In August 2018, our undergraduate students Ivana Jurišić and Srđan Ćurčić (MOR) won the 3rd place in the competition for solving companies' business cases, of municipalities and cities in the field of tourism, Istrian Tourism Competition (ITC) organized by the Startup Association. The competition was attended by students under the age of 30 from different orientations from all business schools, polytechnics and universities in Croatia.

MK Kvarner, together with the co-organizers of Tourist Board (TB) Kvarner and the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, organized a round table discussion on "Auto moto sport and tourism" as part of the 40th anniversary of the Automotodrom Grobnik 's existence. The round table was held under the honorary auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, and sponsorships of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia and the Croatian Motorcycle Association.

FIJET Academy of Young Journalists was organized by FIJET World Asocciation in Izmir, Turkey lead by the President Tijani Haddidi. The Academy hosted two graduate students of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management- Ema Čanković and Ema Petaković. The gathering was attended by 12 participants from Morocco, Tunisia, France, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, England, and Croatia.

At the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Ika the ELESS 2018 - European Law and Economy Summer School was held from July 9th to 13th, 2018, organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Rijeka and the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management with the support of the Hanns-Seidel Summer School Foundation.

The school was devoted to various topics of European integration and aimed at students in the field of social and human sciences (law, economics, politics, philosophy). Lectures were held by more than twenty practitioners and professors from the University.

In the summer semester of the academic year 2017/2018 at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, the following lifelong learning programs were held: "Camping Resort Management, " attended by 37 participants from Croatia and the neighboring countries. Other programs held were "Chinese Language in Tourism for Beginners" and "Business Communication in Chinese for Beginners,"which were successfully completed by 18 participants.

There is a new Chinese language teacher Yang Yi for this academic year who will remain at the Faculty for the next academic year. These programs are held in cooperation with the city of Opatija and the Chinese Embassy