About IITS

The International Institute of Tourism Studies offers academic, research & professional services.

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Professional Certificates

The School of Business offers six graduate certificate programs designed for executives and working professionals.

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Our research institute is recognized by the UNWTO for our exemplary contributions to the tourism field.

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Professional Services

Sustainable solutions to support economic, social and environmental challenges.

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Our Mission & Vision

The International Institute of Tourism Studies (IITS) at The George Washington University is a world-class research and education center that has been a thought leader in sustainable tourism development and education for over 25 years.

Our Mission

To provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and professional education solutions that support sustainable tourism development.

Our Vision

To be recognized worldwide for creating and diffusing knowledge that fosters innovation in sustainable tourism development, and engenders a deeper understanding of tourism as a key pillar of the world economy.

International Institute of Tourism Studies Contact:
  • E: selenim@gwu.edu
  • P: +1 (202) 994-8197
  • A: Funger Hall, Ste 301 • 2201 G St. NW • Washington, DC 20052