George Panayiotou

George Panayiotou

Associate Lecturer, Employment Placement Officer at University of Nicosia
Lives in Nicosia, Cyprus
over 6 months ago

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As of February 2004, Mr. George Panayiotou is working at the University of Nicosia as Associate lecturer in his field of expertise within the Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management Department. Besides his teaching and student advising duties, as part of his extended duties, Mr. Panayiotou is Employment Placement Coordinator (EPC) responsible for internship placement, coordination and supervision for all hospitality, and tourism students at the University of Nicosia. Furthermore, he is involved in European funded projects the most recent being an LLP project known as COREVET ( He also develops and conducts personalized industry specific training(s) in Cyprus, Romania and Greece using both face to face and E-learning platforms.
He is also a board member for the Institute of Hospitality (Cyprus Branch), member of the Cyprus Bartenders Association as well as the Academic Advisor for the Euro Mediterranean Academy of Tourism. Mr. Panayiotou is also currently a re-elected member, as faculty representative, of the council of the University of Nicosia.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Panayiotou has gained extensive experience in several hotels and food and beverage operations, both locally and internationally working in managerial level positions, and later as the General Manager of his lodging establishment.
Mr. George Panayiotou holds a Bachelor (BSc) in Hospitality (Hotel) Management from Intercollege, and a Masters (MBA) Degree in Management from the Maastricht School of Management, Holland, and is currently pursuing a PhD.


  • Associate Lecturer, Employment Placement Officer

    University of Nicosia - Nicosia, Cyprus

    Administration & General
    February 2004 - Now · 14 years and 12 months

  • General Manager

    Impala Hotel Apartments - Coral Bay, Peyia, Cyprus

    Administration & General
    May 1997 - January 2004 · 6 years and 9 months


  • Master in Busniness Administration MBA

    Maastricht University MSM - Nicosia, Cyprus

    September 2002 - February 2005

  • Hotel Management BSc

    Intercollege - Nicosia, Cyprus

    October 1999 - May 2002


  • Greek
    Native or fluent
  • English
    Native or fluent
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans


  • Degree in Hospitality
  • Food and Beverage Costing
  • Food and Beverage skill
  • Good people skills
  • Hospitality sense
  • Hotel Manager
  • Leadership skills
  • Online reputation


  • CGSP- Certified Gold Service Provider

    AHLEI certification

  • IBA Bartender

    Certified IBA Bartneder

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