Executive Development Institute for Tourism

Hawai'i's Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT)Program

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa 
School of Travel Industry Management
The Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT)  is the professional development program for career-minded tourism professionals.  The eleven day institute offers a rigorous and interactive curriculum, preparing leaders to develop strategic approaches in global destination marketing, product development, and international tourism policy. Through various learning methods the program encourages participants to build their knowledge and understanding of the development, management and marketing of the travel and tourism industry.  
Sponsored scholarships are available to members of the Pacific Travel Association (PATA). Apply for PATA membership today at www.PATA.org .
Graduates will receive the EDIT certificate from the School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawai'i, joining some 600 plus alumni and tourism professional.
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EDIT alumni are tourism, transportation, hospitality and academic professionals from over sixty tourism destinations world-wide with diverse industry back grounds in travel.  Graduates say they appreciate the breadth and depth of the program, enabling them to take on increased leadership and executive roles. The program encourages participants to broaden their knowledge and develop higher thinking skills for creativity and enterprise in the travel and tourism industry.
With many decades of planning and managing tourism growth Hawai'i offers the ideal learning environment with a rich tourism history and a dynamic living laboratory.

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For more information contact:
TIM Professional Programs
School of Travel Industry Management
2560 Campus Road, George Hall
Honolulu, HI 96822
PH:  808 956-4902

EDIT Program Dates

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April 22 - May 3, 2019
January 25, 2019 - Application Deadline
March 1, 2019 - Enrollment Invitation Letter 
  • Designed for individuals with at least 5 years managerial responsiblilites in tourism or travel-related businesses
  • Enrollment strategy is to select up to two participants per country, no more than 20
  • Must have a minium to high level of proficiency in English
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EDIT is the flagship program of the University of Hawai'i School of Travel Industry Management (TIM)
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The Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT)
Leading University Tourism Educational Program for Executives since 1978
Executive Development Institue for Tourism