A family institution, the school's history dates back to 1887, when young Charles Bouvier joined the International Wagon-Lits train company and became in charge of the banquets served aboard the French presidential train. The family collection of a thousand historical menus decorates the walls of the school's restaurant named Le Charles in his memory. He was made Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur in 1928 for 44 years of service. The school is now run by Arnaud Bouvier, his great-grandson, as the 4th generation involved in the luxury hospitality industry.
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The school opened its own campus in London in 2005, students today can study each and every year of the programme in London directly at London South Bank University.LSBU
Founded in 1992 by the Bouvier family as ISGH, the school became ESHotel, ESH Paris and finally LH Luxury Hotelschool. The school trains the future leaders of the hotel industry like its Swiss counterparts, but specialised for the luxury industry.
Academic partnership with London South Bank University in 2013 to deliver the Master in International Tourism and Hospitality Management in Paris. This program is the only Master's degree in a French hotelschool.
The Bachelor with French is replaced by the Bachelor's degree in 2017, and again the school is the first in France to offer a University Bachelor's degree, the equivalent of the French licence.
Paris, London, Lausanne and New York are the centers for training future leaders of the international luxury hotel industry. With UK university degrees, joint programmes with EHL in the preparatory year and an eCornell certificate embedded in its Bachelor’s degree, the Luxury Hotelschool Paris is broadly recognized for its international offerings.
We are demanding with our students and our students are demanding in return. This high level of expectation is what allows us to reach such a level of quality called excellence.
“LH Luxury Hotelschool is a leading hotel school and perpetuates the service and tradition of French hospitality.” Jean-Louis Souman, Director Le Bristol Sponsor of the 2008 cohort
“You graduated from a very good school, a school that is highly regarded.” Geraldine Dobey, General Manager, Le Fouquet's Sponsor of the 2014 cohort
LH Luxury Hotelschool is an international hotel management school dedicated to luxury. This family institution founded 30 years ago is the specialist of international luxury hotel management.
The school offers Bachelor's and Master's degree taught in English in Paris, combining French tradition of gastronomy and luxury hospitality, and anglo-saxon management skills.
Each year, a luxury hotel sponsors the graduations and signs the diplomas as did the Ritz in 1996, Crillon in 1997, Lutetia, Le Bristol, Shangri-La Paris, Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, Prince de Galles, Raphaël, Fouquet's...Apply