Education -- Student Information

Michigan's lodging and tourism industries may be down, but never out!  Over 30 different Michigan colleges and universities offer 2 and 4 year degrees in lodging, restaurant, tourism and hospitality-related programs.  The opportunities are exciting, but the competition is strong. Whether you're a high school student looking to acquire lifelong career skill in that first job, or a soon-to-graduate college student, MLTA is the place to begin.  To jump-start a career in the lucrative and diverse lodging and tourism industry, you need to stay two steps ahead of the class.

The Michigan Lodging & Tourism Association is your step up.

As a member of the premier state organization representing all facets of the industry, you get…

  • Access to MLTA’s Career Center, powered by, with the largest online database of job openings tailored specifically to the hotel industry for 15 months.
  • Access to new academic grants and scholarship information through the MLTA Educational Foundation
  • A wealth of networking opportunities through MLTA meetings, conferences, and events-and discounts on all registration fees
  • A subscription to MI Lodging & Tourism Online offering behind the scenes takes on industry trends and developments

You’ve made the commitment, charted a course, and set your sights on an exciting career in hospitality. For only $25 you get the inside edge to launch a fast track hospitality career. You need to be where theory meets practice, opportunities open, and future stars get their start! Submit your application here.

Schools and universities aren't left out, either. Institutions of higher education can become an MLTA member for only $140. Click here to go to fill out an application.