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Top Summer Courses in Tourism and Hospitality

Summer courses are a great option for students that want to advance their knowledge in a particular subject. Some students take these classes to speed up the path to graduation. Others take the courses to add to their current skill set, and acquire tools that will benefit them in the workplace.

What is a summer course in tourism and hospitality?  This is an opportunity for students to learn more about these growing fields of business. The classes focus on strategies that can be implemented around the globe to help businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry become more effective. There are a variety of different subjects that relate to this field, and students might want to study them during the summer. Some possible classes might be financial management, human resource management, marketing management, distribution systems, negotiation, decision-making, consumer behavior, strategy, and more. Students usually pick a summer course based on their needs and level of education.

Summer courses can be extremely beneficial for today’s students. They allow students to continue school without any interruptions. These courses also provide others with the opportunity to go back to school and gain additional knowledge. Since the classes are available during the summer, students often feel less stressed because they have more free time.

The cost of a summer course in tourism and hospitality varies. Since there are schools around the globe that offer this type of program, it is a good idea to check with each individual school about the tuition.

When you complete your summer course, it is likely that you will continue your schooling. Most students that take courses in tourism and hospitality have a desire to become travel agents or work in hotel management.

If you are interested in working in this sector of the business world, then it might be a good idea to take a summer course. 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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University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The aim of this Minor is to provide knowledge and tools to start and run a tourism company focused on sport. ... [+]

Aim

The aim of this Minor is to provide knowledge and tools to start and run a tourism company focused on sport.

Who can apply

University students interested in tourism area and management

Language

English

Program intensity

Full-Time

Admission requirement

being a university student

ECTS

15

Fees

2640 Euro

(fees 1000, accommodation 1640)

Coordinator

Prof. Enrica Lemmi

email:

enrica.lemmi@unipi.it

Period

23 September-03 November 2019

Deadline

31 July 2019

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Italy Barga
September 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
SOAS Summer School

This course consists of lectures, workshops, field trips and guided tours of London, together with a guided tour of a rural/coastal region in Sussex, namely the Cinque Po ... [+]

Programme Description

This course consists of lectures, workshops, field trips and guided tours of London, together with a guided tour of a rural/coastal region in Sussex, namely the Cinque Port of Rye and its surrounds. It will offer a wide range of approaches and agendas (both theoretical and policy-related) about tourism, pilgrimage, cultural heritage, and travel more generally – including consideration of refugees and asylum seekers.

The course will be conducted in an intense, unique, and closely-knit environment providing first-class knowledge/practice of and in the field. The course is open to students in a variety of disciplines including anthropology, sociology, history, geography, development studies, international relations, art – as well as disciplines in Art+Humanities more generally.... [-]

United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
CEFAM French-American Business School

CEFAM offers a new summer program on tourism and gastronomy. Lyon is the capital of gastronomy and the best place to discover all the secrets of French cuisine. Courses, ... [+]

Summer Tourism & Gastronomy in Lyon!

CEFAM offers a new summer program on tourism and gastronomy.

Lyon is the capital of gastronomy and the best place to discover all the secrets of French cuisine. Courses, conferences, visits and cultural activities will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about French cuisine.

Field trips to Paris, Provence, Savoie and Burgundy, a renowned wine-making area, are organized to make you discover the charming regions surrounding Lyon.

Please discover below our 2-week version and our 5-week version:

Summer Gastronomy 2-week version

Come to discover Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy!

Lyon’s fine cuisine is an integral part of the local way of life. The city offers a choice between the popular charm of its famous «bouchon» bistros, the refined elegance of its two-and-three-star gourmet restaurants, and the warm lively atmosphere of its open-air market. Conferences, visits and cultural activities in Lyon will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about French Cuisine!... [-]

France Lyon
June 2019
Full-time
2 - 5 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

This unique summer school course will develop student’s confidence and personal leadership abilities through varied and exciting outdoor activities. This three-week summe ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.

Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge USA New Haven
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Aspira University College

Welcome to Aspira International Summer School! Collect a lot of wonderful memories through studying about hospitality management and gastronomy. Master Mediterranean cuis ... [+]

Welcome to Aspira International Summer School! Collect a lot of wonderful memories through studying about hospitality management and gastronomy. Master Mediterranean cuisine through practical workshops in a top-notch culinary studio and learn about Croatian culture, language and heritage.

Experience Dalmatia and the Mediterranean region through field trips and organized visits. Make your summer 2019 unforgettable! Join us at the best summer hospitality, gastronomy and culture program in Europe!

Accommodation

Accommodation is NOT INCLUDED in the tuition fee. The price for accommodation during a two week Summer School course is approximately 400-500 EUR if you stay at hostels. ... [-]

Croatia Split Zagreb
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
The International Summer School for Teens

Our exclusive golf camp exposes all of our teenagers to a range of Scotland’s most interesting and famous courses whilst also providing specialist tuition to improve thei ... [+]

Itinerary

Our Golf Summer School is designed to give all of our students, regardless of their level or ability, the unique experience of playing in Scotland, the “Home of Golf.”

Our exclusive golf camp exposes all our teenagers to a range of Scotland’s most interesting and famous courses, whilst also providing specialist tuition to improve their individual game (and handicap if applicable).

This elective class covers:

36 hours of golf tuition from our PGA qualified Golf Coach who is a renowned specialist in the field of junior golf coaching. For Beginners, we offer a perfect introduction to golf where we will guide you through all aspects of the game in a fun, friendly and inspirational setting. Our PGA coaches will teach you the basics; from set up to swing, chipping and bunker shots, to the importance of etiquette and the rules of the game. For Intermediate to Advanced players, our specialist coaches will evaluate your current level and work with you on an individual basis to improve your current game with the aim of reducing your handicap. Lessons will cover swing improvement, short game, distance control and mental focus. Championship courses for 2019 students will be Gleneagles PGA Ryder Cup Course, and Kingsbarns Links Course in St. Andrews* Students can be entered into the St. Andrews Old Course ballot* Club fitting is also available upon request* For Advanced Players, we offer the opportunity to play some of the world’s finest golf courses. To date, our students have played St... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
June 2019
20 days
Campus
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Marbella, Spain

The best week of your life is just around the corner… ... [+]

Every summer, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality and its career opportunities.

The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. We introduce you to different areas of hospitality through a program that is both experiential and theoretical, so you can see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you.

HOSPITALITY: A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Les Roches Summer Experience programs give you the opportunity to experience diverse hospitality sectors, such as travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, and food and beverage. Our faculty of industry experts and enthusiastic teachers will make this world come alive for you.... [-]

Spain Marbella
September 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
University of Business in Prague

The goal of the program is to provide the students with an on-hand experience in designing touristic products in the wonderful city of Prague. The program will be based o ... [+]

Prague (With Field Trips To Other Czech Cities), Czech Republic

The program will be based on the application of tourism. The whole program will be based upon a combination of classical tuition in classrooms combined with field trips.

Students Will, During This Summer School, Experience:

The magnificent city of Prague from the point of view of locals Attend the following beautiful places, where they will have an occasion to spend a pleasant time: Karlstejn (Karlštejn) - workshop in nature. Main topic is culture and nature. Bohemian Paradise (Český Ráj) - cultural and technical monuments. Czech Republic is a very safe and affordable country with low living expenses Program Overview ... [-]
Czech Republic Prague
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland

The best week in your life is just around the corner ... [+]

Every summer, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality and its career opportunities.

The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. We introduce you to different areas of hospitality through a program that is both experiential and theoretical, so you can see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you.

HOSPITALITY: A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Les Roches Summer Experience programs give you the opportunity to experience diverse hospitality sectors, such as travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, and food and beverage. Our faculty of industry experts and enthusiastic teachers will make this world come alive for you.... [-]

Switzerland Crans-Montana
February 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada an ... [+]

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches Switzerland for their Semester Abroad. In this program, students of hospitality management or business programs can be based here for 20 weeks and learn the Swiss approach to hospitality by taking up to five academic courses. One of the courses involves working in the different hospitality departments of Les Roches.

Other benefits:

- Learn from highly-qualified and experienced international faculty - Develop industry-relevant practical skills through experiential learning - Develop cross-cultural communication skills: over 90 nationalities on campus - Develop independence and leadership skills - Improve foreign language skills - Live abroad: experience a new environment... [-]

Switzerland Crans-Montana
February 2020
Full-time
20 weeks
Campus