WHI is a registered tertiary institution that offers degree programs that are accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). They ensure their certificate is comparable (or even exceeding in areas) to all local, regional and international tertiary institutions (Colleges & Universities).
Western Hospitality Institute was established in September 1988 as an important link in Montego Bay and its environs. It is currently one of the city’s largest and most dynamic hospitality, tourism and culinary institutions.
WHI has Produced one of the most well respected cake decorators in Western Jamaica, plus many Restaurateurs,Hotel Managers, Pastry Chefs & the first black Executive Chef in 25 years for a Jamaican Luxury Resort Hotel.
The goal of WHI is to develop and enhance the skills and academic capabilities of students and employees in the Hospitality, Tourism, and Business industries by providing them with educational opportunities both locally and overseas.
The faculty members work very hard to maintain and uphold the institution’s standard and reinforce the motto, “Toil for Excellence.” Faculty members also work closely with local and international bodies in order to be kept abreast of current trends.