Bachelor in Tourism and Hotel Business

General

Program Description

Like to travel? Is a smile an integral part of you? Friendly and helpful? Like helping others? Like to face challenges? If the answer is affirmative – Tourism and Hotel Business program is exactly for you!

It is a multidisciplinary field of study with the purpose of preparing people with the expertise, commitment, and skills for management, marketing, and operations positions in the expanding industry that provides food, accommodations, and tourism services to people away from home. As a field of study, Tourism and Hotel Business is interdisciplinary. It draws upon a wide range of basic disciplines to provide the fundamental knowledge and skills that are required to fulfill the diverse demands placed upon individuals in management positions within the hospitality industry.

An exclusive study programme with American academic resources

ISLB has become the partner of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute’s (AHLEI) Global Academic Program. Upon graduation Tourism and Hotel Business students will obtain Hospitality Management diploma from American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute in addition to Professional Bachelor diploma from International School of Law and Business. In addition, a total of 12 Professional Certificates in different hospitality areas are granted to ISLB Tourism and Hotel Business students from AHLEI after successful completion of exams.

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute extends its reputation around the globe to serve the needs of learning institutions and hotel organizations through more than 90 licensed affiliates in 54 countries. It remains the world‘s leading provider of education and training resources and the premier source of professional certification for the hospitality and lodging industry globally.

About American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

Established in 1953, the Educational Institute, one of the finest nonprofit member benefits of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.

Professional certification from the Educational Institute is the ultimate distinction of professional excellence for the hospitality industry. The Educational Institute certifies and validates competencies in conjunction with academia and industry experts for more than 20 positions in the hospitality industry; designations from front-line to general manager, including the prestigious CHA – the Certified Hotel Administrator.

What advantages AHLEI professional certifications bring?

  • Distinction of excellence,
  • The standard for the global industry,
  • Acknowledgement of skills and competencies required to succeed in the specific position.

A fee&time saving pathway to continuing studies in Switzerland

After finishing two Tourism and Hotel Business degree courses, we deliver a possibility to continue your studies in Switzerland Lucerne Business and Hotel Business School (B.H.M.S.) and seek a second bachelor’s degree provided by the UK Robert Gordon University. The programme offers a fee&time saving pathway through B.H.M.S. also to an MBA Degree in Hospitality Management from the City University of Seattle in Switzerland.

Career Opportunities

Graduates apply for employment with restaurants, hotels, casinos, clubs, and contract food services. Opportunities exist in hospital and school food service, casinos, clubs, government food service, resorts, fast food franchises, convention centers, airlines, tour operators, and travel agencies. A wide variety of jobs and career opportunities exist within the field. Recent graduates typically start as trainees or assistant managers in food, lodging, and travel operations and progress to managerial positions as they gain experience. Specialized areas such as hotel sales, marketing, personnel administration, and franchise operations also provide employment for our graduates.

ISLB graduates are awarded Professional Bachelor’s degree, which corresponds to the sixth level of Lithuanian Description of Qualifications, the sixth level of the European Qualifications Framework and the first cycle of the European Higher Education Qualifications Framework.

Last updated February 2018

About the School

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ISLB offers contemporary undergraduate degree programmes which allow students to develop knowledge, abilities and attitudes required in the global labour market and essential to cope in the wider world in the future. The educational process is tailored towards practice-oriented studies and professional training which comprise collaborative and experiential teaching and learning methods as a reflection of the student-centred approach. Read less