Machakos University Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Machakos University Department of Hospitality | Read on details of the overview and list of courses offered by the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Machakos University.
The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management was started in 2016 with the aim of conducting research in hospitality and tourism. We envision to become a model division of hospitality and tourism learning, research and innovation through offering high quality training, research and community service. We are in the forefront in preparing professionals who can provide solutions to the existing industry challenges. The department boasts of 12 highly trained and well-seasoned academic and non-academic staff members. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the tourism industry contributes approximately 10 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employs about 9 percent of the total wage workforce in the country. Hence, our programmes are tailored to provide students with entrepreneurship and employability skills in the following service-oriented sectors:
1. Hotels and Restaurants.
2. Membership clubs.
3. Events and conference management.
4. Travel agents and Tour operations
5. Airline and railway travel
6. Tourism Departments
9. Museums and cultural centres
10. Fitness clubs and sports organizations (e.g. gyms, golf clubs, and tennis facilities)
Our mission is to offer high quality training, research and community service and help our students to achieve the highest potential within the industry and continued personal development. Additionally the school offers foreign languages to prepare the student for the global market.
Machakos University Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Courses Offered
- BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT
- DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT
- DIPLOMA IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
- CERTIFICATE IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION, SERVICE AND SALES OPERATIONS
- CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM OPERATIONS
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