Do you love the excitement of travelling or the mysterious and captivating nature of world cultural sites and destinations? Then this program is for you! If you are passionate about making tourists’ experiences memorable, if you want to use your energy and creativity to become part of the largest industry worldwide, then join the Tourism and Hospitality Management program at George Brown College!
Through this two-year tourism diploma program, you will learn about the exciting multidimensionality of the tourism industry with courses in culinary tourism, heritage tourism, sustainable tourism and urban tourism planning. By the time you graduate, you will gain all skills you need to manage change and improve the experience of tourists. You will receive industry certifications in food safety, responsible alcohol beverage service, Safe Travel Planner Certification, TICO Travel Counsellor Certification, and and first aid (CPR).
As part of your fourth semester, you will complete a unique 14-week industry externship with your choice of a nationwide or international placement. This opportunity will enhance your knowledge with real-world experience and help you start building your network of contacts. Completing the Tourism and Hospitality program will make you the kind of multi-talented graduate the local and international tourism industry is seeking in today’s competitive environment!
To better hone your international tourism and hospitality management skills you have the opportunity to partake in an exclusive European Study Tour.
This program has been accredited by the acclaimed Institute of Hospitality.
Part Time Study Options George Brown Continuing Education offers a variety of Hospitality & Tourism courses and certificates. See the Continuing Education Course Guide at
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Program Standards and Learning Outcomes
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