Training

We Train The Best! Established in 1953, the Educational Institute (EI), one of the finest nonprofit member benefits of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide. The Educational Institute continues to meet and exceed its education and training mission by providing materials for all levels of hospitality personnel via: online learning, distance learning courses, videos, seminars, textbooks, and study guides. Professional certification from the Educational Institute is the ultimate distinction of professional excellence for the hospitality industry.  The Educational Institute certifies and validates competencies in conjunction with academia and industry experts for over 35 positions in the hospitality industry; designations from line-level to general manager, including the prestigious CHA - the Certified Hotel Administrator. Lodging Members receive up to a 40% discount on most products – just provide your AH&LA ID when ordering.  If you need it, please call or email us! *the links below will take you to an external website with information