MBA Programs in Hotel Management

Compare 19 MBA Programs in Hotel Management

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Working toward an advanced degree such as an MBA can really benefit people looking for a variety of different jobs.  There are many areas of focus when considering working toward a Master of Business Administration.

Some people may wonder, “What is an MBA in Hotel and Tourism Management?” Students who pursue an MBA in Hotel and Tourism Management will have an easier time getting their foot in the door of the highly competitive and often lucrative field of hospitality and tourism. The program provides an informative balance between hospitality services skills and leadership and management theory. Successful entrants to the program will learn general management skills for the service industry, marketing and innovation techniques, and revenue and asset management.

The outlook for growth in the tourism industry is very positive, and the industry continues to grow at an impressive pace as individuals and families go on cruises and vacations and businesses send their employees on business trips. Graduates from the program will have a greater chance of finding a foothold in the rapidly-growing hotel and tourism industry. From cruise liners to five-star resorts, there are plenty of management positions and opportunities that may be open to graduates. 

The cost of the MBA in Hotel and Tourism Management program varies by country and by the location of the institution in question. Students should get in direct contact with the institution to find out more about the cost of their program and any financial aid or loan options. Most programs range from one to three years.

Graduates of the program have a greater chance of securing positions in a wide variety of hospitality careers, including hotel management positions, theme park marketing strategies, travel booking, and cruise ship or resort management. The program equips graduates with the tools they will need in order to obtain high-level corporate positions in hotel and tourism and to make important decisions regarding marketing and accommodations for tourists. Individuals who are interested in hospitality entrepreneurship will learn pertinent skills and information that will help them achieve success in entrepreneurial endeavors.

 

All prospective students who want to learn more about receiving an MBA in Hotel and Tourism Management should get in direct contact with an institution that offers the program. 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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MBA’s Degree in International Hotel Management

VATEL Bordeaux - International Business School - Hotel, Tourism, Wine & Spirits Management
Campus Full time 18 - 30 months October 2018 France Bordeaux

Acquiring analytic and decision-making methods, as well as practical managerial experience. Developing an open mindset on business in general in order to cultivate entrepreneurial qualities, especially in the fields of the international hospitality industry. [+]

Admission requirements: In France: Baccalauréat +2/+3 additional studies** In Belgium: Certificat de fin d’études secondaires +3 additional studies** In Spain: Bachillerato +3 additional studies** In Switzerland: Maturité +3 additional studies**

In other countries: Undergraduate Degree**

Language proficiency: For English courses: IELTS 6.0 (academic), TOEFL iBT 90, Cambridge CPE B2/CAE B2 / FCE Grade B For French courses: DELF B2 (minimum) or DALF C1 (recommended) Duration of studies:

18 months* to 30 months **

Students who have studied in the Hospitality branch for 3 years after High School can enter directly into the MBA's degree program if their application is accepted. ** Students who graduated from a different major than Hospitality will enter the Foundation Year prior to the MBA's degree program. The Foundation Year aims at giving the operational and managerial background that is compulsory to become an efficient senior manager. Training objective: ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management specialization in Resort Management

Vatel Mauritius
Campus Full time 9 semesters September 2018 Mauritius Quatre Bornes

The Resort Management specialization targets students aiming to work as senior executives in the international hospitality industry to work in companies that include, outside of traditional hotels and restaurants: spas, golf courses, leisure activities, theme parks, etc. Managing a resort means understanding and controlling a highly complex organization whose constraints are often heightened by its location (in a desert, a savanna, on an island, in the heart of a big city, etc.). This specialization teaches students to understand operational, financial and strategic logic pertaining to each type of entity. They will be required to work in a “hands-on” way for marketing or human resource missions with professional partners. [+]

TAUGHT IN ENGLISH OR IN FRENCH

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MBA Vatel in Ecotourism Management

Vatel Madagascar
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Madagascar Antananarivo

In the past few years, the entire world, as well as of course the tourism industry, has become aware of the importance of sustainable development. In this context, the Ecotourism specialization aims to train executives who are able to manage or carry out a touristic project which complies with sustainable development principles as well as ecological, economic and social stakes. [+]

ECOTOURISM MANAGEMENT • MADAGASCAR

COURSES IN FRENCH

In the past few years, the entire world, as well as of course the tourism industry, has become aware of the importance of sustainable development. In this context, the Ecotourism specialization aims to train executives who are able to manage or carry out a touristic project which complies with sustainable development principles as well as ecological, economic and social stakes. This specialization aims to give students the theoretical tools required to create, manage or develop an eco-tourism hotel or facility, and includes immersion in Madagascar's many different ecotourism sites which present biodiversity and geodiversity.

MBA Program is taught in French Starting date is every October [-]

MBA in Hospitality Management

HTMi - Hotel And Tourism Management Institute
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years January 2019 Switzerland Lucerne

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the MBA Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management by HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute. [+]

Objectives and Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

Interpret practical, theoretical and personal skills required for senior management roles within a variety of international hotel and tourism organisations. Synthesise strategic, organisational and marketing processes of a commercial hospitality enterprise within the context of the global nature of the business. Cultivate a professional management attitude by nurturing the creative development of innovative ideas and solutions. Confidently debate, research and synthesise theories while evaluating organisational learning. Critically analyse different multilateral institutions and transnational organisations including an evaluation of their impacts involved in international tourism and heritage tourism management. ... [-]

MBA Professional in Hotel & Tourism Management

AIM Hotel & Tourism Management Academy
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 France Paris

This intensive and demanding higher education program taught through English provides students with a wide choice of far-reaching career prospects. Over the two-year period, students acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise to equip them for management roles in the hospitality and tourism sector. The managerial skills acquired are also relevant to any other industry necessitating staff supervision, team coaching, accounting skills, etc. [+]

MBA Professional degree in Hotel and Tourism Management

Prerequisite: 3-year program (Associate's Degree, Bachelor, Masters in any discipline). Language of instruction: English Duration of program: 2 years.

Graduates who have completed a 3-year degree, regardless of the discipline, may apply for the Master of Business Administration specializing in Hotel and Tourism Management (MBA Professional).

This intensive and demanding higher education program taught through English provides students with a wide choice of far-reaching career prospects. Over the two-year period, students acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise to equip them for management roles in the hospitality and tourism sector. The managerial skills acquired are also relevant to any other industry necessitating staff supervision, team coaching, accounting skills, etc.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Sales & e-Marketing Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

This specialization allows students to pinpoint and adapt to current trends, to anticipate new ones using different themes: e-marketing, negotiations, and promotional announcements, new media management and social networking... applied not only to the hospitality industry but also to tourism. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Sales & e-Marketing Management • BRUSSELS (BELGIUM)

In the past ten years, changes in new technologies have impacted consumers’ purchasing habits as well as the way they see brands. The hospitality and tourism fields are no exception to this rule and hotel and tourism managers have to take another look at their marketing strategies, brand name targets and distribution of their products and services through today’s new media. This specialization allows students to pinpoint and adapt to current trends, to anticipate new ones using different themes: e-marketing, negotiations, and promotional announcements, new media management, and social networking... applied not only to the hospitality industry but also to tourism.... [-]


Joint MBA/MS Programs in COBA

University of North Texas College of Business Administration
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Denton

Now COBA is offering exciting joint MBA/MS programs for students who are willing to challenge their graduate education. [+]

Now COBA is offering exciting joint MBA/MS programs for students who are willing to challenge their graduate education. The interdisciplinary dual degree programs will expand the career potential to a wide range of businesses. These degrees will also enhance career growth potential for upper-level positions of responsibility (e.g. General Manager, Division Manager, Regional Manager, Vice President, and CEO) in business.

COBA is offering joint MBA/MS graduate degree in:

- Hospitality Management - Industrial, Technical, Merchandising and Fabric Analytics - Engineering Technology

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MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Entrepreneurial Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Entrepreneurial Management specialization trains professionals who understand issues linked to the entrepreneurial spirit in the Tourism and Hospitality field, who make the right decisions to ensure their competitive advantage in the marketplace. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Entrepreneurial Management • MARRAKESH (MOROCCO)

The Entrepreneurial Management specialization trains professionals who understand issues linked to the entrepreneurial spirit in the Tourism and Hospitality field, who make the right decisions to ensure their competitive advantage in the marketplace.

It includes the concept of corporate environment, identification of opportunities to be taken and threats to be avoided. It teaches how to spot strong points in a company that must be consolidated as well as weak points that must be improved, how to detect the right solutions to weather an economic storm or a slump in activity. It teaches students how to manage a team that will get the required work done within a given deadline, how to create, launch or take over an activity in the Hospitality Industry.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in International Wine & Spirits Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The International Wine & Spirits Management specialization targets students aiming to work in senior management in hotels and gourmet restaurants, where a great wine list can really make a difference, as well as those who want to make a career in wine and spirits field, and also those who want to improve their knowledge for personal reasons. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in International Wine & Spirits Management • BORDEAUX (FRANCE)

The International Wine & Spirits Management specialization targets students aiming to work in senior management in hotels and gourmet restaurants, where a great wine list can really make a difference, as well as those who want to make a career in wine and spirits field, and also those who want to improve their knowledge for personal reasons.

This specialization is based on 4 axes:

Technical knowledge of wine and spirits Wine-related management activities Strong relationships with the profession High-level research experts and professional instructors. Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Revenue Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

Revenue Management and strategies included in this field are very important in hospitality and tourism industry. The goal is to optimize turnover and profitability by working on different leverage effects, which require strategy and tactical skills. Revenue Managers must have extensive knowledge of the market, client segments, the hotel’s marketing mix, distribution, as well as being extremely proactive. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Revenue Management • LYON (FRANCE)

Revenue Management and strategies included in this field are very important in hospitality and tourism industry. The goal is to optimize turnover and profitability by working on different leverage effects, which require strategy and tactical skills. Revenue Managers must have extensive knowledge of the market, client segments, the hotel’s marketing mix, distribution, as well as being extremely proactive.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Resort Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Resort Management specialization targets students aiming to work as senior executives in the international hospitality industry to work in companies that include, outside of traditional hotels and restaurants: spas, golf courses, leisure activities, theme parks, etc. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Resort Management • MAURITIUS

The Resort Management specialization targets students aiming to work as senior executives in the international hospitality industry to work in companies that include, outside of traditional hotels and restaurants: spas, golf courses, leisure activities, theme parks, etc.

Managing a resort means understanding and controlling a highly complex organization whose constraints are often heightened by its location (in a desert, a savanna, on an island, in the heart of a big city, etc.). This specialization teaches students to understand operational, financial and strategic logic pertaining to each type of entity. They will be required to work in a “hands-on” way for marketing or human resource missions with professional partners.... [-]


MBA Hotel & Tourism Management (European & Thai Double Degree)

Silpakorn University International College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Thailand Bangkok

Institute Vatel, France, and SUIC both award degree certificates allowing students to receive a two-year European Degree by studying in [+]

Scholarships available for each semester

Study Tour (optional) in UK, Australia, France etc.)

Institute Vatel, France, and SUIC both award degree certificates allowing students to receive a two-year European Degree by studying in Bangkok.

This MBA equips students with the required theory and internationally demanded best practices of the hospitality industry. Students are exposed to Problem Based Learning (PBL) and then guided into real-life situations; thereby creating a truly managerial environment. The program culminates with various options, including international internships or research (conditions apply).

Vatel, International Business School for Hotel & Tourism Management, has been in existence for over 25 years, training middle managers as well as senior executives in the hotel management and tourism industry. Vatel is internationally renowned for over 20 schools spread over four continents, Vatel is today one of the most prestigious institution’s specializing in higher level hotel and tourism management education. In fact, Vatel Hotel Business School recently was awarded the Worldwide Hospitality Award, in the category of "Best Training Program" and ranks 1st amongst the Top Hotel Schools across Europe (source IFOP 2007).... [-]


MBA Hotel & Tourism Management - Cultural Specialization

Silpakorn University International College
Campus Full time 2 years July 2019 Thailand Bangkok

This program is an industry-driven curriculum, treating students as future hospitality leaders and placing them at the very heart of the learning [+]

INTAKE

The new academic year starts every July.

LOCATION

Silpakorn University International College, Talingchan

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor degree in Hospitality major with a minimum GPA of 2.75 OR Bachelor degree in any major with a minimum of two years experience in hospitality. One page personal essay or supporting letter written in English. Motivational interview. English proficiency: TOEFL 500 or 61 IBT or IELTS 5.5. Applicants without appropriate qualifications must take the SUIC English Language test. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM To create a pool of competitively skilled management professionals for the hospitality industry, with an emphasis on middle to higher ranking management. To provide students and professionals with international interdisciplinary managerial skills relating to hotel and tourism management. To enhance students’ and professionals’ abilities in analyzing, synthesizing and applying management theories, in order to make responsible and ethically correct business decisions. TEACHING METHODS This program is an industry-driven curriculum, treating students as future hospitality leaders and placing them at the very heart of the learning process. Teaching methods include problem-based learning and hospitality management simulation games, where students are able to test their analytical and decision-making abilities in a virtual environment by mirroring realistic business situations. During the internship, students will be required to perform a Business Improvement Project (BIP) for their host company. - This business improvement project provides significant added-value to the learning experience, as students will actively contribute to the host company’s business. Accompanying students in this ultimate learning experience is a faculty composed of international scholars and... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Events Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The Events Management specialization targets students who are extremely motivated by communication and marketing, who are able to demonstrate not only creativity but also discipline in managing a team. When choosing this specialization, they will be able to schedule, organize, lead and manage all activities linked to special events, however small or large they may be. They will acquire knowledge in management, finance, marketing and human resources in order to analyze and propose a product that is perfectly in line with the event taking place. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Events Management • NIMES (FRANCE)

The Events Management specialization targets students who are extremely motivated by communication and marketing, who are able to demonstrate not only creativity but also discipline in managing a team. When choosing this specialization, they will be able to schedule, organize, lead and manage all activities linked to special events, however small or large they may be. They will acquire knowledge in management, finance, marketing and human resources in order to analyze and propose a product that is perfectly in line with the event taking place.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in American Hospitality Management and International Business

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The American Hospitality Management and International Business specialization teach students the Anglo-Saxon management methods that are driven by results and understanding of new technologies. It gives them the tools that are required for a career as an international leader in the Hospitality industry anywhere in the world. This program was designed in a way that allows students to think out-of-the-box and become decision-makers: leadership and entrepreneurship, business management, strategic marketing, new trends in the Hospitality industry, etc. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in American Hospitality Management and International Business • LOS ANGELES (USA)

The American Hospitality Management and International Business specialization teach students the Anglo-Saxon management methods that are driven by results and understanding of new technologies. It gives them the tools that are required for a career as an international leader in the Hospitality industry anywhere in the world. This program was designed in a way that allows students to think out-of-the-box and become decision-makers: leadership and entrepreneurship, business management, strategic marketing, new trends in the Hospitality industry, etc.

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]