The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration , which aims to train professionals and managers to lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, although from the business perspective necessary to be efficient in making decisions within this sector so globalized and dynamic, and do not obviate the impact of new technologies.

Reasons to study the Master

Management Skills

  • Cycle of meetings with hotel managers and catering companies, and international tourism consultants.
  • Management Experience: The student will develop the basic skills to manage projects effectively, the "Soft Skills".
  • Case method: The case method allows the student to systematically improve their decision-making process through the discussion of real tourism business cases. Additionally, this methodology allows developing other skills such as creativity, analytical thinking, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills. Some of the cases worked in previous calls of this program have been El Bulli and Ryanair.
  • Special emphasis on revenue management, which is delivered through a business game. This particular area of ​​hotel marketing is widely developed in this specialty through a vision applied through a business game.
  • Monthly conferences with managers of the different departments or CEOs of representative companies in the sector.
  • Program for the development of management skills : Tourism Skills Development Program (TSDP).


  • The student will have the possibility of an International Tourism Residency in Saxion (Holland), or Cross-Cultural Marketing in Kean University (NJ, USA) (additional cost).
  • Campus to Campus: Possibility of carrying out part of the program in the other campus of Ostelea. Interchange Barcelona- Madrid (accommodation and displacement not included).

Assistance to Fairs

  • Attendance at sector fairs: Students attend sectorial fairs such as Alimentaria (Barcelona), considered one of the most important fairs of the food industry in the world; or IBTM (Barcelona), one of the leaders in business tourism. HOREQ (Madrid), the professional salon of suppliers for the Hospitality industry and the tourism sector, or the Salón de Gourmets (Madrid), the international trade fair for quality food and drinks. Attendance at these fairs will depend on entering by date within the class period of the call.


  • Training oriented to employability: Itineraries of professional careers, week of employability, employment forum, graduate program, among others (subject to call).
  • "Hotel Consultancy: real experiences from one to one": the student will make 4 days of training composed of workshops and visits to hotels to deal with real cases that occur in the hotel sector.
  • International internships in companies such as: Hilton, Tundra Hotels, Melia Hotels, among others.
  • The student who wants to start his own business will have access to the Entrepreneurs Project to receive advice.

Other outstanding values

  • Ostelea is a member of the Spanish Association of Directors and Hotel Managers .
  • Research Group: Part of the teaching faculty of the master is integrated in the Tourism Research, Dissemination and Innovation Center (IDITUR-Ostelea), which focuses its scientific production on the field of international tourism management.
  • International faculty: Part of the contents of certain subjects are taught by university lecturers and partner business schools of Ostelea. In previous calls of these programs, some of the invited professors have been Greg Richards, of the University of Tilburg (Holland); Simao Oliveira, from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (Portugal); and Ana Maria Munar, professor at Copenhagen Business School.
  • Seminars in Hospitality (Barcelona) or Sustainability (Madrid).
  • Languages: English or French to choose.


The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration will allow you to:


Build a strong knowledge base of the tourism industry from an international perspective and always from the managerial approach.


To train executives oriented to the business management of the tourist companies able to obtain the expected results globally.


Know the keys to the preparation of strategic plans and immediate action in multinational tourism environments.


To develop the capacity of creativity and innovation in the hotel business and its sustainable management through a comprehensive and specialized training, qualifying the participants for the assumption of positions of responsibility in hotel establishments.


Develop the necessary skills of a global manager of tourism companies to ensure that collaborative, assertive and participatory work is developed among all team members.


The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration of Ostelea is classified into 5 modules:

  • Structure and Finances of the Hotel Sector
  • Talent management and innovation in global contexts
  • Strategic and operational management in the hotel and restaurant sector in global environments
  • Marketing and international marketing for hotels and restaurants
  • Master's thesis

This program has the following characteristics:

  • Modular of 60 ECTS - 468 contact hours

or 54 ECTS of subjects

o 6 ECTS of Master's Thesis

Professional careers

Ostelea offers its students a training oriented to employability

That is why it makes available to the students the TSDP (Tourism Skills Development Program) as well as a package of services whose objective is to guide and accompany them to achieve their professional objectives. These services include ( subject to convocation) :

  • Itineraries (to choose one): Employability - Entrepreneurship - Career Transaction
  • Talent Week
  • Employment forum
  • Graduate Program
  • Company Meetings

The TSDP (Tourism Skills Development Program) includes (limited places):

  • Management Skills
  • Public relations
  • advanced Excel
  • Turistic marketing
  • Coaching

For this Master we highlight the following Professional Outputs:

Professional outings

  • Hotel management and catering companies.
  • Responsible for corporate departments of hotel chains.
  • Heads of hotel division of business groups.
  • Food and beverage division manager (Food
  • Operational supervisor of community centers.
  • Marketing Director of catering and catering companies
  • Commercial Director of catering and catering companies

Admission and Titling Process


The admission process guarantees the suitability of the candidates, in this way all the participants will be able to take full advantage of this learning experience.

To start the admission process it is necessary to fill in the information request. From that moment Ostelea will contact the candidate to close an interview to which the following documentation must be submitted:

  • University degree
  • The Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation

After finishing the interview, the Admissions Committee will analyze case by case and communicate the resolution to the candidate to inform him of the status of his admission.TITULATION

The participant who successfully completes the program will obtain:


  • Master's Degree in International Tourism Management, Specialty in Hotel Management and Restoration in Global Environments (Full-Time), by the University of Lleida (OFFICIAL)
Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, by Ostelea School of Tourism
Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, by EAE Business School (PROPIO)


  • Master's Degree in Hotel Management and Restoration, by the Rey Juan Carlos University (Official Certificate of the "CES EAE Madrid", in the process of verification)
  • Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, by Ostelea School of Tourism
  • Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, by EAE Business School (PROPIO)

In order to obtain the degrees that EAE and the University grant, it is necessary to comply with the requirements requested by said institutions.

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