The Master is taught in Madrid, which is the first city in Spain in number of hotels.
- Ostelea is a member of the Asociación Española de Directores y Directivos de Hotel (Spanish Association of Hotel Directors and Executives).
- Series of meetings with hotel directors and restaurant company executives and international tourism consultants.
- Official status of the qualification.
- Research group: Members of the Master’s academic faculty form part of EAE’s multidisciplinary tourism research group (IDITUR), the scientific output of which focuses on the field of international tourism management.
- Special emphasis on revenue management, which is taught using a business game. This particular aspect of hotel marketing is broadly developed in this specialization program through an applied vision based on a business game.
- Case study method: The case study method enables students to systematically improve their decision-making process using real cases of tourism companies. Moreover, this methodology enables other skills to be developed, including creativity, analytical thinking, verbal and written communication competences and interpersonal skills. The cases studies in previous years have included El Bulli and Ryanair.
- Attendance at sector trade fairs: Students attend sector trade fairs such as Alimentaria (Barcelona), considered to be one of the world’s most important congresses in the food sector, or IBTM (Barcelona), one of the leading events in business tourism. Attendance at these trade fairs depends on the date falling within the tuition period of the session.
- International faculty: Part of the content on certain courses is taught by lecturers from Ostelea’s partner business schools and universities. In the 2015/2016 academic year, guest lecturers included Greg Richards, from Tilburg University (Holland); Simão Oliveira, from the Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (Portugal); and Ana Maria Munar, lecturer at Copenhagen Business School.