Department of Tourism and Hotel Management is a program that aims to add theoretical and practical knowledge along with practical in the wellbeing and operationalization of the academic, within many sectors that can be public or private. Students gain the chance to develop themselves in many ways that the department provides, these consist of attending to appropriate seminars and conferences as well as actively participating in research and application of the knowledge in their summer training/internships. The Tourism and Hotel Management field is overloaded with many opportunities to full fill their knowledge and produce high level skills that will be need in their sector. The mission of the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management is to facilitate students in designing and portraying clear pathways towards their future careers. To be able to reach this aim the school provides them with many facilities; having high standards of lectures, school competitiveness and individual attention to tailoring based on the student requirements.
The ultimate aim of Tourism and Hotel Management programs is to train students who not only develop their awareness toward the most recent international and national developments across the world but also are devoted to using the latest technological advancements in the tourism and hospitality industry. Students are required to succeed in generic business courses, specialized and tailor-made tourism and hospitality courses throughout their programs. Within the program students are expected to use many daily skills related to communication based on problem-solving skills, effective communication skills, and customer focus orientation skills. Language skills are indivisible share of the Tourism curricula. Department of Tourism and Hotel Management additionally provides the students with more than just language skills, but provides students the chance to learn elective language courses such as German, French, Italian, Russian and Chinese. Summer courses provide students the opportunities to put the learnt theories in to practice.
Cyprus West University, Tourism and Hotel Management program intends to train individuals to master the necessary skills and qualifications within different areas such as (hospitality establishments, airlines, tour operators, travel agents, restaurants, car rental, etc.)The graduates of Tourism and Hotel Management program are entirely accomplished of obtaining employment in chain or boutique hotels, holiday villages, tour operators, travel agents, airport or airlines, cruise liners. Moreover, the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management equips language skills, academic infrastructure, and the notion of ethical issues to those students who wish to pursue an academic career.