Hospitality Growth and Advantages of Study Abroad
Allyson Haney, SAI Academic Relations Associate
March 21, 2024

Are you looking for a competitive edge to advance your career? Are you looking to create a more robust resume? Consider adding hospitality to your portfolio. Employers are attracted to candidates with global experiences. 

The hospitality sector’s global workforce is growing with an average of 1.2 million job openings in the industry each month. Positions in high demand include hotel management, food service, event planning, revenue management, and more. SAI’s partner schools offer a variety of courses in these areas. 

Taking hospitality courses abroad can serve as a powerful testament to one’s readiness to excel professionally because it requires initiative, resilience, adaptability, and cross-cultural collaboration. 

SAI partner schools offer courses, experiential learning, and internships in a wide variety of hospitality areas. Sample courses from these programs are listed below: 

CETT Tourism, Hospitality, and Gastronomy (Barcelona)

  • Catering in Events Management 
  • Financial Management in Hospitality 
  • Food and Beverage Operations and Management 
  • International Hospitality Management 
  • Leadership & Entrepreneurial Development in the Tourism Industry 
  • Organization and Human Resource Management in Tourism Companies
  • Tourism Planning and Development 

Sant’Anna (Sorrento)

  • Global Business: Italy & Tourism 
  • Sustainability 
  • History of Italian Food and Culture 
  • Product Management: Food Marketing 

Florence University of the Arts (Florence)

  • Art, Food, Fashion, and Wine: Creative Advertising of Italian Destinations
  • Consumer Behavior and Retail Strategies 
  • E-Marketing for Hospitality Industry 
  • Event Planning and Production 
  • The Client – Customer Relation Management 
  • Hotel Management Operations 
  • Wine Communications and Marketing 

Questions about our programs? Contact our Admissions team at for more information.

Written by: Allyson Haney, SAI Academic Relations Associate & SAI Programs Alumna

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