Do you love the excitement of travelling and learning about fascinating world cultures? Do you want to be a leader in the tourism and hospitality industry? If your passion is to create memorable experiences and use your 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 and diverse tourism industry with courses in culinary tourism, heritage tourism, sustainable tourism, hotel operations and event planning. Graduates gain the skills required to be progressive leaders within the industry, enriching the experience of tourists. You will receive industry certifications in food safety, responsible alcohol beverage service, TICO Travel Counsellor Certification and first aid (CPR).
As part of your fourth semester, you will complete a 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 Management 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 option of participating in an exclusive European Study Tour.
This program has been accredited by the acclaimed Institute of Hospitality.
As part of your fourth semester, you will complete a 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. This valuable work experience can in turn be added to your resume.
In addition to more formal on-the-job work experience, George Brown College endeavours to provide learning opportunities with real world challenges and clients. Find out more about field education at Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts.