Missions and Objectives
The mission of the College of Tourism and Hotel Management is to provide a full educational experience to students, creating an environment in which students will develop intellectually and personally. Such an educational experience includes world-class instruction that will prepare students for the challenges that they will face in the world and open up opportunities for personal and professional growth and development.
Our priority is to enable and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential and to accomplish academic excellence through a flexible, innovative curriculum. The College’s academic specialisation is in programmes of study in Tourism (including Nutrition and Dietetics Science), Hospitality Management, as well as Business Studies.
Our Vision is to facilitate positive impact on society by equipping learners with the knowledge, competence, tools and mind-set needed to become responsible and engaged citizens and professionals.
Statement of objectives
The main objectives of the College are to offer innovative academic programs of high quality, in response to the needs of today's rapidly changing society; to prepare its graduates either to eventually assume positions of responsibility in the local or international tourism, travel or hospitality industries and international business, or to continue their studies for a higher degree. Furthermore, the College strives to help its students become ethical, fair in their relations with other people, honest and sincere.
Special emphasis is also given to continuing education with a view to upgrading the knowledge and skills of international business, tourism, travel and hospitality professionals, as well as helping people who are interested in entering these industries. These programs are designed to meet the specific and ever-changing needs of these expanding sectors of the economy.
The College, in order to achieve its mission and attain its goals, attracts and retains faculty of high quality which enjoy academic freedom and take an active part in decision-making. The College expects every faculty member to be an effective teacher.
An additional objective of the College is to help its students develop a sense of belonging to an educational institution of quality, which is concerned about their welfare and meets their academic, professional, social and other needs.
The College admits applicants based on criteria, which demonstrate one’s ability to pursue higher education and eventually fulfill all graduation requirements. These graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career in the international business, tourism, travel or hospitality industries.
Activities such as work placement, visits by guest lecturers, visits to places of interest, trips abroad, membership to professional and social clubs either form an integral part of a course of study or are encouraged by the College.
The underlying objective of all programs is to prepare students for a successful career in business, tourism, hospitality and the service industries. The ease with which successful graduates of the College secure employment, demonstrates the confidence shown in the College by the industry and the correctness of its educational policy.