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MATourism Destination Management

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Tourism comes with economic benefits, opportunities and treaths for the businesses in and habitants of a tourism destination. In the Master Tourism Destination Management you will learn how to develop strategies for responsible socio-economic growth.

International professionals in tourism can make a difference. A difference between profit and loss, between chaos and structure, a difference for tourists as well as locals. The tourist industry at tourism destinations is looking for well educated professionals. In this professional master’s programme you learn to analyse, interpret and apply global developments and translate these into new opportunities.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Master Tourism Destination Management qualify for:

International policy and advisory positions

- international advisory functions related to feasibility analysis of investment projects, business strategy and market penetration or development
- public strategic functions in the field of development and management of (tourism) destination areas
- advisory and management functions in the field of visitor management in urban areas, theme parks and nature reserves
- strategic advisory functions

International management positions

- international (growth related) management functions in internationally operating businesses (like service companies, hotel chains, tour operators, airlines)
- international marketing management functions, with destination management organisations or (tourism) marketing consultancy agencies
- international consultancy positions, either project-based or permanently in commercial consulting or international development organisations

Research positions

- research functions in the area of international (new) market development, market segmentation or market potential analysis
- research functions with branch organisations such as WTO, PATA, Tourism
- external advisory functions in the area of international corporate, financial and organisational development for small and medium-sized companies

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States