Abu Dhabi EIC ranked top three global hotel school
European International College recognised at Worldwide Hospitality Awards
The European International College Abu Dhabi was ranked in the top three hotel schools for the Best Educational Innovation award at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards.
The 15th-edition event took place on November 17 in Paris and awarded candidates across 10 hospitality categories and three school categories.
EIC was named in the top three out of eight candidates in the Best Educational Innovation category within the Schools awards.
The award recognised innovative initiatives aimed at providing students with the necessary tools to be more operation in catering and hospitality, and strengthening relationships between trade and training institutions.
His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Abdul Jalil Al Fahim,Chairman and Founder of the College congratulated HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development and the sponsor of the College, and HE Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak AlNahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, for their unlimited support of the College since inception of its operations.
His Excellency said: “We are so proud of this global achievement which enhances the college’s approach which has always been keen to ensure the application of international standards in quality and excellence through its academic programs in hotel management, hospitality and tourism.
Asma AlFahim, Vice President of European International College said: “We are so happy with this global achievement, which is an honorable achievement for our beloved country, which will for sure impact its educational sector.”
Worldwide Hospitality Awards was founded by Georges Panayotis, president & CEO of MKG Group.
The event is an opportunity for hotels to highlight their teams’ exemplary achievements in communication, marketing, innovation, human resources, social and environmental responsibility, and customer loyalty programmes.
While the event was introduced in 2000, the Schools category was initiated in 2010 to mark the importance of hotel schools in developing strong hospitality leaders.
EIC was also listed in Hotelier Middle East's Top 30 hotel management schools in the world 2014.