Vision Statement

The Department’s vision is to become a centre of excellence and scholarship in hospitality and tourism in Africa.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department is to provide a broad-based training in Hospitality and Tourism Management in order to produce self-confident, innovative and self-reliant graduates for management careers in the Hospitality and Tourism industries.

Core Values

  1. The department strives for excellence in all aspects of academic life. To achieve this, the department encourages faculty and staff to incorporate best practices in teaching and learning well as practical hands-on approach.
  2. To allow students and graduates of the Department to meaningfully contribute and drive change in the world of work. Faculty and students are encouraged to adopt innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Emphasis is laid on ingenuity. Students are therefore allowed to freely express themselves and think through and come up with cutting edge ideas that seeks to drive change and uniquely position them in the hospitality and tourism sectors.
  3. The Department  has a student centred approach to teaching and learning. The Department believes that its students are its most important assets and therefore adopts a customer oriented approach in dealing with them.
  4. The Department is an equal opportunity department that seeks to promote the inclusion and empowerment as well as equity and equality amongst all its stakeholders.