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#1 in Opportunity and Like No Other Program ANYWHERE!

Welcome to the Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Program at Grand Valley State University (GVSU)! Many colleges and universities offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, but no other institution offers the distinctive opportunities that GVSU does through our five diverse and practical emphases and unique adventure tourism management minor.  We are excited to offer our students the following, just to name a few:

  • State of the art curriculum - engage students with real world applications in classes and in a 1000 hours of internships
  • Seventeen full-time, committed and experienced faculty and staff who all have industry experience and engage outside the classroom
  • Over 500 majors and minors
  • In-depth, comprehensive education program encompassing all aspects of the industry including Events, Food and Beverage, Lodging, Tourism and Recreation

Thank you for exploring the HTM Program at GVSU, we are proud to share our website with you.  Stay connected with us and let us know how to help you engage with us...

HTM Weekly Announcements

HTM Announcements PDF

HTM Announcements Ppt

*Updated weekly announcements are only available during the Fall and Winter semesters.


HTM Alum Named 2018 Emerging Leader of the Year by Grand Rapids Chamber

November 01, 2018

Alexis (Rangel) Reame, '09, was named the 2018 Emerging Leader of the Year at the EPIC Awards, hosted by the Grand Rapids Chamber.

GV Lanthorn: Hospitality Tourism Management Prep Academy set to open fall 2019

October 29, 2018

GVSU and Grand Rapids Public Schools partnered to create a prep academy that's dedicated to hospitality preparation. Ranging from grades 9-12, the new high school will give students the opportunity to learn about Hospitality Tourism Management (HTM).

HTM Alum Featured in "Museums & More"

October 24, 2018

Kate Bailey is still somewhat of a newbie to the industry, albeit one that has already learned the value of smart buying, conservation and community service.

GVNow: GVSU, GRPS and industry leaders to establish hospitality academy

October 16, 2018

The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Management will open in fall 2019 at Ottawa Hills High School

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¡Pura Vida! GVSU HTM Costa Rica Study Abroad 2019

Costa Rica 2019

HTM Costa Rica Study Abroad 2019
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

GVSU HTM Summer Camp Term at Camp Henry 2019

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HTM Summer Camp Term at Camp Henry 2019
Application Deadline: December 15, 2018



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