• Career opportunities

The career opportunities in the field of tourism opened up through the IQS Undergraduate Programme in Tourism and Hotel Management are extremely wide and range from positions of responsibility in hospitality companies, managing tourism companies, intermediation, and online marketing to positions in other related industries in which hospitality and customer service are crucial.

Upon completing their studies, graduates of the Undergraduate Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management will be prepared to manage and lead tourism and hospitality organizations and companies engaged in the tourism, hospitality, and leisure sector.

The job placement rate for graduates of the Undergraduate Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management and event planning is exceptionally high according to the report by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency:

  • Nearly 93% of IQS Undergraduate Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management graduates are currently employed
  • 95% of the programme's graduates were fully prepared for their positions thanks to their studies
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By professional profile

Hotels and other accommodation companies
General Management, Marketing and Sales Management, Rooms Division Management, Public Relations and Customer Service, Food & Beverage Management, Revenue Management, Bookings Management, Front Office Management, Quality Management, and more.

Organization of events, conferences, fairs, conventions, and incentive programmes
Management of event companies or event departments (hotels, fairs, etc.), Management of Convention Centres, Management of Destination Management Companies (DMCs), Management of Professional Conference Organizers (PCOs), etc.

Tourism and hospitality sector intermediation and distribution
Management of electronic distribution companies, product manager, digital marketing manager, reservation centre manager, tour operator or travel agency manager, contracting manager, etc.

Tourism consulting and training
Hospitality consulting, specialized consulting in a functional area (Marketing, Communications, etc.), consulting and training for tourism companies, etc.

Businesses and product and activity creation related to the various types of tourism
Design of collaborative, cultural, culinary, adventure, religious, spa, ecological, wine, and rural tourism offers and more.

Transport and logistics
Employment with airlines, cruise ships, railway companies, etc.

Complementary tourist service companies
Management of museums, theme and leisure parks, ski resorts, spas, golf courses, etc.

Destination planning and promotion
Destination promotion management, Managing Tourism Offices, employment with public entities, Head of Engagement, Head of Public Relations, Managing Tourism Initiative Centres, etc.

Dining Services
Head of Operations, Sales Management, Food & Beverage Management, Establishment Management, Head of Banquets and Conventions, etc.

Entrepreneurship
Creating and managing startups.

By employment sector

Hotel Industry

Events

Dining

Intermediation

Consulting

Transport