Hospitality & Tourism Skills Badge

D. Jewel Harris


Hospitality & Tourism Digital Badge

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Gain experiences with the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events, points of interest, and travel related services.

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    Service Goal #1

    Introduce students to the major segments of the travel industry

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    Service Goal #2

    Examine the products, services, and packages offered to business and leisure travelers by different types of businesses within the industry

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    Service Goal #3

    Understand the leadership and supervision of employees in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries as well as the management of operations in this industry

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    Service Goal #4

    Introduction to the application of management level decision-making skills in hotel/lodging, human resources, food and beverage, and travel/tourism operations

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    Service Goal #5

    Investigate trends, technology, and customs in the hospitality industry while focusing on the development of customer service skills

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    Service Goal #6

    Utilizing current technology, the Internet, interesting digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements), and software packages to develop a tour package and marketing plan for a selected niche market that incorporates appropriate promotional and pricing strategies, thus ensuring business profitability.



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