International CHRIE Membership

A World of Opportunity with International CHRIE

How ICHRIE Works for You
At International CHRIE, our goals are clear—provide our members with the ability to advance in the ever-changing field of hospitality & tourism. Gaining professional and institutional growth through opportunities designed to encourage dialogue and the exchange of information are just a few of the ways ICHRIE can support you.


  • Have access to the largest international network of hospitality and tourism educators, industry professionals, and students
  • Become involved with up to three (3) of ICHRIE's Special Interest Groups (SIGs).* We have 18!
  • Join the new ICHRIE Community Forum and facilitate idea exchange
  • Volunteer to review submissions for an ICHRIE journal or conference presentation


  • Increase your regional contacts through Federation events and activities
  • Represent your institution at invitation-only Deans, Directors & Programme Leads Meetings
  • Attend the biggest networking event of the year with your colleagues - the Annual ICHRIE Summer Conference

Advancement & Professional Growth

  • Enjoy complimentary online access to JHTR and JHTE
  • Access JHTC Case Studies and Teaching Notes online and share as learning tools in your program
  • Join webinars with industry to advance your current knowledge on trends and technology
  • Host an ESD chapter and receive complimentary ICHRIE membership for your inductees


  • Find your next research partner in the ICHRIE online members-only directory or SIG
  • Have the opportunity to nominate leaders at your school for special recognition awards
  • Participate in the ICHRIE AND Federation Research Marathons
  • Encourage your students to compete in our hotel and revenue management simulation competitions


  • Take advantage of the extra value in the ICHRIE's Gold & Premium memberships 
  • NEW FOR 2023: Spotlight for Gold Premium Member programs or schools
  • Join Federation activities in your region
  • Opportunities to take a leadership role in various groups, committees, task forces and the Federation and ICHRIE board and Executive Committees

Exploration doesn’t end there—join a committee, submit your research for review, attend annual and federation conferences and sign up with webinars offered from all over the world.

Membership is open to everyone interested in impacting the future of the hospitality and tourism industry. Click here for benefits and category details.

ICHRIE Memberships Attract Members from These Sectors:

  • Industry: corporate professionals/executives in restaurants and foodservice, hotels and lodging, travel and recreation service; hospitality and tourism publishers; and suppliers.
  • Education: educators, researchers and administrators from schools, colleges and universities with programs in foodservice, hotels and lodging, travel and recreation services; graduate students; and retired educators.
  • Associations: association leadership and staff with an interest in hospitality and tourism education.
  • Students: inductees into ICHRIE's Honor Society, Eta Sigma Delta
Be sure to view the list of benefits* for Gold Premium and Premium Memberships!
  • Gold Premium Memberships: 10 full members, 25 associate members for US$2200 (valued at $7175)
  • Premium Memberships: 5 full members, 15 associate members for US$1130 (valued at $4100).
    *New benefits added in 2023.

ICHRIE is truly an international organization representing members from all over the world. There is international representation in the organization’s governance structure and governing bodies. ICHRIE facilitates the international exchange of hospitality scholars and educators and contributes to maintaining the highest standards of education at all institutions of hospitality education globally.


Gold Premium Members

                                                        Florida Atlantic Univ                          FL Gulf Coast Univ                     FL International University                                                                                                                                                            Temple Univ                                                                  Univ of North Texas                Washington State Univ