On behalf of the HTMi Faculty Board I welcome you to HTMi. Over the next decade, the international hotel and tourism industry is forecast to maintain its position as the worlds largest employer of people, and largest provider of management positions. We are in a truly international industry, which demands an international mix of managers, to reflect the international nature of our hotels. HTMi's role is to prepare students for a management career in this, the most exciting industry today.
Over the next decade, the international hotel and tourism industry is forecast to maintain its position as the world’s largest employer and the world’s largest provider of management positions. HTMi's role is to prepare students for a management career in this, the most exciting industry today. HTMi is supported by a world-wide network of international hotel companies, whose representatives regularly visit HTMi to recruit on campus. HTMi graduates can be found in the leading hotel companies world-wide.
HTMI is located in Soerenberg in Kanton Luzern. It is one of Switzerlands most beautiful resorts. Students reside, study and train in two picturesque, traditional Swiss hotels, which are furnished to a quality standard reflecting the best values of Swiss life. Students come from all over the world to study hotel management the famous Swiss way. Our students study and train in a real hotel environment.
All courses are taught in English. Proficiency in English is a necessity for a successful career in the international hotel and tourism industry. HTMi offers a wonderful blend of the prestigious Swiss-style Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma education, followed by a top quality internationally recognized degree from leading UK and USA universities. University degrees are available on our international hotel campus or by transfer to UK and USA .
Our education culture is learning excellence . The education culture of HTMi is totally centred on inculcating learning excellence in all students. This culture supports our mission of creating mangers from all students
To maintain this culture of learning excellence, HTMi staff rigorously applies a teaching and learning methodology of establishing learning outcomes for each subject, which is then assessed using formative and summative work. Teaching is in the form of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Students are encouraged to actively participate in class, give student presentations and learn in student groups. Our ultimate goal is to develop each student to become an independent learner, with strong critical appreciation and research skills. Finally all student work is monitored and evaluated by a system of double marking and external examination.
HTMi learning culture requires students to have full access to a worldwide network of quality journals and books. On campus we have a network of Learning Resource Centers, each having an area for quiet research and learning. All learning resource Centres are equipped with wireless internet and full access to HTMi Campus Intranet, which allows students full on line access to more than 600 journals, 300 e books and more than 50,000 articles written be eminent authors in Hospitality Research. This Internet system provides students with on-line support to find all required literature and provides a step by step guide in creating excellent essays, reports, research papers and dissertations. Our campus Internet is available campus wide including in students rooms, through our wireless internet coverage. In addition, HTMi provides students with a set of text books in its diploma courses. These books start to form each student personal lifelong library. To add to the students personal library a wide range of texts is available in Learning Resource Centre one. In addition, HTMi has an inter- library loan system with the British library. HTMi BSc (Hons.) students also have access to the online resources of the University of Ulster.