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Hotel and Event Management hbo

Engels 8 jaar (niet op rij)ISAT-code 34118


Welcome to the world of top-class hotels, star restaurants, festivals and sports events. The hospitality sector is looking for you! After completing the Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree, you will be able to create the perfect experience for your guests, even online. You will turn any stay and event into a success.
You can work as e.g. a hotel manager, event manager, food & beverage manager, marketing or communication manager or you can start your own business.

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Is this bachelor programme right for you?

Tio’s Hotel and Event Management bachelor programme offers you the best of two worlds: a traditional hotel management degree combined with aspects of event management. Do you recognise yourself in the following description? Are you:


Is hospitality in your blood and are you always looking to offer your guests the best possible experience? This bachelor’s degree is perfect for you. During the programme, you learn all about hospitable entrepreneurship and you will work in hotels and restaurants and during events.

Interested in the hotel industry?

Have you always been drawn to the hotel industry? Never a dull moment! You can work as a front-office manager and be the face of the hotel. Or perhaps revenue management is more your thing. You determine the best room prices based on expectations and historical data.

An organisational talent?

Are you in control and excellent at motivating others? Become a talent in organising events. From festivals and sports events to conventions and trade shows. You might also work in the hotel industry and host events as part of the banqueting department. Hosting events is something you learn in practice: during the event week, you take part in the event game and work as part of a team to develop a new event concept for a business.


Do you have a sharp eye for detail, are you always up to date and eager to learn? Would you like to go behind the scenes of events? The researcher in you will get everything they want. During the study programme, you attend events and get a chance to go behind the scenes. This gives you the perfect opportunity to take in every bit of information about the organisation of the event.


Do you see opportunities wherever you go? Would you like to start up your own business? Together with your fellow students, you run your own hotel and are responsible for the organisation of events. You can also choose the Entrepreneurship minor, during which you and your team members set up a company together.

Interested in other cultures?

The world is your playing field when working in the hospitality industry. Even during your studies, you will come into contact with different cultures during the study trip, your international internship or while studying abroad for six months or a year.

Curious about food concepts?

Would you like to develop a new food concept? In the cooking studio, you will master various preparation techniques. The F&B management and menu development & design courses teach you everything about food concepts, composing menus and menu engineering and design.

A team player?

Running a hotel and organising events are team efforts. You need a team around you to make the impossible possible. By working together well, you can continue to surpass your guests’ and visitors’ expectations!

Do you recognise yourself in these descriptions? Take a look at the curriculum for more information about this bachelor programme or attend an open day to experience the atmosphere and meet students and lecturers.

Hotel management or event management?

Is the Hotel and Event Management bachelor a hotel management programme or an event management programme? It is both! Hotel management and event management are a golden combination, which is why Tio has combined both aspects into its Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree: the traditional hotel management degree combined with aspects of event management.


Hotel & Event Management in 2 minutes

Project during the study Hotel and Event Management
Project during the study Hotel and Event Management
Do you want to work in Event Management?
Event manager in New York
Project Hotel and Event Week
What is it like to be a wedding planner in Spain?
A day in the life of a student at Tio University
Internships abroad during your bachelor
Doing a minor study abroad at Tio
Working at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Hong Kong
Event Management: interns organise multiple events

Why do students choose Hotel and Event Management?

  1. Tio offers accelerated studying: bachelor’s degree in just three years and an Associate degree in 2 years.
  2. The hotel and catering industry has a need for well-trained managers.
  3. Event management and the hotel industry are closely related. Therefore: hotel management combined with event management.
  4. You study at the Netherlands’ best hotel management programme (for seven years, Higher Education Guide).
  5. E-commerce is an important aspect of the Hotel and Event Management programme.
  6. You will have many career opportunities after completing this bachelor's degree.
  7. At Tio there is a strong focus on personal development and supervision.

After graduating

Your Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree will open many doors for you. What about being an event manager at Tomorrowland (ID&T) or working as a banqueting manager at the Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand? Would you like to know more about your potential career paths?

This Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree has been accredited by the NVAO and educates students in three or four years for the professional competence level in Hotel Management (ISAT-code: 34118). This degree allows students to use the internationally recognised title of Bachelor of Arts (BA). Also, you can earn your Associate degree in just 2 years. 

Average rating for this Tio programme: 4.6 on a 5-point scale based on 58 reviews.