Head of the Department of International Tourism and Hospitality Business

 Humeniuk Yurii Petrovych 
Doctor of Economic Sciences

Internal Phone: 11-113
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4277-5213
Address: Lvivska st., 11, room 1218, Ternopil, 46020

Department of International Tourism and Hospitality Business

     The department was founded in 1992. The first graduation of specialists was carried out in 1993 on the specialty "Economics and organization of production" (for the acting classifier of specialties at that time). The head of the department is Doctor of Economics, associate professor Gumenyuk Yuriy Petrovich. The creative staff of the department consists of 16 people, including 2 Doctors of Economics, 11 PhD in Economics, associate professors, 3 senior lecturers, as well as postgraduates and applicants.
The Department of Management was renamed to the Department of International Business and Tourism on March 15, 2014. 
The Department of International Business and Tourism was renamed to the Department of International Tourism and Hospitality Business on August 30, 2017. The Department of International Tourism and Hospitality Business provides according to the main purpose of the activity: training of specialists in the field of training 242 "Tourism” of the higher education "Bachelor” and "Master” and in the field of training 241 "Hotel and restaurant business” - degrees of higher education  "Bachelor”. Benefits of training of specialists are: continuous increase of the intellectual potential of the department, its teaching staff, and the improvement of the professional skills of the managerial staff. 
Thus, the department provides an effective solution to the educational, organizational, methodological, research, informational and analytical and educational and teaching tasks in the process of implementing higher education programs;
• in the introduction of modern educational programs within the framework of open specialties and specializations that are in demand in the market of educational services and government orders;
• in the using of advanced educational technologies based on innovative mechanisms of interaction between government, business and society;
• in the implementation of a significant share of training for specialists on a state commission;
• in the opportunities for training, internship and advanced training in leading European and international higher education institutions.
Graduate students have the opportunity to practice and study in the leading business structures of the region (OJSC "Orion”, OJSC "Vatra”, OJSC "Ternopil Meat Plant "Dobroslav", Ukrainian-Belgian Joint Venture "Vatra-Schroeder", etc.), take part in student exchange programs with European universities: Aarhus School of Business (Denmark), Inholland University (Kingdom of the Netherlands), Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University (United Kingdom), Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University (Sweden), University of Applied Sciences (FH) bfi Vienna (Austria), Institute Superior de Commerce International de Dunkerque (France). From the second year students have a unique opportunity to consolidate theoretical knowledge of real practice in tourist and recreational complexes and hotels of high class in Ukraine, Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey. Our students are practicing in hotel-tourist and restaurant establishments of Ukraine, in particular in skiing and spa-resort Bukovel, in children's camps of Transcarpathia, hotels and recreation centers of Ternopil region as administrators, attendants, sales and booking staff, animators and instructors. Cooperation with the Artek-Karpaty International Children's Center is underway. Practice in Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey is in accordance with the cooperation agreements between TNEU and the leading tour operators. Bases of practice are 4-5-star hotels. Students are selected after interviews in English and academic success. The practice takes place in the spring-summer period from May to October and lasts from 3 to 6 months. Students are offered positions in various departments of the hotel: registration and service department, sales department, SPA - beauty salons, animation, service (waiters, bartenders, hostels). Students work 5 days per week and 8 hours per day and also have the opportunity to visit excursions to the nearest spa areas and historic centers at their leisure. At the end of the practice, students receive a certificate of the company about the place, terms of internship, position and performance of duties. This practice is a good start to a career in the hotel business.
Graduates of the department hold senior positions in commercial enterprises and organizations, state institutions, etc.
The best graduates of the department:
•Aleksandr Alyabiev - Head of the Department of the Kyiv City Branch of JSCB "Ukrsotsbank"
•Danilkov Vadim - Chief Financial Officer of OJSC "Khmelnytskoblenergo"
•Zhuk Roman - financial director of holding "Promtech" (city Zhydachiv)
•Morochynets Oleg - director of the company "Neotek"
•Orsag Yuriy - Director of the Uzhgorod Branch of JSCB "East-European Bank"
•Savchuk Yevgen - Head of the Office of the Lviv Branch of JSCB Raiffeisenbank Ukraine
•Semchyshyn Mykola - Director of Ternopil branch of OJSC "Bank Universal"
•Igor Tursky - Ex-secretary of the Ternopil City Council, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Budget and Finance
•Blazhevsky Roman - owner of "Confectionery House of Blazhevsky"
•Napora Oleg - Director of the Department of Agricultural Development of the Ternopil Regional State Administration
•Deineka Yuri - Head of the City Strategic Development Department.

E-mail: kaf_mbt@tneu.edu.ua