Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry

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What you will learn

This MOOC is for individuals who are desirous of discovering the career opportunities and adventures available to and experienced by the Hospitality/Tourism industry professional person. Engage in meaningful Hospitality/Tourism Industry conversation, using appropriate Professional Language Discuss the broad variety of exciting Hospitality/tourism Industry careers Locate and explore the treasure of resources available for further study Looking for a career that will never grow old? Looking for a job you can perform anywhere in the world? Looking for a daily business work environment of natural beauty, fun, entertainment, service, and creativity? Then, look no further than the Hospitality/Tourism Industry. This is a specialized "service industry" and just happens to be the world’s largest. The U.S. Travel Association reports that in 2018, travelers spent nearly $1.1 trillion in the U.S.—generating $171 billion in tax revenues for federal, state and local governments. This is just the United States! Worldwide figures will easily double that and more. This course will significantly expand your knowledge horizons with respect to the Hospitality/Tourism industry and start you along the academic pathway necessary to get your share of this enormous and extremely delicious career pie. Some specific job areas are event planning, food service, hotel/resort operations, human resources, tourism management, tour operations, and travel industry marketing. Enjoy!

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Event Management (Short Course)
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A uniquely rewarding, dynamic and diverse creative industry, a career in event management can be incredibly fulfilling. On a global basis, demand for increasingly extravagant and elaborate events has led to an enormous spike in demand for qualified and experienced event planners. From minor business meetings to major music festivals, the event manager serves as the linchpin that brings the whole thing together. If you thrive on the idea of realising the impossible and watching your vision come to life right before your eyes, event management could be the perfect career for you. With this high-quality free course available from Oxford Home Study College, why not take that first important step right now?
Duration
20 hours
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Online

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International Entertainment and Sports Marketing
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This course will provide learners with a fundamental understanding of the characteristics and marketing strategies related to two key global industries, sports and entertainment. The growth in both industries have been fueled by their ability to innovate via CCCI, i.e. cross-country and cross-industry expansion. There will be a graded quiz that will consists of 10 questions during the first two weeks (together worth 50% of the grade) and a final quiz that contains 20 questions (worth 50% of the grade) in the third week.
Duration
11 hours
Format
Online

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Luxury Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Learn strategies and skills for managing luxury brands within the hotel and tourism industry. You will analyze the essence of a luxury brand and learn marketing techniques and trends to better position your services. You will learn how luxury brands are created and how to properly communicate the value of your brand.
Duration
2 months
Format
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