TOURISM FACULTY

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Program Details

The faculty trains managers who will work at senior and unit level in accommodation, travel, transportation and food and beverage enterprises, and manpower to take responsibility as intermediate staff. The importance of well-trained and language-speaking staff is increasing. Our university aims to contribute to closing this gap.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND HOSPITALITY

Tourism sector, one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, contributes greatly to the world economy and employment. Today, the sector, in which 1 out of every 11 employees work around the world, occupies an important place in the world economy, with a share of approximately 3.58%. According to the predictions of the World Tourism Organization, it is estimated that the number of employees in the tourism and travel sector will reach 370 million by 2026, and 1 out of every 9 employment will be from this sector.

The tourism sector is an extremely important sector for national economies. The basic needs of this sector are well-equipped, efficient, tourism-conscious managers and academicians who are qualified to lead the development of tourism in social, economic and technical aspects. These managers and academics should also be equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge, fluent in foreign languages ​​and have a high level of knowledge and management skills, the power to make decisions by research and synthesis, and be visionary and innovative. The education staff of our tourism faculty, which was established to raise such individuals, consists of academicians with both industry and academic experience.

Our training program, which mainly consists of travel agency, tour operator, accommodation management and food and beverage management, service techniques and gastronomy courses, also supports courses such as foreign language, central reservation systems, communication with customers, sales methods, accounting.

Our students, who have the opportunity to have practical education in addition to their theoretical courses, will also study at the Girne Büyük Anadolu Hotel, which is at the service of our university. Our students, because they have the opportunity to do internships at other hotels in Cyprus and Turkey, will find the opportunity to observe the work environment related to their fields. When they graduate, they will be ready to meet the need for qualified workforce, which is extremely important for the tourism industry.

Due to the nature of the tourism sector being an intense labor-intensive sector, there are also wide job opportunities for our graduate students. As a result of the theoretical and practical courses they will take during their education, our students, who will have sufficient knowledge and skills for the sector, will have the chance to find jobs in hotels, travel agencies, airports, travel companies, cruise ships and tourism-related public institutions, both within our country and abroad.

  • Tourism Management and Hospitality Department is a 4-year department, and the language of instruction is English
  • It is a department that all high school graduates can choose.
  • In addition to our many faculty members with international experience, our guests from the sector will regularly attend our classes as guest speakers and transfer their knowledge and experience to our students.
  • Since it is a Tourism Faculty with a hotel, our graduates will be trained as experienced staff and a university - sector bridge will be established.

DEPARTMENT CURRICULUM

Academic Staff

  • Dr. Nahid MALAZIZI
  • Dr. Javaneh MEHRAN
  • Lect. Tahareh AREFIPOR
  • Lect. Hilmi BİRİNCİ

Curriculum

Our training program, which basically consists of service techniques such as travel agency-tour operation, accommodation management and food and beverage management, is also supported by courses such as foreign language, communication with customers, sales techniques and accounting.

Our students, who have the opportunity to have practical education in addition to their theoretical courses, will also study at the Girne Büyük Anadolu Hotel, which is at the service of our university. Our students, because they have the opportunity to do internships at other hotels in Cyprus and Turkey, will find the opportunity to observe the work environment related to their fields. When they graduate, they will be ready to meet the need for qualified workforce, which is extremely important for the tourism industry.

Due to the nature of the tourism sector being an intense labor-intensive sector, there are also wide job opportunities for our graduate students. As a result of the theoretical and practical courses they will take during their education, our students, who will have sufficient knowledge and skills for the sector, will have the chance to find jobs in hotels, travel agencies, airports, travel companies, cruise ships and tourism-related public institutions, both within our country and abroad.

  • Tourism Management and Hospitality Department is a 4-year department, and the language of instruction is English. 
  • It is a department that all high school graduates can choose.
  • In addition to our many faculty members with international experience, our guests from the sector will regularly attend our classes as guest speakers and transfer their knowledge and experience to our students.
  • Since it is a Tourism Faculty with a hotel, our graduates will be trained as experienced staff and a university - sector bridge will be established.

Today, tourism sector is among the sectors with the highest job opportunities, by being a sector where 1 out of every 11 people work around the world. Our students will have sufficient knowledge and skills for the sector as a result of the theoretical and practical courses they will take during their education. In this way, they will have the chance to find jobs in all hotels, travel agencies, airports, airline companies (as flight attendants and ground hostesses), travel enterprises, cruise ships and all other tourism-related public institutions, both domestically and abroad.

Apart from our university, our students will also have the opportunity to combine their theories with practice and learn the world cuisine in practice, at the Girne Büyük Anadolu Hotel and other food establishments.

Career Opportunities

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE GRADUATES OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND HOSPITALITY DEPARTMENT

The graduates of Tourism Management and Hospitality Department can work in places/positions such as:

  • Hotels and other accommodation facilities,
  • Cruise ships,
  • Restaurants, cafes, bistros and similar businesses,
  • Travel agencies,
  • Yacht and marina businesses,
  • Relevant parts of the airlines,
  • Tour operators,
  • Theme parks,
  • Daily tourism facilities,
  • Museums and historical sites,
  • As an academician.

WHY CHOOSE TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND HOSPITALITY DEPARTMENT OF ONBEŞ KASIM KIBRIS UNIVERSITY?

  • To be able to benefit from the professional businesses of the area whenever they want; Offering rich opportunities for students to spend their free time - both to ensure their professional development and to find new areas of interest,
  • Diversification of job opportunities after graduation with the bond established during the applied workplace process due to the fact that it is a Tourism Faculty with a hotel,
  • With its physical and technological infrastructure, the creation of many research and development work opportunities,
  • Providing an education intertwined with nature as well as various student clubs with advanced social, sports and cultural activities.
  • Students get to know the tourism sector-related professions (front office, housekeeping, shuttle services, bar services, cookery, etc.)
  • Learners will gain the ability to look at the profession with a critical eye because they are in the practice whenever they want, and they will be able to work with the teaching staff to improve the work done.

The graduates of Tourism Management and Hospitality Department can work in places/positions such as:

  • Hotels and other accommodation facilities,
  • Cruise ships,
  • Restaurants, cafes, bistros and similar businesses,
  • Travel agencies,
  • Yacht and marina businesses,
  • Relevant parts of the airlines,
  • Tour operators,
  • Theme parks,
  • Daily tourism facilities,
  • Museums and historical sites,
  • As an academician.

DEPARTMENTS

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TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND HOSPITALITY DEPARTMENT

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DEPARTMENT OF GASTRONOMY AND THE CULINARY ARTS

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