Who we are

Who we are

The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an international accreditation agency and a global network of leading quality tourism, hospitality events and culinary arts (TH&E) institutions. Accreditation and quality assurance have become integral to the institutional review processes in education. In the globally competitive education environment, the importance of institutional self-review, peer review by experts in the field, benchmarking, and best practice have never been more important.

Our mission focuses on:

* Programme accreditation

* Cross-institutional benchmarking

* Promotional of THE-ICE accredited TH&E programmes and education excellence, and

* individual professional development

To further enhance our member benefits, with the guidance of the Board of Directors, THE-ICE undertakes strategic activities including the annual IPoE Forum (International Panel of Experts) and workshop events that are open to our global network as well as other interested individuals or organisations in TH&E fields.

Originally funded by the Australian government (2004-2008), THE-ICE now has a global member network of leading quality TH&E (tourism, hospitality and events) institutions.

Who we are

“accreditation expertise for a global market”

THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) is a not-for-profit international accreditation agency

Originally funded by the Australian government (2004-2008), THE-ICE is now a global network of leading quality TH&E (tourism, hospitality and events) institutions

Our Vision

To be the leading and authoritative source on TH&E education and training

Our Mission

  • Programme accreditation
  • Cross-institutional Benchmarking
  • Promotion of THE-ICE accredited programmes & education excellence
  • Individual professional development