About us

Learn to become a hospitality professional at

Great Lakes Hospitality Institute

Rwanda is growing, both in prestige and in opportunity. The number of international hotels and restaurants are continuing on the increase. Along with this increase in number, the service in Rwanda is being lifted to international standards. This means that skilled hospitality personnel are in great demand, especially those with excellent communication skills in English.

 Great Lakes Hospitality Institute (GLHI) is an international accredited higher education Institute in Kigali, Rwanda. At GLHI we focus on training Practical skills and Management training, with a strong emphasis on our students’ personal growth and development for them to become high-quality skilled hospitality professionals.

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GLHI is an accredited Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) learning centre, which means that we leverage CTH curricula, we offer technical and competency-based international academic standard programs with a customized learning model to train practical experience and equip students with the tools needed in order to maintain professional hospitality standards and excellent customer service skills.

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is the UK’s leading specialist professional awarding body for qualifications in the growing hospitality and tourism sector. For more information about CTH please visit their website: www.cthawards.com

Our Mission

Training the next generation with much needed practical skills, in order to address unemployment, poverty, healthcare, and human rights issues.

Our Vision

To be the foremost institute, delivering practical hospitality education in Rwanda; to be a center of excellent academic programs; and to provide the hospitality business with highly trained people, who are professionals in all areas of hospitality.


Ms. Elisabeth


Mr. Eliakim

Education Coordinator/ Trainer

Ms. Claudine

Academic Secretary/ HR

Ms. Antoinette

Student Relationship Manager/ Finance department

Mr. Isaac

F&B Department/Trainer

Ms. Charlene

English Trainer

Ms. Mahoro

Physiologist & Therapist

Ms. Mardia

Marketing intern

Mr. Anastase


Mr. Theogene