Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Operations


Lead Instructor

Benchapan Phala



students wearing suit attending their lecture

At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and practical skills and competencies required for successful operational roles within Food and Beverage areas of an international hotel and tourism organisation.

  • Understand the nature of tourism, the fundamentals of the commercial hospitality enterprise and the key financial issues.

  • Use English language skills in an operational setting.

  • Demonstrate information technology and study skills at the appropriate level.


  • Food & Beverage Service (Theory & Practical)

  • Culinary (Theory & Practical)

  • Introduction to Hospitality Management

  • Hospitality Enterprise Project 1.

  • English for Academic Purposes 1.

  • Tourism Studies

  • UAE Hospitality and Culture

  • Information Technology

General Admission Requirements

  • Student must be 17+ years old and genuinely passionate about the hospitality industry.
  • HTMi Switzerland Dubai will recognize all national and international high school pass certificates as entry to Bachelor Program.
  • Student requires to have English Scores: TOEFL 450 or IELTS 5 or EMSAT 1100 or equivalent.
  • Students with industry background or prior education in this filed are treated case by case.
* The institute reserves the right to accept or reject a candidate for any reason. The program content is subject to change.


Students who successfully complete the program (academic study and work placement/internship) will be awarded with the Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Operations by HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland.Certificate graduates can continue on to the Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management.

Program Information

  • Mode of delivery: Face-to-face, blended learning platforms, online, research, student centred learning, tutorials, lecture, presentations, assessments, project based assignments, and applied learning.
  • Final assessment: Written exams and final projects.
  • Graduation requirements: 60%
  • Average student-teacher ratio: 18 students per 1 teacher
  • Total contact hours: TBC hours full-time
  • Duration of program: Academic Study: 20 Weeks and Work Placement / Internship: 20-24 Weeks


Upon completion of the third year – Higher diploma level - student will have high chances of being placed on an internship position in one of the leading hotel brands in UAE in any of the following departments: Food and Beverage, Reservations, Front Office or Sales and Marketing or Human Resources in more challenging positions with higher responsibilities. HTMi Switzerland Dubai guarantees paid internship placement upon successful accomplishment of the academic semester with one of its industry partners. Our Career Center's purpose is helping each and every student to find the right internship. Regular workshops are conducted to develop your communication skills, to help you overcome any difficulties. You will be given guidance to build your CV, your LinkedIn profile and practice sessions are regularly held to demonstrate interview skills and increase your confidence.

Program Progression

 Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management 

Higher Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management

Bachelor, BA Degree in International Hospitality and Events Management

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