DESTINATION OF THE FUTURE: STUDY TOURISM MANAGEMENT
Exciting fields of activity await you. From sustainable tourism to e-tourism. From planning complete holiday trips to marketing entire holiday regions. With your degree in tourism management, you will ensure that your customers reach their destination. And experience unforgettable moments. Become a tourism manager in a new generation that uses digital and social media as a matter of course to achieve its goals.
Your tourism management studies are primarily business-oriented. And it is oriented towards the latest trends and currents. Sustainability management, digitalisation and crisis management are just as much a part of this as innovative product and offer design to open up new tourism markets. You will gain all the skills you need in tourism and destination management, marketing, market research and sales. You will also be fit in tour operator and travel sales management after your studies. And thus ready for managerial functions. Especially because you can expand your leadership skills and management competences accordingly.
Your intercultural and ethical skills? You will automatically acquire them with your Bachelor's degree. You can also specialise further during your studies. For example, in aviation and transport management, cruise tourism or health tourism. Take advantage of the opportunities. And deepen your knowledge in the related fields of hospitality and events. Learn more about e-commerce in tourism, social media marketing and market psychology. And your language skills? You can also expand them.
Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree program.
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Why you should study at IU
- SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
- By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
- MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
- The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
- OPTIMAL PROMOTION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- Start out in the professional world without compromises - no problem with a degree from us.
Product Manager for tour operators (m/f/d)
Product management is the heart of the tour operator industry. Based on a precise analysis of the market, demand trends and the competition, as a product manager you can:package special travel modules into a promising product. Including purchasing and pricing. In this job, your project management skills, your affinity for numbers and IT, and your view of the "big picture" are particularly important.
Destination Manager (m/f/d)
Your goal as a destination manager is the strategic and sustainable development of tourist areas. For this purpose, you usually work in specially founded DMOs (Destination Management Organisations). The aim is to maximise positive tourism effects while minimising negative effects on local businesses, the population and the environment. Based on your concept, measures are defined and the financing for their implementation is acquired. Besides good project management skills, you should also be able to react flexibly to changes.
Online travel distribution expert (m/f/d)
Online travel portals and online travel agencies (OTAs) are often the first point of contact for people looking for travel. They usually sell travel services for a commission. In addition, OTAs generate revenue through contractual partners (e.g. rental cars, travel insurance). They thus often represent hybrid business models (tour operator and travel distributor). In addition to a good knowledge of tourism, as an online travel distribution expert you need a high affinity for IT. Because your workplace is one thing above all: digitally oriented.
- Business Administration
- Destination Management
- Tourism Marketing
- Project Management
- Travel Planning and Development
- Tour Operator and Travel Distribution Management
Our bachelor's degree programs are generally free admission programs. Precondition, in any case, is at least a university entrance qualification in the form of:
- A General qualification diploma or vocational technical diploma
- An entrance qualification for studies at universities of applied sciences
- A master craftsman's diploma
- Or advanced further training
- Or at least two years of vocational training plus at least three years of professional experience.
For detailed information and advice about possible exceptions, please refer to the corresponding subpage of the respective bachelor's degree program.
Have you already completed a vocational training, have you been working professionally for several years or have you been able to successfully complete your studies? Perfect! This is because you can then have certain prior credits and academic achievements specifically recognized to shorten your study time and reduce your tuition fees.
You can find out which of your previous degrees, certificates or professional experience and skills can be credited to you on the websites of the individual course of study or directly from the student advisor for the location you are interested in.
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You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.
Are you busy at work, do you have a family, want to travel or take care of other projects while you study? Go for it!
You can expect a variety of innovative tools for every type of learner, e.g. our smart IU Learn app, digital scripts, interactive books and learning videos. You can take your exams online 24/7.
Depending on your personal or professional situation, you are free to decide whether to take one course after the other or several in parallel.
If you need more time than planned, you can simply take a semester off or extend your studies by up to 12 months – completely free of charge!
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Studies or work experience? Why not both?
You will study in person or virtually and learn how to put your knowledge into practice during your practical phases in a company. The perfect mix of theory and practical experience, tailored exactly to you and your needs.
You will regularly alternate between theory and practice and thus learn to apply what you have learned directly with your practice partner. The structure and the schedule of the course are fixed.
Our network of over 10,000 practice partners is there for you; but you can also count on our support in finding a practice partner.
Of course, your practice partner will also pay all your tuition fees. With us, you will pay nothing at all.
Our professor come from the real world because we value practical content instead of just pure isolated theory. Of course, our degree programmes are accredited and state-recognised.
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