Careers/ Education

ITT shows its commitment to careers and education by recognition of good practice, student awards, consultancy and much more.

ITT runs an Education & Training Committee chaired by ITT Board Director Claire Steiner. Claire organises student events on behalf of ITT, such as the hugely popular 'Future You' seminar at WTM.

She also represents ITT on external education/ industry bodies. Educational partnerships are an important part of ITT’s careers and education work.

The most recent being with the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership, a multi-country educational programme to introduce students to careers in travel and tourism.

University/College Members

The following colleges and universities are members of ITT and provide travel and tourism courses.

Institution Contact Details Information
Bournemouth University  Keith Wilkes M.Inst.TT and
Steven Richards M.Inst.TT
Tel: 01202 961524/965805
School of Tourism
Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
BH12 5BB
We are a world-leader in tourism research and a leading provider of degree and postgraduate courses uniquely focused on the environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts.  We are in the contemporary tourism sector, encompassing hospitality, retail, leisure, sports and events.  Most of our graduates get jobs as soon as they leave the University and our alumni are working for companies and organisations throughout the world.

Leeds Beckett University

Trish Coll
Tel: +44 (0) 113 812 6719

Leeds Beckett University, Macauley Hall, Room 216, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QN

At Leeds Beckett University, we are very proud to be ranked first in the UK for our virtual learning, online library – offsite, and technology. This enhances the learning experiences for all our students, in particular those studying on our part-time, online, distance learning travel courses which have been developed with travel industry professionals for the travel industry, as well as the ITT. We have a rich heritage of delivering International Tourism Management and Responsible Tourism Management courses. All of our distinctive courses at Leeds Beckett are designed to develop competent, responsible managers with an in-depth knowledge of tourism principles and practices, core business and management skills and a strong international focus.

Manchester Metropolitan University Ed Bielinski
Tel: 0161 247 2717
Manchester Metropolitan University
Old Hall Lane
M14 6HR
We deliver Tourism programmes at Bachelor's , Masters and PhD level as well as undertaking research and consultancy.
Newcastle Business School - Tourism Bridget Major and Nigel Evans
Tel: 0191 227 4955
Fax: 0191 235 8017
Web: Northumbria University
Northumberland Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
We offer services in marketing, research, consultancy, bespoke training courses and can supply you with work placement students for a year's duration. For further information please contact Bridget Major.
University of Plymouth Rong Huang, Jennifer Phillips and Sheela Agarwal
Tel: 01752 585656
327 Cookworthy Building
Drake Circus
We offer a range of specialist programmes, in Cruise and Hospitality, Tourism and Events. Our degree courses are developed in consultation with industry, and led by experienced staff. We are internationally recognised for the quality of our teaching and research.
University of Wolverhampton Dr Sammy C.H. Li / Dr Ade Oriade
Tel: 01902 323279 / 01902 323042
Email: /
Department of Marketing, Enterprise and Leisure Industries,
University of Wolverhampton Business School, Gorway Road,
Walsall, WS1 3BD
The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded the ITT Centre of Excellence status in Tourism Education. The Leisure Industries Department at University of Wolverhampton teaches Tourism, Hospitality, Event & Venue and Sports Management. The department has an international research and publishing profile and works closely with employers, delivering consultancy project and developing CPD courses.
University College Birmingham Melvyn Pryer and Sally Ievers
Tel: 0121 604 1000 Ext. 259
Fax: 0121 236 7996
Summer Row
West Midlands
B3 1JB
Long established as a specialist vocational provider, University College Birmingham offers a spectrum of programmes in travel & tourism and related areas, from National Diplomas through to University of Birmingham awards covering foundation degrees, degrees and Masters degrees.
Institution Contact Details Information
International Travel & Tourism Institute Contact: Kate Addo
Tel: +233245209725
PO Box 13384
International Travel and Tourism Institute (ITTI) is a tertiary institution dedicated to developing and maintaining professional standards in Ghana and the West African Sub Region. ITTI provides tuition for personnel in the aviation, tourism and hospitality sectors, as well as customer orientated organizations. Please check our website for more
The Manchester College Maxing Gunning
Tel: 0161 614 8035
Northenden Campus Sales Road
M23 0DD
We offer a range of courses in the fields of travel, tourism and aviation at our Wythenshawe and Harpurhey campuses. We offer an introductory Level 1 diploma in travel and tourism which provides a fantastic introduction to the different components of the industry. We also offer a level 2 diploma in travel and tourism which broadens learners knowledge of the industry and the varied fields within it. We also offer specialist diplomas in the Aviation Environment on the Ground and a diploma in Cabin Crew, using our mock aircraft cabins and check in areas to offer a practical and industry standard learning environments. For those wishing to study at a higher level or pursue university we also offer the level 3 extended diploma in travel and tourism. All students are also encouraged to complete work experience as part of our course provision and this is mandatory at level 3. Students benefit from all teaching staff coming from industry including retail travel, airport and airline operations and hospitality

Travind Institute of Travel & Tourism Management

Contact: Vivek More
Tel: 0091 0202 5447 660
Email: Office No. 6 3rd Floor Shree Sai, Vandan Apartment, Paud Phata, Karve Road, Pune, Maharashtra, 411038, India

Travind, Pune-India offers various specialised courses in the Travel & Tourism management arena.Our unique concept of giving 3 strata courses:- Theory Classes; On-job training and paid internships, makes us stand out from the rest of the Institutes in India

University of Chester Contact: Dr Maeve Marmion
Tel: 01244 511894
Chester Business School
Queen's Park road
The University of Chester has a long standing tradition of teaching innovative tourism management courses, designed with students at the forefront of everything they do. Students gain hands-on experience throughout their degrees, and have opportunities to study abroad, undertake work placements and to work on community based tourism projects. The team at Chester are passionate about tourism and work closely with industry experts and employers to ensure their students graduate with the skills and experience they need in order to succeed as they progress in their careers.
University of Portsmouth Liz Sharples
Tel: 02392 848484
Uinversity House
Winston Churchill Avenue
The University of Portsmouth's high calibre courses are designed to reflect the needs of the domestic and international tourism and hospitality industry. Students enjoy academically rigorous teaching and learning, a vibrant research environment, close industry and professional collaborations as well as the opportunity to undertake international work-based placements. Their graduates thus start their careers confidently with relevant modern industry experience, core business and management competencies and high-level sector insight.
Institution Contact Details Information
Edge Hotel School Andrew Boer, Adrian Martin and Emma Powell
Tel: 01206 872858
Edge Hotel School
John tabor Building
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
The Edge Hotel School equips its degree students with the professional and managerial skills, as well as the academic theory, to prepare them for their future careers as leaders in the industry. Offering a fast-track, two-year intensive Hotel Management degree, from the University of Essex, students experience the realities of life in the hospitality industry.
Greenwich School of Management London Andrea Bell, Mohamed Hawela and Philip Pryce
Tel: 020 8516 7800
Meridian House
Royal Hill
SE10 8RD

GSM London is for students with the desire and motivation to change their life through learning. Our integrated Foundation Year makes higher education possible even without formal qualifications, while our career-focused degree courses open up a world of opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds.

Institute of Hospitality and Tourism, University of East London

Henrik Linden, Raoul Bianchi, Birte Schmitz
Tel: 020 8223 3000
University Way
E16 2RD

The Institute of Hospitality and Tourism, at the University of East London, is a successful provider of event, hospitality, tourism and sport management programmes. The programmes carry professional validations and are industry-inspired, forward-facing and meet the needs of students and the industries they’ll be going into after graduation. The Institute is a lively and vibrant academic space, bringing together staff and students to explore and study current issues from a range of subject areas. The academic staff in the Institute have a vast range of experience and expertise; all are actively engaged in research and professional networks.
London Geller College of Hospitality & Tourism (University of West London)

Karl Bolton, Barbara Czyzewska and Cristina Maxim
Tel: 020 8231 2104
London Geller College of Hospitality & Tourism (University of West London)
St. Mary’s Road
W5 5RF

London Geller College of Hospitality & Tourism (University of West London) has been teaching the principles of tourism management since 1967. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to students from around the world. It has been designated a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by the Government’s Quality Assurance Agency and in 2009 won the Queen’s Award for Industry for its programmes. The university specialises in the study of leisure and business tourism, aviation, cruise shipping and resort management. Opportunities for gaining work experience are a feature of all its programmes.
Sheffield Hallam University Seonyoung Kim, Philip Goulding and Vicky Mellon.
Tel: 0114 225 5555
Stoddart Building
City Campus
Arundel Gate
South Yorkshire
S1 1WB
SHU is one of Britain's leading centres for tourism education. We have a suite of Tourism Management courses from HND to postgraduate, taught by internationally renowned staff with travel and tourism industry backgrounds and research expertise. Our courses are geared to student employability, including placement opportunities, projects with industry and a focus on enterprise, business and management skills acquisition.
University of Exeter Business School Joanne Connell, Tim Coles and Gareth Shaw
Tel: 01392 722657
Streatham Court
Rennes Drive
The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities in the UK. The Business School is proud to rank highly in UK university league tables and is accredited by EQUIS, the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration, and AMBA. We offer a world-class Masters and doctoral programme in tourism.
University of Middlesex Sumeetra Ramakrishnan and Sue Bleasdale
Tel: 020 8411 5497 / 020 8411 5451 
Email: /
School of Health & Social Sciences Group
The Burroughs
The Tourism Department is an interdisciplinary group comprising of academics specialising in various areas in the hospitality and tourism fields.
The University offers both Postgraduate and Undergraduate programmes in Hospitality and Tourism with specialist streams focusing on Business, Marketing, Human Resources and Languages. The courses are available both in London and in Dubai.
Contact Details
International Travel & Tourism Institute Contact: Kate Addo
Tel: 00233 2452 09725
PO Box 13384, Accra - Motorway Ext, Accra, Ghana
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