Pacific International hotel management School (PIHMS). New Plymouth, New Zealand

The Pacific International Hotel Management School is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority-accredited institute to offer the Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management course (Level 8).

With a diploma from PIHMS you can work anywhere in the world. Since students run PIHMS as a fully operational hotel, they gather hand-on experience while studying. You can take up wide variety of jobs within hospitality industry such as marketing, sales, chef, general manager etc.

Why you should join PIHMS

  • This institute has world-class teaching facilities and campus.
  • Students are placed in a simulated hotel environment to know what to expect as employees.
  • Students are permitted to take on a year’s paid employment, proving how employable they are.
  • PIHMS is a member of an international network of hotel institutes, so it has a global presence of alumni all over the world.


  • PIHMS programs are accredited by the Hotel and Catering International Management Association
  • It awards successful students with three diplomas in Hotel Management, which are accredited by the Australian Hospitality Review Panel, the International Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (IHTTI) in Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • PIHMS is a member of the Leading Hotel Schools of the World and has strong links with other international schools and the hotel industry

Course offered:

Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management: This course teaches students Hospitality Management through modules on Business Evaluation, Management, Applied Hospitality and Research and Communications.  At the end of the course, students are given paid hotel placements for six months. After this, they receive their Postgraduate Diplomas.