Launched in May 2013, CHEI currently partners with 70 vocational schools and universities in 19 provinces and 69 hotels to deliver a portfolio of programs that help teachers gain industry knowledge, hands-on experiences in hospitality operations, advanced teaching resources and business community connections. Take a look at our CHEI infographic to learn about the impact of various CHEI programs.

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J.W. Marriott, Jr. and Dr. Peter Wang, International CHEI Fellow.

We have successfully piloted China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI) programs with 24 universities and vocational schools in China, offering each a portfolio of programs. Moving forward, we will continue to grow the number of schools where CHEI programs are offered. Teachers who have participated in CHEI programs are having a positive impact on preparing thousands of hospitality students for rewarding careers as they offer enhanced classroom instruction and expose them to industry-expert lectures and hotel field trip experiences.

Read what our CHEI program participants are saying.

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