Hospitality, tourism and events

Our hospitality, tourism and event management programmes are world ranked and recognised globally. University rankings organisation QS has ranked our programmes in the top 34 in the world, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places us in the top 75 globally.

Our Bachelor of International Tourism Management is accredited by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for higher tourism education, training and research programmes.

Workplace experience the heart of our degrees, and strong links with industry mean you can choose from lots of great organisations for your work placement. You’ll also learn about real-life hospitality right here on campus, in our training restaurants that are open to the public.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

Research in hospitality, tourism and events

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

Our training restaurants are open to the public

Our education facilities are among the best in Australasia. We have two first-class training restaurants: modern dining restaurant Four Seasons, and Piko Café.

Great connections with industry

We’re proud of our strong links with top hotels, travel agencies, restaurants and national and regional tourism organisations – including Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED); United Travel, NZChefs Association, Antoine’s, Crowne Plaza and Hilton Hotels.

More about our partners and industry connections

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Hospitality student Sally Claire Nutt smiling in the foreground, with four of her fellow students preparing food behind.
Student chefs cook for the homeless
24 Jun, 2020
Hospitality students working in AUT’s commercial kitchen are preparing high-quality food for the homeless.
Professor Simnon in a blue checkered shirt.
A ‘new normal’ for Pacific tourism
08 Jun, 2020
Amidst the global impact of COVID-19, the time is now for the Pacific Islands to re-think and re-shape tourism, writes Professor Simon Milne.
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The survival challenge for NZ tourism
04 May, 2020
Now is the time for tourism operators to win back the hearts of domestic tourists.
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CAUTHE conference comes to AUT
10 Feb, 2020
Hundreds of international experts in tourism, hospitality and events are meeting in Auckland.
A Boeing 737 MAX in the air, seen from the front.
What's behind the B737 MAX groundings?
14 Jan, 2020
Professor Michael Lueck looks at what's behind Boeing’s production halt of the beleaguered B737-MAX.
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School of Hospitality and Tourism
WH Building, City Campus
55 Wellesley Street East
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