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European Hospitality Management

My Distance Learning College


This course has been developed to enhance your understanding and knowledge of the European hospitality industry. This is one of the fastest growing service industries worldwide. By the beginning of the year 2000, holiday tourism globally was worth US $750 billion, business tourism US$550 billion and local hospitality US$1200 billion.

For the purposes of the course we will focus on the countries of the European Union, where the hospitality industry is very diverse but contributes significantly to the wealth and economy of member states.

The 25 EU member states are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

This course covers:

  • The Structure of the European Hospitality Industry
  • Influences on the European Hospitality Industry
  • European Hospitality Organizations
  • International Finance and Accounting in the European Hospitality Industry
  • The European Union and the Hospitality Industry
  • The Legal and Regulatory Context of the European Hospitality Industry
  • The Socio-Cultural Context of the European Hospitality Industry
  • Environmental Issues Affecting the European Hospitality Industry
  • The Contribution of Information Technology to the European Hospitality Industry
  • Customers: Knowing Your Market
  • Developing European Hospitality Products: Satisfying Customer Expectations
  • The Structure of Organizations in the European Hospitality Industry
  • Human Resource Management in the European Hospitality Industry


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

European Hospitality Management Diploma

European Hospitality Management Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 4 European Hospitality Management Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 4 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 4, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 4 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9428
cost $394.00
estimated time to
complete course
130 Hours
course materials
265 Days