The world’s tourism sector is expected to triple in the coming twenty years. Listed among top growing tourism destinations, Rwanda is in a better position to take advantage of the prospective beneficiaries.
In spite of the enormous tourism potentials and opportunities, the number of qualified professionals in the field of tourism are alarmingly low.
Learning Travel and Tourism management at UTB will open up numerous career paths within the industry and put you in a better position to secure high flying management careers globally and regionally.
This is a career-oriented program ideal if you are seeking to develop professional skills and knowledge of the tourism and travel industry.
UTB works closely with different stakeholders within the travel and tourism sector within the region and globally; including government bodies, heritage agencies, hotels, restaurants and an active member of various international networks.
These links contribute to the design of the program and ensure that what we offer to our students remains relevant in the job market.
In your 3 years schooling in this course, you will develop your passion in travel and tourism into a career path and exposure through;
- Providing an extensive background to the regional and international dimensions of the tourism industry
- Understanding of the different dynamics of the tourism and travel industry
- Developing critical analytics skills and reviewing industrial cases around the tourism industry and its impacts on society, the environment and the economy
- Industrial attachment and field studies, helping you to gain valuable work-place insights