Training Programs

UHI United Hospitality Institute was established in 2017 by Columbia Shipmanagement, and has been operating regionally and internationally since its inception.

To date, UHI has successfully delivered hospitality-training programs in our Training Centers in Philippines, Poland, Romania, Ukraine and Latvia and continue to grow each year, building on our success and in-depth knowledge of the needs of our clients: Cruise-ships, Yachts, Casinos, Resorts, Hotels and Restaurants located all over the world.

Inspired by top-class hospitality standards, training and professional development, the founders, management and trainers of UHI are passionate about delivering training courses of the highest standards. UHI is proudly a faculty member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). UHI training programs have been designed to provide freshmen and business professionals the skills they need either to start a prosperous career in the Cruise hospitality industry and develop their competency, improve their performance, and drive business success. Our talented team of international instructors have exceptional real-world experience onboard distinguished passenger ships.

By bringing together vocational knowledge and industry experience, we ensure that our clients’ needs are at the forefront of each and every one of our training programs and seminars. Our specialist teams continuously track and monitor the latest business and industry trends and emerging best practices to ensure that all our course content is up-to-date, relevant, practical and useful.

Attending a UHI training course is for us a full commitment. A commitment to ensuring that you not only learn from the best, but you bring the best in vocational training back to your existing or new employer, and continue to grow and enhance your career.

Program Categories:

Vocational education provides participants with skills and knowledge for a particular job sector. UHI’s SVQs offer direct relation to hospitality industry, covering the need for entry-qualified staff, who can start being productive and effective immediately after they get a job with minimum supervision. Gaining…

Why should you schedule in-house training for your staff?
In-house training develops skills that increase your team’s productivity and the quality of their work product.

From time to time we organize training programs in line with HRDAuth’s (Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus) policies and regulations in all cities of the island to which participants from different industries and companies are eligible to attend as long as they fulfill the prerequisites determined by HRDAuth’s and our policies. Multi-company training means you or/and your employees come to us. We deliver our training courses to you or/and your employees at our training centers.

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We care for our graduates.

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