Masters Programs in Tourism Management

Compare 34 Masters Programs in Tourism Management

Tourism Management

Many students pursuing a master’s degree choose to explore a curriculum focusing on the tourism industry. Holding an advanced degree in this area provides a competitive edge in this highly sought-after field.

 

What is a Master in Tourism Management? A Master in Tourism Management outfits students with essential knowledge such as developing entrepreneurial ventures, increasing revenue, championing sustainability, and managing natural and human resources. Program participants will also learn about the basic building blocks of tourism, including universal themes like management. Students select options from a broad array of courses that match their interests; this may include global tourism policy, tourism finance, and strategic management for travel and tourism.

 

There are numerous reasons why students choose to pursue a Master in Tourism Management. For example, they will become familiar with a variety of concepts such as ecotourism, communications and conflict management, and tourism marketing. Additionally, an advanced degree in this area enables individuals to advance quickly in the fast-changing global environment of tourism management.

 

The cost varies depending on the institution, and the program lasts between one and three years. It is essential for prospective students to research the school thoroughly to ensure that the program offered fits their intended goals.

 

Individuals who earn their master’s degree often find themselves in high demand for a number of positions that are becoming increasingly competitive, including travel agents, tour guides and tourism marketing managers. Students will develop stronger communication and marketing foundations by learning how to interact through intensive learning experiences with peers, faculty and industry professionals from all around the world.

 

International and domestic options are available at a variety of universities. Online classes are a great alternative for people who live around the world, particularly in remote areas with little access to a facility. Internet-based options also cater to individuals who require a flexible schedule. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Event Management, Protocol and Business Tourism

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full time April 2018 Spain Madrid Barcelona

The objective of Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism is to equip professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and managing various types of events (in particular, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), as well as congresses, conventions and trade fairs), ensuring that they have a firm grasp of the concepts of protocol and communications and public relations strategies, and enabling them to generate tourism development specializing in the quality business tourism sector. The programme also ensures that participants have the business perspective required to be efficient in the decision-making process. [+]

Masters in Tourism Management. Master in Event Management, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE) This program will be conducted in English in Madrid The objective of Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism is to equip professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and managing various types of events (in particular, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), as well as congresses, conventions and trade fairs), ensuring that they have a firm grasp of the concepts of protocol and communications and public relations strategies, and enabling them to generate tourism development specializing in the quality business tourism sector. The programme also ensures that participants have the business perspective required to be efficient in the decision-making process. Reasons for taking Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE): In-company Master’s Thesis: The Master’s Thesis is based on a real company in the sector. Spain is the 3rd leading country in the world terms of the greatest number of conferences. Two Spanish cities feature in the Top 5 cities in the world hosting most events: Madrid and Barcelona. Organization of real events: Students taking the Master take charge of organizing the School’s event and protocol. Objectives INSIGHT INTO THE MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) industry and the Protocol Department of Institutions. Building a firm knowledge base in the tourism industry from an international perspective and always with an executive approach. SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION AND MANAGEMENT Developing the capacity for creativity and innovation in the industry and its... [-]

Master In Event Organization, Protocol And Business Tourism (mice) (barcelona / Part-time)

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Campus Part time October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Tourism Business Ostelea aims to train professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and management of different types of events (particularly shares of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions and conferences and conventions, trade shows), master the concepts of protocol and communication strategies and public relations and create a tourism development focused on the segment of business tourism quality. [+]

Master in Organization of Events, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE) The Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Tourism Business Ostelea aims to train professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and management of different types of events (particularly shares of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions and conferences and conventions, trade shows), master the concepts of protocol and communication strategies and public relations and create a tourism development focused on the segment of business tourism quality. Why study the Master: Barcelona as a business destination and world-class conferences, such as BTravel or Bridal Week, which is used for practical teaching of certain subjects. This Master is taught in Madrid and Barcelona Personal Brand Management: The program includes the development of skills in the field of personal brand management, that influence learning personal marketing techniques and employability in order to identify career opportunities in Spain or other countries . Extensive program of visits to fairs, events and organizations: During 2015/2016 the Masters students visited the IBTM and Food fairs, the Dali Museum in Figueres, and TV3 Marathon, which collaborated with the organization of the campaign obesity. GOALS The Master in Event Management, Tourism and Business Protocol allows you to: KNOW THE INDUSTRY MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) and Protocol area institutions. Build a strong foundation of industry knowledge from an international perspective and always from the management approach. GLOBAL VISION Train managers oriented business management of tourism enterprises able to get the expected results worldwide. DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLANS... [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

The aim of the Master in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone aspiring to obtain a senior management position or an international business career in the tourism sector or become a specialist in protected areas management. [+]

Masters in Tourism Management. The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone aspiring to obtain a senior management position or an international business career in the tourism sector or become a specialist in protected areas management. This Master Program is designed to improve managerial and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas. Program Organization: Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program). Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures. Starting Dates: January, April and September. Requirements for the Master’s Programs: Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English. TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School. Copy of Passport or ID. Graduate Program Costs Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European. 1-year program costs: 35,950 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. Career Opportunities This program will prepare students... [-]

Executive Master In Management Of Business Tourism And Events

HTSI School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi
Campus Part time 8 months September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Executive Master in Events Management and Business Tourism * of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management Sant Ignasi provides you with in-depth knowledge of the events sector, broadens your knowledge of strategic management and marketing, and strengthens your managerial skills so that you become In one of the leaders of the sector of the tourism and the events at international level. [+]

The event management and business tourism is one of the areas of greatest projection within the tourism and hotel sector. Millions of travelers travel internationally every day to attend Fairs, congresses, conventions and other events related to business. He Executive Master in Management of Events and Business Tourism Of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management Sant Ignasi provides you with in-depth knowledge of the events sector, broadens your knowledge of strategic management and marketing, and strengthens your management skills so that you become one of the leaders of the tourism sector and events on an international level. The sector needs professionals specialized in the Address and organization of events, With an excellent academic background and who know the business tourism sector in depth, so that they can adapt easily to a constantly changing industry. The Master in Management of Events and Business Tourism offers you: A comprehensive vision of the industry of events and business tourism , expanding your knowledge of key elements and processes that will enable you to organize different types of events, with special emphasis on developing strategic management, marketing and communication skills. A practical orientation and constant contact with the sector : a faculty of specialized teachers with real experience in the sector, technical visits to important events, and the possibility of doing professional internships in companies related to business tourism and events. The development of skills and management skills that allow you to know and understand the current environment, trends and risks, to help... [-]

Master in Tourism Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Rome

In our programme, you will live an enthusiastic learning experience that will enhance your personal attitude toward tourism giving you a decisive boost to your brilliant career in the world of tourism. [+]

Masters in Tourism Management. At least for the next two decades, the market and the offer in tourism are expected to keep on growing and increasing their economic relevance. In our programme, you will live an enthusiastic learning experience that will enhance your personal attitude toward tourism giving you a decisive boost to your brilliant career in the world of tourism. This relevant growth, together with the availability of new technologies, will determine deep changes in the structure of the industry, more intense competition and at the same time the widespread of new forms of cooperation among public and private actors, as well as small companies and big international groups. Our master gives you concepts, technical knowledge and operative skills useful to develop those capabilities and make you become a successful manager, professional or entrepreneur in the tourism industry. It will provide you with learning not to simply enhance knowledge but to play relevant roles in the organisations involved in tourism. PROGRAMME Students begin with the Preparatory and General Management courses and then focus on the core courses and different lab activities, in order to guarantee a gradual professional and personal growth for each student. In the final months of the programme, the Field Project will allow students to put their knowledge into practice. The programme lasts 12 months composed by 8 months lectures based followed by a 4-month period of Field Project. General Management - Strategy - Marketing - Accounting - Financial Management - Legal Issues in Tourism -... [-]

Master in Tourism Destination Development (1 year)

Dalarna University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Sweden Borlänge

As tourism is a major growth industry on both the international and national level, the need for planning focusing on sustainability of scarce resources becomes increasingly important. [+]

One-Year Master Programme in Tourism Destination Development

 

As tourism is a major growth industry on both the international and national level, the need for planning focusing on sustainability of scarce resources becomes increasingly important. The future of tourism business rests on recruitment of well-trained personnel.  This programme addresses in particular those issues relevant to destination development. Its aim is for students to achieve a broad understanding of the possibilities and limitations of destination development. Swedish and Nordic tourism dominates in examples presented, but international outlooks are also present in cases and coursework. In general terms, students are trained in the collection, processing, and analysis of data and other forms of information in order to arrive at informed opinions relevant to tourism destination development. This includes training in effective and relevant forms of presentations for different audiences. ... [-]


Master in International Leisure and Tourism Studies

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 14 months September 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

The Master’s programme in International Leisure and Tourism Studies enables students to develop a sustainable integrated approach to leisure and tourism management. The master’s degree allows students to combine academic and applied research as well as giving students the opportunity to form a strong link within the industry. [+]

The Master’s programme in International Leisure and Tourism Studies enables students to develop a sustainable integrated approach to leisure and tourism management. The master’s degree allows students to combine academic and applied research as well as giving students the opportunity to form a strong link within the industry. 

NHL Stenden offers students the chance to complete a single or dual degree. Students who complete the single degree will get a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) whereas students who complete a dual degree will receive a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) as well as a British Master of Science (MSc). The British Master of Science is issued by NHL Stenden’s partner university, the University of Derby in the UK.... [-]


Official Master - Management And Organization Of Tourism Events

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Management and Event Tourism Organization (official master) is qualified professionals of the events in the broadest spectrum conjugating the university rigor of outstanding professionals experienced in this field. [+]

The master in Tourism and Event Organization (Official master) is qualified professionals of the events in the broadest spectrum conjugating the university rigor of outstanding professionals experienced in this field. Objectives: Provide specific knowledge and skills to organize, coordinate and direct all kinds of events. Train professionals to promote project management and the development of research in this area. recipients This program is aimed at: Graduates, university graduates universitarisque wish to specialize in an area with excellent future prospects in our country and internationally. Entrepreneurs, managers or responsible for àreaque develop exclusively or in part his career organizing events of any kind in both the public sector and private. Methodology: Classes are taught in Castilian. Students have, for exclusive access, the Virtual Campus. It is an educational platform on which line of work materials as well as relevant information related to the master are hung. In this way a permanent care is guaranteed by the coordinator of this, Dr.. Pepa Aguar (mariajose.aguar@uab.cat) Field trips: different field trips and study visits to institutions of special relevance for the training of participants will be made. Business practice: Students must complete a minimum of 350 hours of internship in companies in the events sector. The master has a diverse of those that adapt and interest profile of each student to the fan. This is one of the most important in completing their training assets. Stay in business practices regime is compulsory for obtaining master's degree. Career prospects Management, organization and coordination of events... [-]

Master in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 16 months February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Masters in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)’s main objectives are threefold; firstly is to prepare future professionals to strategically manage and make sustainable and effective decisions in placements of high responsibility in tourism institutions; secondly is to provide future professionals with an integrated knowledge of the dynamics of tourism development, the principles of sustainable management, environmental issues, the role of cultural diversity and creativity for innovation and the governance of tourism networks the quality management of customer services; and thirdly is to train future researchers in the field of tourism management. [+]

Masters in Tourism Management. The Masters in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)’s main objectives are threefold; firstly is to prepare future professionals to strategically manage and make sustainable and effective decisions in placements of high responsibility in tourism institutions; secondly is to provide future professionals with an integrated knowledge of the dynamics of tourism development, the principles of sustainable management, environmental issues, the role of cultural diversity and creativity for innovation and the governance of tourism networks the quality management of customer services; and thirdly is to train future researchers in the field of tourism management. More importantly, the course aims to train students to view tourist activity from a global perspective, to meet the demands of an international environment and its effect on public organizations, private companies and research activity, within the parameter of sustainability. After successfully concluding the programme, students will: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding within the main field, including both an overview of the area and advanced knowledge in central terms and relationships within tourism, also including a deeper insight into current research and development fields, Demonstrate deeper methodological and scientific knowledge of Tourism Studies, Have the ability through their own work to develop the integration of knowledge to deal with complex problems and to formulate judgments based on scientific approaches, Communicate findings and the underlying knowledge to tourism specialists and professionals as well as less technical audiences - nationally and internationally. Have developed the ability to study independently to participate in advanced scientific research and development... [-]

Master's Degree In Tourism Management

Up Level School of Management
Campus Part time 128 - 128 hours November 2017 Italy Milan Rome Napoli + 2 more

This Master is one of the tourism training courses of excellence in tourism to become professionals in the tourism sector. You will work as Manager of Travel Agencies and Tour Operators, Expert Marketing and Communication for tourism, Tourism Promotion Manager, Technical Director of Travel Agency, Tour Guide. No other Master in Tourism prepares you as well to the world of work! [+]

This Master is one of the tourism training courses of excellence in tourism to become professionals in the tourism sector. You will work as Manager of Travel Agencies and Tour Operators, Expert Marketing and Communication for tourism, Tourism Promotion Manager, Technical Director of Travel Agency, Tour Guide. No other Master in Tourism prepares you as well to the world of work! Why Choose the Master in Tourism Management? The Master in Tourism Management Up level is a training program, theoretical and practical, highly skilled to work in tourism and become professionals in the tourism sector. This Master is the best because: It offers a serious training, concrete and result-oriented. The teachers are highly qualified and have extensive experience in the industry. The internship is guaranteed in relevant companies in the field of tourism. Your tourism training will be so complete and prepare you well for the various job opportunities for which the Master in Tourism Management has been created. Professional outlets Director of Travel Agency Technician Tourist guide Manager of Travel Agency and Tour Operator Marketing expert and Communication for Tourism Courses tourism marketing Tourism technology Turistic itineraries tourism legislation Tourism accounts Web 3.0 in tourism marketing The choice of social media and integration into a tourism marketing strategy locations The Master of the locations are: Milan Rome Naples Who is it? This Master in Tourism Management has as recipients graduates, graduates, entrepreneurs already operating in the tourism sector. [-]

Master in Hospitality & Tourist Accommodation Management

Euroaula Barcelona
Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

This Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourist Accommodation Management aims to develop students’ career as directors, area managers or entrepreneurs, enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for decision-making in the various tourist accommodation types. Within the tourism and hospitality sector, a knowledge of hotel planning and management is essential. [+]

Masters in Tourism Management. This Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourist Accommodation Management aims to develop students’ career as directors, area managers or entrepreneurs, enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for decision-making in the various tourist accommodation types. Within the tourism and hospitality sector, a knowledge of hotel planning and management is essential. Programme Objectives Acquire the technical knowledge required for key decision-making in the tourist accommodation sector. Assimilate the skills and strategic vision recquired for managing hotels. Learn in depth about the core tools used in revenue and yield management and e-commerce platforms. Develop the ability to lead teams and manage finances in hotel establishments. Aimed At Professionals who wish to enter International Hotel Management and management of Tourist Lodgings. Graduate and diploma holders who wish to orient their profile towards the hotel business and management of tourist lodgings. Profesisonals who wish to create their own enterprise-start up (hotels, hostals, bed and breakfasts, etc...). Programme Structure (taught in English) Tourist Accommodation Management Customer Acquisition and Loyalty Customer Service Planning and Managing New Ventures Digital Marketing & E-commerce Revenue & Yield Management Gestión del Revenue Management The Power of Brokerage Systems and Operations Leadership & Team Management Accounting & Financial Management Final Dissertation Contact us if you wish to receive further information! Methodology EUROAULA offers a fully practical and innovative programme based on up-to-date contents and real case studies. The teaching staff is made of graduates, entrepreneurs, toruism experts and sector professionals. Double Qualification Get a Double... [-]

Master Tourism and Leisure Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

The Master programme Tourism and Leisure Management lasts four semesters and is offered in a full-time version. It includes three theory-based and one applied research and training semester. [+]

Master in Tourism and Leisure Management

Language of instruction: English

Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our Master programme, which is taught exclusively in English.

Qualification profiles and key competences

To be successful in management functions of the tourism and leisure industry, competences along the entire value chain are particularly important.

These competences include:

Designing products, processes and services to create value Managing organisations and projectsDeveloping integrated marketing and communication strategies Developing effective sales designs Fact-based decision making and a sound understanding of the tourism systems. ... [-]

Master of Tourism Management

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time 5 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington

Tourism plays a major role in the economies of many countries, including New Zealand. Study for your Master's degree in one of the world's leading tourist destinations. [+]

Industry-relevant learning

Tourism plays a major role in the economies of many countries, including New Zealand. Study for your Master's degree in one of the world's leading tourist destinations.

You'll increase your understanding of the complex issues surrounding tourism while developing your tourism management skills and expertise. Improve your research and analytical abilities and hone your communication and presentation skills.

You'll graduate prepared for a challenging role in today’s competitive and ever-changing travel environment, anywhere in the world. You'll be studying with Victoria's School of Management — a leading management school in New Zealand with an international reputation for high-quality scholarship and strong links with industry leaders in both the public and private sectors, locally and overseas.... [-]


Master in Aviation and Tourism Business

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time 3 - 6 semesters August 2018 Finland Helsinki

The Degree Programme in Aviation and Tourism Business has two paths: Aviation and tourism, and it leads to a Master’s degree in Hospitality Management. The programme consists of 90 credits. It is based on a 210 cr Bachelor’s degree. [+]

The Degree Programme in Aviation and Tourism Business has two paths: Aviation and tourism, and it leads to a Master’s degree in Hospitality Management. The programme consists of 90 credits. It is based on a 210 cr Bachelor’s degree. The programme prepares students to take on diverse professional tasks, for example organisational development and management. It also assists students in their quest for life-long learning and professional skills that function as a foundation for professional growth. The Degree Programme in Aviation and Tourism Business is based on the future needs of the aviation and tourism industries with a focus on customer-orientation, globalisation, continuous change and sustainability. The programme is planned especially for experts in travel agencies, tour operating, transportation, travel management and tourism organisations. The goal is to raise the know-how of an expert to a developer level. The emphasis is on anticipation, design thinking and responsibility in the aviation and tourism businesses and on learning to cope with change. Eligibility to apply to the Master level degree programme requires: a Bachelor’s (or a higher) degree in an equivalent field and at least three years (36 months) of relevant work experience to be completed after finalizing the Bachelor degree. Work Experience Any work experience must have been obtained no later than 31 July 2017 for the spring application period. Work certificates must have a start and an end date of employment and a brief job description. If the applicant has worked part-time, the work certificate must clearly indicate the number... [-]

Master Tqm - Tourism Quality Management - 40th Edition

UNINFORM
Campus Full time 8 months October 2017 Italy Rome Milan + 1 more

The TQM Master - Tourism Quality Management, with more than 200 partner companies, 39 editions and 1.435 graduate candidates, is the most important course of specialization and job placement in tourism management, hotel management and tour operator coordination; the Master TQM is the only one in Italy to have such a long and specific experience in the tourism sector. It is divided into two phases: Classroom 2 months and double Stage of 3 + 3 months in Italy and abroad. [+]

Masters in Tourism Management. Manager of Tourism ... Profession with concrete prospects! The Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management, with more than 200 partner companies, 39 editions and 1,435 graduate candidates, is the most important course of specialization and job placement in the management of the tourism sector, in the hotel management and in the coordination of tour operators; the Master TQM is the only one in Italy to have such a long and specific experience in the tourism sector. It is divided into two phases: Classroom 2 months and double Stage of 3 + 3 months in Italy and abroad. A class week takes place on Cruise in the Mediterranean to live close to the Integrated Tourist System par excellence: the cruise line. The Master TQM allows you to receive 10 professional certifications recognized in the business and consulting field both in Italy and abroad. PROFESSIONAL SHOOTERS The preparation of the TQM - Tourism Quality Management enables you to mature skills that will open up your business in the following areas of tourism companies (4 and 5 star hotels, villages, tour operators, travel agencies, cruise companies): Front Office - Room Division Manager - Revenue Manager Commercial Marketing Conference and Event Organization - Destination Management Food & Beverage Front -line for Wellness and Spa the cruise Quality, Security & Safety Assurance Administration and Financial Management The TQM - Tourism Quality Management Master also prepares for the professional qualifications of Hotel Director, Technical Director of Travel Agencies and Tour guide. The... [-]