HSD compendium of research and intellectual capital

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HSD has created a compendium of research and knowledge creation. The HSD compendium is designed to be a first step that introduces research interests and knowledge production within member schools, the aim being to increase awareness of the resources within HSD and with industry. The compendium therefore ultimately aims to accelerate collaborative work between researchers […]

HSD student story: Sara Christner & Sarah Bertsch

May 2017_IPFW

Young Hotelier Summit Sometimes memories come at the most unexpected times!  We were both working when we got an unexpected email from our department chair about an opportunity of a life time for us.  Getting asked personally to attend and represent our school at a global event was the greatest honor we have ever had.  […]

News from IPFW


Changes at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne Established in 1964, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana. As Indiana’s Multisystem Metropolitan University, we are uniquely positioned to serve the region’s higher education needs.  The university is, however, undergoing a profound change and will be known as Purdue University Fort […]

HSD annual report 2016 published

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The first annual report of Hotel Schools of Distinction is now published. Please explore the report: HSD Annual Report 2016.  

HSD student story: Rachel Welsch & Floor Hitzert

HSD Spring meeting 2017

March is an exciting time for all HSD schools. It is the month where all board members of the ten universities get together at one location to share our experiences in the hospitality industry and combine differences to learn from one another. This year was yet another successful meeting. It was held at Hotelschool The […]

News from Hotelschool The Hague

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Best Business Master 2017! Keuzegids Masters 2017: Hotelschool The Hague offers Best Business Master in the Netherlands! The MBA in International Hospitality Management at Hotelschool The Hague, has been ranked Best Master of Business in the Netherlands. According to De Keuzegids, the one-year MBA Programme is outstanding, based on its practice-oriented programme and state-of-the-art facilities. […]

Graduate programs offered within HSD member schools


Please find attached the information package of all the graduate programs offered in English within Hotel Schools of Distinction member schools. Graduate Program Fact Sheets HSD Member Schools      

HSD student story: Oskar Rudsenge

Oskar Rudsengen

My name is Oskar Rudsengen, and I am an undergraduate student at the Norwegian School of Hotel Management, and also a member of the HSD Student Board. March is on its way, and it’s an exciting time for the students at the Norwegian School of Hotel Management. On March 9th we’re having our yearly Serviceforum […]

News from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management


Place to Be Haaga learning concept enhances bolder thinking and better information to be shared with the whole Hospitality industry Place to be Haaga is a unique learning concept which brings together industry idols, competitive businesses, students and teachers. It promotes experimental culture, learning together and idea creation. Place to be Haaga is located on […]

HSD student story: Audrée Dallaire

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Success is by the right environment; that helps you to grow, to go beyond your limits, and to make wonderful encounters. That’s what the member institutions of the Hotel Schools of Distinction (HSD) offer. I have been lucky enough to spend my last four years in one of them: L’Institut du Tourisme et d’hôtellerie du […]