Hospitality careers are international by definition, and our Study Abroad program gives you a unique advantage in the industry.
Experience gained at our internationally renowned partner sites helps set you apart to employers — from understanding global trends in your field, to honing your ability to communicate clearly and tackle challenges in any cultural context. Best of all, you won’t just learn about another culture. You’ll live it.
Australia Visit world class sports and concerts venues in Melbourne, and go behind the scenes of Sydney’s vibrant event management industry. Bruges, Belgium Beautiful, medieval Bruges is a top tourist destination, and the ideal city to become an expert in Operations Management. Go behind the scenes at top resorts, and even develop your own international tour for your final project. Costa Rica Hike rainforests, go river rafting and horseback riding in San José, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde, Jaco and the Tirimbina Rainforest Center while you learn about eco-farming, carbon offsetting and sustainable adventure tourism. South Africa Home of 2010 World Cup, rugby and cricket, South Africa is one of the world’s fastest growing sport tourism destinations. You’ll get sports event management exposure, and hone your leadership skills managing a youth camp. Spain You’ll soak up authentic Spanish culture living with a host family, learn the intricacies of managing an international hospitality establishment and apply your knowledge of international etiquette and protocol, politics and culture. Switzerland Get a global perspective on tourism in one of the wealthiest tourist nations in the world, with world class hotels. You’ll visit the United Nations, the Olympic Museum or the Mirador Kempinski Hotel in Geneva.
You can study abroad as early as your freshman year. Learn more.
The World Cup dominated Cape Town, but Chris wasn’t there to party. He was there to get Sports Tourism experience—and, it turns out, to learn about the world. "It changed my life," Chris says. read more