Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure

Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure

Tourism is one of the world’s largest and most resilient industries. A successful tourism and hospitality experience depends on highly trained, expert staff and managers and you could be in a leadership role in this exciting industry. At the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure our teaching staff combine their extensive industry experience and our rich links with employers in the locality to create the best learning experience, in theory and practice.

We’re proud of our state-of-the-art dedicated hospitality, tourism and leisure studies building, boasting some of the best facilities in the country. We’re proud of our links to local tourism opportunities and our specialty and niche courses. We’re proud that our graduates are represented at every level of the industry at home and abroad. Take a closer look at the many options the Department has to offer you in an industry where career opportunities abound.


Contact Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure

Head of Department
Dr. Tony Johnston

Email: ajohnston@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6471894

Room number: F2702

Building: HTL

Department Secretary
Georgina Hogan

Email: ghogan@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6471871

Room number: F2700

Building: HTL

Faculty of Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure News

AIT Spring Open Day for CAO Students Goes Virtual

14 Apr

AIT Awarded Athena SWAN Bronze Award for Gender Equality in Higher Education

31 Mar

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09 Mar

AIT Celebrates Unique ‘Culture and Identity’ of Irish Travellers on Traveller Ethnicity Day

01 Mar

AIT’s Code4Fun in Lockdown is a Smash Success

26 Feb

AIT’s Code4Fun Camp (The Lockdown Edition) is a Go!

22 Feb