htt210 | undergraduate
Travel & Tourism: Work, Pleasure, Forever Enriching
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Travel Agents and Tour Operators
- Compare and contrast past and present travel and tour operations.
- Discuss the importance of Thomas Cook’s contributions to travel and tour operations.
- Evaluate travel agent and tour operator careers.
Careers and the Future of the Industry
- Extrapolate a current trend in the travel and tourism industry.
- Assemble careers in travel and tourism by industry segment.
- Organize a family dream vacation.
Overview and History of Travel and Tourism
- Distinguish between travelers and tourists.
- Differentiate the roles of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
- Compare and contrast business and life cycles and their impact on travel and tourism.
Why People Travel
- Assess a vacation destination based on identified characteristics.
- Summarize motives and demographic relationships for travel and tourism.
- Create a travel marketing strategy for a target group.
Politics and Challenges
- Describe concepts of sustainability in relation to tourism.
- Evaluate different countries’ approaches to the travel and tourism industry.
- Defend a position on the role of government in travel and tourism.
- Identify challenges for implementing sustainable tourism.
- Recognize proper ecotourist practices.
- Identify the challenges and opportunities for the future of ecotourism.
Air and Surface Travel and Cruises
- Discuss significant historical developments in the transportation sectors.
- Discuss advantages and disadvantages of the transportation sectors in relation to the travel and tourism industry.
- Determine the best mode of transportation for a given scenario.
Attractions and Gaming
- Summarize significant historical developments in the attractions and gaming sectors.
- Hypothesize future developments of the attraction and gaming sectors.
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