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Department of Hospitality and Tourism Studies

About Department

The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management develops leaders for the dynamic hospitality and tourism industry. Our programs blend academic rigor with practical skills to produce highly employable graduates.

The hospitality curriculum covers hotel operations, restaurant management, event management, hospitality law, customer service, and rooms division management. Students gain expertise in managing hotels, restaurants, events, and other hospitality sectors through courses and work placements.

The tourism curriculum focuses on destination marketing, sustainable tourism, tour operations, visitor attractions, tourism economics, and cross-cultural management. Students learn to manage destinations and deliver memorable travel experiences that balance business, environment, and local communities.

Experiential learning is integral to our programs. Students complete projects and simulations for real companies and gain work experience through internships. Our graduates are skilled in hospitality and tourism operations, marketing, and strategy across diverse global contexts. 

Many alumni attain positions in hotel management, restaurant management, event planning, destination marketing, tour operations, and more at leading travel companies worldwide.  Our department aims to develop innovative leaders who shape the future of hospitality and tourism.

Programs Offered

Undergraduate
  • BSc Hospitality and Tourism Management
MSc/MPhil
  • MPhil Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • PhD Hospitality and Tourism Management

Our programs prepare students for careers including:

  • Hospitality Manager 
  • Event Planner
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Cruise Director
  • Tourism Officer
  • Destination Marketing Manager
  • Tour Operator
  • Hotel Sales Manager
  • Tourism Entrepreneur
  • Tourism Business Consultant

Head of Department

Head of Department

Prof Foster Frempong

Email: ffrempong.ksb@knust.edu.gh

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Joyce Ofori

Email: hts.ksb@knust.edu.gh

 

 

Examinations Officer

Examinations Officer

Dr. Benjamin Appiah Osei

Email: bappiahosei@knust.edu.gh