|The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) was established in 2004 as an Australian government initiative to recognise, develop, promote and support outstanding capability in this field of education.
For the members, THE-ICE delivers a marque of excellence, a network of institutions to collaborate with, confidential industry briefings and visiting scholars, meaning that William Blue is connected to, and recognised amongst the leading colleges in this field in Australia.
For international institutions, governments, tourism organisations and industry, THE-ICE provides a collaborative network of like-minded people who value excellence in tourism and hospitality education.
|The AHA (NSW) is a political lobby group seeking change for the benefit of the hotel industry. The Association builds its strength by maintaining:
The Association aims to provide cost effective support to the industry in promoting professional and ethical business standards and management practice and in developing industry market opportunities.
|The Australian Association of Hotel Schools (AAHS) brings together 11 of the country's leading private hospitality, tourism and event management educational institutions.
AAHS' aim is to develop and maintain national standards of excellence in hospitality, tourism and event management education and promoting the industry as a career of choice. AAHS members work together to achieve mutual benefits in regards to:
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
Established in 1953, the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) is a non-profit organization committed to hospitality training and education, supported by quality standards of practice through leadership, education and advocacy.
When you study an Advanced Diploma at William Blue, you have the option of also completing the Hospitality Management Diploma awarded by AHLEI, which is an international qualification recognised in 160 countries. William Blue is the only Australian management college partnering with AHLEI, and is proud to provide such innovative programs for Australia's future leaders. By completing the combined Australian and international diplomas and a William Blue bachelor degree, you will have the necessary academic rigour and practical skills to succeed in the industry anywhere in the world.Leading hotel companies and properties around the world use AHLEI products and courses for their corporate management training and continued education programs. In addition, more than 1,500 universities, colleges, vocational technical schools, and governmental agencies worldwide use AHLEI courses and textbooks in their curriculum.
Tourism Industry Council of NSW
Formed in 2001, TICNSW aims to help the tourism industry in NSW remain the number one tourism destination in Australia and is primarily an advocate for all companies with an interest in tourism.
It works with government, industry and community stakeholders to boost investment, employment and promotional opportunities for tourism throughout the State.