Prof. Dr. Karl D. Brandmeir, C.F.B.E., C.H.I.A.
Prof. Dr. Brandmeir holds the titles Certified Food & Beverage Executive and Certified Hotel Industry Analytics. He has been an industry professional in the casino, hotel, food & beverage operations with over 20 years of teaching experience. Prof. Dr. Brandmeir was faculty fellow at the College of Hospitality & Tourism Management of Niagara University, New York. U.S.A; University of Nevada Las Vegas – Singapore campus and Las Vegas, Nevada. His academic pursuits include Managing Director and Professor at UNLV Singapore, Head of the Hospitality Management Department at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef Bonn, Germany.
Dr. Deborah T. Curtis
Executive Director - Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership and International Relations , Niagara University
Dr. Deborah T. Curtis is an experienced specialist in developing training programs, particularly effective English for foreigners. She has successfully organized training programs in many countries on continents, and she understands as well as appreciates the differences in language, culture and business in different countries. She has led management development programs in the U.S. for delegations of executives and government officials from China, Thailand and Vietnam. She oversees the Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute which provides career preparation for unemployed refugees. Dr. Curtis collaborated directly with IIHS’s expert team in developing the Hotel Management Programs.
Dr. Kurt A. Stahura
Dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University
Dr. Stahura has spent years for teaching, researching and working in the field of culture, society and especially the hospitality and tourism industries. He came to Niagara after serving as the Managing Director for UNLV-Singapore which is part of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). He has published numerous research papers and publications. Dr. Stahura has also been involved extensively in executive education creating a bridge between the academy and industry. He has collaborated with IIHS experts in developing the Hotel Management Programs.
Dang Thi Ha
With over 20 years of experience in working and training in the hospitality field, especially housekeeping operations. Ms.Dang Thi Ha has had many certificates including Certificate of ASEAN Master Assessor; Certificate of Supervisory Skills and Assessor, Certificate of The Trainer Development program for Housekeeping issued by Vietnam Tourism Certification Board (VTCB) and many other international certificates of training Housekeeping operations, assessment and management.
Ms. Ha has a lot of experience in developing and organizing the training curriculum as well as building Housekeeping operational process systems (SOP) for hotels and hospitality groups in Vietnam. Ms. Ha is currently the Room Division Manager at Keangnam Calidas Resident Service (Hanoi), she used to hold many key management positions at 5-star hotels, such as: Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, Imperial Hotel Vung Tau…
Tran Thi Hoa Sim
Chief Commercial Officer, IMPERIAL Group
With nearly 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Ms. Sim took responsibility of being in the senior management board, directly in charge of commerce, operation, sales & marketing, customer services in companies and hotels such as Vinpearl JSC, Victoria Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, the Ascott Group. In addition, Ms. Sim is also an inspirational manager sharing her working experience and directly coaching her staff members. Her motto & training orientation of focusing on practice will help staff/students to achieve high work performance.
Executive Assistant Manager at the Imperial Hotel
Having more than 20 years of Airline experiences as a Chief Flight Attendant in Private Jet, Corporate Jet as well as Singapore Airlines, Ms. Lim truly had an in depth knowledge of the Aviation industry. Gaining her Hotel Management skills in South East Asia like Vinpearl Phu Quoc Hotel & Resort, Legend Hotel Saigon, Equatorial Hotel Shanghai, Amara Hotel and Singapore Shangrila Hotel, Ms. Lim has brilliantly managed the hotel well. With her versatile character accompanied by her proficiency in multi Asian languages, her forte lies strongly in her exceptional and outstanding customer service skills. With her deep real world hospitality experiences, Ms. Lim is truly an interesting and inspiring hotelier.
With years of experience working in the field of training and coaching for expatriates in the UK and many other countries like Bulgaria, Dubai, Egypt, India, Kenya, Kuwait, Maldives, Ukraine, UAE,… Mr. Fowler will bring the most effective educational experience to IIHS’s English students. Academic background combines with teaching skills for foreigners can support Mr. Fowler in the application of the curriculum in a rich, flexible and close connections teaching style with the students. His work’s goal is to help students to improve English skills, be confident in communicating and using English effectively in work and life.
Tran Thi Thanh Huong
Academic Administration Executive
Works as an Academic Administration Executive, Thanh Huong cooperates with native lecturers at IIHS to teach English programs. Her board experience in language education and understanding of international language examinations such as TOEIC, IELTS… helps Huong and IIHS’s lectures in providing the best support for students to improve their knowledge and language skills to achieve success in their work.