Hospitality department

The highly ranked Hospitality department is part of hospitality, tourism and events at AUT.

Hospitality is an increasingly important industry for New Zealand. AUT offers a diverse range of hospitality courses to reflect demand, opening up career paths in a variety of industries. Our undergraduate degree is the only specialised hospitality management degree in the New Zealand university sector.

Research in hospitality

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across hospitality, tourism and events.

More about our research

Key academic contacts

Marcus Pearson
Programme Leader (Academic) 
Bachelor of International Hospitality Management
+64 9 921 9999 ext 8015

marcus.pearson@aut.ac.nz

Lisa Sadaraka
Programme Leader (Student services) 
Bachelor of International Hospitality Management 
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6284

lisa.sadaraka@aut.ac.nz

Shelagh Mooney
Programme Leader - Postgraduate
+64 9 921 9999 ext 5835

shelagh.mooney@aut.ac.nz

News
AUT students embrace the world
John leads a team consisting of Candidate Andrew Ballard, Coach Corey Hume and Commis Quillan Gutberlet
AUT students embrace the world
AUT students embrace the world
18 Jul, 2018
18 students studying tourism, hospitality, event management and culinary arts at AUT recently travelled to Hong Kong on a cultural exchange programme.
John leads a team consisting of Candidate Andrew Ballard, Coach Corey Hume and Commis Quillan Gutberlet
Taking New Zealand cuisine to the world
23 Apr, 2018
As President of the NZ contingent for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or culinary competition, John Kelleher is gearing up to bring local flavours to the table.