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Overview

The Managing Marketing in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry course is part of the International Hospitality Management MicroMasters program from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - HKPolyUx.

Marketing within the hotel and tourism industry presents unique challenges, as marketers are tasked with selling services and memories rather than goods. In this hospitality management course, you will learn how to apply marketing knowledge and skills to the hotel and tourism industry. 

You will learn best practices for building customer loyalty and creating a strong brand and learn how to efficiently communicate to stakeholders through integrated marketing communications. You will also learn about the importance of marketing to both previous and new customers.

Students’ learning experience will be enhanced through the use of creative approaches to solve marketing problems in hotel and tourism settings.

What you'll learn:

  • Examine and evaluate the marketing theories and concepts within the context of management and operations of hospitality and tourism organizations
  • Analyze the relationship between consumers, practitioners, and policy makers of hospitality and tourism services/products
  • Evaluate the contributions and impacts of hospitality and tourism in social, economic, political, cultural, and other areas
  • Analyze and apply various marketing theories and concepts to practical applications in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Communicate and respond appropriately to stakeholders in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Identify marketing problems within the hospitality and tourism context, and apply marketing knowledge and skills to solve the problems
  • Organize and analyze related numerical and graphical data, and translate them into business information.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      6 weeks 

      6 to 8 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction
  • Market Segmentation Analysis and Branding
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Individual Customers and Organizational Customers
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Destination Experience Marketing and Management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Leaners need to have hospitality and tourism related experiences.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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