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About Us

HTMi, Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland Dubai, a pioneered Swiss hospitality school is a center of excellence, with a vision to become the leading hospitality & tourism management institute in the Middle East.

The institute offers Swiss qualifications to its graduates, with undergraduate and postgraduate programs in international hotel & tourism management and culinary arts. It prepares its students for thriving management careers in the global hospitality industry through world-class education, workshops and training programs. Strategically located in a hotel, the campus enables students to experience real-life hotel environment by learning and staying in the hotel for their study duration.

MISSION

"Come as a Student, Become a Manager"

 

To help achieve this mission, the focus of HTMi Switzerland Dubai is to provide high quality education, search for excellence in all operations within the institute and to provide an organization that meets the contemporary needs of the international and local hotel and tourism industry.

VISION

To be the leading Hotel Management Institute in the Middle East.

CORE VALUES

"Come as a Student, Become a Manager"

 

To help achieve this mission, the focus of HTMi Switzerland Dubai is to provide high quality education, search for excellence in all operations within the institute and to provide an organization that meets the contemporary needs of the international and local hotel and tourism industry.

Academic and non Academic staff

Connor Lamb

Institute Director

Connor Lamb is the Institute Director of HTMi Switzerland Dubai.  He holds two Master’s Degrees, one in International Hospitality Management, and the other in Education, both from the University of Derby (UK).  In his previous role with the Swiss Hotel Management School of Switzerland, Connor successfully served as the Assistant Dean of the Caux Campus, where he was responsible for the day to day managerial aspects of the academic programs, paired with lecturing and liaising with the campus operations teams. He has an extensive background in international hospitality operations with roles from Operations Manager in Dublin, Ireland to Front Office Manager of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland with progressive positions held in Bermuda, Hawaii, and Canada.  Connor aims to enhance real life learning with hospitality excellence. 

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Tanaka Chapuka

Culinary Coordinator

After completing the diploma in International Culinary Arts, she started her career as culinary coordinator at HTMi Switzerland Dubai.

Rubina Gill

Academic Manager

Rubina is the Academic Manager, overseeing the day-to-day operations of academics with us. She attains more than 10 years of experience in public relations and customer service in India, Jeddah, Text and 5 Years in UAE.

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Leonardo Roman

Culinary Instructor

Peruvian chef, Senior member of the Emirates Culinary Guild, Certified Culinary Educator (CCE) issued by the Worldchefs Organization. Master's Degree in Management and Education in Food and Nutrition. Relies on many years in culinary operations in Spain, Canada, Peru and UAE and build an in-depth knowledge in food safety, recipe development and has a proven track record in teaching and training.

Benchaphan Phala

Hospitality Instructor

Master's Degree from Les Roches Marbella, Spain. Over 15 years of Industry Experience in Operations and Management -Specialist in Pre-opening Global Projects and Curating guest experiences for Ultra-luxury brands such as Accor, Infinite Luxury, Relais & Chateaux, and SLH. Nominated for the Hotelier Award 2017- Room for the Asia Pacific and Great China. Currently doing research on Sustainability in Hospitality Education with Licensed Educational Trainer by Dubai Development Authority, UAE

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Jasmine Joy Cabang

Enrollment Specialist

Experienced representative with a demonstrated history of working in the outsourcing/offshoring industry industry and skilled in customer service, workforce management, process excellence, and business process outsourcing. Strong Professional with a bachelor's degree focused on Political Science from the University of the Cordilleras and currently pursuing her career with HTMi Switzerland Dubai.

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