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Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management


BSc. International Tourism Management with Spanish

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About the Programme

Tourism is a dynamic industry.  It is the mainstay for several economies around the world and is becoming increasingly important to the GDP of other countries as air travel becomes more accessible, and people learn about travel and tourism experiences through traditional and social media. 

The degree in International Tourism Management with Spanish will allow you to immerse yourself in Hispanic culture while gaining the knowledge to manage tourism and hospitality in an international context. The graduate of this programme will have a competitive edge as countries of the Caribbean region reach out to the Latin American and European markets. 

What Will I Study?

You will learn:

  • The dynamics of the international tourism sector.
  • How to work with stakeholders to develop effective tourism policy.
  • How to market the tourism sector.
  • How to evaluate international tourism practices within their cultural, political and economic contexts.
  • How to develop the tourism industry while protecting the environment, people and culture.
  • How to market products and services across differing geographical markets.
  • How to communicate effectively in Spanish.
  • The key aspects of Spanish culture.


Our Faculty conducts research in a wide cross-section of areas related to Tourism and Hospitality, including sustainable tourism development and foreign direct investment in tourism.

The Co-ordinator of the programme, Dr. Sherma Roberts is the primary author of the text ‘Contemporary Caribbean Tourism Concepts and Cases’ which is the signal foundation text for the Caribbean Secondary Examinations Council (CSEC) qualification in Tourism Studies.

Tourism Lecturer Dr. Cristina Jönsson has served as a regional tourism manager in Sweden, and prepared and executed a tourism master plan on behalf of a municipal government in Europe.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities include:
  • Tourism Development Officer
  • Sales and Marketing Officer
  • Conventions and Meeting Planner
  • Business Development Officer
  • Travel Specialist
  • Spanish Translator
If this sounds like you, apply now!

Why Study in Barbados

Barbados boasts a dynamic and successful tourism industry with hundreds of hotels and restaurants catering to tourists in all income categories. From UNESCO World Heritage sites to breathtaking sceneries, Barbados is the ideal place to learn about hospitality and tourism.

Save money by completing your undergraduate degree in three (3) years rather than four (4).

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Qualification: BSc
  • Duration: 3 years (Full-time); 4 - 6 years (Part-time)


Programme Details

You will do courses in:

  1. Introduction to International Relations
  2. International Marketing
  3. Sustainable Tourism
  4. International Tourism
  5. Spanish Language
  6. Contemporary Issues in the Hispanic World
 See Course Guide and Complete Course List »

Our tuition is internationally competitive and we offer scholarships, financial aid and payment plan opportunities to make university education affordable and accessible to all students. Click here to view the the Student Financing webpage »

We accept applications from November 1 to June 30. However, expressions of interest are accepted throughout the year. Click here for our Entry Requirements and to Apply Now! ».

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