Advanced Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
This capstone course prepares students with the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for employment in the lodging industry, travel-related service occupations, and/or theme parks, attractions, outdoor recreation, and exhibitions and event-planning. Topics covered include lodging terminology; the history of lodging; marketing; property management; guest psychology and relationships; lodging operations; food and beverage services; convention services; business management; industry awareness and policies; security and emergency procedures; salesmanship and guest satisfaction; computer applications; geography; culture and customs; reservations and ticketing; travel itineraries; international travel; and technology used in the industry. Additional instruction could include trade shows, fairs, and conferences; outdoor recreation and management; financial transactions; tourism; client information and planning specialized events to include themes, timelines, budgets, target audiences, objectives, agendas and public relations related to support services within the lodging industry. This program provides a strong background for careers in Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation, as well as Lodging and Hotel Operations, and/or Theme Parks, Attractions, and Events.
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10 credits Elective | Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation CTE Pathway Completer | House of Careers | Career Arts Conservatory | State Course Code 8031