Potential future employers include tour operators like TUI and Thomas Cook, city branding companies, theme parks, cruise lines, airlines and government organisations. The course also provides you with the skills needed to start your own business.
These are challenging but exciting times for all of us, holding many new opportunities for the future. A future, that calls for resourceful professionals who understand the dynamics of the Tourism industry, and dare to think out of the box to find innovative and sustainable solutions.
No day is ever the same!
As a tourism professional, you will specialise in travel products and services, acting as a central point of contact in a job that is different every day. The principles of sustainable tourism form the backbone of this programme. You learn everything about the impact of tourism on different cultures, the environment and the economic needs that play a central role in tourist destination. You have inspiring ideas about sustainable tourism concepts and know how to respond to changing trends in the industry.
Careers open to you after graduation include:
- Procurement Manager
- Marketing and Communication Manager
- Contracting Manager
- Product Manager
- Events Manager
- Regional Manager at a travel agency
- Sales Manager
- Governmental Policy Officer
After your studies
If you would like to continue your studies after your bachelor’s degree and specialise further, we recommend that you enrol in one of our master programmes:
Should you choose the minor Tourism Geography & Planning during your bachelor programme, then you may enrol in the Cultural Geography Master at the University of Groningen.