4.Department of Tourism

With 20-year development, Tourism Management Department(TMD)has becoming a well-known department in tourism research and management in Shandong Province in China. There are 5 teaching and research sections: Tourism Development and Planning,Hotel Management, Travel Service Management, Leisure Management and Tourism Economy and Marketing. In addition, the TMD has Institute of Regional Tourism Development, Tourism Planning Center as well as Hotel and Hospitality Training Center.

The courses are tailored to prepare students for management careers in the hotel, travel service and tourism sectors. The TMD offers various courses in hotel management and tourism management at theDoctor of Tourism Management, Master of Tourism Management, Bachelor of Tourism management levels.To meet industry training needs, all undergraduate students are required to complete Work-Integrated Education, in which they undertake industry placements as part of their studies. Inaddition, the TMD offers MTA Programme to industry practitioners, allowing them to update their skills and broaden their knowledge.

Tourism Department is the designated unit of job training for the tourism industry in Shandong Province and it has conducted a variety of training for the  travel agencies, star hotels and scenic spots.

The faculty of Tourism Management Department is totally 15 full-time teachers, including 3 professors, 6 associate professors.All the teachers are possessing profound professional theory in Tourism Management. Some of them have rich experience in Hospitality and Tourism Industry. In recent years the faculty has made many achievements in marine tourism research. The research of Marine Tourism in TMD is getting the leading level in China.