The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) has been providing hospitality education since 1991 and was the first of its kind in Australia when it opened. Over 20 years the Leura campus has developed hospitality degree programs where students live and study in a simulated hotel environment, much like the famous Swiss hotel school model of teaching and learning. In 2010, we were ranked the #1 hospitality management school in Asia Pacific and Australia.
We hold national accreditation in Australia as well as international certification with the World Tourism Organisation, Institute of Hospitality and The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality Education. This combination is your guarantee ensuring our hospitality and event management degree courses adhere to the highest educational and industry compliance standards.
The faculty at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School come from a range of professional backgrounds and all have experience in their chosen fields. Many have extensive hospitality industry experience and bring a wealth of insight and knowledge to the units they teach.
The rigour research and scholarship undertaken by the Blue Mountains faculty has been a highlight during 2010 and 2011, with a total of 12 research articles being published or accepted for publication. The articles have been in leading journals such as the Tourism Management, Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Journal of Travel and Tourism, Marketing, Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, Event Management: An International Journal, and International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing.
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