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Hola Barcelona & Maastricht! – `MSc in Innovative Hospitality Management`

Thursday - May 22, 2014

A new model of management is emerging: “Innovative Hospitality Management”

It’s not an option for nowadays professional to stop innovating in the hospitality sectors, the hospitality world is changing; and it’s changing really fast.

When was the last time that you learned something new as a hospitality professional?

Have you heard before the term “Innovative Hospitality Management”?  As you already know, Innovation is important to the advancement of all business around the world; also it’s important for the evolution and differentiation of  hotels and restaurants. Given today’s demand on Innovative Hospitality two leading universities located in Barcelona & Maastricht decided to offer to international students the option of earning a “MSc in Innovative Hospitality Management” in only one year.  

This MSc offer to students a successful implementation of new ideas and business concepts: the main driver for the creation of wealth and an essential tool in a culturally diverse, knowledge-based society. The study plan consists in 3 blocks: 4 months in Barcelona, 4 months in Maastricht and a minimum of 4 months of International Hospitality Research (internship / thesis).

Why Barcelona

Basking on the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean, the Catalan capital is a city with its finger most firmly on the pulse: Barcelona has always embraced style, bold design and all things new.

In the last 20 years, the number of tourists visiting Barcelona has tripled.  The annual total of tourists staying in Barcelona’s hotels has risen from 2.45 million in 1993 to 7.44 million in 2012, and by the end of 2013, Barcelona received over 100 million visitors. Knowing all this, what better place to study than Barcelona?

The first 4 months, the MSc takes place at the University TSI-Turismo Sant Ignasi- Universitat Ramon Llul. TSI is a young university, open to students’ active participation, through the culture of dialogue and responsibility, in the spirit of excellence and concern for social transformation, in a context of intercultural coexistence that enables student´s personal and professional growth.

Why Maastricht

After spending the first 4 months in Barcelona, it’s time for beautiful and classy Maastricht!

Maastricht is the capital of the province of Limburg. Home to just under 120,000 inhabitants, the city is situated on both sides of the river Maas in the south-eastern corner of the Netherlands, practically bordering Belgium and Germany.

The Hotel Management School Maastricht is considered one of the best Hospitality Schools in the Netherlands. In this place you will definitely experience a cross-cultural experience, enhance professional competencies & also will broaden your passion for the hospitality industry.

Also oxford

Clearly, a lot is going on in Barcelona and Maastricht! But, what you didn’t know is that this MSc in Innovative Hospitality Management it’s also held in association with the Oxford School of Hotel Management in the UK. What does this means? This combination of these leading Universities will transform yourself into an innovative leader!

If you are interested to learn more about this MSc in Innovative Hospitality Management, you’re invited to join an informative webinar on June 4th, 2014 about this programme. Feel free to register here:

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