The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) is the professional body for Managers & aspiring Managers within the Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Ireland. Established in 1966 to promote professional development within the Irish Hospitality Industry, the IHI’s reputation as a membership organisation promoting quality standards, education and networking opportunities is now in its 50th Year.

Membership with the IHI provides access to a wide range of benefits, hosted networking events, CPD and discounted industry events. The IHI is the first point of reference for Hospitality Managers to source information. The IHI endeavours to share information as much as possible via website, newsletter and e-zines.

The IHI drives professional development in the Hospitality Industry. This is carried out through the delivery of seminars on pertinent industry issues, the delivery of a Trainee Manager course in association with Dublin Institute of Technology and Cork Institute of Technology along with other management development initiatives.

The IHI as Networking Organisation offers members numerous event opportunities. From Social gatherings, Themed nights, General Management events or specific group events such as Young Manager or HR Managers to top class conferences for senior management from Industry.


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Professional Development

“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity and a provision in old age” – Aristotle