International Hospitality and Service Innovation Department

Integrating technology, information systems and analytics with traditional business disciplines offers new opportunities and broader perspectives for business solutions.

Located at the intersection of technology, people, and services, the international hospitality and service innovation department at Saunders College is filled with great people and resources. Programs in hospitality and tourism management provide students with broad exposure to the incredibly diverse and lucrative opportunities in such fields as hotel management, travel and tourism, food and beverage, and event planning. The career paths are endless! As in all programs in the Saunders College of Business, we facilitate the development of our students as professionals and leaders, ultimately preparing Saunders graduates to enter the business world.

Department Chair

Edwin Torres Areizaga

Department Chair
International hospitality and service innovation is simply an amazing place with great people and resources! At the intersection of technology, people, and services, this unique and powerful combination of hospitality, tourism, leadership, human resources, and innovation puts you in a leading position to drive the next generation of business success.

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MBA & Graduate Chat: Hospitality Business Management

MBA & Graduate Chat: Hospitality Business Management: Join us to learn more about the master's in hospitality business management. Whether you have questions regarding the application process or scholarships or want a better sense of the curriculum, we’re here to help! The session will be led by program director Jerrie Hsieh, Ph.D.

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