Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management at Royal Roads University


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  • The Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management at Royal Roads University no longer exists. It has been merged with the Faculty of Business. All programs and services continue. Contact: www.royalroads.ca/tourism for current information.
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Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management at Royal Roads University

  1. 1. 6/21/2008 Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management … for tourism and hospitality professionals www.royalroads.ca/tourism And their newest Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management www.royalroads.ca/tourism 1
  2. 2. 6/21/2008 Meet the needs of working professionals through applied programs, primarily at the graduate level Develop and deliver programs that anticipate, and respond to, a changing global economy Provide alternatives to post-secondary education through innovative education and educational delivery models www.royalroads.ca/tourism Faculty of Management F Faculty of Applied S i l S i l f A li d Social Sciences ◦ School of Environment and Sustainability ◦ School of Peace and Conflict Studies ◦ School of Communication and Culture ◦ School of Leadership ◦ School of Information and Society Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management ◦ School of Tourism and Hotel Management ◦ Visitor Services Division Centers for Applied Research www.royalroads.ca/tourism 2
  3. 3. 6/21/2008 Our campus is located on Hatley Park National Historic Site › 565 acres property › 100 year old Hatley Castle › 10 heritage gardens › Bird sanctuary, rare ecosystem › Old growth forest ›15 km of public walking trails › 20 minutes from Victoria › 193 room accommodation › Major filming site: X-man 2 & 3 www.royalroads.ca/tourism www.royalroads.ca/tourism 5 › Only university in Canada responsible for the stewardship of a national historic site › Embrace our unique assets and contribute to the tourism industry as an educator and an operator › D l and manage the Develop d h destination as a living laboratory for responsible tourism and hotel management › Still known as a military college www.royalroads.ca/tourism by some! 3
  4. 4. 6/21/2008 But we meet the same quality standards as other universities And the same market ready y criteria of other tourism attractions www.royalroads.ca/tourism President VP University VP Academic VP Finance & CFO Relations & Provost Dean Director of the School of Tourism and Director of Visitor Hotel M H t l Management t Services • Credentialed Programs • Conferences, Meetings, Incentive Travel • Industry Training • Interpretive Services • Applied Research • Accommodations, Food and Beverage • Ceremonies & Special Events • Filming, Festivals, Weddings www.royalroads.ca/tourism 4
  5. 5. 6/21/2008 Royal Roads University Hatley Park The Bateman National Historic Site Centre … as a developing destination www.royalroads.ca/tourism › Gap analysis: Led to new programs that respond to industry needs › Primarily a graduate focus with lead generation through industry training › Model our behavior to match industry cycles, respond to seasonality › Introduce flexibility – Network model y › Celebrate the excellence of other Canadian institutions teaching tourism and hospitality Together we can increase the attractiveness of Canada as a tourism and hospitality education destination. www.royalroads.ca/tourism 5
  6. 6. 6/21/2008 Professionalizing the industry continues, remains an opportunity for us all 93% would consider further education if the program met their career needs; universities are their first choice October the most popular month to begin programs Two most important decision criteria: ability to continue working full-time and content relevance to their career Scheduling Sched ling in consideration of ind str e ents/c cles industry events/cycles important to the majority Everyone in tourism and hospitality is concerned about the labour shortage, the impending retirements, preparing www.royalroads.ca/tourism tomorrow’s industry leaders BA International Hotel Management (on-campus) BA International Hotel Management (on-line) MA International Hotel Management (blended) MA in Tourism Management (blended) Graduate Certificates in ◦ Tourism Leadership (blended) ◦ Destination Development (blended) ◦ Sustainable Tourism (blended) www.royalroads.ca/tourism 6
  7. 7. 6/21/2008 Complete years 3rd and 4th years ( (60 credits) in a 12 month, ) , intensive program, on-site program or 2 years on-line Small classes Block transfer college agreements 3-month international or domestic internship at end of the program … move straight into a job! Sample Placements: Thailand Aleenta Spa and Resorts, Fairmont Empress, Four Seasons Vancouver & Hampshire, www.royalroads.ca/tourism View Royal Casino International Residency: Dubai 39 credit program 2-year program, launches Oct/Nov annually First cohort finishes Oct 2008 3 residencies plus on-line ◦ Res 1: 3 weeks, Victoria, BC ◦ Res 2: 3 weeks in Dubia ◦ Samplestudy tours: Ritz Carton, Fairmont Dubai, Grand Hyatt, Hilton Jumeirah, Emirates Towers, Emirates School www.royalroads.ca/tourism ◦ Res 3: 1 week, Victoria, BC 7
  8. 8. 6/21/2008 36 credits Tourism • Tourism Leadership Leadership Laddered modules • Global Tourism • Tourism Delivery Systems (9 credits) dit ) Flexible sequencing and Destination Development • Transforming Destinations entrance points • Product and Market Innovation • Strategic Tourism Marketing (9 credits) Ability to add new thematic areas of Sustainable Tourism • Sustainable Tourism Management • Stewardship in a Global Economy study (9 credits) • Managing Protected Areas and Assets New Applied Research Sept • Consumers and Producers of Research 2008 (9 credits) • Applied Graduate Research Paper www.royalroads.ca/tourism A Network Model Doctorate of Social Science ◦ Currently in the review process with the Ministry of Advance Education ◦ Qualified Tourism and Hospitality candidates will be welcomed to enroll in this program Additional Graduate Certificates ◦ Hotel and Resort Management Academic plan/business case enroute ◦ Interpretation and Story Telling Partnership discussions enroute with the Universty of the Highlands and Islands (Scotland) for shared curriculum development www.royalroads.ca/tourism 8
  9. 9. 6/21/2008 Royal Roads University Rated: 1st Active and Collaborative Learning 2nd Level of Academic Challenge 5th Supportive Campus Environment 6th Student Satisfaction Results www.royalroads.ca/tourism Providing accessible, g , relevant tourism and hotel management education Safeguarding a Canadian heritage treasure Positioning to complement the market place, not compete www.royalroads.ca/tourism 9
  10. 10. 6/21/2008 To increase the number of tourism and hospitality professionals educated to lead and succeed in our industry To introduce new, innovative programs, delivery models To proudly fulfill the university’s unique heritage requirement as stewards of Hatley Park National Historic Site and create a living learning destination To become a demonstration site of excellence in tourism and hospitality education, visitor experiences, and responsible, sustainable tourism development. www.royalroads.ca/tourism Launch the MA in Tourism Management Program review of the MA in International Hotel Management first cohort experience ◦ MA vs MBA discussions; length of residencies Desire to ◦ Interest in hosting the launch residency in collaborate! Ontario , launch special educator cohorts ◦ R Requests to repackage to the N k h Network model k d l ◦ Exploring Xiamen as an alternate international residency Keen to present options to support the graduate learning needs of our www.royalroads.ca/tourism tourism and hospitality colleges 10
  11. 11. 6/21/2008 “Success comes not by being where the puck is, but by being where it is going to be!” www.royalroads.ca/tourism Questions? nancy.arsenault@royalroads.ca www.royalroads.ca/tourism 11