International Institute of Tourism Studies

For more than 30 years, the International Institute of Tourism Studies at the GW School of Business has been a global leader in tourism education and research.

 

At the International Institute for Tourism Studies (IITS), we're putting tourism on a path to social good — protecting places, creating opportunities, and increasing livelihoods in low-income communities. As thought leaders in education and research, we're... 

Collaborators: In partnership with leaders in government, business, academia and nonprofits, we're building a sustainable industry that balances visitor interests with destination well-being.

Educators: Our professional certificate programs in destination management, event management, and cultural heritage tourism are preparing the next generation of doers, leaders and thinkers in these growth fields.

Researchers: We offer students enrolled in the Master of Tourism Administration access and opportunity to participate in hands-on consulting projects. Indonesia, Mexico, Cuba... we provide graduate students with the opportunity to go beyond the confines of the classroom and make a difference.

 

 


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IITS publishes blog posts detailing the ways we've recently contributed to a more responsible and resilient future for the people and places that depend on visitors. Explore recent articles below, or visit the blog to view each post in its entirety.


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International Institute of Tourism Studies
The George Washington University School of Business
2201 G St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20052