College of Business

Sustainable Hospitality Management


Sustainable Hospitality Management Program Nationally Ranked by

February 25, 2021 - has ranked the Sustainable Hospitality Management Program at CSUMB's College of Business #37 in their list "2021 Best Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management." Hundreds of universities across the country were considered based on their academic and career resources, the quality of education, and faculty among other items.

CSUMB Helps Hospitality Industry Get Back to Business

June 26, 2020 - Monterey County hotels and restaurants are reopening after months of closure because of the coronavirus. CSUMB’s Sustainable Hospitality Management Program in the College of Business (COB) is helping them get back to business safely and effectively.

Sustainable Hospitality Management Program Is Approved For Permanent Status

February 4th, 2020 - We are pleased to announce that the Sustainable Hospitality Management (SHM) program has been approved for permanent status, effective starting Fall 2020. The Program’s transition to permanent status means that its positive impact on the community will continue for years to come. According to Executive Director, Dr. John Avella, “The goal is to provide a degree that is both unique and meaningful." Read more.

Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit

January 2019 – Emceed by MBEP President, Kate Roberts, the 2019 event featured Mayor Mato Frankovic of Dubrovnik, Croatia, who addressed “Sustainable Travel and Solutions to Over-tourism.” The two-day Summit featured a day of visits to view best practices in sustainable hospitality, ecotourism, eco-recreation and wellness at exemplary sites across the Tri-County region and a full day of inspiring and sharing best practices.

Sustainability with a Smile

January 2017 – Monterey Bay is at the forefront of Sustainable Hospitality thanks to CSUMB