A familly institution, the school was founded by Pierre Bouvier, also the historical founder of another French hotelschool, Vatel Paris in 1981. His son now runs the school as the 4th generation involved in the luxury hospitality industry. His great-grand-father Charles joined the International Wagon-Lits train company in 1887 and was in charge of the banquets served aboard the French presidential train. The familly 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.
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Paris is the best place in the world to study the management of luxury hospitality. The school's campus in Clichy is ideally located close to the center and offers large spaces includind a restaurant for the student as they always have lunch with us.Learn more about the campus
In 1991 a campus in Tourcoing, north of France, was opened by Paul Dubrule, co-founder of AccorHotels. This school is now independant and offers many programs outside of the hotel industry.Ecosup Lille
Founded in 1992 by the Bouvier familly as ISGH, the school became ESHotel and ESH Paris Hotelschool in 2014. The school trains the future leaders of the hotel industry like its Swiss counterparts, but specialised for the luxury industry.
The school opens a campus in London in 2005 and adds a fifth year specialised in strategy and leadership to its program. The campus in Clichy, Grand Paris, is extended to 14.000 square feet.
Academic partnership with London South Bank University in 2013 to deliver the Master of Science in International Tourism and Hospitality Management in Paris. This program is the only Master's degree in a French hotelschool.
The French bachelor is replaced by the UK 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.
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.
“ESH Paris 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
ESH Paris Hotelschool is the first hotel school in the world dedicated to luxury. This family institution founded 30 years ago is the specialist of international luxury hotel management.
The school offers UK Bachelor 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