For information on qualifications for a career in hotels and hospitality visit the UKSP website.


Useful Links

The links below are to industry bodies and associations related to the hospitality industry:

British Hospitality Association
The British Hospitality Association (BHA) represents the hotel, restaurant and catering industry nationally and internationally.

British Institute of Innkeeping
The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) is the professional body for the licensed retail sector.

Institute of Hospitality 
The Institute of Hospitality is the professional body for managers and potential managers in the hospitality industry.

People 1st
People 1st (formerly Hospitality Training Foundation (HTF))  is the Sector Skills Council for the Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism industries

Springboard UK
Springboard UK promotes careers in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism. It provides free careers advice to potential recruits, training programmes and educational resources for schools and colleges.

Wine & Spirit Education Trust
Educational body which aims to further growth in the knowledge of wines and spirits through courses and qualifications.


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