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Top Diploma Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Diploma programs offer students an option when time is short or when the individual hopes to move quickly into a career. These programs typically provide an intense and comprehensive study of subjects that provide the knowledge and skills that graduates need in the workforce. A diploma program is often completed after just one or two years of work and study.

What is a Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality program? Students in this program develop the skills and the knowledge that they need in order to succeed in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries. Students develop computer skills, review selling and marketing techniques, learn about destination choices, and monitor the motivating factors and travel trends of tourists. Students might also learn to use the most effective research tools or create tour packages.

There are some important benefits to completing this type of program. Graduates are prepared to move quickly into their chosen fields with the skills necessary to succeed and advance. The short program exposes students to professionals and experts in the field, allowing students to begin to develop a network of peers and sponsors.

There are many schools located across the world that offer this program. Because of this diversity, the costs associated with tuition and supplies vary a great deal. For specific cost information, prospective students should contact the schools individually.

There are many fulfilling and interesting careers available to graduates of this program. There are jobs in tourism, such as marketing, promotion, hospitality, and human resources. Other job opportunities include travel counseling, cruise line guest services, hotel and car rentals, and airline customer service or attendants. Once a job position is earned, there are often many chances for the graduate to advance and extend his or her career opportunities.

Those individuals who hope to apply to a Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality program can find more information in the following listings. 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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St. Patrick's

The Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management (HND) is a 2-year vocational course. This means that not only do you learn the theoretical aspects but it also provi ... [+]

HND Hospitality Management

The Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management (HND) is a 2-year vocational course. This means that not only do you learn the theoretical aspects but it also provides you with the ability to relate this to the real world of work. Evaluating the application of these theories and concepts puts you at an advantage of being a strategic thinker and proactive manager in turbulent economic times.

Course Requirements Level 3 qualification or equivalent GCE Advanced level profile demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved furthe... [-]
United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Toronto School of Management

This two-year Undergraduate Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op Program will provide you with the skills to aim for an entry level qualification in t ... [+]

Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op (Daytime and Evening Options)

This two-year Undergraduate Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op Program will provide you with the skills to aim for an entry level qualification in the field of hospitality and tourism management. Enjoy 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. The program helps you to:

Gain specialist knowledge within all areas of hospitality and tourism from a national and international perspective Realize the meaning of providing a five-star service in order to satisfy the needs of your customers Learn about basic marketing concepts and terms as well as aspects of food hygiene and safety Practice skills valued by all industries, no matter what role you’re in– soft skills and hard skills. You will also learn about the varied terminology for this industry Discover financial knowledge in order to successfully analyze and interpret financial records for account keeping Navigate job hunting and interviewing as well as helping you to uncover the importance of professional conduct. Course Requirements Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent * or Mature student ** Age 18 or older IELTS of 4.5 or equivalent for Non-native English speakers ... [-]
Canada Toronto
November 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Reeves College

Reeves College’s Hospitality Business Management trains students to not only excel in communication and customer service but also on hospitality sales and marketing strat ... [+]

Canada’s hospitality and tourism industry continues to grow as the country was ranked one of the top 10 most popular travel destinations in the world in the 2013 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI). In order to maintain its competitiveness, the industry continues to expand to accommodate the country’s increasing reputation.

Reeves College’s Hospitality Business Management trains students to not only excel in communication and customer service but also on hospitality sales and marketing strategies; food and beverage services; housekeeping and staff management; and more. Students will graduate with the hands-on training they need to succeed in this diverse industry where they can seek opportunities as a hotel, lodging, attractions, or restaurant manager.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
43 weeks
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry.

Among these areas are front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning.

Industry professionals lead your Hotel Operations Management courses in on-campus hotel suites as well as in an event centre and restaurant. In addition to hands-on courses, you also take part in a 14-week industry field placement that allows you to gain real world experience. This program feature ensures that you are truly sought after for employment upon graduation.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
NZMA

This programme is ideal if you are targeting a career in hospitality management, or if you already have frontline hospitality service experience and are keen to take your ... [+]

80 weeks

This 80-week programme is offered at NZMA’s Auckland Sylvia Park Campus.

What will I learn?

This programme is ideal if you are targeting a career in hospitality management, or if you already have frontline hospitality service experience and are keen to take your career to the next level and progress into management.

Programme content includes:

The first half of the programme involves classroom-based modules, and in the second half, you expand your hospitality operations knowledge and skills through either a full-time internship (eligibility criteria applies) or campus-based modules.

Semester one:

• Operational activities impacting on management decisions within Rooms Division operations... [-]

New Zealand Hamilton Auckland
May 2019
Full-time
80 weeks
Campus
B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study ... [+]

Program:

Year 1 of the BA Hotel & Hospitality Management/ Global Business Management

Duration:

One year

Availability:

This offer is available to all potential students.

Overview

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the BHMS campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and one practical paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.

BHMS is a member of the Bénédict Switzerland group of schools, founded in 1928, whose mission is to provide adult education for people with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Switzerland’s largest private education organizations and is teaching each year more than 15,000 full and part-time students. Since the accreditation of the Diploma and Higher Diploma programs in Hospitality Management in 2003 by the University of Brighton, UK, over 1000 students have successfully completed the Diploma program.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
IMI International Management Institute Switzerland

Swiss federally recognised diploma combining study with paid, practical training. ... [+]

This programme is designed to comply with the strict requirements of the Swiss federal government whilst staying true to the values that have made IMI one of the finest hospitality schools in the world today. Combining practical training with academic excellence, we are committed to helping students fulfill their true potential.

The degree spans three years and each year consists of one taught semester of 22 weeks followed by a practical training semester also of 22 weeks. IMI trains students in food and beverage, housekeeping and front office as well as preparing them for management roles in the hospitality industry. Students have the opportunity to acquire language skills with professional English, German and French classes running throughout the programme. On completion, students can pursue a BA (Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 3 years
Campus
ITM College and University Studies

The ITM program has stayed loyal to its past practices of success by focusing on strong practical exposure and experience combined with theoretical knowledge. This is wha ... [+]

College Programme

Your Stepping Stone

The ITM program has stayed loyal to its past practices of success by focusing on strong practical exposure and experience combined with theoretical knowledge. This is what makes our students ready for work from day one. Our Alumni swear the hands-on approach supported their entry and subsequent growth in their professions.

Short-Track Entry for HLW/HLT/HLF for Professionals

You are qualified with a hospitality/tourism school certificate from the EU. You have an A2 or B1 in German, French or Spanish.

We can offer you a lighter study structure with entry into advanced language study, so you would be studying with Year 2 students and gain the benefit of advancing beyond your current status.... [-]

Austria Bad Vöslau
November 2019
Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
International Montreal Butler Academy

CEWECM-IMBA, is the Centre of Excellence in Wine Education and Cellar Management of the International Montreal Butler Academy. Exclusive to IMBA and created by Richard Sa ... [+]

CELLAR MANAGEMENT

CEWECM-IMBA, is the Centre of Excellence in Wine Education and Cellar Management of the International Montreal Butler Academy.

Exclusive to IMBA and created by Richard Sagala, this world class butler wine training and cellar management program is a unique and distinctive feature of the IMBA.

In addition to their butler diploma, and after having having passed the WSET exams, students will be awarded the Level two and Level three Advanced Certificate from the world leading UK-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET*).

Once the WSET training is completed, the students will learn to master the Alfred Sommelier cellar management software, a professional tool especially adapted to the high standards of the IMBA academy and their clients. Whether for investment purposes or simply for pleasure, the acquired cellar management techniques will suit all the needs of any future IMBA alumni employer.... [-]

Canada Montreal
January 2020
Full-time
13 weeks
Campus
College of the Rockies

Our Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two- ... [+]

About

The tourism industry is HOT - Start your career here.

Our Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two-year diploma program. The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and related specialty courses.

This program is available entirely online. You can also take most courses in person at our Cranbrook campus. The Rockies are right outside the door, giving you the opportunity to blend lifestyle and learning in one of the most spectacular places on Earth – and one of BC’s hottest tourism destinations!

Why choose tourism as a career? Tourism is a top Canadian industry – 20 million travelers annually choose Canada. In BC, tourism is a $15 billion industry - close to 20,000 tourism-related businesses are operating in BC. There are more jobs available than job-seekers - since 2013/14, the demand for workers in the BC tourism industry has significantly exceeded supply. Program Options ... [-]
Canada Cranbrook
September 2019
2 years
Campus
Online
Durham College

Be part of one of the fastest-growing industry segments in the world. Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues, and conference centers ar ... [+]

Be part of one of the fastest-growing industry segments in the world. Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues, and conference centers are all benefiting from an increasing number of travelers from around the globe. Learn the essential operational skills and management techniques that employers value in this vibrant business. Explore the diverse career paths that are available to you, as you unleash your passion for customer service excellence and profitable hospitality business operations. The world of accommodation, food, and beverage, travel and tourism is yours to discover.

The program focuses on the management of hotel, restaurant and tourism enterprises and is designed to provide you with a thorough foundation of the professional skills required to begin a career in these sectors. Given the hands-on nature of the hospitality industry, all courses are designed to provide you with active learning opportunities including labs for food and beverage preparation and service and front desk operations, along with numerous case studies and simulation exercises. Built on three key themes – profitable business management, exemplary customer service and an appreciation of sustainable hospitality management practices – each course will take you on an exploration of the various business aspects of the hospitality service industry, including:... [-]

Canada Whitby
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Centennial College

The Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. ... [+]

Program Overview

The Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Those areas include front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning.

Industry professionals will lead your Hotel Operations Management courses in on-campus hotel suites as well as in an event centre and restaurant. In addition to hands-on courses, you will also take part in a 14-week industry field placement that allows you to gain real-world experience. This college hospitality diploma program feature ensures that you are truly sought-after for employment upon graduation.... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Australian College of Applied Education

Throughout the Diploma of Hospitality you will find yourself in various learning environments including our fully equipped training bar and restaurant, 'real life' work p ... [+]

1 Year Full Time; this course is also available Part time

Planning and execution are paramount and this program has a strong focus on management skills with a services oriented approach as this applies directly to the broad business operations of international hotels and resorts.

The Hospitality Industry is fast-faced and fast growing. With a skills shortage across the Industry this is the perfect time to study and gain the skills required to start a prosperous career.

Throughout the Diploma of Hospitality you will find yourself in various learning environments including our fully equipped training bar and restaurant, 'real life' work placement and our training hotel front. The Diploma of Hospitality integrates study with nationally registered vocational units providing you with the skills and knowledge to prosper in the Hospitality Industry.... [-]

Australia Perth
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College

The key to your career in Hospitality Customize your educational journey and take ownership of your learning with a Diploma in International Hotel Management. ... [+]

LEARNING APPROACH Real-life experience is an invaluable part of your education at Les Roches since it confronts you with challenges that you will also encounter during your professional career.

Experiential learning will enable you to identify and overcome these challenges.

CURRICULUM Our curriculum reinforces academic study of hospitality fundamentals with practical lessons and real-life professional experience.

When you do kitchen duty, for example, your learning goes beyond culinary art. You learn team management, logistics and financial planning. You develop employability skills, such as flexibility, problem solving, communication, timekeeping and precision. You get a chance to put these management and leadership skills into action during your two international internships — in any sector or industry, in almost any country around the world.... [-]

China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
5 semesters
Campus
Woolich Education

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study ... [+]

Course Objectives / Learning Outcomes

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the Woolich Education campus in Lucerne, Mauritius, and one practical paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.

Woolich Education is a member of the Bénédict Mauritius group of schools, founded in 1928, whose mission is to provide adult education for people with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Mauritius’s largest private education organizations and is teaching each year more than 15,000 full and part-time students.... [-]

Mauritius Port Louis
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus