2 semesters
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MBA in Tourism

Tourism is the fastest growing industry in today’s business world and companies continue to require academically qualified managers to give them a competitive edge in this highly competitive and thriving sector. This major explores the advanced theories, practices, and business models that make up the tourism and leisure field. Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic thinking, this program will deliver the key competencies required in the industry while developing a student’s understanding of international and intercultural management needs.

The MBA programme covers knowledge and skills required for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry; a sector that encompasses many main sub-sectors and specialisms. The sector includes catering and entertainment, covering services like restaurants, pubs, fast-food outlets, clubs, coffee shops and bars. It also includes all forms of short-term accommodation services like holiday resorts, inns, campgrounds, hotels, hostels, serviced apartments, and motels.

More widely it also includes tourism-support activities such as travel/tourism management services, airline cabin crew and travel agents. Corporate entertainment is also a thriving and fast-growing aspect of the broader hospitality sector.

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Admission requirements


  • submit an application form
  • submit a copy of your qualification
  • CV

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Program content


  • People Management (10 credits)
  • Managing Communication (10 credits)
  • Tourist Destinations (10 credits)
  • Travel and Tourism Organisations in a Global Context (10 credits)
  • Emerging Issues in The Tourism Industry (10 credits)
  • Marketing Strategies for Hospitality and Tourism (10 credits)

The course ends with the submission of a thesis and its defense.

Program delivery

  • Training is provided online with lectures, videos, and consultant assistance.
  • Language: English


Tuition fee: 3000EUR/semester

At ANOBS, we are offering tuition discounts for students and it will depend on applicants' experience and qualifications.


  • Programme: Alfred Nobel Open Business School Switzerland & Collegium Humanum Warsaw Management University
  • Duration: 2 semesters
  • Credits: 60

Career paths

By definition, the scope of the hospitality and tourism sector also stretches into its support industries, especially where those support industries supply or support specific services unique to the tourism and hospitality sector. For example, specialist applied information technology (IT) such as hotel and restaurant management systems or travel reservation systems represent substantial sub-sectors in themselves, with their own exciting career paths.

Overall the tourism and hospitality industry is a major service sector in the world economy, encompassing a huge variety of services and accordingly a huge variety of skills, all of which require training that is both specific and relevant.

Our graduates gain qualifications enabling them to work on managerial positions in the field of tourism management, gaining a competitive advantage and increasing their value as well as attractiveness on the wider labour market.

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Alfred Nobel Open Business School Switzerland

Our programs in English and German aim to raise desire for knowledge, focus on practice, preparation for life with applicable knowledge and to send forth students who are eager for success. These are the pillars of our educational institution which...

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Alfred Nobel Open Business School Switzerland

Löwenstrasse 20
8001 Zurich

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