SHML, a registered Swiss company in the canton of Bern, is Switzerland’s first Boutique Hotel School that was conceptualized and developed to prepare Students for a promising hospitality career, based on the operating philosophies of luxury International boutique hotels and resorts. These hospitality jewels can be found throughout the World, ranging from deluxe two suite Resorts to two hundred plus room accommodation units, and are represented by such famous companies as The Leading Hotels of the World, Small Luxury Hotels, Relais & Chateaux, and Select Hotels and Resorts. Their common denominator is “top drawer” ambience, sustained by a corresponding management approach with superb guests’ service.
To ensure rigorous academic curricula and substance, our College of Hospitality Management has concluded a managed progression agreement with the University of Gloucestershire for a top-up degree BA (Hons) in Strategic Hospitality Management at their campus in Cheltenham (UK).
Our College SHML is located in the exceptionally safe Bernese Oberland and operates within a real boutique hotel that is open to guests during the winter season. The premises offer an ideal environment to stimulate operations as they occur within boutique hotels commercial operations worldwide, including the fine arts of food and beverage production and services, rooms division, supervisory and management procedures. SHML aims at keeping alive the time-proven fundamentals of Swiss Hotel Operations, as well as being sustained by the Swiss culture which has gained distinction marks over the last two centuries as unique in the World. Swiss culture implies integrity, neutrality, unity, impartiality, respect for one another and individual responsibility towards the environment.