Tourism Management


Federturismo Confindustria


The Major in Tourism Management is offered by Luiss Business School with the patronage of Federturismo Confindustria, the Italian national federation of tourism.

Objectives of the Major in Tourism Management

Following the rapid evolution of the job market and the growing request for profiles with a versatile understanding of the fashion, luxury and tourism industries, Luiss Business School has launched the Master’s Degree Programme in Fashion, Luxury & Tourism Management. The programme offers a modern approach to the field to establish a solid foundation for a successful career.

The programme balances managerial courses with more strategic and creative lectures. The management courses give candidates the knowledge they need to lead companies operating in these industries while the strategic and creative lectures give students a deep understanding of the field’s underlying dynamics.

The Master’s Programme is divided into the following majors:

  • Fashion Management (English, Rome)
  • Luxury Management (English, Rome)
  • Tourism Management (English, Rome)
  • Tourism Management (Italian, Belluno)
  • Fashion and Luxury Business (English, Milan and Amsterdam)

The programme allows students to receive a general managerial education paired with the specialised paths of each major. All majors start with the foundations and core concepts of Management, Economics, Marketing, and Branding with a special focus on the Italian market.

Tourism Management is a Major of the Luiss Master in Fashion, Luxury & Tourism Management.

The tourism industry is expected to continue growing for the next two decades.  This will inevitably lead to changes within the industry, more intense competition, and new forms of cooperation among public and private actors, as well as small companies and large international groups.

The quality of human resources will be even more important for a company’s success. It will require a variety of skills to take advantage of all the opportunities offered by new technologies, to build networks among different actors and assets, and to create complex products. The Major in Tourism Management gives students the tools to stand out in the sector.


The Master’s Degree Programme in Fashion, Luxury and Tourism Management – Major in Tourism Management provides students with 60 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Target audience of the Major in Tourism Management

The Major in Tourism Management is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon — who are interested in developing competencies required in the tourism industry.

Career prospects

The programme puts students on career paths in a wide range of organisations in positions such as:

  • Destination Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Sustainable Tourism Developer
  • Tour Operator Manager
  • Tourism Entrepreneur
  • Tourist Experience Manager
  • Tourist Web Marketing Manager
  • Tourist Services Manager

Direction and Coordination

Scientific Director

Matteo Giuliano Caroli, Full Professor of International Business, Luiss Guido Carli University

Scientific Coommittee

Antonio Barreca, General Manager, Federturismo Confindustria
Nicola Bellini, Director, La Rochelle Tourism Management Institute, Groupe Sup de Co la Rochelle
Paolo Boccardelli, Dean, Luiss Business School
Giovanni Liberatore, Full Professor of Corporate Valuation, University of Florence
Luca Pirolo, Head of Master’s Programmes, Luiss Business School
Alessandro Zattoni, Full Professor of Strategy, Luiss Guido Carli University