The guiding philosophy of the degree programme in Hotel and Tourism Management is to produce a crop of graduates equipped with professional knowledge and practical hand-on-skills, to cater for the food and leisure needs of the vast number of people who eat or stay away from home in a world characterized by rapid growth in industry, commerce, communication and transportation. This programme has also been developed to meet the demand for successful entrepreneurs and managers in Hospitality and Tourism Studies. It aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the study of Hospitality and Tourism management and the global tourism marketplace, and also the ability and confidence to creatively and innovatively solve management problems in the Hospitality and Tourism industry.
To produce high quality graduates imbued with requisite entrepreneurial skills to tackle the challenges and expand the horizon of the hospitality and tourism industry through employment and self employment in a rapidly globalizing world as well as dynamic centre of learning of professional excellence in Hospitality and Tourism studies and in research planning and development.
The mission of the Hotel and Tourism Management Department is to use highly competent personnel to educate and train students for the effective and efficient management of the hospitality and tourism industry in Nigeria.
The major objectives of the programme are:
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