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About the School of Tourism & Hotel Management

The Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management - Australia’s most awarded Hotel School

Travel is the key. Whether it's for business or pleasure the world is literally on the move in ever increasing numbers and wherever they touch down, people will always need somewhere to stay.

Today, without a shadow of doubt, the fastest growing industries in the world are tourism and hospitality. So it's a short step to recognising that some of the best employment opportunities are in these industries. And it's an even shorter step to conclude that the best trained people will usually end up in the best paid jobs!

The tourism and hospitality industries already employ well over half a million Australians - that's one in sixteen of our total work force. So it will come as no surprise that tourism is already our biggest foreign dollar earner!

“Few industries offer as much scope for international travel, job satisfaction and career advancement”

Key employment experts predict that, over the next decade, one in five of all new jobs created will fall within the category of tourism and hospitality. The last three to four years have seen a greater demand for three-, four- and five-star hotel and resort facilities. Clearly, these new facilities will need highly-skilled and motivated management staff and there will be great career opportunities for young people with ambitions.

The School of Tourism and Hotel Management forms an essential training link to this fast growing industry and is inevitably a prime source of providing the future management leaders to this innovative and exciting industry.

The tourism and hospitality industries transcend international and cultural boundaries. The leading hotels and resorts, be they in Pittsburgh, Penang, Paris or Perth, aim at the same superlative service and are therefore all managed along similar international standards.

To provide guests with the seamless service they deserve, a hotel manager needs the calming authority of a medical doctor, the firm hand of a sergeant, the financial prowess of an accountant, the discipline to plan and meet budgets, the skill to run sophisticated computer systems and the knowledge to discuss food preparation and menu design with the head chef.

In short, hotel and tourism managers need to be well trained, educated and highly motivated. It goes without saying that those who acquire such demanding skills will be rewarded with the best employment opportunities
in these exciting industries.

Tourism Information Network

Hotel Online

Western Australia Tourism Commission

Australian Tourism Commission

Young Australians Tourism Organisation