Hospitality and Social Media

The Institute of Hospitality has been uniting professionals, promoting excellence and facilitating learning for more than 75 years - but we keep up with the times, too. Our social media resources are a great way to follow the Institute anytime, anywhere.


IoH_Online at Twitter - the latest hospitality news, Institute and industry events with links to quality free or low cost resources specially selected by the Twitter team. Also read about provocative industry news stories and connect with the Institute. Follow the Institute's tweets at:


WordpressIOH Blog - provides information appealing to the hospitality industry - from students and academics to business practitioners and Fellows (FIH). Check the IOH Blog regularly to stay up-to-date about industry resources and discover news you can use! Find the IOH Blog at:


linkedinbutton LinkedIn - the Institute of Hospitality's Company page can be found by searching the Institute's name and, if you signed up to LinkedIn you can follow the Institute's page which will feature topical issues and discussions about matters affecting hospitality managers.


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eBooks - the Institute offers a number of ebooks on the subjects of LinkedIn, Social Media and Web 2.0. The ebooks are held in the eResources Collection and the separate Online Catalogue. Topics covered include marketing using social media and networking through social media.

As the hospitality industry's professional body, the Institute expects members and employees  to comply with its bye-laws including the Rules of Conduct and Principles of Good Professional

The Institute requires employees and members to ensure that they:

  • abide by current applicable legislation;
  • use social media technology in an acceptable way that complies with Institute byelaws and expectations regarding acceptable professional behaviour; and
  • do not create unnecessary business risk to the Institute through the misuse of technology.

For further information, read the Institute's Social Media Policy or view the Institute Bye-Laws, §55 The Principles of Good Practice, which fully explain compliance.

Members can contact the Information Services with any enquiries at: