All about this master, Master in Hospitality & Tourism Management ESCP Business School
Spain - Western Europe
Hospitality Management

ESCP Business School
Master in Hospitality & Tourism Management


Program overview

This life-changing MSc will give you the training and tools you need for a successful and international career in the hospitality & tourism sector.

Key Aspects of the Specialisation:

  • Multicampus structure (Madrid & Turin or London) with two specialization tracks to choose from (Sustainable Hospitality Management or Hotel Development)
  • multicampus program that brings together leading professional perspectives and intercultural experiences
  • Specialization modules in Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC - USA)
  • A “learning by doing” programme to develop your professional skills, network, and career
  • A personalized experience with world-class faculty, professionals, and staff members
  • Partnerships with leading companies in the industry

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)


-> 2 Specializations tracks to choose from:

  • Sustainable Hospitality Management (Turin)
  • Hotel Development (London)

-> 2-week Seminar at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration,  Ithaca (New York)

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Employment opportunities & career impact

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : 20% were employed before graduation | 80% were employed 3 to 6 months after graduation | 60% have a job with an international dimension

Employment opportunities :

The MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management offers a first-class business education for young professionals wanting to pursue an international and fast-moving career in the hospitality and tourism industry and even beyond. It provides a combination of high-value skills sought by recruiters.

This MSc would be suitable for anyone considering a career in:

• Consulting

• Sales

• Revenue Management

• Luxury Tourism

• Marketing & communication

• Hotel Management

• Advertising

• PropTech

• Entrepreneur

• Real Estate Development for Hospitality

• Hospitality & Tourism Startups

• Travel Distribution

• Event management

• Commerce

Faculty profiles

International faculty from ESCP's European campuses.

Campus facilities & Student Life

You will study at ESCP Madrid and Turin or London campuses and at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in New York, where you will obtain the "Professional Development Program” and become part of the Cornell Hotel Society alumni network.

Choose a Master, an MS or an MBA in Hospitality Management

Pictogramme The Sector of Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management encompasses the operation of hotels, campgrounds, restaurants, convention centers and travel agencies. ... The overall goal of any hospitality manager is to make sure customers have an overall pleasant experience while putting in place a strategy to oversee that the establishment is run efficiently and profitably. The hospitality sector offers good prospects for early responsibility, and fast career advancement, so if you show a willingness and ability to learn, you can gain experience and move to a managerial position early on in your career. It can be either done via direct classes or via online classes, this will depend on the package you choose. In general students who choose to do direct classes tend to pay more than students who choose Webex sessions since they are broadcasted through 16 cities, and the cost is split between all universities that broadcast the lecture which means that the number of students mulltiplies into 10 instead of the regular number that will not exceed 40 in a normal classroom.

The end result remains the same, since both of them take the same final exam, they receive the same diploma.

Pictogramme Follow a Masters/MS/MBA in Hospitality Management

A Masters in Hospitality Management focuses on the transfer and the development of executive skills and aptitudes of a strategic nature. The hospitality and tourism industry are composed of many interrelated sectors; thus, the need to specialize in a particular function. Some of the MBAs in Hospitality Management offer classes in information systems, human resources, customer service, or even food art. However, most MBAs in Hospitality Management prepare you for senior positions which entails a comprehensive understanding of the various divisions and how they come together.

Hospitality Management degree programs often provide opportunities for students to gain practical experience through internships or exchange programs.

Pictogramme To Work in this Hospitality Management

Employment in Hospitality Management is expected to grow by six percent between 2016 and 2026, according to the BLS. That's a slightly higher average compared to other occupations, making it a safe bet for a solid and stable career.

There are various job titles for Hospitality Managers, including guest services manager, front office manager, food and beverage manager, room division manager and general manager.

Pictogramme Hospitality Management in 2024

In growing markets, hotels are working relentlessly to capture that growth. Hospitality is adopting technology, we're seeing increasing investment in the Internet of Things (IoT) and the integration of voice control--creating seamlessly connected experiences, personalization options for guests and operational efficiency in the industry. As such, Hospitality management will go through a major shift in application, creating a multitude of opportunities for future students in the field. As the number of students in Hospitality Management increases, the hotel ecosystem continues to grow, placing this specialty amongst the most promising master programs in 2024.

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