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International Council

Founded in 1946, the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education is the global advocate of hospitality and tourism education for schools, colleges, and universities offering programs in hotel and restaurant management, foodservice management and culinary arts. In recent years, International CHRIE has expanded and evolved into a marketplace for facilitating exchanges of information, ideas, research, and products and services related to education, training and resource development for the hospitality and tourism industry (food, lodging, recreation and travel services). Serving as the hospitality and tourism education network, International CHRIE strives to unite educators, industry executives, and associations.

I-CHRIE will become the recognized global leader in hospitality and tourism education and research.

I-CHRIE...a nonprofit professional association...provides programs and services to continually im0prove the quality of global education, research, service, and business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry.

I-CHRIE...an inclusive, collegial association...values creative, ethical and progressive action aimed at the improvement of global hospitality and tourism education and research.