"The Institute of Hospitality is the professional body for managers – and aspiring managers – working in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries.
With over 10,000 members in the UK, and in more than 100 countries worldwide, we aim to offer support to our members throughout their careers in the industry.
The Institute is managed as an educational charity, with its primary purpose being “to promote the highest professional standards of management and education in the international hospitality, leisure and tourism industries”. We exist to benefit members in their professional and career development, while continuing to improve industry sector standards.
As an accredited Awarding Body, the Institute offers a dedicated suite of nationally-accredited vocational management qualifications in hospitality, leisure and tourism.
Becoming a Member of the Institute of Hospitality grants you access to a wide range of services and facilities, allows you to network with industry contacts, and helps you to develop professionally, achieving your full potential.
We keep our members informed about impending legislative changes, we run lively seminars, debates and networking events, and we offer continuing professional development, for you to make the most of your career in this fast-moving, exciting industry.
Members are able to progress through the membership grades to reflect and celebrate their career achievements. The Institute awards designatory letters after the names of our Associates, Members and Fellows, which confer a respected acknowledgement of an individual’s qualifications and specific industry experience
We are also a recognised and authoritative international body in the field of Accreditation and Endorsement for hospitality, leisure and tourism programmes of learning."