What Is a Hospitality and Tourism Degree?
Tourism and Hospitality is one of the world’s fastest growing industries which supporting millions of jobs and generates billions to the UK economy alone. those who study this degree will be prepared for a wide variety of jobs in the hotel industry, events management, travel operations, business and management.
What will I study?
During this course you will be introduced to key issues in the contemporary development of the hospitality and tourism industry. Through the exploration of management, marketing and tourism you will come to understand the impact of hospitality tourism on a wide variety of cultures and countries.
Year one will introduce you to the daily business planning involved in effective hospitality operations. You will explore the importance of landmarks and tourist attractions, and examine the impact of tourism on different countries. Marketing principles will also be covered, teaching the importance of branding and customer loyalty in this industry.
The second year will introduce you to successful human resource management, as well as crisis management of modern events which can shake consumer confidence. You will consider emerging ‘sustainable tourism’ and environmental impact, and you will continue to explore strategic marketing.
In the final year you will study business impact considering the wider business environment. You will also study event management, learning about marketing, financial reporting, project planning and consumer behaviour. To put your skills into practise you will arrange and host and event for your peers.
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