HTM is committed to your goal–a future career in tourism. That’s why our partner companies are involved in every step of the Master program.

HTM is committed to your goal: a future career in Tourism. That’s why our partner companies are involved in every step of the Master program.

HTM career facts:

  • Hundreds of companies involved in field projects and learning process
  • Bilingual/trilingual graduates in managerial roles within the Hospitality and Tourism industry
  • 1year average duration of the temporary employment experience
  • Over 50% of graduates alumni work outside of their country of origin

Some HTM career Stories

Flavia Curci, HTM13 

Sales Executive, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, Dubai, UAE

"My passion for tourism started three years ago when I was working for an Italian travel agency. During that experience, I decided to specialize in my area of studies and I got my Bachelor Degree in Tourism Sciences on December 2016. Afterwards, I applied for the HTM program in order to broaden my knowledge in tourism and hospitality management as well as to be able to work in its different areas. After my 6-month internship as Guest Service Executive at Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai I was hired as Sales Executive.”

Elizaveta Prokopieva, HTM 13

Convention Office, Starwood Westin Palace, Milan

I got my bachelor degree in International economy at Stavropol State Agrarian University (the leading one of my region). After a short-term experience in the field of tourism and hospitality I realized it was the perfect career for me to pursue. I had my 6-month internship  at Westin Palace in Milan as Convention Office Trainee, and at its end I was confirmed in the position and hired.

Nadia Uberti, MTM 12 

Restaurant Owner in Franciacorta, Italy

After six months of lessons in class, I did my internship in the commercial department of Château Monfort, a 5-star hotel from Planetaria group. During that experience I was able to put into practice part of the things I got from my master studies and learn much more "- says Nadia Uberti, former HTM student - “Currently, I am in charge of human resources of a family restaurant in Franciacorta. A future goal is to turn it into an agrotourism thus all skills I have acquired at the Master will be really fundamental!”

Valentina Licciardello, MTM11

 Learning Coordinator at Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, Dubai, UAE

“Talent matters! Thanks to MTM, I improved my ability to speak in public, manage stressful situations, and prioritize my daily agenda. I acquired a productive work/study method, something you don’t always learn at university. I always dreamed of an internship in human resources, and MTM provided that very experience in a leading international hotel chain – it launched my current position and a career abroad”.

Giorgio Kwiatkowski, MTM10

Executive Officer at BCD Travel, Meeting and Events, Milan, Italy

A challenging and exciting experience that demands your commitment and rewards you with a sense of accomplishment. My MTM experience gave me 6 months of compelling teamwork with new friends followed by a constructive traineeship in the company I am currently working for as fairs and sports division Travel Agent.”

Julia Davydova, MTM9

Sales and Marketing Manager at Select Holding LTD, Shanghai, China

The Master helped me to develop time management skills due to strict projects deadlines. Critical thinking was boosted during the group works and brainstorming. Team-working improved my interpersonal skills and the ability to defend my personal point of view. I had my internship at the marketing department of Select Holding in Shanghai where I currently take care of the Eastern Europe market for Select Holding.”

Tina Kessler, MTM8

Director Revenue Driven Product Development at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Brussels, Belgium

“The MTM experience was both exciting and challenging with students and professionals from completely different backgrounds. Over the six months classroom experience you can definitely see yourself growing step by step in terms of professionalism and competence, teamwork, personal ambition and strong academic grounding are the key elements on which the MTM's concept is built”.

Valentina Rigamonti, MTM7

Events Manager, SAP Global Events, Madrid, Spain

"I had the opportunity of carrying out a six-month internship in the SAP Global Events Team, the department that organises SAP corporate events all around the world. This six-month internship became a year contract as event organiser, supporting my manager in the coordination of big-scale events and also starting my own career as junior event manager. The Master was fundamental to my acquiring in-depth knowledge in the meeting industry field and to my gaining a wide background in different tourism areas such as hospitality, accounting, marketing and destination branding; essential assets in my daily and future professional work."

Marcio Marques, MTM7

Hospitality Entrepreneur, Lisbon, Portugal

“Enrolling in the Master in Tourism Management at the IULM marked a turning point in my professional career. The program content covers all the industry’s  most relevant fields. MTM teaches « the state of the art » with a very practical approach. We had fantastic teachers, including visiting professors from the world's top schools. After 8 years of experience, I still often apply what I learned. MTM has been a profoundly relevant professional experience ”.

Magnus Vinje, MTM5

Revenue System & Demand Team Manager at Norwegian Air Shuttle, Oslo, Norway

"The MTM programme has given me a great introduction to the world of tourism and hospitality, especially in terms of understanding and managing all the different elements and dynamics in this very exciting but complex business. For my career MTM has also given me valuable hands-on experience through real life scenarios and the internship, which I would never be without."

Francesco Sammartano, MTM 4

Contracts Manager at Secret Escapes

“After an internship as Assistant Revenue Manager, I was offered a full contract at Holiday Inn Milan Rho Trade Fair where my main tasks are those of welcoming customers, managing reservations, analysing the market trends and setting price strategies. I am working in a company which is developing plans for expansion and I feel confident that good growth prospects lie just round the corner. Each day is a challenge which brings into play both my analytical and interpersonal skills. I really love my job and firmly believe that the Masters has given me exactly the right tools to handle all this.”



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