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  • Countdown to Opportunity: The Club & Hotel Controllers Conference 2018

    Written By: Laura Resco, official event guest blogger for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference 2018 - One of the most important jobs of a graduate student is to produce original research that furthers the existing knowledge within an industry.

  • Primary Club Metrics

    Survey results identify which metrics are most often used to determine performance. By Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE; Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA; and Amanda Belarmino

  • Controllers, Drive Your Professional Development: Attend CHCC 2018

    Club and hotel controllers: Do not miss the opportunity to get behind the wheel and take control of your own professional development. The Club and Hotel Controllers Conference (CHCC) — co-located with the world’s largest hospitality technology show HITEC® Houston at the George R.

  • Job Description Template: Club Accounting Positions

    The HFTP Americas Research Center has developed example job descriptions for club accounting positions. The process involved reviewing sample job descriptions, and compiling the information into standardized job descriptions.


Personal development is a lifelong process that starts at EHL

EHL Blog·18 July 2018
EHL students are strongly commited to their personal development and have therefore created committees to improve awareness and identity, develop talent and potential, build human capital, enhance the quality of life and contribute to the realization of ambitions.

From Bogota to Lausanne: The journey of an EHL student

EHL Blog·16 July 2018
You will spend the best months of your life living independently, learning about new cultures and exploring an entirely foreign continent, they said! While this sounds exciting it also means the world when you can reconnect with other students with the same origin.

How to personalize your resume?

EHL Blog·13 July 2018
The purpose of the CV (Curriculum Vitae) is to obtain an interview. Your CV conveys your professional image and is therefore your main selling point. It is worth taking enough time to prepare it thoroughly and methodically as it defines your added value.

Should guests be disturbed?

EHL Blog·10 July 2018
Following the mass slaughter of 58 attendees at a Las Vegas music festival on 1 October 2017, hotels have begun to revise their practice of allowing guests the right to prevent staff from entering their rooms by posting 'do not disturb' signs.

How to work in groups?

EHL Blog· 8 July 2018
Group work is a hallmark of higher education, but it continues after graduation, too. Particularly in the hospitality sector, employees must be able to work together as a team to accomplish objectives, manage events, and keep on top of tasks. Learn what makes an effective team and how to work best in groups.

How EHL prepares you for a hospitality career?

EHL Blog· 5 July 2018
Hotel_Bristol_w_Warszawie Tourism is on the rise across the globe, and the culinary arts sector is worth $1.3 trillion -- and still growing. Students seeking a meaningful and rewarding career will find many opportunities in the hospitality sector.

How I am pursuing my dream of combining my passions for hospitality and design?

EHL Blog· 3 July 2018
Design concepts play an important role in the hospitality industry as it is critical to attract and retain customers. Discover how EHL student, Savanna Gfeller is pursuing her two passions.

Ready to take a stand? Start with an EHL social responsibility committee

EHL Blog·30 June 2018
EHL students are passionate but they also feel a strong need to contribute to society. They have therefore organized themselves to be more than just an individual and impact the world on a greater scale.

Meeting with Richard Leuenberger, General Manager of Badrutt's Palace Hotel (Switzerland)

EHL Blog·27 June 2018
Through the milestones of his career, Mr. Leuenberger gives key advice for a successful start in luxury hospitality industry.

Too pretty to eat? Hardly. Our guide to edible flowers.

EHL Blog·24 June 2018
Edible flowers have been a wow factor for food for centuries, and today's rainbow food movement is driving the current interest in edible blooms.

How to write an effective cover letter?

EHL Blog·22 June 2018
At best, a cover letter can help you stand out from the pack. At worst, it can make you seem like an uncreative cut-and-paster. The cover letter or letter of motivation should not repeat the content of your CV nor include banalities. You should also avoid a standard “good for all” letter. Instead, you need to draw the attention of the reader with a personalized and interesting letter which targets a specific company.

EHL launches a Bachelor in International Hospitality Management on its Graubunden site

EHL Blog·19 June 2018
As of this coming September, the first cohort of the Bachelor of Science – HES-SO in International Hospitality Management will kick off on EHL’s Passugg campus, in the Graubünden.

EHL students' favorite inspitational quote

EHL Blog·15 June 2018
Inspiration can come from anywhere, and like many people, EHL students seek it in the thoughts and words of others. By authors, scientists, sports figures, and others, they can help you throughout your educational, professional and personal adventures.

EHL dress code: The basics

EHL Blog· 7 June 2018
Is my appearance in line with the EHL values today? From selection day to graduation day (and even the end of your professional life), this is the first question you should ask yourself every day. Besides the simple fact of looking good and approachable, what you wear in a professional context shows respect for you and others, as well as “savoir-être”, which is more than appreciated by future employers.

What's behind the poke bowl trend?

EHL Blog· 3 June 2018
From August 2014 to August 2016, the number of Hawaiian restaurants on the Foursquare app doubled to 700. If growth continues at this rate, there will be 1,000 Hawaiian restaurants by 2020, the majority of which will serve the latest food trend: Poke bowls.

Make yourself at home: The rules of etiquette expected by Sacha Guitry

EHL Blog·29 May 2018
Those who have met Christophe Laurent, our Senior Lecturer Practical Arts & EHL Values Ambassador, certainly keep a fond memory of what he transmitted and the impact he had in their daily habits. Today, he shares with us the rules in the code of good conduct imposed by Sacha Guitry to his guests: Sacha Guitry an artist and writer of the 20th century, despite being married 5 times, he was renowned as a misogynist. His plays and works were part of the Parisian life. He really liked entertaining on his estate at Yainville in Normandy and had written a code of good conduct displayed in all guest’s rooms.

Our young alumni have some advice to turn your life into a success story

EHL Blog·23 May 2018
With graduations fast approaching, EHL invited young alumni to come share their experience and advice with current students during its latest Success Stories event.

2018 Compilation: Best Hotel Management School Rankings

EHL Blog·15 May 2018
When you are deciding which undergraduate or graduate hospitality degree program to attend, rankings can help you compare different programs that have caught your eye. We compiled the best hotel management school rankings out there. So, what are best universities for hospitality and tourism management in the world? The ranking methodologies vary, but EHL is the only university present in the top 5 across all rankings.

Technology must serve customers

EHL Blog·10 May 2018
By August 2017, Airbnb had listings for 15'000 boutique hotels Applications of technology to the hotel industry, including: AI (artificial intelligence), voice commands, chat bots, are being widely discussed and debated.

An EHL bucket list: Things to do before you graduate

EHL Blog· 9 May 2018
With the month of July and graduation soon approaching, EHL seniors are in the midst of their SBP’s and thesis’ as well as outfit planning for Fete Finale and trying to make the best of their final months in Lausanne.

Mackerel and yoghurt with anise scents: A recipe from our Chef Cedric Bourassin

EHL Blog· 7 May 2018
From stared restaurant tables to embassies, the new chef of the Berceau des Sens, Cédric Bourassin, has acquired a unique expertise that he shares with students and clients in our gastronomic restaurant.

Meeting with Mr Tomas Feier, Managing Director, Disneyland Hotel (France)

EHL Blog· 6 May 2018
Tomás Feier offers key advice for starting a career in luxury hospitality, based on his own career path.

Grilled octopus and turnip with orange: A recipe from our chef Cedric Bourassin

EHL Blog· 5 May 2018
From stared restaurant tables to embassies, the new chef of the Berceau des Sens, Cédric Bourassin, has acquired a unique expertise that he shares with students and clients in our gastronomic restaurant.

An additional Swiss campus for the EHL Bachelor program

EHL Blog· 3 May 2018
Our flagship Bachelor program will soon be available at an additional campus in Switzerland. Starting September 2018, we will welcome the first cohort of students for the 3rd semester of the Bachelor program (English section) to our campus in Passugg, in the picturesque mountain region of Graubünden.

3 questions on LinkedIn recruitment you always asked yourself

EHL Blog· 1 May 2018
Have you always wondered how HR professional use LinkedIn to screen potential candidates? For his EHL Bachelor Thesis, Christoph Herren explored on personality drawn from information on LinkedIn and its implication on hireability. Today, he shares some of the results he found and answers 3 questions on LinkedIn recruitment you always asked yourself.

Snow crab and mangos: A recipe from our Chef Cedric Bourassin

EHL Blog·30 April 2018
From stared restaurant tables to embassies, the new chef of the Berceau des Sens, Cédric Bourassin, has acquired a unique expertise that he shares with students and clients in our gastronomic restaurant. Today we share one of these recipes published on the Gault & Millau website.


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