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Hospitality and Tourism

World-class hospitality and tourism management program for a diverse student body. The Center for Hospitality & Tourism is focused on one goal: academic excellence accelerated by hands-on experiential learning. BYU–Hawaii offers the only Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) degree in the LDS Church Educational System. We take full advantage of being located in Hawaii, the world’s greatest destination and of being situated in the heart of the dynamic Asia-Pacific region. Here are some program highlights and links for further information:

  • An experienced faculty who infuse engaging classroom instruction with real-world perspectives.
  • An innovative and flexible HTM curriculum with a solid business foundation and career-focused electives
  • A practicum course with rotational experiences at local partners like the Marriott Courtyard hotel and Polynesian Cultural Center
  • A range of great internships in Asia, Hawaii-Pacific, and the Mainland U.S.—the best pathway to entry-level jobs
  • A lecture series with industry leaders, and regular field trips to Waikiki hotels, attractions, and restaurants
  • Several faculty-hosted career exploration trips to well-known destinations for students to gain first-hand travel experience
  • The student-led Ho'okipa Society which sponsors field trips, networking experiences, and social activities