The Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is a university business college that prepares graduates for work in the field for the creation and management of tourism, sports and recreation companies.
The School of Tourism and Recreation was formed by the merger of three colleges of tourism.
The Higher School of Tourism and Recreation, named after Mieczyslaw Or?owicz, in Warsaw was established in 1995 and given entry number 56 in the register of the Ministry of National Education for Non-State Universities. The founding organisation of the Higher School of Tourism and Recreation was the Centre of Tourist Education Ltd. The Higher School of Tourism and Recreation was the first tourist university in the industry. The University received the honorary award of "Globe '98" granted by the Polish Chamber of Tourism for achievements in personnel training for tourism in Poland. The Higher School of Tourism and Recreation was awarded the Medal of Merit for Tourism. It also received recognition from the Polish Tourist Organisation for its educational achievements and its significant contribution to the development of tourism. In addition, the Polish Chamber of Tourism expressed its appreciation for the School’s cooperation and contribution to the development of Polish tourism.