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Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management

Addressing local and global challenges

Learn the latest business practices that will allow you to manage and market responsible tourism and hospitality across the globe.

Our links with industry ensure we have the knowledge that keeps our innovative courses fresh, and make sure our students stand out in the job market. We are a member of all major industry associations, several of whom have awarded us marks of distinction for the quality of our work. These include The Institute of Hospitality, The Tourism Management Institute, The Institute of Travel and Tourism, and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation for our work in responsible tourism management.

We undertake cutting edge research that informs what we teach and how we teach it. Our students are encouraged to think creatively and critically about issues associated with tourism and hospitality management. Students also benefit from industry visits and regular opportunities to discuss current management challenges with industry speakers.

Ana Seidi receiving her award

International Tourism Management graduate, Ana Seidi, was named ITT (Institute of Travel and Tourism) 'Student of the Year 2019' and won the Every Woman in Travel 'One to Watch' award

‘We are proud that out BA International Tourism Management course has received 95.45% overall student satisfaction in the latest national student survey.’.

(2019 NSS)

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Alex Kenyon
Dr Alexandra Kenyon
Course Director

We combine world-leading research, global hospitality partnerships and regional insights to offer you a course that is engaging and full of opportunities. Whichever career path you take, our team of academics will develop your skills and knowledge to meet the demands of a truly global phenomenon.

Lisa Gorton
Lisa Gorton
Course Director

An award-winning teaching team will help you as we take learning out of the classroom and travel nationally and internationally to bring this exciting and global industry to life. You'll see how the industry works, the challenges it faces and opportunities it enjoys. There’s lots of personalized support and guidance to help you succeed in your assessments too which will be innovative and applied - no exams here!

Dr Davina Stanford
Dr Davina Stanford
Course Director

Our courses provide practical tools that enable you to become more effective responsible tourism practitioners. We have an active network of alumni working in the industry, many of whom work with our students as mentors to help support their studies and shape their careers.

Helping you get the job you want

Whether you want to lead a successful tour company, manage your own restaurant or be a key figure in ethical travel, we will help you achieve your career ambitions. Our courses are designed to meet the needs and standards demanded by industry and our undergraduate and postgraduate courses offer an optional sandwich year, giving you a one-year placement in industry. You can also get involved in lots of volunteering opportunities to build your experience and contacts.

donna allcock

“Designed by professionals from the Institute of Travel and our Tourism Centre for Excellence, my course provides the current knowledge I need to stay ahead in this dynamic industry. It is perfectly suited for busy tourism professionals - like myself - who work all over the world.”

Donna Allcock

BSc (Hons) Travel Business Management (Top-Up)