Travel Industry Management Track


The Distance Learning Executive MBA - Travel Industry Management Track provides unique insight into the travel industry sector, which is undergoing transformational growth and change. The program combines a dynamic and rigorous MBA core business curriculum with hospitality focused electives to prepare candidates for successful and rewarding careers.

Program Outline

1st Year 2nd Year
Fall | Shidler EMBA Core Curriculum

Fall | Shidler EMBA Core Curriculum and
Travel Industry Management Track electives

Spring | Shidler EMBA Core Curriculum Spring | Shidler EMBA curriculum and
Capstone - travel industry focused consulting practicum
Summer | Travel Industry Management Track electives

Travel Industry Management Track Electives

Elective courses supplement the core class experience and enhance understanding of the travel industry.

1. TIM 681: Strategic Hospitality Marketing and Service Innovation
2. TIM 682: Service Management and Operations
3. TIM 683: Innovation and Strategic Applications of IT in E-Commerce
4. TIM 684: Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Organizational Behavior
5. TIM 685: Sustainable Tourism Concepts and Practices

Learning Goals

  • Understanding of the dynamic landscape of the travel industry management track.
  • Ability to cultivate new initiatives that will have a broad impact on business and society.
  • Gain insight from experienced travel industry executives to enhance the program curriculum and learning opportunities.
  • Master theory and practice through discussions with hospitality leaders and the analysis of real case studies.
  • Demonstrate business acumen as a member of a consulting team assigned to implement a strategic project for a travel industry organization.


Olulani Garcia
Director, Executive Degree Programs
Executive Education Center
(808) 956-5774