As a Fellow (FIH) of the Institute of Hospitality, Thomas is proud to be part of the professional body for individual managers and aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

The Institute's reputation as a membership organisation promoting quality standards and education has grown in its 75 year history resulting in a membership spanning more than 100 countries around the globe.


In existence since the 1930s when it began in the UK, I am very proud to be a part of this collegiate organisation. From students to retired Fellows, the Institute continues to support members' professional development throughout their careers, wherever they are in the world.


If you are in the hospitality sector, I urge you to consider joining this great network of industry influencers, professionals and future leaders. (Click here for details. Now.)

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P4H: 2019

More than 450 people took part in Passion4Hospitality this week (Monday 11Mar19), making it the largest ever edition of the Institute of Hospitality’s annual free student and industry networking event.

Read the full story here.


Hospitality Magazine | Editorial Board Member

Hospitality is the Institute of Hospitality’s quarterly management magazine. Written for mid-level and senior managers in all sectors of the industry, Hospitality strikes the perfect balance between the practical and the theoretical making its content accessible to everyone from CEOs to students. The magazine's circulation is in excess of 10,000 readers per issue and its pass-on value ensures an even wider distribution.

'Passion4Hospitality' Annual Student Debates | Panel judge

Each year Hospitality management students are given a flying start to their careers as their talents for public speaking and decision making are put to the test at Passion4Hospitality (P4H), the annual debating competition and careers forum organised by the Institute of Hospitality. 

Case Study

Passion 4 Hospitality builds careers

February 25, 2014: Now in its fourth year, the Institute of Hospitality’s Passion 4 Hospitality (P4H) Student Careers Forum takes place on Monday 17 March 2014 at University College Birmingham, and brings hospitality management students face-to-face with prospective employers. This year’s event comprises the exciting live student debating competition, a contest to manage a virtual hotel business, and a careers forum packed with expert advice and information. 

Simrian Kaur, was a runner-up with the London Metropolitan University team last year.  She graduated last summer and is now working in foodservice for BaxterStorey, in a job that she “really loves.”

Before attending the P4H debate, Simrian had researched BaxterStorey and was impressed with what she learned about the company.  She also received information about who was judging the competition and knew that one of the judges, Thomas Kilroy MIH, was a BaxterStorey manager....

Continue reading here... Hospitality and Catering News

The Institute’s ‘Passion 4 Hospitality’ helped me get my first job and take my first step towards future career success..
— Simrian Kaur, Graduate Trainee Manager, BaxterStorey