Category Announcements


The 2017 CHEI Collaboration Award

Help CHEI Expand Its Hospitality Video Library! Teachers, Students and Industry Professionals, Come Together and Enter to Win The 2017 CHEI Collaboration Award And a video camera for your school! Contest Deadline: May 5, 10:00 p.m. China time   CHEI is continuously striving to provide resources that teachers can use to supplement hospitality and tourism …


World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 2017 Tourism of Tomorrow Awards

We have exciting news! CHEI has been recognized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as a finalist for its 2017 Tourism of Tomorrow Awards, People Category. Representing the entire CHEI team, Anne Gunsteens, executive director of the Marriott Foundation said, “This humbling honoris shared with so many who have contributed to CHEI’s success. Special appreciation …


2016 fall semester for CHEI will be another milestone!

The 2016 fall semester begins! Our CHEI team wishes all school administrators, teachers and students a prosperous fall with a fabulous beginning! We can’t wait to update you on all of the exciting highlights from this summer: The third CHEI Teaching Conference, held at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview on July 12-14, 2016, was a …


CHEI Project Director made a speech on the HEAD Summit

The HEAD Summit, sponsored by AHLEI, aimed to drive positive development of talent cultivation for the hospitality industry in China. The summit was successfully conducted at Green Lake Hotel in Kunming, May 29-31. A number of important key guests from well-known hotel companies, institutions in hospitality—national and international— gathered together to discuss and share in-depth insights on the latest hot topics in hospitality education.


2016 CHEI video report

The Marriott China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI) is a charitable project of The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation. The initiative’s purpose is to enhance hospitality education, leading to rewarding careers for the next generation of China hospitality leaders.


The CHEI Team is Growing!

Three years ago, we launched CHEI with the goal of partnering with 12 schools that first year. Today, we are honored to partner with 67 universities and vocational schools across 18 provinces in China. We appreciate all of our CHEI school teachers and administrators, and our first industry partner Marriott International, who have helped us …

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