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Institute of Hospitality takes home Gold for Best Membership Association at 2021 National Association Awards
The Institute of Hospitality has been named the Gold Winner in the Best Membership Association category at the 2021 National Association Awards held on Tuesday, 27 July 2021 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in London.
The Institute of Hospitality, the leading international professional body for current and aspiring leaders and managers in the hospitality industry, is proud to announce the launch of its first youth council.
In this MIDAS session, Dr Hilary Cooke was joined by Howard Wilcox and Serena von der Heyde to discuss lean production principles and the benefits that using these practices in the hospitality industry can have on efficiency.
The St Julian Scholars were delighted to introduce Dr Rosina Watson, senior lecturer in Sustainability at Cranfield School of Management, as the host of their most recent webinar on 22 June.
The deadline to recognise the future leaders of the industry with the GM of the Future Award, in partnership with Independent Hotel Show, has been extended to 25 June.
In line with 21st June, Springboard has launched a summer raffle to brighten the mood of the industry.
The shortlist for The Cateys 2021 has been announced, and we are thrilled to see that this year four out of five nominees for the Manager of the Year award are members of Master Innholders.
The Master Innholders has announced nine industry-leading hotel professionals have been awarded the acclaimed Master Innholder status, including two honorary members.
We are thrilled to have partnered with the Independent Hotel Show again to bring the industry the GM of the Future Award.
Designed to take professionals from managers to leaders, the Innholder Scholarship offers an invaluable opportunity to attend management courses at world-renowned universities.
The Institute of Hospitality (IoH), the leading international professional body for hospitality, has published a new report highlighting technology’s key role in enriching the guest experience and boosting revenue and profits after lockdown.
Hospitality Action is calling all cyclists, joggers, runners and walkers regardless of age or ability to collectively cycle, jog, run or walk all the way To Hell and Back for a week in June to raise much-needed funds to help hospitality people in crisis.
Westminster Kingsway College and the Institute of Hospitality are to host a lecture to celebrate the 100th birthday of culinary legend Ron Kinton.
The Master Innholders is looking for hospitality professionals to get into gear and join them on a 250km cycle through South-East England to raise monies for industry charity, Hospitality Action.
Master Innholders will address the recovery of the UK’s tourism sector with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden CBE.
The Institute of Hospitality (IoH) is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Richardson FIH as its new chief executive.
Top hoteliers will be sharing careers advice and encouragement to students at a virtual ‘Keep the Faith in Hospitality – Student Forum’ to be held on Wednesday, 21 April 2021.
The Prince of Wales delivers message of support and admiration to hospitality industry at Master Innholders event
The Prince of Wales, has shared his support, admiration and enthusiasm for the hospitality industry and all of those who work within it during the Master Innholders’ ‘Hoteliers – Battered But Not Beaten’ event.
The Savoy Educational Trust has awarded a £1m grant to The Springboard Charity in support of the charity’s Springboard to 2022 – Futureproofing the Talent Pipeline for Hospitality project.
The first of the Master Innholders’ ‘Hoteliers – Battered But Not Beaten’ events will see the UK’s Secretary of State of Education, Gavin Williamson interviewed on the future of hospitality careers.
Statements from Master Innholders and St. Julian Scholars in response to the Chancellor’s Spring Budget 2021 announcement on 3 March in Parliament.
Applications to become a Master Innholder in 2021 are now open.
The Beaune to Reims cycle has been cancelled and replaced with a two-day event cycling through South East England
Following the Prime Minister's announcement of the England Roadmap to reopening, our Executive Committee has shared their reactions to the plans and how it will affect their businesses and teams.
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Acorn Awards, which recognise 30 of the most exciting up and coming hospitality stars under the age of 30.
The Hoteliers’ Charter, designed to raise the profile of the hospitality industry and promote hospitality as a profession of choice to parents, schools, colleges, universities and careers influencers, has launched in the UK.
Nestlé Professional has launched its Toque d’Or competition and hospitality awards for the 33rd time - with a new format and even more opportunities for young hospitality professionals to get involved.
Following one of the most challenging years the industry has come across, the Master Innholders is reinforcing its existing industry support to provide every hotel professional working in the UK valuable opportunities to network, learn and develop.
Members of the Master Innholders have scooped both individual and property awards at this year’s Cateys.
Master Innholders and Custard Communications have been awarded a Bronze at the 2020 Conference Awards.
Stuart Johnson FIH MI, Knut Wylde FIH MI and Conor O’Leary SJS have been included in Walpole’s second annual Power List, which names 2020’s 50 most influential people in British luxury.
The latest resources and advice provided by the government and industry bodies regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Springboard launches £30k fundraising challenge, encouraging people to move more this November, with the support of Ade Adepitan and Mark Foster.
Have you noticed how inward looking people become when they are under pressure, and how hard it is to motivate a team of anxious, upset or angry people?
Ahead of her session within out Leading Through The Revival session, mindfulness expert Katie Sheen shares how mindfulness can enhance self-care and why it's so important to take time out during a time of crisis.
David Morgan-Hewitt FIH MI, managing director at The Goring has been announced as the new chairman of the Master Innholders.
Following on from the hugely successful launch of its Invisible Chips campaign with Fred Sirieix, Hospitality Action is delighted to announce legendary chef, Heston Blumenthal has got behind the cause.
The Master Innholders has announced six new hotel management professionals as members.
Re-entering the job market can be daunting, so the team at mjinspire have developed the Jobseekers Toolkit to give you the skills and confidence to make a new start.
In this session, author and founder of employee engagement experts and tech providers, Purple Cubed, Jane Sunley focused solely on the human emotion side of the redundancy process.
0% fat, 100% charity, Invisible Chips are a simple way for you to help the people in hospitality whose livelihoods are disappearing.
Ahead of the government's lift of lockdown on 4 July, Kate Nicholls provided a detailed update on the work the UKHospitality team has been doing for our industry, how she anticipates the industry's revival to unfold and the key things hoteliers should be aware of as the sector moves forward.
We are proud to support the AA's new free COVID CONFIDENT accreditation open to hotels, restaurants, pubs, B&Bs, campsites, self-catering accommodation, golf courses and beyond as they prepare to reopen.
In this session our panel of UK and international hoteliers will share their experience on how they have approached the reopening of their properties and discuss the process of re-opening hotels in the UK.
Trade charity Hospitality Action is calling all cyclists, joggers, runners and walkers regardless of age or ability to collectively cycle, jog, run or walk 19,491 miles, the length of the entire UK coastline.
In the first of the Master Innholders Leading Through The Revival series, Kate Nicholls shed light on the government's approach to the way out of lockdown and the next steps forward for the hotel industry, while answering UK hoteliers' burning questions.
Leading fitness provider Technogym has launched a webinar series - Technogym Talks: the Expert’s Perspective - covering a variety of topics to assist operators in the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead to give perspective, knowledge and expert advice.
Esteemed Master Innholder and industry champion, George Goring OBE sadly passed away on 17 April 2020.
As we descend into this dystopian period, I want to take a moment to empathise with each and every one of you.
Hospitality businesses need immediate and wide-ranging support to deal with the threat of the coronavirus, according to trade body UKHospitality.
Master Innholder and St. Julian Scholar Michael Voigt has been appointed general manager at luxury London hotel, The Goring.
Applications for the 2020 spring intake of the Master Innholders’ sought-after training programme, the Aspiring Leaders Diploma (MIALD) are now open.
Hoteliers urged to experiment more, stand for something and adapt to the future at the Hotel Leadership Conference
Hoteliers were encouraged to challenge their perspective throughout the 27th Hotel Leadership Conference’s stimulating and energetic programme this week.
Rockliffe Hall, the North’s only 5 AA Red Star Golf and Spa resort in Hurworth, County Durham, has announced the appointment of Jason Adams as Managing Director.
Developing a new brand can be a deeply personal experience, especially when the owners of the business are involved, but it is also important that the brand reflects the culture of the team too.
We have partnered with our Gold sponsor Gold Key Media to offer you the chance to win a custom-built Brompton bike when you book your place at the Hotel Leadership Conference between 13-20 December 2019.
The London luxury hotel market has boomed in the last year as the fall of sterling against the dollar has attracted a surge in international tourists, new research showed – City AM reports.
Celebrating the greatest talent across the UK’s hotel industry, the winners of the Hotel Cateys 2019 were announced on Friday 22 November.
One of the hospitality industry’s biggest events is returning to the Royal Lancaster London later this year, as delegates from the UK and beyond prepare for HOSPACE.
Master Innholder and St Julian Scholar Sally Beck, general manager of the Royal Lancaster London for the past six years, has been named 2019 Hotelier of the Year.
The Hotel Leadership Conference 2020 is fast approaching – with just over two months to go until the foremost networking event of the year, here are our top five reasons why it is unmissable for hospitality professionals.
On Tuesday 3 December 2019, the Hospitality Industry is going to establish a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title.
London hotels have enjoyed a boost in RevPAR and average room rates while hotels in the rest of the country have seen both figures decline, according to the UK Hotel Market Tracker: Q3 2019.
The new Hotel Leadership Conference, formerly known as the Hotel General Managers’ Conference, is about more than just the concerns of general managers.
It’s easy to get carried along in the hectic schedules of the normal working day. Jumping from one project to the next, there seems to be never enough time in the day to get around to everything.
We have partnered with our Gold sponsor CLEAN to offer you the chance to win The Gift of Time when you book your place at the Hotel Leadership Conference between Friday 25 and Monday 28 October.
Samantha Rieu MIH has been named GM of the Future by the Master Innholders at the Independent Hotel Show Awards 2019.
The political development that has caused issues for many UK businesses, Brexit continues to have an uncertain affect on the travel and hospitality industry.
General manager of Royal Lancaster London and Master Innholder and St Julian Scholar Sally Beck has been featured as one of the most talented and inspiring women in hospitality.
The hospitality industry’s leading educational programme for aspiring hotel managers has welcomed its ninth intake of ambitious junior professionals.
The shortlist has been announced for this year’s Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards, which celebrate outstanding individuals from the UK’s independent, boutique and lifestyle hotels.
Earlier this year, PwC published an update to its UK hotels forecast for 2019 and 2020, predicting that a surge in room supply was likely to dampen performance growth over the coming year.
Launching a new brand for its annual conference – the Hotel Leadership Conference 2020.
It’s easy to get carried along in the hectic schedules of the normal working day.
The O2 for the Hotel General Managers’ Conference 2019
The Master Innholders has announced three new hotel management professionals as members.
The Prime Minister announced the UK’s first ever tourism sector deal on 28 June, reaffirming the UK’s global role as a key player in the industry.
The winners of the 24th annual HMA Hotel Marketing Awards have been announced.
On 2 July, 1,200 of the industry’s finest swarmed to London’s Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel to celebrate the Cateys 2019
Harry Murray MBE, President of HOSPA, Chairman of Lucknam Park Hotel and Master Innholder.
The Master Innholders has extended the application deadline to secure one of 12 places.
The Master Innholders has unveiled the shortlist for their GM of the Future Award.