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Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality

Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality
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AbbreviationCTH
Formation1982
TypeVocational qualification awarding body
Legal statusNon-profit company
PurposeTourism, hospitality and culinary training in the UK
HeadquartersMarylebone
London, W1
Region served
UK, and overseas
AffiliationsChartered Institute of Environmental Health
WebsiteCTH

The Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) is a qualification-awarding and membership body for the tourism, hospitality and culinary industry in the UK.[1][2][3]

History

CTH was established in 1982 as a specialist professional body in the UK to focus on the training needs of new entrants to the hospitality and tourism industries, and now has accredited colleges worldwide.[3]

It used to be called the Confederation of Tourism, Hotel and Catering Management (CTHCM), being based on Great Titchfield Street in London, close to the University of London. The name was changed on 18 June 2008.

Function

It provides standards for training in the hospitality, tourism and culinary industries in the UK. Over 7000 people a year take their qualifications.

Accreditation

Its awards are regulated by Ofqual, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS), and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment (CCEA).

CTH is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies. Its management qualifications are endorsed by over 25 British and international universities. CTH works with British Accreditation Council (BAC), British Council and Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) accredited colleges in the UK and Ireland and with its support, CTH expects centres to achieve suitable quality thresholds to enable effective training on its programmes.[3]

Location

It is situated in Marylebone, between Wigmore Street and Oxford Street, close to James Street and Selfridge's near Bond Street tube station.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)". London School of Business & Finance. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
  2. ^ "Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality". West London College. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
  3. ^ a b c "Thames College Nugegoda introduces CTH Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management". Wijeya Newspapers Ltd., Colombo, Sri Lanka. September 11, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-12.