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International Tourism Management hbo

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A glimpse of your future

There are many roads open to you when you earn your International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree. What about working as a manager sustainable tourism at TUI or a project manager at Zoover. You can also work as a product manager or an (online) marketer. Do you want to know more about your many options? Take a look at the career opportunities and read interviews with alumni.

Do you want to continue your education after completing the International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree? This bachelor’s degree grants you access to many domestic and foreign master’s degrees.

Starting salary

The starting salary for recent Tourism & Leisure graduates is approximately € 2,110 gross per month (Higher Education Guide 2019).

Employment opportunities

Because of the rapid changes taking place in the tourism sector, there is a strong demand for young professionals with in-depth knowledge of e-commerce. A Tio degree is very valuable in the tourism industry. That’s why there is a great demand for Tio graduates.

Successful in the tourism industry

Tourism continues to grow worldwide and it is of crucial importance to our global economy. New business models and the advent of online entrepreneurship have reshaped the sector drastically. New travel products are constantly being developed. Consumers no longer want package or group trips; instead, they are looking for unique experiences. Other developments, e.g. social media, reviews and mobile internet access, also lead to new trends.

What can you do and where can you work?

What can you do once you complete the International Tourism Management bachelor’s course at Tio University of Applied Sciences?
Nearly every sector of industry has a need for well-trained managers with excellent organisational skills. After completing this bachelor’s degree, you can therefore have your pick of many positions and areas of expertise.

Think of professions such as:

  • Product manager
  • (Business) travel advisor
  • Tour manager
  • (Online) marketer
  • Event manager
  • City marketer
  • Sales manager
  • Consultant
  • Tour leader
  • Travel manager
  • Entrepreneur

Where can you work? Examples include:

  • Tour operators
  • Theme parks
  • (Business) travel organisations
  • Airlines
  • Event and incentive agencies
  • Cruise lines
  • Hotels
  • Wildlife resorts
  • Booking websites
  • Marketing agencies
  • Consultancy firms
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Master's degrees

The International Tourism Management degree entitles you to enrol in many national and international master degree programmes. Generally, to follow a master programme, you must complete a pre-master.

Master programmes

Worldwide there are many different master degree programmes offered in various fields of interest. Are you thinking about studying for a master’s degree abroad? Maybe one of the masters offered by Tio’s partner universities will suit you.

  • Business Administration
  • Business and Management
  • Consultancy and Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel and Tourism Management
  • Innovative Hospitality Management
  • International Business Management
  • International Economics and Business
  • International Event Management
  • International Hotel Management
  • International Leisure and Tourism
  • Leisure
  • Tourism and Environment
  • Management
  • Management & Leadership
  • Marketing Communicatie
  • Tourism Destination Management

Masters around the world

Master's degrees at Tio's partner universities

More info?

For more information about master degree programmes and attending a master at one of Tio’s partner universities, please visit our master's degree page.

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Alumni association

The graduates of Tio unify through Tio Alumni. Tio Alumni strives to preserve the relationships between former students and Tio and to stimulate and expand contacts between alumni.

Tio Alumni is the platform where alumni can meet both online and offline. The members of Tio Alumni meet several times throughout the year during network meetings, master classes or events. The focus is on expanding your network. There is also a lot of attention for digital networking: sharing vacancies, exchanging knowledge and sharing sector information. 
Furthermore, Tio has an alumni board, consisting of 27 former students who are involved in drawing up Tio’s policies. This board convenes at least twice per year to discuss e.g. the coordination between Tio’s education and the world of business, alumni policies and the activation of other alumni.

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Dignus Heijning | Alumni
“Tio Alumni can give you a kick-start to your career, to finding a new job or a good assignment.”
Dignus Heijning | Alumni
Machteld Bakker | Alumna
“An alumni network offers graduates a ton of added value. You can share ideas and experiences, inspire each other and get closer to finding your dream job.”
Machteld Bakker | Alumna

Career opportunities

Career opportunities after studying at Tio
Career opportunities after studying at Tio
Final thesis at Tenzing Travel
Director of the Schiphol Travel Group