International Summer School

in Hospitality and Destination Management


VERN’ HDM aims to provide students with an overview of European tourism and hospitality industry, including new trends, with a focus on characteristics in field of Hospitality and Tourism. The summer school will run for two weeks during which series of lecutres will be held taught in English. Lectures will be held during the morning and early afternoon. Afternoons will be free where students can enjoy and explore the city of Zagreb and city of Vis.


Period: 9th - 22nd September 2019

Location Zagreb* and island of Vis**

Main working language will be English

Registration: until 10th May 2019

Tuition fee 2200 EUR
Included: lectures, trips, accommodation in Zagreb and Vis, lunch during all lecture days and transport Zagreb – Vis – Zagreb


*For more information about Zagreb please visit web page: Zagreb Tourist Board

**For more information about island of Vis please visit web page: VERN' Island School

List of Topics

The following classes will take place during International Summer School:

  • English language
  • Challenges of Tourism Management in Croatia
  • Croatian Tourism Industry
  • Market Trends Affecting Tourism Development
  • Designing Tourism Experiences
  • Meetings Industry in Croatia and Worldwide
  • First Croatian Luxury Hotel and Global Trends in Luxury Hotel Industry
  • Sommelier An Important Asset in Hotel Offer
  • History of Hospitality Industry
  • Characteristics of Modern Hotel Management and Organization
  • Importance of Corporate Culture in Hotel Industry
  • Positive and Negative Impact of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Innovative Programs to Improve Hotel Revenue