To create a bright future for the department of tourism and hotel management in which the students, faculty and staff thrive, and the local community, the nation, and the region benefit.
A future in which the department of tourism and hotel management at Philadelphia University is recognised as a leader among local and regional universities in:
• Teaching and research
• Engagement and public service
• Global reach
The mission of the department is to prepare undergraduate students for challenging careers in the hotel and tourism industry, and to provide excellence in instruction and academic environment in the development of managers and leaders in the rapidly growing hospitality management industry, such as hotel management; restaurant and foodservice management; conventions, meetings and event management, travel agencies management, international tourism development and other areas of significance. the department is also committed to providing students with a programme of study and an exit qualification that will enable them to progress in higher education should they wish to.
The mission of the department of hotel and tourism management therefore, is threefold:
- To educate undergraduate students to successfully assume leadership positions in the hotel and tourism industry;
- To advance the state of knowledge by conducting meaningful research to assist leaders of hospitality and tourism organisations to successfully manage in a dynamic environment;
- To actively serve the local community, the regional and worldwide hospitality and tourism industry;