The Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS) signed an agreement with the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM). Thanks to this agreemnet ITS will be launching its first ever master degree programme. It will also be able to enhance its current academic programmes.
Present during the cermony were also the Prime Minister Jospeh Muscat as well as Minister for Tourism Konrad Mizzi.
This agreement follows the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed in 201. The EAHM, which is renowned internationally for its academic strength in the field of Hospitality Management, will provide quality assurance to current ITS study programmes. It will also assist in the intriduction of an MBA Master Degree programme.
The collaboration will also give the opportunity to train up to 15 lecturers to assist in the facilitation of interactive and problem-based teaching as well as learn and provide effective classroom management skills. These contributions are in line with the long-term vision to develop ITS into a self-sufficient world class international Hospitality and Tourism Educational Institute in the heart of the Mediterranean.
ITS will be offering this masters programme, which is recognized by the NCFHE, as from this coming academic year 2019-2020.
Along with the launch of the new logo, which needed to be amended also to show the affiliation with the EAHM, ITS also launched the prospectus for 2019-2020, along with the campaign for this year with the name ‘Spread your wings’.
The prospectus may be found on the ITS website. Applications will be open between the 22nd July and 9th August 2019.
The EAHM is the leading provider of Hospitality Education in the Middle East and is fully licenced by the UAE’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The Academy is located in Dubai, opposite the world’s only seven-star hotel the Burj Al Arab and forms part of the international luxury hotel chain, The Jumeirah Group. Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts is a well-established luxury hotel company, which has had a distinct impact on the global hospitality market for the past two decades. Jumeirah has transformed the way that luxury is defined as exemplified by its flagship hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Today, Jumeirah is a Dubai national champion and an acclaimed luxury hospitality leader operating 24 Jumeirah branded properties in eight countries; including Dubai, Maldives, Spain, London, Kuwait, China and Germany; and employs more than 13,500 employees from across 140 nationalities.