of students salary and welfare. Salaries are a minimum of Swiss Francs 2075 gross per month, and employers will normally provide accommodation and food.
The main point of the work placements in Switzerland is to practise learned skills, but most importantly we call this the growing up period for our students. Our students really appreciate the self-development gained from Swiss hospitality work experience. Welcome.
Tünde Bausz, Switzerland Work Placement Manager, HTMi
“Each semester we are delighted to accept many professional students from HTMI to our beautiful hotel in Ascona. HTMi students are the best and very well trained.”
Frau Witzig, General Manager, Hotel Tamaro, Ascona, Switzerland
Hotel & leisure companies recruit on campus
As Part of our mission, “come as student, leave as a manager” our international placement services include helping all potential graduates to connect with international hotel companies. Every semester, twice per year, we introduce students to employers, here on campus. They interview and recruit here. Depending on the students background our aim is to place them in that first or next important career step as a Trainee Manager, Assistant Manager, Department Manager or at a higher level . It is very normal for an employer visiting HTMi to express interest in hiring all available students; and so at graduation students have many choices.
Tünde Bausz, International Placement Manager, HTMi
David Horvath, International Human Resources, Disney Worldwide Services Inc, Florida USA told students during a recruitment presentation...
“We are here because HTMi is a famous international centre for hospitality education and training, and we wish to develop links to offer graduates placements, in our USA holiday resorts. We are delighted with the excellent reception that we have received at HTMi here in beautiful Switzerland. We are frankly overcome with the hospitality of HTMi students and staff, which is definitely on a level equal to our famous excellence in Disney Resorts. . We are honoured to have HTMi as our international partner and we welcome HTMi graduates to Disney International Programs. Hello and welcome!”
“Thank you for all of the hospitality and meeting good students. We already employ HTMi graduates and we want many more.”
Yves P. Givel, Regional Director of Human Resources, Grand Hyatt Dubai
International family culture
A very warm welcome from the HTMi Faculty Management. We are dedicated to maintaining an environment of academic excellence, professional training, and student satisfaction. Above all, we are focused on providing all our professional students a rich, dynamic and challenging experience in training and education. You will become a part of a strong professional team, and a member of our international family here. Wherever you come from and wherever you are in the world, you are invited to bring your culture and professionalism to the school.
Ian R J Larmour, Director, HTMi
In Switzerland and abroad, whether a graduate or a student, HTMi is a large international family. It is composed of students and graduates from more than 35 countries worldwide, our international teaching staff, our worldwide representative network and our partners in the international hotel and tourism industry. A warm welcome from our international family of students at HTMi.
Rohit Bhatia Director Marketing, HTMi