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These days, having a Bachelor Degree is not enough anymore. Probably, you have already heard a lot about soft skills, and that's not a surprise, since more and more employers are seeking these interpersonal skills in job candidates, preferring to employ those who showcase them. But do you know what they mean, and how a course in Hospitality can help you to develop them?
B.H.M.S. Switzerland will open its doors on February 8th, 9th and 10th, and the attendees will have the opportunity to receive a valuable insight about the courses offered at our institution and our high academic standards. They will also get to know the university facilities and learn of our great location in the beautiful city of Lucerne.
Switzerland is a country of natural wonders, with numerous lakes, historical cities, idyllic landscapes and the Alps, but it is also a great destination for those interested in higher education. See some reasons why you should consider Switzerland to study abroad!
For us at B.H.M.S., a new intake, where new students arrive to start their study journey, is always special!
The B.H.M.S. team; lead by Mr. Heinrich Meister (President of B.H.M.S. & Benedict Education Group) and Dr. Anthony Erb (International Programmes Dean) met with key agents and sub-agents of all major states in India,
B.H.M.S. (Business and Hotel Management School) representatives were invited to The Royal Palace in Bangkok, Thailand to present scholarships to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
When looking for the perfect candidate, employers at the Hospitality Industry require specific skills and competencies that are a must-have in this area. And it’s not just the employers who expect these qualities but also the customers.
This week, the students of the MSc in International Hospitality Business Management are participating in a Specialist Seminar focused in Sports and Events Marketing.
You may have heard that working in the Hospitality Industry is fun and exciting. It is true that it can be challenging, but it is also very fulfilling.If you are interested in pursuing a career in this dynamic industry, check out these 10 reasons why is it great to have a job related to Hospitality!
Since the beginning of October, B.H.M.S. is offering a new course: Diploma Hotelier/Restaurateur HF - a Professional Bachelor in Hotel Management Program.The Diploma Hotelier/Restaurateur HF is the basis for an international career, and prepares for leadership positions in the area of Hospitality Management.
B.H.M.S. attended the World Student Scholarship Education Program, organized by Gulf Conferences Ltd. which took place last week in Abu Dhabi.
Mr Shaun Leonard is the Culinary program leader in the Culinary Academy of B.H.M.S.!
He is also the team manager for the last 9 years of the Cercle des Chefs de Cuisine Luzern, which is an association of chefs and representatives of Gastro-suppliers from Switzerland...
We have established a partnership with Hotel Europe in order to provide the students with one more option of accommodation in the city of Lucerne, during the winter time.
Last Friday, we celebrated the official opening of the “B.H.M.S. City Campus”, a new Student Residence, and the “City Campus Café”, a brand new restaurant with a state-of-the-art kitchen.
Living abroad is a lifetime experience. It exposes you to different circumstances, opening your eyes to a new perspective on life. It may be challenging at times, but there’s no doubt it will shape you as a person.
But don’t worry; these times will also be full of rewarding memories.
An internship is the greatest way to integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional environment. Completing an internship during your studies, either in a graduate or a postgraduate course helps you to be a competitive candidate in the job market.
You have decided to go to Switzerland and study at B.H.M.S. in order to start a new phase in your career and live a great experience. Certainly, you are very excited about this journey and we look forward to welcoming you at B.H.M.S.! But if you have not decided to apply at B.H.M.S. yet, do you know the steps a student has to take until the beginning of the studies?
Every graduate has common concerns and expectations regarding the prospects of a future career and employment.
At B.H.M.S. we have great placement opportunities every year. Discover why.
On July 3rd the first Commencement Ceremony in Luzern for B.H.M.S. took place at the KKL Convention Center for our BA, MBA and Post Graduate students.
The 127 BHMS graduates were from many different countries and were very excited to celebrate their special day, the Graduation Day!
Zhongming Mao, the Vice President from SICFL (Shanghai Industry & Commerce Foreign Language College) and 6 Senior Directors visited BHMS on June 27th and attended a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement) ceremony with the president of B.H.M.S., Mr. Meister, in order to create a Joint Education Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management.
Are you interested in joining the Hotel and Hospitality Management Industry? Through our Student Tutorial videos, you can get some basic information and tips related to Food and Beverage Services, such as: ‘How to set a French Course Table’, ‘Wine Opening and Serving Procedure’ and a small introduction of ‘How to communicate in German in different scenarios'.
"The Future Chef Contest" is an annual student culinary competition similar to MasterChef in Asia, and this year the contest took place in May and June in Vietnam.
Mr. Simon Wellfare, our Head of Internship Placements, was invited to participate in the contest as one of the judges representing B.H.M.S.!
Some of our talented and creative Culinary Students participated in the Mont Vert Recipe Competition 2016, which took place last month, and they were the winners! They took first, second, third and fourth places!
Have you ever wondered what are the career opportunities after the completion of the Hospitality Management program? Good news! There are limitless possibilities available for those who have completed a Bachelor degree in this area!
Studying at B.H.M.S. proves to be a great experience for all!
This is because B.H.M.S. organizes a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities in order to balance students’ academic and social life. These activities help them gain and maintain a healthy lifestyle, increase their study motivation and enrich their overall life experience in Switzerland!
B.H.M.S. has signed a collaboration agreement with Centara Hotels & Resort Group at the end of April 2016.
Today we celebrated the opening of our fifth campus in the city of Lucerne!
In addition to LFC, SKQ, SentiPark and Baselstr. 57 we have a new campus –Gibraltarstrasse 34.
The new campus is beautifully equipped with large flat screens in each room for optimal visual/sound to support multi-media learning.
Every year the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) releases its Economic Impact Reports, which display the contribution of Travel & Tourism to a country's economy.
The updated report launched this year provides a view of the development of the tourism industry over the past 5 years which has been impacting directly on the job sector.
The worldwide travel & tourism industry continued to see strong growth throughout 2016 and international tourist arrivals are predicted to grow by 3-4% per year and reach 1.8 billion in 2030, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report.
Our new students were warmly welcomed at one of the biggest B.H.M.S. intakes which took place at the end of last week!
During the orientation day, students were pleased to meet their classmates and the teaching staff and they became familiar with the campus services offered by B.H.M.S.. Furthermore, they had the opportunity to receive a lot of information about the school policies, general rules and the student life at B.H.M.S..
Last summer, B.H.M.S. upgraded its culinary facilities by adding a state-of-the-art training kitchen to the existing production kitchen. In this stress-free environment, culinary students have the chance to acquire and practice core culinary skills and competencies before applying them to a real food production kitchen environment.
Do you consider studying in Switzerland? If you have a passion about the hospitality industry you most probably know that Switzerland is the worldwide leader in the Hospitality management education.
Here is your chance to discover more about studying in Switzerland...
Googlers for a Day!
The BA Global Management students visited the Google offices in Zurich. They experienced a 'behind the scenes' look at the Google culture and learned how the company keeps creative and innovative.
Click to see some photos of this unique day.
B.H.M.S. was proud to be able to host thirty Compass College students from Hong Kong this week! They were able to experience „B.H.M.S. Life“ by living and attending classes in Lucerne and were actually able to see what B.H.M.S. is all about!
On June 12th 2015, B.H.M.S., Business & Hotel Management School became an official member of the Swiss Conference of Higher Technical Colleges and is therefore officially labeled as a ''Swiss Federal College of Higher Education''.
B.H.M.S. interviewed Jenny Harder, a B.H.M.S. Student doing her internship at Florhof Hotel in Zurich. Jenny is a 24 years old Swiss girl and she has a lot of motivation! Her internship has begun last November after the first 6 months of studies and she tell us everything about it!
On July 15th B.H.M.S. graduates traveled to Scotland with their families from Thailand, Switzerland, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and Kenya for a very special day: The Graduation Day! The excitement was great in anticipation of receiving their long-awaited Degrees!
Most people associate culinary arts with being a chef or food service worker, usually working in a restaurant with long hours and limited career advancement. However, many different opportunities exist for those who seek a career in this field. Higher education can help open the door to many of those options; and there are numerous types of work in the field of which most people are unaware. Since culinary arts has so much to offer, let's take a look at some things you may not know about this field...
The latest WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) Benchmarking compares the economic contribution of Travel and Tourism to that of eight other industries. It shows that the sector is a key employer with a high multiplier impact and therefore the best industry sector to start your career.
The twelve lucky B.H.M.S. students who have been invited on an all-expense paid trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando are back at B.H.M.S. Get some impressions of their amazing trip...
Day after day companies are more concerned about providing a better service to their customers. Luxury Brands are increasing their sales numbers and growing around 14.3% per year (Deloitte's 2014 Luxury Goods Report). The focus on the customer service is contributing to increase the companies' needs for recruiting trained graduates who can perfectly understand the expectations of demanding clients.
Tourism will demonstrate its enduring ability to create jobs and prosperity for the global economy in 2015 with the sector forecast to grow by 3.7 per cent, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
This demonstrates the sector’s enduring ability to generate economic growth and create jobs at a faster rate than the global economy, which is due to grow by 2.9 per cent in 2015.
The sector will account for 284 million jobs, 9.5 per cent of total employment, or one in eleven of all jobs on the planet.
See the statement of Mellisa Root, Pastry Chef at Rosewood Sand Hill in Palo Alto, USA and gold medal winner at the 2008 World Culinary Olympics.
According to the WTTC Economic Impact Report 2014, the travel and tourism sector is the world’s largest employer, making up 8.9% of total global employment in 2013 – 1 in 11 of all jobs worldwide. By 2024, it is predicted that an additional 81 million jobs will be created (10.2% of total employment) .....
Whether you'd love to work in a hotel or you fantasize about hanging out in casinos for work, the hospitality industry is geared toward results and experience over education. If you're amazing with people, don't mind busting your butt to get work done and you know how to make things happen, you'd be a natural.
There is a serious shortage of the right people, in the right place, with the right skills to meet the growth of Travel & Tourism over the next ten years.