Head of Department & Assistant Professor at Woosong University, South Korea, International Hospitality Management Department SIHOM
Michail Toanoglou experienced tourism and hospitality professional with extensive involvement in the private and public sectors. With more than 20 years in management of 4 & 5-star hotels in Greece but also providing competitive added value in various tourism and hospitality development projects.
Having also an academic and research background with fourteen years of teaching experience in tertiary and secondary tourism and hospitality education and with research projects involved in the area of sustainable tourism development and destination management & branding.
With extensive consulting contributions in both the private and public sectors, managing strategic development projects for hotel companies and regional public authorities.
Having interesting publications in the area of sustainability and carrying capacity and with a further contribution to international tourism and hospitality, conferences keep a strong bond with the global tourism and hospitality academia.
Currently, Head of Department & Assistant Professor of Hospitality & Tourism, organizing and operating the International department of Hospitality Management of Sol International School of Woosong University in Korea. The department offers the only fully English taught BA degree in International Hospitality Management in Korea.
Recent developments include the creation of two Master’s degrees, – MSc in International Hospitality Management, and MSc in International Events & Catering Management, and a Ph.D. degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management.
Main duties include Department Development Strategy, Curriculum Restructure, Syllabus design, Development of active networking with major Tourism & Hospitality Brands, Study abroad opportunities, International Internships, MOUs, Faculty Evaluation, Project planning, Field trips, Special Lectures from distinguished invited speakers, General Administration, Students Consultation.
Particularly skilled in
– Hospitality/Tourism Education (CHE Certification)
– Hospitality Management (CHA Certification)
– Sustainable Tourism (GSTC Certified Expert)
– Destination Management & Branding
– Mentoring, Coaching, Personal Branding
– Strategic Tourism Planning & Development.