Hospitality and Tourism Management BS
October 20, 2021
Team of RIT designers, architects collaborate on Bethel Woods installation
Students from RIT's Industrial Design (BFA and MFA) and Master of Architecture programs constructed a large-scale sculpture on the Woodstock music festival grounds for a Hello Wood event.
October 19, 2021
Hospitality alumnus barbecues a delicious business and community success story
Ryan Brooks ’96 (food management) is the third-generation owner of the business that began as a poultry farm, providing fresh eggs and packaged meats to nearby stores. His grandparents dreamed of opening a restaurant, and in 1961, they adapted their catering business into what would become a recognized family-owned business—Brooks’ House of Bar-B-Q.
September 24, 2021
Student wins distinguished Statler Scholarship of Excellence
Ndidiamaka “Ndidi” Chimah, a third-year hospitality and tourism management major from Baltimore, has been awarded the Statler Scholarship of Excellence. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $25,000, is awarded to students that go above and beyond, excelling in hospitality management programs, and who plan to pursue careers in the field.
July 27, 2021
Undergraduate research project focuses on future of restaurant dining post COVID-19
Third-year hospitality and tourism management major Maddie Reim worked with Saunders College of Business Associate Professor Jerrie Hsieh on research pertaining to the return of consumers to restaurant dining. Reim will present her findings during RIT’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.
April 6, 2021
Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary will kick off RIT’s J. Warren McClure Lecture Series
RIT’s Saunders College of Business will welcome Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, star of ABC’s Shark Tank, as the 11th J. Warren McClure Lecture Series keynote speaker on April 8. The virtual event is open to the general public and will feature a one-hour lecture followed by a brief Q&A.
March 31, 2021
Resorts to Restaurants: Lead top brands at top destinations
The hospitality and tourism management (HTM) degree at Saunders College of Business offers students the opportunity to gain a range of applicable skill sets in both business and hospitality operations.
March 1, 2021
The Leader at the Intersection of Business and Technology
All Saunders undergraduate programs have technology built into the curriculum.
February 26, 2021
RIT hospitality students deliver 1,000 cookies to local first responders
When students in RIT’s hospitality and tourism management clubs realized COVID-19 restrictions would prevent them from executing their annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser dinner, they decided to redirect their efforts to give back to the community instead.
December 1, 2020
Mastering Customer Experience
Graduates from Saunders College of Business hospitality and tourism management (HTM) master of science program are professional “guestologists,” mastering customer experience and the market behind it.
November 2, 2020
Virtual intercultural experiences bring students from RIT’s campuses across the globe together
International travel restrictions due to the coronavirus have been an obstacle to study abroad opportunities this fall, but RIT has found creative ways to provide students virtual intercultural experiences instead.
August 28, 2020
Locals rediscover streets and beaches in resorts absent of foreign tourists
The Guardian talks to Vesna Celebic '03, hotel & resort management, a tour guide in Dubrovnik about being a hometown tourist.
May 19, 2020
‘It Feels Like We Got the City Back for Ourselves.’
The New York Times speaks with Darko Perojevic '04, hotel & resort management, chef and owner of the restaurant Azur about COVID-19's travel restrictions.