In the Department of Tourism & Hospitality, we pride ourselves on the cutting edge knowledge and professional excellence we cultivate. The combination of staff expertise and enthusiasm, knowledge excellence and co-creation with industry, generate innovation and best professional practice.
Our short courses
We have developed a suite of professional development courses for the tourism & hospitality industry to support managers in their operational and strategic thinking. They will bring you the tools and techniques to help grow your business.
Join us to learn how you can develop your potential and competitiveness through managing your staff, developing your product and service, understanding your customers and using digital marketing. You will also have access to our resources and networks to develop your competitiveness.
The courses are delivered through interactive workshops and networking with leading academics and students and will support managers to develop contemporary knowledge of critical business aspects that influence their profitability and performance.
In this session Professor Adam Blake will examine the economic interrelationships between tourism and other sectors of the economy based on research undertaken in the UK, USA, in other EU countries and around the world.
Travel and tourism is a vital part of national development and income, and yet many of the destinations to which we travel today lack sufficient policies and plans to help them respond to the needs of tourists and the tourist profession during a disaster.