International Recognition

All courses at Dubai College of Tourism are approved in Dubai by the KHDA (The Knowledge and Human Development Authority) but we are very proud to have also obtained the following international recognition:

The Hospitality Institute

The Institute of Hospitality has granted DCT with global accreditation for the following DCT Programmes:

  • Certificate in Culinary Arts and Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Certificate in Events and Diploma in Events Management
  • Certificate in Hospitality and Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Certificate in Tourism and Diploma in Tourism Management

Observer of THE-ICE

Dubai College of Tourism is currently an Observer of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), an international accreditation agency and a global network of leading quality tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts (TH&E) institutions.


Dubai College of Tourism is proud to be members of AMFORHT -  the World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training.


Dubai College of Tourism is a member of The Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE), a non-profit professional association, that aims to continually improve the quality of global education, research, service and business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry.


Dubai College of Tourism is honoured to be members of AEME (Association for Events Management Education), and to work together to support and raise the profile of the Events discipline through the sharing of education and best practice.