Department of Hospitality and Events
The Department of Hospitality and Events aims to shape the future of the hospitality and events industry through dynamic research and teaching.
From robotics and automation to artificial intelligence, our Department works in partnership with industry experts to deliver research and teaching that engages with current trends and challenges. Our dedicated team of researchers also have a particular research focus on themes including:
- Innovation and productivity
- Peer-to-peer platform and sharing economy
- Talent management.
Study with us
We offer a range of courses that are ranked amongst the world’s best in hospitality.
If you want to shape the future of hospitality, Surrey is where you should be. With our transformational courses and progressive research agenda, we excel and rank among the world’s best in hospitality.Professor Iis Tussyadiah, Professor of Intelligent Systems in Service, Head of School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
04 JUN 2021
Surrey subjects ranked amongst the best in the world by the 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
05 MAR 2021
Surrey's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the forefront of tackling diversity in travel, tourism and hospitality
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management research
We have a world-class reputation for our research in hospitality, tourism, transport and events. Our excellent facilities and vibrant research culture attract researchers and doctoral students from around the world, creating a diverse, creative and stimulating research community.
Meet the team
Dr Michael Duignan
Reader in Events and Director of the Observatory for Human Rights and Major Events (HaRM)
Professor Iis Tussyadiah
Professor of Intelligent Systems in Service, Head of School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Professor Paul Pike