Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Compare 28 Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Students pursuing a master’s degree are seeking advanced knowledge and training in a specific field. An undergraduate degree is generally required for entry into a master’s program. Course work, research projects and internships may be part of the curriculum.

What is a Master in Tourism and Hospitality? Students who enjoy working with people, providing recreational opportunities and planning destination travel will find tourism and hospitality an exciting and rewarding field. Courses center on management and marketing with specific application to the hospitality and tourism industry. Skills are developed in service quality as well as strategic management and leadership. Studies include forecasting and budgeting, geopolitics and emerging trends, international marketing and client database. Students learn to make projections of future aspects and plan successful programs and events.

Benefits of the program can be seen on a personal and professional level. Students’ lives are enriched through a greater knowledge and understanding of other cultures. Discussion of interrelated issues on a global scale helps to pave the way for better world relations. Increased skills in problem solving can be applied to everyday challenges as well as work-related projects.

Programs in tourism and hospitality are available all around the world, differing in duration and academic schedules. Cost varies according to the school, location and curriculum. Students should investigate their options and determine which opportunity best meets their needs and goals.

Careers in the field are plentiful, broad in scale and global in scope. Jobs are available in tourism operations, lectures and consultation, travel agencies, event management and bus tours. Graduates are hired as managers of hotels, resorts and spas or as specialists in experience design and international hospitality. Cruise lines, caterers, restaurants, travel services and resort clubs seek experts to interpret current trends and plan future possibilities.

To advance your career in the exciting field of tourism and hospitality, 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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MA In Sustainable Tourism Destinations And Territorial Tourism Planning

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

Ostelea has decided to implement a Master's program in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning, which aims to train professionals and managers who lead the change towards a more sustainable planning and management of tourism activity, whether in public administration or the private sector. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning Sustainable development has become a new paradigm of the century, both public and private, from the international to the local. In the tourism sector, this paradigm has crystallized into the idea of ​​sustainable tourism, which focuses on the environmental, social and economic aspects of this sector. Increasingly, government agencies, academic institutions, tourist destinations, companies and international organizations who care to integrate sustainability criteria into their policies. Ostelea has decided to implement a Master's program in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning, which aims to train professionals and managers who lead the change towards a more sustainable planning and management of tourism activity, whether in public administration or the private sector. Meet the latest study by Ostelea on "Ecotourism and Sustainable in Spain", which analyzes and watch one of the forms of tourism that has experienced greater growth in recent years. Reasons to study the Master: Eight field work in the tourist area of ​​Barcelona on experiences in sustainable planning. Ostelea is affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization (OMT). Join WTO in initiatives such as Knowledge Network, guarantees the academic quality of the program. Research Group: part of the faculty of the Master is integrated into the Group of Multidisciplinary Research in Tourism (OSTELEA GRIT-EAE), which focuses its scientific production in the field of international tourism management. GOALS The Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destination Tourism Planning and Territorial allows you to: KNOW THE SUSTAINABLE... [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in Global Hospitality Business

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 1.5 years September 2018 Hong Kong Kowloon

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has become very connected, it is vital for future leaders to have strong international perspectives and an in-depth understanding of the cultural immersion key to holistic approach to the global hospitality business. [+]

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has become very connected, it is vital for future leaders to have strong international perspectives and an in-depth understanding of the cultural immersion key to holistic approach to the global hospitality business. At the forefront of the industry, the SHTM has anticipated this demand and formed a unique alliance with two world-class centres of educational excellence: Lausanne Hotel School and Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, to establish the tripartite MSc in Global Hospitality Business programme. This is the first time that these three institutions, representing the best of the East and the best of the West, have joined hands to help define the future of global hospitality development. This innovative educational strategy allows students from Europe, Asia and North America to spend one semester in each of the three continents, capitalising on three outstanding faculties and campuses. It provides students with exposure to three distinct markets and three diverse cultures as well as access to three alumni networks. Awarded with three professional certificates, students will be groomed to become the next generation of business leaders who can truly “think global, act local”. [-]

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! [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. 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 Tourist Management

EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The programme deals in depth with management capacities in the economic, service, marketing and human resources areas. [+]

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Together with the Institut d'Educació Contínua de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona (IDEC) we have designed a programme for university graduates or for graduates with a comparable university-level qualification who have completed their studies and wish to specialise in the tourist industry. The subject matter covers different sectors and together with the practical training sessions this Diploma is especially suited for graduates from very different areas: economics and business, law, the arts, public relations, and other disciplines.

 

 

What will I get out of this program?

You will receive theoretical knowledge presented by the best professionals and specialists and will get into contact with reality via the practical training carried out in companies in the tourist sector. The 350 course hours of the programme guarantee you the high-level training that is essential for new professionals. The programme deals in depth with management capacities in the economic, service, marketing and human resources areas.  Legal and tax aspects are also analysed.  ... [-]

Master in E-tourism & Revenue Management

INSA Business, Marketing & Communication School
Campus Part time 1 year February 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master’s in e-Tourism & Revenue Management provides knowledge in digital tools and social networks that enable open a wide range of marketing activities and sales. Also specialized training that optimizes resources and revenues in a highly competitive industry. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Presentation Tourism is one of the current drivers of the world economy and one of the main generators of employment. For this reason, it is vitally important to maintain a high level of quality in the tourism sector, with the support of qualified people contributing to maintaining and improving levels of competitiveness of this sector. The Master’s in e-Tourism & Revenue Management provides knowledge in digital tools and social networks that enable open a wide range of marketing activities and sales. Also specialized training that optimizes resources and revenues in a highly competitive industry. Objectives Provides knowledge in digital tools and social networks Establish relationship marketing, direct and customer loyalty in digital environments Knowledge of the theories and methods of “Revenue Management”. Educate and train professionals to generate impact on revenue growth in hotels and restaurants. Target a) Graduates in Tourism. b) Professionals in need of upgrading and wishing to expand their business horizons. c) Companies seeking staff expertise. d) Graduates in Vocational Intermediate or Higher Grade in the areas of Tourism, Food, Travel Agencies and Hospitality Management seeking practical preparation to enter the workforce. Professional opportunities Revenue Manager Hotel Manager or deputy Head of Catering and restaurants Purchasing Manager Food and beverage director INSA offers the possibility of internships in companies during the period of delivery of the Master’s Syllabus 1. E-TOURISM MARKETING Reinventing Traditional Tourism Marketing Positioning and Digital Brands Digital capture and segmentation strategies The importance of planning communication: Net Strategy... [-]

Master in Hospitality and Hotel Management

The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK
Campus Full time 4 - 7 months March 2018 United Kingdom London

The Italian Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce the 20th edition of the Master in Hospitality and Hotel Management. The Master in Hospitality and Hotel Management aims to teach students various skills, such as professional ... [+]

The Italian Chamber of Commerce for the UK is pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the 20th edition of the Master in Hospitality and Hotel Management. held in Central London.

The Master in Hospitality and Hotel Management is perfect for young talented individuals who want to grow professionally in this sector and one day manage their own hotel.

The Master is a vocational course, focusing on practice. Our students attend four intensive weeks of lectures (classes are all in English), followed by a three-to-six month placement in a prestigious hotel in London.

The Master in Hospitality and Hotel Management aims to teach students various skills, such as professional, methodological, problem-solving, social and management skills. The capability to respond with efficiency to a market constantly changing is nowadays a necessity for every manager.90% of the students of previous intakes found a job within 3 months of the end of their training programme. ... [-]


Master of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus Full time September 2017 Fiji Suva

Also accredited by THE-ICE, Australia, the Master of Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) allows students who have complete undergraduate and graduate level to further their knowledge and develop advanced research skills in the management of the tourism and hospitality industry. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Also accredited by THE-ICE, Australia, the Master of Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) allows students who have complete undergraduate and graduate level to further their knowledge and develop advanced research skills in the management of the tourism and hospitality industry. Applicants to the master's programme must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Studies or Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) or equivalent qualification with a cumulative of GPA of 3.0. The Master’s programme consists of a thesis (TS700F or TS700P) or, following the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) or (Tourism Studies), two 400-level Postgraduate courses plus a Supervised Research Project (TS600F or TS600P). [-]

Master in Tourism Studies (one year)

Mid Sweden University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Sweden Östersund

Our master's program offers you a quality education relating to up-to-date research in the area of tourism. The program is linked to ETOUR, a leading tourism research centre in Northern Europe. [+]

Our master's program offers you a quality education relating to up-to-date research in the area of tourism. The program is linked to ETOUR, a leading tourism research centre in Northern Europe. The program deals with destinations development, and sustainability issues. During your education, you as a student take part in an interesting combination of courses, study visits and independent research. Upon completion of your studies, you have a strong track record that gives you the opportunity to work in leading positions and to conduct research in a global context. Examinations in this program can either be taken tourism or human geography. Teaching in this program takes place in English. The program is offered at Mid Sweden University campus in Östersund, which is an ideal environment for studying tourism and sustainable development. Easy proximity to the Swedish and Norwegian mountains, means that students can easily access many of the region's top destinations. Because the program is linked to the European Tourism Research Institute, this enables students to participate in current research and develop international contacts. All questions about documentation and other requirements for application are handled through universityadmissions.se. Please press the green button "To application" for further information. Meetings Lectures , field trips, seminars, and tutorials. Entry requirements A Bachelor’s degree (at least 180 Credits) with 90 Credits within the main field of Human Geography, Tourism Studies or equivalent and English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent. Title of qualification Degree of Master of... [-]

Master in Planning and Management of Tourism Systems (Taught in English )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

Planning and Management of Tourism Systems is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo and is organised in two Master courses taught in Italian and in English. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. OBJECTIVES To reach high level competence that allows graduate students to work in the tourism and hospitality industries and services, as well as in the promotion and development of innovative tourism products and of cultural events To give graduate students the ability to analyse tourism in terms of multiscale territorial processes and in the context of contemporary mobility, in the framework of national and European legislation To offer the ability of defining the anthropologic-geographical features and cultural venues of touristic sites, in order to promote sustainability through the principles of participation and social empowerment To understand the methodology of research for planning regional and touristic development and value major theoretical concepts relevant to business To offer skills, as well as digital and cartographic tools, for planning and co-ordination of cultural and environmental tourism projects within the public administration To teach the basic skills for the development, management and promotion of cultural products relevant to travel and tourism representations (narratives, blogs, film, video-clips, brochures, TV scripts, web-sites). CAREER OPPORTUNITIES High-level positions of responsibility requiring the ability to work in centralized and decentralized government institutions, in the fields of tourism, culture, cultural heritage and the environment as well as in the development of local cultural products Managerial activities concerning the valorization of the cultural heritage and environment Planner of cultural and leisure events, both on a large and a small scale Planning of tourist services, with focus on sustainable and responsible tourism and to the dynamics... [-]

Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid

GBSB Global Business School
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months October 2017 Spain Madrid

Learning by doing methodology – get the skills as you participate in real tourism and hospitality management projects . Our graduates work and intern in some of the best tourism and hospitality companies worldwide. Get to know the real tourism and hospitality management world – top companies open their doors for GBSB Global students as part of the Master program. [+]

Why Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid Learning by doing methodology – get the skills as you participate in real tourism and hospitality management projects Our graduates work and intern in some of the best tourism and hospitality companies worldwide Get to know the real tourism and hospitality management world – top companies open their doors for GBSB Global students as part of the Master program Program Description The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management in Madrid program offers advanced insights into the tourism industry and provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and interests within the field of hospitality management in one of the most exciting and popular touristic destinations in Europe – Madrid. This master applies broad perspectives on tourism by combing various approaches to global tourism companies, sustainable tourism, marketing of destinations, and emerging issues in international tourism and hospitality. The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management in Madrid program provides students with the most current industry knowledge presented in the most practical and effective manner to ensure that students are prepared for the current climate on an international scale. The innovative program structure gives students an opportunity to participate in challenging projects, workshops, events and case studies that simulate the real-life business world. This prepares students for what’s ahead. In Madrid, one of Europe’s main touristic centers, students will learn from and network with local industry leaders from famous hotel chains and companies and participate in large-scale events like FITUR. The Master... [-]

Master in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM)

International University of Languages and Media
Campus Full time 12 months January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master’s Degree in Tourism Management continues to update and evolve. For its 13th edition, MTM has become the Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), an English language pathway to make the most of your talent and start a brilliant career in Tourism. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Why HTM The Master’s Degree in Tourism Management continues to update and evolve. For its 13th edition, MTM has become the Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), an English language pathway to make the most of your talent and start a brilliant career in Tourism. The Master’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), with limited numbers and compulsory attendance, features course content entirely in English international student mix teachers from top international research centers unique field experience to implement innovative projects hands-on approach with managers from foremost tourism companies 6-month tailored internship in Italy or abroad 87% of graduates working as tourism professionals within 3 months thanks to HTM placement support 50% of graduates hired by their internship host company From 2017, the Master in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) will offer the opportunity to do a second year at UCF - Rosen College in Orlando (Florida) specializing in hospitality with a Dual Degree (Master’s Degree at IULM + M.Sc. at UCF – Rosen College) and, after completion, to take a step further with an internship (OPT) in the USA. Some advantages: earn both an Italian and an American degree 2-year full English programs across 2 countries eligibility for 12 months of study-related employment in the USA after graduation over 80% of graduates extend their stay in the USA thanks to UCF company partnership network and 80% of alumni work outside of their country of origin Program I. Introductory Module: distance... [-]

Master of Tourism and Hospitality

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Wrocław

Tourism is a proposal for the English speaking students not only from European Union but whole the world. Our offer embraces two important aspects in tourism - spatial and economic one. The first group of the lectures refers to the tourist space in the regional approach presenting the most important tourist values and attractions of the chosen continents, countries and regions, stressing the areas... [+]

Tourism is a proposal for the English speaking students not only from European Union but whole the world. Our offer embraces two important aspects in tourism - spatial and economic one. The first group of the lectures refers to the tourist space in the regional approach presenting the most important tourist values and attractions of the chosen continents, countries and regions, stressing the areas which refer to the scientific tasks of the University. Second group of the lectures invokes the economic aspect of the tourism. Some of the topics offered by our Institute directly or indirectly present the trends in the contemporary tourism pointing the directions of its development and preparing to the responsible acting in this dynamic market. Due to the specific group of students from all over the world the way of studying, in some of the lectures and exercises, focuses more on their own work, literature research and presentations of the solutions to the different problems common on the tourist market. Our program offers also a practical approach realized during the field trip where each student gets the practical knowledge about one of the most important tourist destination in Europe and learn the difficult task of the tour-operator and a tourist guide. This prepares the students to work in the changing conditions so characteristic for the tourist market and to define and solve scientific problems, a skill welcomed while preparing master thesis. It is worth stressing the studying at Tourism is a unique experience and a chance... [-]

Master’s in Tourism and Hospitality Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Master’s of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management issues within a global context with a focus on industry specific sectors. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. The purpose of the Master’s of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management issues within a global context with a focus on industry specific sectors. This purpose is achieved through the delivery of a research-based dissertation at the Master’s Level where the student will show evidence of scientific research and the ability to reflect in the context of tourism and hospitality management. The programme therefore assists in the continuing professional development of managers and leaders in tourism and hospitality management. Admission requirements The minimum admission requirement is a BTech (Tourism Management) or a BTech (Hospitality Management) or an equivalent qualification at the same level in the field of tourism and hospitality. The selection of Master’s students will be done in accordance with rules and regulations of the Higher Degrees Committee of the University of Johannesburg as stipulated for inter-disciplinary programs. The STH Research Committee may prescribe a module or modules, at NQF Level 8 or 9 as a supportive measure to successfully complete the qualification. This applies when the STH Research Committee concludes that the student’s knowledge of research needs to be updated or when the research topic extends to issues insufficiently covered at the graduate level. The basic guideline is that students must have obtained the BTech (Tourism Management) or BTech (Hospitality Management) or an equivalent qualification in tourism and hospitality management. In addition, the student must be able... [-]

Master in Sustainable Tourism Management

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24 months October 2017 Portugal Leiria

The Master Program in Sustainable Tourism Management aims the training of students able to perform tasks in various branches of tourism, whether in public or in private sector. [+]

Master in Sustainable Tourism Management The Master Program in Sustainable Tourism Management aims the training of students able to perform tasks in various branches of tourism, whether in public or in private sector. Thus, aims to: develop higher-level knowledge about the various disciplines that integrate the course, adapting the principles and concepts underlying the Management and Sustainability in Tourism; know deeply the human impacts on tourist systems and be able to establish effective solutions for this problem, apply the concepts and techniques developed with accuracy and ability to self-criticism; be able to, through the knowledge acquired, to diagnose problems and propose solutions to management and sustainability, have the skills to carry out plans for sustainable management of tourism resources; reaching research ability, critical analysis of information and scientific and technical dissemination; to motivate for the applications of knowledge, particularly through its sustained exploration and its integrated management, identifying potential employers, and promoting innovation; be introduces of new ideas and new products and services related to the sustainable exploitation and management of tourism resources in national /international market, through self-employment; understand and apply the techniques of scientific research, develop personal and professional skills that enable them to lead or join work teams; to acquire the skills needed to integrate doctoral or similar programs in related areas. Access conditions Holders of a degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Tourism, Management and related areas; holders of a foreign academic degree following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles... [-]

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 16 - 16 months November 2017 Singapore

The Master of International Tourism & Hospitality Management (MITHM) provides an opportunity for existing graduates in the tourism industry or graduates in other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality Management. The tourism and hospitality industries are undergoing strong growth in Asia. With the rising affluence of middle-class populations, growing regional and global trade, there are excellent opportunities available in the hospitality and tourism industries. The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management provides an opportunity for existing graduates in tourism and other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. This program is an innovative masters' level degree that combines tourism, hospitality and business management to give executives and managers the skills required to succeed. Awards, Rankings & Benefits James Cook University was awarded the Queensland Tourism Award 2007 for Tourist Education and Training category. The journal Tourism Management ranks James Cook University in the third place worldwide in the tourism-related research (Nov 2007) The university was awarded the Premier of Queensland's Export Award for Education two years running. The university has several research centres including The Tropical Tourism and Hospitality Centre which demonstrates our research strength and reputation within the industries. James Cook University's programs have met the Associate Member Assessment criteria of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). Subjects Foundation Subjects Marketing Management People in Organisations Accounting and Finance for Managers Comparative Global Business Systems Core Subjects Sustainable Enterprise Practical or Research Project Introduction to Tourism and the Environment Tourism Systems Analysis Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management Global Destination Competitiveness Tourist Management Strategies Economic Decision-Making in the Hospitality Industry Hospitality and Gastronomy: Social, Private... [-]