Master of Science in Hospitality Management


Amir Abbas

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I have earned degree of MS in Human Resources Management coupled with Diploma of Labor Laws. Since January 2007; I have been demonstrated working experience of managing hospitality human resources on different HR positions, which carrying out preopening exposure of hotels, designing of policies & procedures and improving HR systems.

I'm keen to learn & enthusiast in academia, training delivery and coaching. Also, cultivating & nurturing talent, counselling and fostering hopes among people. Aiming & aspiring to accelerate my professional career, after finishing off this competitive hospitality management degree program.

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Laur-Ann Daley

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With over seven years of service in the hospitality industry Laur-Ann has a passion for delivering consistent exceptional customer service. Though she has spent time in a myriad of disciplines namely foodservice, catering & events management, concierge and front office, general operations management and food safety auditing, navigating the maintenance of hotel quality control systems has remained a favorite. Laur-Ann is meticulous and goal-oriented but practical and supportive.

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Kristoff Ellis

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Hailing from the beautiful island of Jamaica, I am a lover of food and adventures. From a young age, I have always loved the outdoors and would help in some way in the kitchen. Cooking at this early stage was the start of my passion for cooking which I now do professionally as a chef. I have been in the hospitality industry since 2015. My main career goal is to be a restaurateur/ executive chef. Sports, music and movies are other areas I have interests.

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Kashif Ali Khan

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Kashif Ali Khan is innovative and dynamic management professional with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the City University of Science and IT, Peshawar Pakistan. By profession, he is an aesthetics Photographer and Media Manager. Mr. khan has an extensive experience in customer services and business development in the event and entertainment industry. He is the founder of “Memorious Moments Photography” a private limited company. He believes that a career in the hospitality industry is unlimited entertainment and an exciting thing to do.

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Usman Khan

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Usman Khan is an alumnus of Hazara University, Pakistan and a pioneer degree holder in Heritage Management (Distinction) with the collaboration of Leicester University, United Kingdom. He also did his MS degree in Business Administration from University of Peshawar.  He has been working in education, training, and development since 2017. His professional expertise in tourism and hospitality education, learning & development, designing academics policies and programs. He worked as a faculty member and inclusively contributes to the establishment of tourism and hospitality departments in four different universities in Pakistan. He is also an education and training advisor for Arayana Hospitality Group.

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Halyna Horpynich

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I was born and raised in Kyiv, Ukraine. My first Master's degree is in The instruction of Foreign languages and Literature from Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. I've 7 years of hospitality experience in different departments (sales, marketing, reservation, SPA & recreation) and countries Ukraine, Germany. I've completed multiple professional courses: Hilton’s The Elevate 1 Program for future managers; The Social Media Marketing course at Kyiv Academy of Media Arts; Media Marketing Strategy at Social Media Marketing School. I'm confident that this program would enable me to offer a unique set of experiences to the hospitality industry worldwide.

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Ulukan Ulutas

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My greatest goal as a candidate for a next-generation business leader is to bring to the work environment great integrity and achieve greater things. Ultimately I would like to create a better world, more opportunity for people and a future that looks brighter than the present.

Ilayda Zeynep Niyet

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Ilayda Zeynep was born in Istanbul, raised in Izmir-Türkiye and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Travel Management and Tourism Guidance. She then obtained her first Master's degree in Tourism Management from Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University. Ilayda has been in the tourism industry since 2013, working in various departments such as front desk, detox and spa hotels, marketing, and sales. Additionally, she has been a Professional Tourist Guide for 5 years. Ilayda is confident that this program and fellowship will provide her with valuable experiences that she can use to benefit the global tourism industry.

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Anil Reddy Yendapalli

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My name is Anil Reddy Yendapalli, and I'm from India. I finished my undergraduate studies in India and gained valuable experience while interning at the Hyatt Gachibowli in Hyderabad, India. I am pursuing a master’s degree in hospitality management at the University of South Florida (USF) and am looking forward to continuing to learn and grow in this field. I was poised for success with my strong work ethic, passion for hospitality, and eagerness to explore new opportunities, and I am determined to make a positive impact in my community and beyond.

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Dogukan Guven

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Hello! This is Dogukan Guven. I am from Turkey. I have always been a social person and I love to go and explore new places and to meet with new people. That is why I studied Tourism Administration at my country and now I am doing my Master's Degree at USF Hospitality Management. Being a part of this faculty is great. There are lots of different cultures and you can learn different things from each one of them. I would like to thank USF for providing this opportunity for us. Go Bulls!

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Omer Safak Dogan

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My name is Omer Safak Dogan. I am 26 years old. I graduated with Tourism Administration at Bogazici University. I am studying master's program in Tourism Management at the USF.