With greater disposable income and more opportunities for business travel, people are traversing the globe in growing numbers. As a result, hospitality and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. This course will introduce students to the hospitality and tourism industry, including hotel and restaurant management, cruise ships, spas, resorts, theme parks, and other areas. Students will learn about key hospitality issues, the development and management of tourist locations, event planning, marketing, and environmental issues related to leisure and travel. The course also examines some current and future trends in the field.

Course Details

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Course Outline
Unit 1: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Unit 2: Careers in the Hospitality and Tourism Field
Unit 3: Hotels
Unit 4: Restaurants and Food Service
Unit 5: Travel Planning
Unit 6: Event Planning and Conventions/Exhibitions
Unit 7: Theme Parks and Recreation
Unit 8: Cruise Ships and Resorts