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The Master Innholders is a leading force within the hotel industry – publicly recognised as a standard bearer for the industry offering career-changing training and support.

With the full support of the Worshipful Company of Innholders and the Institute of Hospitality, the Master Innholders have slowly grown in number and have increased their influence and charitable activities within the hotel industry.

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Master Innholders aims to influence standards and extend professionalism within the industry; to promote consideration, study, discussion and research in the areas affecting hotel management including management development, training, education and recruitment.

There are currently over 150 Master Innholders, all of whom are, or have been, prominent hoteliers, dedicated and committed to promoting best practice in the industry.

Click here to read the Master Innholders Five Year Plan.

History

In 1978, the Worshipful Company of Innholders took the first step towards renewing its connections with innholding and, together with some of the leading hoteliers in the country, established the Master Innholders, membership of which acknowledges the attainment of the highest international standards in hotel management.

With the full support of the Worshipful Company of Innholders and the Institute of Hospitality, the Master Innholders have gradually increased in number and have grown their influence and charitable activities within the hotel industry.

To read more about the history of the Master Innholders, click here to download The Master Innholders – A History e-book.

The Committee

Chairman: Danny Pecorelli
Treasurer: Dan Rose-Bristow

  • Ciaran Fahy
  • David Morgan-Hewitt
  • Kenneth Speirs
  • Debbie Taylor
  • Tim Hassell
  • Sue Williams
  • Jonathan Slater
  • David Taylor
  • Joanne Taylor-Stagg
  • Greg Hegarty

The Master Innholders Charitable Trust

The Trust is registered as a charity whose purpose is the advancement of management education. The Master Innholders Charitable Trust receives any surplus from the annual trading of Master Innholders Ltd. It provides grants to support additional scholarships to augment the funds provided by the main donors. It also provides funds from time to time to support other industry initiatives.

Registered Charity No: 1003371
The Charitable Trust was created by Deed on 10th May 1991 and registered with the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales on 20th July 1991.

The trustees are: Lord Thurso, Mr Dougal Bulger, Mr Terence Holmes MI, Mr Derek Picot MI