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Salford Business School

Tim Moran

Senior Lecturer


1975-1979 Graduate Trainee, Assistant Operations Manager,
London Tara Hotel
1980 Banqueting Manager, Leeds Bradford Posthouse
1980-1985 Contract Catering Manager, Grandmet Catering Services
1985 Lecturer 2 Salford Technical College
1990 Senior Lecturer, Head of Hotel and Catering Section, Salford College of Technology
1994 Principal Lecturer, Head of School of Leisure and Hospitality Studies, University College Salford
1996 Senior Lecturer, University of Salford
2004 Voluntary early retirement
2004-2008 Re-engaged as SL on a series of full time fractional, fixed term contracts.
2008-present Reappointed as full time 0.6 fractional SL



  • Purchasing Costing and Control
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Leisure and the Media
  • Fundamentals of Tourism
  • Front Office Operations
  • Front Office and Customer Care
  • International Hospitality Operations
  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Tourism Attractions, Development and Management
  • Lodgings Management
  • IT for Hospitality & Tourism Industries.
  • Visitor Attractions
  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism


  • Strategic Management – U/G & P/G
  • Tourism Industry Operations
  • Tourism Principles
  • Destination Management
  • Dissertations Supervisions

Research Interests

The development and application of networked reservations technology in the hospitality and tourism industry

Electronic learning, Pedagogic Research.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • 1975 HND Hotel Catering and Institutional Operations.
  • 1984 City and Guilds 730 FETC (Distinction and Credit).
  • 1990 BA (Hons) Business Studies 2:1, Huddersfield Polytechnic.
  • 1996 MSc Tourism Management, Sheffield Hallam University.