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      Educational Institute Honors Donhauser as Outstanding International Educator

      Orlando, Florida June 2013— Emanuel Donhauser, executive director, academic, Swiss Education Group, is the 2013 recipient of the Lamp of Knowledge Award for Outstanding Educator (International), presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI). Donhauser was unable to attend the Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, June 19, in Denver. He was presented with his award by Ed Kastli, EI’s vice president, international sales, in Switzerland.

      Donhauser oversees the academic departments of all Swiss Education Group schools in Switzerland. He previously served as academic dean at SHMS, Swiss Hotel Management School, and has more than six years of top-level management experience in educational institutions in Germany, France, and Switzerland. His positions ranged from national to international marketing manager in Germany and France, to general manager of a total of 12 schools in Switzerland. He also has many years of experience as a restaurant specialist gained from his work at first-class hotels in Germany, Switzerland, and England.

      About the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
      Established in 1953 as a nonprofit educational foundation of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Educational Institute’s mission is to continue being the preferred provider to the lodging industry, hospitality schools, and related hospitality industries by developing and providing quality resources to train, educate, and certify hospitality professionals worldwide.

      Elizabeth Johnson - ejohnson@ahla.com