Day-to-day running of the educational opportunity provider’s finance, revenue management, and asset management courses will now be passed to Heyward Group under a five-year deal.
Founded by CEO Michael Heyward, the company provides a wealth of expertise in the sector, with Heyward bringing over 30 years’ experience to the role and the wider team also offering a “diverse and dynamic background across both hospitality and education”.
Jane Pendlebury, CEO at HOSPA, said: “Their innovative approach and vision for the future really struck a chord with the HOSPA board, and we were unanimous in our conviction that partnering with the Heyward Group was the obvious next step when it came to growing and evolving HOSPA’s education offering.
“The experience and expertise the Heyward team brings really will help us to enhance and build on our long-standing reputation for educational excellence within the hospitality industry.”
Set across three professions, HOSPA’s programmes support industry professionals from an introductory level to a strategic level.
Heyward said: “We have been fans of HOSPA for many years and are delighted to have this opportunity to support their educational initiatives and give back to the industry that we love.
“We look forward to collaborating with HOSPA to ensure that their training and education initiatives continue to have a lasting impact on the professions that support the hospitality industry.”