Over 80 1st-year students of the Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism attended the inauguration of the 2019-2020 academic year at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (URL).
These new students –hailing from 20 different countries– will take part in a number of orientation activities during their first week. These are meant to encourage teambuilding and to help students learn how HTSI operates.Read more
Julia Caellas Foix, estudiant de 4rt del Grau en Turisme de la Facultat de Turisme i Direcció Hotelera Sant Ignasi, ens explica en aquesta entrevista com va ser la seva estada en la UADE (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa) de Buenos Aires durant el seu període d’intercanvi acadèmic.
In this interview, Julia Caellas Foix, 4th-year students of the UADE (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa) in Buenos Aires, describes her experience at the UADE (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa) in Buenos Airesduring her time studying abroad.
The UADE is one of 25 universities HTSI collaborates with for student and docent exchange, training and research on the highest levels.
What was your time in Buenos Aires like?
It was great. I’d read about the country, but what I found when I got there was nothing like I expected. At first it was all a bit chaotic because things generally move much more slowly there, but people are also much friendlier and welcoming than they are here. We got used to it right away.
“Online reputation is revenue, too.” These are the words of Guille García, Senior Software Product Manager at ReviewPro and HTSI alumnus, as he explained the importance of online reputation in the tourism sector to students of the Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management.
“Everything counts in the online world. Everything has an impact on reservations, and that isn’t just important for the tourism and hotel industry, it’s also important in our personal lives”, García told 2nd-year students of the bachelor’s degree in their class on Electronic Distribution.Read more
Last April, students of the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (URL) travelled to Dubrovnik to get to know the situation of tourism and hotel development in the Croatian capital. During the trip, students visited hotels and tourism-related businesses, and discovered how tourism in the city has changed since the series “Game of Thrones” was filmed there.Read more
HTSI’s Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management among the top 5 in Spain, according to El Mundo
The Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management offered by the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (URL) is the best bachelor’s program in tourism in Catalonia and the 5th-best in Spain, according to El Mundo newspaper’s annual ranking.
El Mundo named HTSI’s Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management the best bachelor’s degree in tourism in Catalonia, emphasizing “the combination of courses on management and others focusing on tourism, hospitality and customer service”. This is according to the “Mejores Universidades 2019” (Best Universities of 2019) ranking, which has traditionally listed Spain’s best universities.
Some of the indicators used by El Mundo to rank universities are professors’ views on the best centres for their speciality, the importance of practical teaching in studies plans, the range of optional courses and internships offered, methodology and study abroad programs.
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