Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit

The Sustainable Hospitality Managment Program, in collaboration with the Monterey Bay Ecotourism Region (MBETR) initiative, presents the 2nd Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit. Building on the overwhelming success of the groundbreaking event in 2017, this two-day event features a day of site tours to view the regions best practices in action on January 10th, followed by a conference featuring speakers that include local and national public officials with hospitality leaders on January 11th.

The Sustainable Hospitality Management Program

Students gain hands-on knowledge and skills needed to pursue careers in hospitality management, with a focus on sustainability.
Dr. John Avella, Executive Director, Sustainable Hospitality Management Program

Enjoy fun social gatherings...

... with classmates, faculty, and executive director.

Gain valuable, hands-on experience...

... through volunteering, internships, and work-study programs at world-class hotels, restaurants, resorts.

Learn from the best...

... through partnerships with hospitality industry leaders, like Pebble Beach Company and InterContinental Hotels.

Study abroad in Costa Rica

Discover the most incredible ecotourism destination in the world.

Scholarships available

Last year, 50% of hospitality students qualified for scholarships

100% of hospitality students get job offers

BSSHM graduates are highly sought-after by hospitality industry businesses.

Study Abroad Opportunity:

Join us for an Ecotourism Adventure in Costa Rica.

Location, Location, Location...

CSUMB's campus is located in the heart of California's Monterey Peninsula – a premium destination where sustainability is a way of life.

This is the perfect backdrop to the central core of the BSSHM program, which is the concept of "sustainability plus": going beyond sustainability to address issues in terms of the five-dimensioned lens of People, Ethics, Equity, Planet and Profit. Students can focus in sustainable hotel, resort and event management or sustainable ecotourism management.

Online Textbooks

The Sustainable Hospitality Management program participates in a No Cost, No Paper Course Material Initiative. Most course material for HOSP courses are available to enrolled students free of charge through eBooks that can be accessed through the CSUMB library system.

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Contact Sustainable Hospitality Management

(831) 582-4232