Who we are

Improving lives through Learning.
We are the next-generation Swiss hotel school

Hotel.school is an online learning platform with self-paced courses aimed at current hospitality professionals and those interested in joining the sector.

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Swiss Quality

Our founding members are seasoned executives in Swiss hospitality education and bring in years of experience and expertise in forming the Swiss-made hotelier.

Industry Experts

Our courses are co-created and facilitated by extremely successful professionals in their fields. Together, we are able to communicate with the hospitality and tourism industry in real time and create courses that respond to the market’s immediate needs.


We want to be a tool for those who are in an immediate need to reeskill, upskill or simply find a new opportunity. Our prices are fair (even low), our courses can be taken at your pace. We want to revolutionize hospitality education with impactful, applicable knowledge that fits within your budget

Our courses leverage the latest in educational technology to improve the quality of your experience and enhance your learning process.


Micro-learning (or bite-sized lessons) offers numerous advantages compared to traditional lessons: it is convenient, improves content retention, requires less time and supports self-managed learning.



Programs that are based on the latest scientific research about how the brain learns, including such factors as cognitive development -how students learn differently as they age, grow, and mature socially, emotionally, and cognitively.


Our gamified learning is an educational approach to motivate students to learn by using video and game elements. The goal is to maximize enjoyment and engagement through capturing the interest of learners and inspiring them to continue learning.

Our team & advisory board

Our team come from a variety of professional hospitality backgrounds from across the world.

We establish strategic partnerships with the world’s most experienced industry experts.

Patricia Iinuma

managing director

Patricia brings in almost two decades of experience in Hospitality and Private Education and has held positions such as Global Director of Sales for Hyatt and Executive Director of Marketing & Communications for Swiss Education Group.

Fleurien Mijinke

advisory board

Fleurine has been working for Deloitte since 2005. She is the Lead Hospitality in the Netherlands. In addition she is responsible for the audit of several (international) clients in the hospitality & leisure industry.

Simon Lehmann

advisory board

Simon Lehmann is the CEO and Co-Founder of AJL Consulting. Previously, Simon was President of Phocuswright Inc. and CEO of Interhome and CEO of Hotelplan Group

Michael Ros

advisory board

Michael is natural travel born entrepreneur and is currently CEO and co-founder of Bidroom, the world’s first membership-based hotel booking platform.