Tourism and Hospitality Management

Students wishing to study Tourism and Hospitality Management at Waikato Management School can be confident they are being taught by some of the best academics in the world.

QS World University Rankings

Waikato is ranked 24th globally for Tourism and Leisure Management in the QS World University Rankings 2017; and 16th best in the world in the Shanghai Rankings Global list 2017.

Based on our strong academic credentials, in 2017 Waikato Management School was chosen by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to host New Zealand's first-ever Sustainable Tourism Monitoring Observatory.

Why study tourism and hospitality?

Tourism and hospitality is one of New Zealand's fastest-growing export industries. We need experts to steer that growth in the right direction.

Papers in THMGT

Check out the papers we offer in Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Our staff

Meet your lecturers and research supervisors in Tourism and Hospitality Management.


Find out more about our staff, our research and our expertise.

PhD study

PhD study is ideal for those who wish to become experts in their field or embark on a research career.

Graduate profiles

Read the inspiring stories of our Tourism and Hospitality graduates in the workplace.

Professional affiliations

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