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Management Programmes

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management






La Xenia Campus


1 Year includes:
Academic Study
20 weeks
20-24 weeks


Onsite or


100%  in English
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management provides students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the international tourism and hospitality industry and a knowledge of the underlying principles involved.  

The programme combines practical career-based elements with essential management disciplines that will be invaluable as the student’s career progresses. The programme provides the practicality needed for the workplace with the theory needed to advance in management roles in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students:  22 July 2022
  • EU/Swiss Students:  19 August 2022

Classes begin: 5 September 2022

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 17 at enrollment.
  • Completed full-time secondary or high school education.
  • All students without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 5.5 minimum.
  • La Xenia can provide a set of placement tests where necessary to assess a student’s English level.
  • Students who do not satisfy the English language requirement may choose to combine this programme with the English for Tourism & Hospitality qualification in order to help raise their fluency to the required level.

Career Opportunities

The Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations as hotels, travel agencies, resorts, clubs, restaurants, cruise lines, contract catering, retail outlets, fast food restaurants, and many more.


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Fees apply for 2022 intake

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

(20 weeks)

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* The accommodation fee may vary. Based on the room type. All room options are subject to availability.

For further details regarding fees, please visit Tuition & Fees.

Why Study the Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management at La Xenia?

The Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism provides students with:

  • job opportunities all over the world
  • needed skills for a dynamic and fast-growing hospitality and tourism industry world-wide
  • skills that are applicable to all aspects of the business, science and art of hospitality
  • skills for supervisory roles in the hospitality and tourism industry
Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Programme Structure

Students must successfully complete:  8 core courses and 3 optional courses plus a full-time internship

Credits:  116 ECTS = 80 ECTS for core courses + 6 ECTS for optional courses + 30 ECTS for internship

Please Note:  Upon successfully completing the program requirements, students will earn a La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland  – Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Core Courses

Finance in Tourism and Hospitality

Customer Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Global Tourism and Hospitality

Rooms Division Operations

Rooms Division Supervision

Food and Beverage Operations

Food and Beverage Supervision

Professional Practical Training 1


Practical Training Internship

Note:  The courses listed above for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Optional Courses

Travel and Tourism Operations

Travel and Tourism Supervision

Travel Geography

Destination Analysis

Wine and Bar

Developing Employability for Hospitality

Professional Development Skills

English/German Communication 1

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Please Note: 

  • The optional courses are decided by La Xenia academic management based on industry needs and student enrollment. 
  • The optional courses:  Travel and Tourism Operations, Travel and Tourism Supervision, Travel Geography and Destination Analysis are offered as an additional diploma from CTH for an additional fee of CHF 3,000.
  • The language courses are mandatory for students who do not possess the minimum score of a B2 level in English and A2 in German.

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management