The Professional Certification offered by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) is the lodging industry’s ultimate distinction of excellence. The Certified Hospitality Trainer (CHT®) is the most prestigious certification available to a hospitality training executive. It identifies the recipient as one who is part of an elite group of hospitality professionals who by combining education and experience with dedication to the industry have achieved a high level of expertise. Globally recognized, the CHT® is a highly respected professional credential that validates your advanced knowledge in the hospitality industry. It is an honor awarded to training professionals. Achieving the CHT® certification announces that you have a place among the best in your profession, are abreast of current trends and latest hospitality protocols; and serves as leverage in current and future career opportunities.