Your career prospects in Tourism Management

As a tourism manager you are the right contact person for any company that seeks to meet the needs of travellers. This includes companies like tour operators and travel agents, hotel and club resorts, incoming tourist agencies, associations, trade fair and conference organisers, management consultancies, as well as hotel chains and airlines.

Typical employers of an Tourism Manager are:

  • Travel agencie
  • Holiday resorts
  • Congress and fair organizer
  • Buiness consulting
  • Airlines
  • Cruise companies

In short: Any company whose services involve meeting the needs of travellers. As a tourism manger you conduct, for example, an analysis of markets and competitors, calculate and implement travel products and monitor processes to make sure everything runs according to plan.

The graduates of the IUBH School of Business and Management are in high demand among national and international companies. Thanks to the annual "Career Days" recruiting fair, you can make valuable contacts on the campus of the University to improve your career prospects.

Selection of employers of our graduates

  • AIDA Cruises
  • American Express International Inc.
  • Berge & Meer Touristik GmbH
  • Hilton international
  • Hotel & More Ltd.
  • Leading Hotels of the World
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Luxembourg Tourist Office
  • MSC Kreuzfahrten München
  • Messe Düsseldorf
  • PKF Hotelexperts
  • REWE-Touristik
  • Safari GmbH
  • Thomas Cook
  • TUI AG

What others say about careers in Tourism Management

Two out of three of our graduates already start their careers in less than three months after graduation! The Department of Tourism Management has the goal to support each individual student's personal development in this field. In order to provide the most up-to-date management experience, the departmental academic faculty is permanently involved in industry consultancy, research activities, and business networking around the world.

Helmut Wachowiak

Lecturer Tourism Management