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Thai junta foreign minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn. (Photo: AP)

Did foreign diplomats really praise Thai junta reforms? (UPDATE)

By Tue, Jan 20, 2015 10:29AM UTC Comments Off Thai junta foreign minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn. (Photo: AP)

The Thai junta's foreign minister claims that his military government is getting more and more approval from the international community. But is there any truth to it?...

The best hotel schools: it’s about more than just tuition

By Thu, Feb 27, 2014 1:01AM UTC Comments Off The best hotel schools: it’s about more than just tuition

By subject, by region, by levels of satisfaction: university rankings are getting increasingly comprehensive and include more criteria to present the best higher education institutions to prospective students. Some elements, however, aren’t so easily quantifiable, making it harder for students to find the perfect institution to study for their dream career. Requirements will differ from...

Aussie mining tycoons eye Singapore property investment

By Tue, Jul 31, 2012 8:23PM UTC 1 Comment Mining magnate Gina Rinehart is reportedly bought two units of Sentosa Cove worth AU$43.8 million.

Australian mining billionnaires have had enough when it comes to exorbitant Government taxes. Now, they are looking for investment elsewhere. Gina Rinehart, owner of Hancock Prospecting Pty. Ltd. and known as the world’s richest woman, set her eyes on property investment in Singapore to avoid higher taxes on capital gains. Fairfax Media said Rinehart purchased two condominium units costing...

Introducing Pierre van Heerden

By Tue, May 01, 2012 12:10PM UTC Comments Off Introducing Pierre van Heerden

We’d like to introduce one of our students, Pierre van Heerden, who will be sharing his experiences of student life in the hospitality industry!

Pierre is 22 years old and is currently in his third and final year studying Professional Cookery and Kitchen Management at IHS. A Durban boy, he just finished his Experiential Learning at Little Switzerland Resort, and is off to Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland soon to gain extra experience.


We spoke to Pierre to find out a bit more about him…

1. What made you decide to study at The International Hotel School?

I browsed around, and IHS gave...